Index: Q, R, S

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Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.

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Maintaining that taking Oath is unlawful, and refusing to take an Oath. 14 Car. II. c. 1. § 1. 350
Such Persons departing from their Habitations and assembling to the Number of Five, &c.—Punishment. Ib. Ib.
Justices of Oyer and Terminer and General Sessions may determine Offences. § 2. 351
Justices of Peace, &c. may commit Offenders, or bind over to Quarter Sessions. 14 Car. II. c. 1. § 3. 351
Proviso for Persons after Conviction taking Oaths and giving Security. § 4. Ib.
Lords of Parliament tried by their Peers. This Act repealed, 52 G. III. c. 155. § 1. § 5. Ib.

-, See Conventicles.


Ravishment of Ward, Action of See Court of Wards and Liberies.

Records of Fines

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For re-ingrossing of the Records of Fines burnt or lost at the Fire in the Temple. 31 Car. II. c. 3. 938

Rent Corn See Weights and Measures.

Replevin See Abowry.

Royal Assent See Parliament.


Sacrament See The Church. Popish Recusants.

Salt See Plantation Crade. Weights and Measures.

Saltpetre See Importation.


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For the Pacification between England and Scotland. 16 Car. I. c. 17. 120
For securing, by public Faith, the Remainder of the friendly Assistance and Relief promised to Scotland. 16 Car. I. c. 18. 128
For settling Freedom and Intercourse of Trade between England and Scotland. 19 & 20 Car. II. c. 5. 630
For authorizing certain Commissioners of England to treat with Commissioners of Scotland for the Weal of both Kingdoms. 22 Car. II. c. 9. 663

Scott, Thomas See Treason

Seamen See Defence of the Realm.

September the 2d

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To be observed as a Fast for ever. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 8. § 26. 608


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For the Nomination of Commissioners of Sewers. 12 Car. II. c. 6. 206
Commissioners of Sewers to be made by the Lord Chancellor and others before 23d Sept. next ensuing. § 1. Ib.
Stat. 23 H. VIII. c. 5. not repealed. § 2. Ib.
The King's Assent to this Act not to determine this Session. § 3. Ib.

-, See London and Westminster, Cities of.


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For preventing the unnecessary Charge of Sheriffs in passing their Accounts. 14 Car. II. c. 21. 414
Regulations respecting Tables to be kept by Sheriffs during the Assizes. § 1. Ib.
Sheriffs not to make Presents to the Judges for their Provision, nor to their Servants. Ib. Ib.
Number of Sheriffs' Servants —Penalty £200. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for Sheriffs of London, Westmorland, and of Cities and Towns. § 2. 415
Seizures concerning Lands, &c. remaining charged in foreign Accounts for the Year ending at Michaelmas 1660, charged in the Great Roll at the Exchequer. § 3. Ib.
Remembrancers to make Copies of other Seizures, to be delivered to the Engrosser of the Great Roll. Ib. Ib.
Seizures already returned to be delivered before 1st Feb. next; other Seizures before the First Day of the next Term after received by Remembrancer—Fee to Remembrancer, Deputy, and Clerks. Ib. Ib.
No Sheriff to be charged for illeviable Seizure, &c. Ib. Ib.
Seizures made before 1 Jac. I. and Seizures pardoned, discharged—No Process to issue in respect thereof—All other dead Farms, &c. to be removed out of the annual into exannual Roll. § 4. Ib.
Remembrancers to enrol and certify to the Ingrosser of the Great Roll, Debts charged on Sheriffs' Fines, &c.—Such as are now returned, to be delivered before 1st Feb. next; those to be hereafter returned, the First Day of the next Term after Return made— Penalty£40. § 5. Ib.
Qualification of Sheriff. § 6. 416
Limitation of Time for calling on Sheriff after Quietus est—Officers suffering Process to the contrary—Penalty as by Stat. 21 Jac. I. c. 5. § 7. Ib.
Proviso for Counties Palatine. See further 3 G. I. c. 15. § 23. 25. § 8. Ib.
Proviso as to what Inquisitions, Seizures, &c. are to be transcribed and delivered by Remembrancer to the Ingrossers of the Great Roll—And for Process on Debtors to the Crown—And for the Pleadings heretofore used in the said Office—Act not to stay compounding, &c. § 9. Ib.
Process for Debts charged by the Great Roll, except by Order, &c. 14 Car. II. c. 21. § 9. 416
If Debt, &c. not levied upon Process of Summons of the Pipe, Clerk of the Pipe, &c. to certify into the Remembrancer's Office—Proviso for Remembrancer's Fees. Ib. Ib
Continuance of Act. This Act made perpetual, 1 Jac. II. c. 17. § 4. § 10. Ib.

