Act discharging the importation of strong waters

Our sovereign lord and estates of parliament, understanding that there is diverse strong waters brought into this kingdom from foreign places which might be more conveniently made within the kingdom to the benefit of the natives thereof, therefore his majesty, with consent of the said estates, discharges all bringing in of aqua vitae or strong waters within this kingdom under the pain of escheat thereof.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.194v.