Regarding pardoning of penal statutes

The which day the missive letter underwritten, signed by the king's majesty, containing his gracious and royal will and pleasure that his majesty's subjects should be discharged of all penal statutes preceding the date hereof, being presented to the said estates and read in their audience and they, with most submissive and dutiful respect, acknowledging his majesty's gracious favour shown to the body of this estate by the discharge of the said penal statutes, they therefore, in one voice, agreed upon the form and tenor of the act following:

  1. NAS, PC1/34, f.9v.