Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots 1547-1603, Vol. IV, A.D. 1571-1574

Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots 1547-1603, Vol. IV, A.D. 1571-1574

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...who shall claim to enjoy any benefit by virtue of this pacification shall acknowledge the confession of the Christian faith now preached in Scotland, and established by Acts of Parliament holden in the first year of the King's reign, and maintain the true preachers thereof against the " Holy League." (1) The Laird of Grange shall render the Castle of Edinburgh to the Eegent. (2) Persons who made defection from the King to enter into pledges. (3) Such as are of the blood royal and look to have commodity by the King's death shall enter pledges to the Eegent. (4) Things done or " assistit unto " by persons now coming to the King's obedience to be of no effect. (5) Forfeitures for any crime done in the common cause against the King's authority since the 15th of June 1567 to be void. (6) Escheats of movable goods of persons forfeited through any crime committed in the common cause "sail remane with yame selffis," but goods taken up by virtue of escheat any time before the date hereof shall remain with the donators and intromittors of the same. All pains untaken up for " nonenteres " of the said persons to underly the law in time bygone for matters touching the common cause, to be discharged by virtue of the said Act. (7) Persons forfeited for crimes committed in the common cause since the King's coronation, and who have been dispossessed of their lands etc., shall be restored to the possession thereof. (8) The said persons to be discharged for all crimes committed in the common cause since the 15th day of June 1567, except the murderers of the Earl of Murray etc. (9) AH civil processes passed during the troubles since the 15th June 1567, whereby persons find themselves injured, shall be reviewed, provided the said persons execute their supplications...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236657543
  • 9781236657541