Ship Money

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For declaring void the late Proceedings touching Ship Money, and for vacating all Records and Process concerning the same. 16 Car. I. c. 14. 116
Ship Writs and Proceedings thereupon contrary to Law. § 1. 117
Stat. 3 Car. I.(Petition of Right) to be observed. § 2. Ib.
Judgments and Proceedings touching Ship Writs, and all Entries, Records, and Enrolments thereof, made void. Ib. Ib.

Ship Writs See Ship Money.


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To prevent the delivering up of Merchant Ships. 16 Car. II. c. 6. exp. 521
Masters of Ships of 200 Tons and upwards yielding without fighting—Punishment—Such Master taking Command of any Ship—Punishment—Remedy for Owners of Goods on board such Ship—Action against Master. § 1. Ib.
No Master to desert his Ship. § 2. Ib.
Ships under 200 Tons not fighting—Penalty. § 3. 522
Ships or Masters may be seized by Commanders of His Majesty's Ships of War, &c. § 4. Ib.
Privileges of Foreign Ports. § 5. Ib.
Seamen, &c. refusing to fight, and discouraging others—Punishment. § 6. Ib.
Proviso for Master forced to give up his Ship by his Mariners, Exception. § 7. Ib.
Such Mariners to suffer Death as Felons. § 8. Ib.
Mariners wounded in saving a Ship by Fight—Court of Admiralty may levy Reward on Owners, not exceeding Two per Cent. on Value of Ship and Goods on Oath—Paid to Register—Fee—To be distributed. § 9. Ib.
Pirate Ship taken, how to be shared. § 10. Ib.
Master or Mariner burning or wilfully losing a Ship, Death. § 11. Ib.
Continuance of Act. § 12. Ib.
For making Prize Ships free for Trade. 19 & 20 Car. II. c. 3. exp. 628
Foreign-built Ships belonging to Englishmen, &c. taken in the late Wars, or that may be taken and condemned by the Admiralties, may enjoy the Benefit of English-built Ships. § 1. Ib.
Owners to take an Oath that no Foreigner hath any Interest therein, and to produce Adjudication. 19 & 20 Car. II. c. 3. § 2. 628
Certificates of such Ships—Register to be kept and Duplicate returned, according to Built of Ships, to Customs at London, Dublin, and Plantations—Those from Dublin and the Plantations to be returned to the Custom House at London and thence into the Exchequer. § 3. 629
Proviso respecting Two Ships called The Margaret and John and Francis. § 4. Ib.
To prevent the Delivery up of Merchants Ships, and for the Increase of good and serviceable Shipping. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 11. 720
Master delivering up Ship (of 200 Tons and 16 Gúns) to Pirates or others without fighting—Incapacity. § 1. Ib.
Taking Command afterwards—Imprisonment. Ib. 721
In what case, where Goods or Ships taken are released and Money given to the Master, the Master liable to Repairs, and in what Proportion. Ib. Ib.
The Master not to depart out of his Ship. § 2. Ib.
Not fighting when the Ship is under 200 Tons and 16 Guns—Penalty. § 3. Ib.
Such Ships not fighting, the Masters or Ships may be seized by Process out of the Admiralty. § 4. Ib.
Proviso for Ports of States in Amity. § 5. Ib.
Mariners, &c. refusing to fight, Penalty—Punishment. § 6. Ib.
Proviso where the Master is forced by his Men to yield. § 7. Ib.
Mariners hindering Master from fighting, Death. § 8. Ib.
Provision for Officers or Seamen wounded in Defence of Ship, and for Widows and Children of Mariners slain. § 9. Ib.
Prize Money as in Cases of Privateers § 10. 722
Officer or other Person wilfully destroying Ship—Death. § 11. Ib.
Encouragement given for building good Ships. § 12. Ib.

-, See Raby.

