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Title: The laws and acts made in the first Parliament of our most high and dread soveraign James VII by the grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith: holden at Edinburgh the 23. of April 1685, by His Grace William Duke of Queensberry ... His Majesties high commissioner for holding this parliament, by vertue of a commission uder His Majesties great seal of this kingdom, with the special advice and consent of the Estates of Parliament / collected and extracted from the registers and records of Parliament, by George Viscount of Tarbet ...
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The laws and acts made in the first Parliament of our most high and dread soveraign James VII by the grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith: holden at Edinburgh the 23. of April 1685, by His Grace William Duke of Queensberry ... His Majesties high commissioner for holding this parliament, by vertue of a commission uder His Majesties great seal of this kingdom, with the special advice and consent of the Estates of Parliament / collected and extracted from the registers and records of Parliament, by George Viscount of Tarbet ...
Scotland., Cromarty, George Mackenzie, Earl of, 1630-1714., Queensberry, William Douglas, Duke of, 1637-1695.

Edinburgh: Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson ..., Anno Dom. 1685.
Alternate titles: Laws, etc.
Subject terms:
Law -- Scotland.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A92568.0001.001

Contents
title page
I. ACT For Security of the Protestant Religion. April 28. 1685.
II. A Declaration and Offer of Duty by the Kingdom of Scotland, with an Annexation of the Excise to the Crown. April 28. 1685.
III. ACT Concerning Citations in Processes for Treason. May 1. 1685.
IV. ACT Concerning Witnesses in Processes for Treason. May 1. 1685.
V. ACT Declaring it Treason to Take or Owne the Covenants. May 6. 1685
VI. ACT Obliging Husbands to be liable for their Wives Fynes. May 6. 1685.
VII. ACT Anent Porterfield of Duchall, And Concealing of Supply given to Rebels. May 6. 1685.
VIII. ACT Against Preachers at Conventicles, and Hearers at Field-Conventicles. May 8. 1685.
IX. ACT For the more effectual Payment, and Inbringing of His Majesties Rents and Revenues. May 8. 1685.
X. ACT Concerning Judicial Confessions before the Commissioners of Justiciary. May 8. 1685.
XI. ACT Obliging Persons to Accept Offices. May 8. 1685.
XII. ACT of Supply. May 8. 1685.
For the Shire of Edinburgh.
For the Shire of Haddingtoun.
For the Shire of Berwick.
For the Shire of Roxburgh.
For the Shire of Selkirk.
For the Shire of Peebles.
For the Shire of Lanerk.
For the Sheriffdom of Nithsdail and Dumfreis.
For the Sheriffdom of Wigtoun:
For the Sheriffdom of Air.
For the Sheriffdom of Dumbartoun.
For the Sheriffdom of Bute.
For the Sheriffdom of Renfrew.
For the Sheriffdom of Striveling.
For the Sheriffdom of Linlithgow.
For the Sheriffdom of Perth.
For the Sheriffdom of Kincardin.
For the Sheriffdom of Aberdeen.
For the Shire of Innerness.
For the Sheriffdom of Nairn.
For the Sheriffdom of Cromarty.
For the Sheriffdom of Argyle.
For the Sheriffdom of Fife.
For the Shire of Kinross.
For the Sheriffdom of Forfar.
For the Sheriffdom of Bamff.
For the Sheriffdom of Kircudbright.
For the Sheriffdom of Sutherland.
For the Sheriffdom of Caithness.
For the Sheriffdom of Murray.
For the Sheriffdom of Orkney and Zetland.
For the Sheriffdom of Clackmannan.
For the Sheriffdom of Ross.
XIII. ACT For Taking the Test. May 13. 1685.
XIV. ACT Explaining the Ninth Act of the Parliament 1669, Concerning Prescriptions. May 13. 1685.
XV. ACT Explaining the Tenth Act of the Parliament 1669, Anent Interruptions. May 13. 1685.
XVI. ACT Anent Justices of Peace. May 13. 1685.
XVII. ACT For Taking the Oath of Allegiance. May 22. 1685.
XVIII. ACT Concerning Vacant Stipends. May 22. 1685.
XIX. ACT Ratifying the Priviledges of the Senators of the Colledge of Justice. May 22. 1685.
XX. ACT For Preserving Game. May 27. 1685.
XXI. ACT Against Stealing of Dogs and Hawks. May 27. 1685.
XXII. ACT Concerning Tailʒies. May 27. 1685.
XXIII. ACT Ratifying the opinion of the Lords of Session, anent these who refuse to Depone anent the late Trea∣sonable Proclamation, 1684. June 2. 1685.
XXIV. ACT Ordaining that Tennents be obliged by their Tacks to live Regularly: June 2. 1685.
XXV. ACT Ratifying two Acts of Parliament and a Proclamation of Council, anent apprehending of Rebels. June 2. 1685.
XXVI. ACT Concerning Adjudications for Fines. June 2. 1685.
XXVII. ACT For Securing Sea-Passengers. June 2. 1685.
XXVIII. ACT and COMMISSION For Plantation of Kirks, and Valuation of Teinds. June 2. 1685.
XXIX. ACT Concerning Citations before Circuit Courts. June 2. 1685.
XXX. ACT Approving the Narrative of the Plot. June 4. 1685.
XXXI. ACT for Security of the Officers of State and others. June 4. 1685.
XXXII. ACT Concerning the Militia. June 4. 1685.
XXXIII. ACT for Security of the Records. June 4. 1685.
XXXIV. ACT for Poll-Money. June 4. 1685.
XXXV. ACT anent Messengers Fees. June 4. 1685.
XXXVI. ACT anent the Address of the Estates of Parliament of His Majesties ancient Kingdom of Scotland, to His Sacred Majesty, against the arch-Traitor Archibald Campbel, sometime Earl of Argile. June 11. 1685.
XXXVII. ACT for the Clergy. June 13. 1685.
XXXVIII. ACT Concerning the Registration of Writs in the Books of Session. June 13. 1685.
XXXIX. ACT In Favours of Planters, and Inclosers of Ground. June 13. 1685.
XL. ACT of Annexation of the Offices belonging to the late Earl of Argile. June 16. 1685.
XLI. ACT Declaring the Greenland-Fishing to be a Manufactory, June 16. 1685.
XLII. ACT of Annexation of several Lands to the Crown. June 16. 1685.
XLIII. ACT in favours of the Inhabitants of Orkney and Zetland. June 16. 1685.
XLIV. ACT for a Standart of Miles. June 16. 1685.
XLV. ACT in favours of Sir William Bruce, for enlarging the Shire of Kinross. Iune 16, 1685.
XLVI. ACT Salvo jure Cujuslibet. June 16. 1685.
XLVI. ACT of Adjournment to the last Tuesday of October. June 16. 1685.
A TABLE Of the Printed ACTS.
A TABLE Of the Acts, and Ratifications, past in the First Session, of His Majesties First Parliament, and which are not here Printed.