Regarding penal statutes

Regarding the petition of the small barons and commissioners for the burghs whereby they craved a discharge of penal statutes, with the reservations and exceptions contained in the act of parliament held in August 1621, the estates are humble supplicants to his majesty that their desire may be granted, [John Erskine, earl of Mar], treasurer, protesting that the concealers of monies and [James Stewart], earl of Moray protesting that the resetters of the Clanchattan and the comforters of them in their rebellion may be likewise excepted.

  1. NAS, PC1/31, f.83r.