Silk. Thromsters and Throwing

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For regulating the Trade of Silk-throwing. 14 Car. II. c. 15. 407
No Person to exercise the Trade of a Silk-Thrower, but such as have served an Apprenticeship — Penalty, 40s. per Month. § 1. 408
Every Person exercising the said Trade, or having served an Apprenticeship thereto, to be admitted, and to enter into the said Company—Penalty. § 2. Ib.
Constitutions of Company not to be contrary to Law or the Custom of London. § 3. Ib.
Master, Wardens, &c. to execute within London and Westminster all Grants, Powers, &c. given by this Act; to the said Incorporation. § 4. Ib.
Winders, &c. purloining, &c. Silk delivered to them to wind, &c., or Persons receiving such Silk, to be committed; and to make Satisfaction to Party grieved. This Section extended in favour of Silk Manufacturers, 8 & 9 W. III. c. 36. § 6. § 5. Ib.
Proviso as to Amount of Damages. 14 Car. II. c. 15. § 6. 408
If Party offending not able to make Recompence within 14 Days—First Offence, Punishment—Second Offence, further Punishment. Ib. Ib.
Receivers, &c. of such Silk to make Satisfaction, or to be punished. § 7. 409
Proviso for Freemen of the Company to employ Persons for certain Purposes, although they have not served Apprenticeships. § 8. Ib.
Corporation not to make Orders to bind Members from employing Persons at such Rates as they shall think fit. § 9. Ib.
See 22 G. II. c. 27. § 10.
To regulate the Trade of Silk-throwing. 19 & 20 Car. II. c. 11. 640
By-Laws obstructing the throwing of Silk made void; and the Company disabled to restrain the Number of Mills, Spindles, &c. § 1. Ib.
Silk Winders or Doublers purloining Silk, to be imprisoned, or punished as by Stat. 14 Car. II. c. 15. § 5 & 6. This Section extended in favour of Silk Manufacturers, 8 & 9 W. III. c. 36. § 6. § 2. Ib.
No By-Law to restrain the Number of Apprentices to less than Three. See 22 G. II. c. 27. § 10. § 3. Ib.

Smithfield See Cattle.


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For the Relief of poor and maimed Officers and Soldiers, &c. 14 Car. II. c. 9. exp. 389
Parishes to be charged weekly, as by Stat. 43 Eliz. c. 3. and also such further Sum as Quarter Sessions shall judge meet, so as such additional Sum do not exceed 2s. 6d. nor be under 3s. each Week; and paid to Treasurers for maimed Soldiers, who are to issue out and account for the same, under Penalties. § 1. Ib.
Description of Persons entitled to the Benefit of this Act—Certificate of such Description. § 2. Ib.
Two Justices of Peace, on Examination of Certificate, may assign Relief until next Quarter Sessions. Ib. Ib.
Proviso where Officer, who is to make such Certificate, is dead. Ib. Ib.
Widows and Orphans of such as have died in the Service, Two Justices of Peace may allow them Relief, over and above Parish Relief. § 3. Ib.
Justices of Peace to call Treasurers, High Constables, &c. to account; and order Money remaining in Hand to be forthwith paid to the Treasurer. § 4. Ib.
Amount of Pension. § 5. 390
Continuance of Act. Ib. Ib.

-, See Army.

Solemn League and Covenant See Treasonable and Seditious Practices and Attempts.

Southwark (Borough of)

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For erecting a Judicature to determine Differences touching Houses burnt and demolished by the late Fire in. 29 Car. II. c. 4. exp. 842

Spirits and Spirituous Liquors See Customs. Excise.


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For laying Impositions on Proceedings at Law. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 9. 712
Duties to commence 1st May 1671, for the Term of 9 Years. § 1. exp. Ib.
Receiver General's Acquittance a Discharge without Fee. § 2. 718
The Receivers to keep Books of Entries, to be from time to time produced to Receiver General. § 3. Ib.
Receiver General to have View of Records, and may take Notes, &c. without Fee. § 4. Ib.
Officers to give Security. § 5. Ib.
Neglecting to pay or receive the Duties—First Offence, Penalty—Second Offence, Forfeiture of Office and Incapacity. § 6. Ib.
The Judges of the respective Courts to make Rules and Orders for collecting, &c. Duties. § 7. Ib.
Proviso respecting criminal Proceedings and Suits in forma pauperis. § 8. Ib.

-, See Personal Actions.

Standing Mute See Benefit of Clergy.

Stannaries See Courts of Stannaries.

Star Chamber

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For regulating the Privy Council, and taking away Star-Chamber. 16 Car. I. c. 10. 110
Court of Star-Chamber and all its Powers dissolved. § 1. 111
Like Jurisdiction in several other Courts repealed and taken away. § 2. Ib.
No Court or Council to have the like Jurisdiction. Ib. Ib.
The King or His Privy Council shall have no Jurisdiction over any Man's Estate. § 3. Ib.
Great Officers and others offending; First Offence, Penalty £500.—Second Offence, Penalty £1,000.—Third Offence, Loss of Office, Disability to make Grants, &c. § 4. Ib.
Treble Damages to the Party grieved. § 5. 112
Every Person committed contrary to this Act shall have an Habeas Corpus—Habeas Corpus—Cause of Detainer certified by Sheriff, &c.—Default by Judge, &c. Damages. § 6. Ib.
To what Courts this Act shall extend. § 7. Ib.
Limitation of Information, &c. § 8. Ib.

Stock Fish, Importation of See Cattle.

Strafford, Earl of See Attainder.


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For regulating the making of Stuffs in Norfolk and Norwich. 14 Car. II. c. 5. 370
Regulations as to Choice of Wardens and Assistants—Wardens to take an Oath—What Persons may administer the same —Form of Oath—Assistants to take the like Oath—Wardens refusing to take Oath, or dying before the End of the Year—Proceedings. § 1. Ib.
Wardens and Assistants to meet at Weavers Hall in Norwich, &c.; and may make Bye-laws, &c. for the Regulations of the said Stuffs and the Artificers of the same; and may make Seals for sealing the said Stuffs—Regulations being ratified, to be published. 14 Car. II. c. 5. § 2. 370
Wardens and Assistants may impose Fines § 3. 371
Not exceeding 10s. § 4. Ib.
Wardens and Assistants of the City to give Notice to Wardens of the County, of making Bye-laws, &c. § 5. Ib.
Yarns to be made without Fraud. § 6. Ib.
Regulations as to Reels. Ib. Ib.
Selling, &c. Yarns unduly made, &c.—Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Wardens and Assistants may search and view in Fairs and Markets, &c.; and may seize Yarns unduly made, and try the same—Power of Jury to fine. § 7. Ib.
No double Punishment. § 8. Ib.
Stuffs (Exception) and Makers of Stuffs to be under the Government of Wardens and Assistants. § 9. Ib.
Stuffs, before offered for Sale, to be brought to Weavers Hall; and, if well made, to be sealed and allowed; if defective, seized and tried. Ib. Ib.
Regulations as to Jury and impannelling. Ib. 372.
Power of Jury to try the Stuffs and impose Fine. Ib. Ib.
Defective Stuffs to be detained until Fine paid—How to be disposed of if Fine not paid. Ib. Ib.
Wardens sealing Stuffs found defective by a Jury. § 10 Ib.
Penalty on Wardens to be imposed by Jury —The same Jury may inquire into all other Frauds, &c. of Wardens and Assistants; and may punish. Ib. Ib.
If such Stuffs on Trial prove good, the Persons molesting Wardens to pay double Damages. § 11. Ib.
Persons not to buy Stuffs unsealed—Saving King's Right of Aulnage—Stuffs unsealed found in Possession (Exception) Penalty. § 12. Ib.
Counterfeiting Seal of Trade, or sealing with counterfeit Seal, or removing Seal—Penalty £20. § 13. Ib.
Unduly using Trade of a Weaver—Penalty. § 14. Ib.
Mark of Weaver to be wove in Stuff—Penalty. § 15 Ib.
Powers to Wardens and Assistants to enter and search in Houses, &c. of Artificers, Merchants, &c.; and to seize and try defective Stuffs there. § 16. 373
Persons employing Two Apprentices to employ Two Journeymen. § 17. Ib.
Employing more than Two Apprentices or a Week Boy—Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Persons concerned in this Act to obey the same. § 18. Ib.
Hindering Wardens, &c. in executing their Office—Penalty 40s. Ib. Ib.
Refusing to appear on Jury or Trial, Penalty 5s.—Penalties to the Poor of the Trade—Distress for Penalty where Recovery not otherwise provided for. 14 Car. II. c. 5. § 19. 373
No Loom to be in Work from 15th August to 15th September yearly—Penalty. § 20. Ib.
Account of Fines to be made at the Four Assemblies, and of necessary Charges touching the Manufacture—Overplus how to be disposed of. § 21. Ib.
Mayors, &c. to be aiding Wardens and Assistants. § 22. Ib.
In Actions for executing Act, General Issue may be pleaded—Double Costs. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for Yarmouth and Lynn, as to bringing their Wares to Norwich to be sealed, &c. § 23. 374


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Confirmation of Subsidies granted by the Clergy. 1 Car. I. c. 5. exp. 3
—Temporalty. 1 Car. I. c. 6. exp. 9
—Clergy. 3 Car. I. c. 7. exp. 33
—Temporalty. 3 Car. I. c. 8. exp. 39
For Relief of the Army and Northern Parts of the Kingdom. 16 Car. I. c. 2. exp. 58
16 Car. I. c. 3. exp. 78
16 Car. I. c. 4. exp. 79
Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, &c. 16 Car. I. c. 8. exp. 104
For Provision of Money for disbanding the Armies, &c. 16 Car. I. c. 9. exp. 105
Subsidy granted of Tonnage and Poundage. As to 12 Car. II. c. 4. see Notes to the Act indexed under the Head Tonnage and Poundage. 16 Car. I. c. 12. exp. 114
16 Car. I. c. 22. exp. 132
16 Car. I. c. 25. exp. 135
16 Car. I. c. 29. exp. 139
16 Car. I. c. 31. exp. 143
16 Car. I. c. 36. exp. 174
12 Car. II. c. 4. 181
For Provision of Money for disbanding and paying off Land and Sea Forces of England. 12 Car. II. c. 9. exp. 207
Explanation of Defects in Act of the same Title. 12 Car. II. c. 10. exp. 225
For raising Seven Score Thousand Pounds for disbanding Army and Part of Navy. 12 Car. II. c. 20. exp. 250
For raising £70,000, for a Supply. 12 Car. II. c. 21. exp. 252
For levying Arrears of Assessment, &c. 12 Car. II. c. 26. exp. 268
For granting Assessment of £420,000, for disbanding Army and paying off Navy. 12 Car. II. c. 27. exp. 269
For explaining Defects in the Act for Provision of Money for disbanding and paying off Forces of England by Land and Sea. 12 Car. II. c. 28. exp. 277
For raising £70,000, for Supply of His Majesty. 12 Car. II. c. 29. exp. 282
For a free and voluntary Present to His Majesty. 13 Car. II. c. 4. exp. 307
For granting to the King £1,260,000. 13 Car. II. Stat. 2. c. 3. exp. 325
For the Distribution of £60,000 amongst indigent Commission Officers, and for assessing of Offices, and distributing the Monies raised for their further Supply. 14 Car. II. c. 8. exp. 380
For establishing an additional Revenue upon His Majesty, &c. 14 Car. II. c. 10. exp. 390
For the Distribution of £60,000 amongst indigent Commission Officers, and for assessing Offices, and distributing the Monies raised for their further Supply. 15 Car. II. c. 3. exp. 442
For granting Four entire Subsidies to the King by the Temporalty. 15 Car. II. c. 9. exp. 453
For confirming Four Subsidies granted by the Clergy. 15 Car. II. c. 10. exp. 481
For Grant to the King of £2,477,500, to be raised and paid in Three Years. 16 & 17 Car. II. c. 1. exp. 525
For Grant to the King of £1,250,000, for his further Supply. 17 Car. II. c. 1. exp. 570
For granting One Month's Assessment to the King. 17 Car. II. c. 9. 580
For raising Money by a Poll and otherwise, for the Maintenance of the War. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 1. 584
For raising Money by a Poll for Ditto. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 6. 601
For granting £1,256,347. 13s. towards the Maintenance of the War. 18 & 19 Car. II. c. 13. 616
For Grant to His Majesty for Supply of his extraordinary Occasions. 22 & 23 Car. II. c. 3. exp. 693
For Grant to His Majesty of £1,238,750. 25 Car. II. c. 1. 752
For raising the Sum of £584,978. 2s. 2½d. for the building Ships of War. 29 Car. II. c. 1. 802
For raising Money by a Poll and otherwise to enable His Majesty to enter into a War with France, and for prohibiting several French Commodities. 29 & 30 Car. II. c. 1. 852
For Grant to His Majesty of £619,388. 11s. 9d. for disbanding the Army, &c. 30 Car. II. c. 1. 867
For granting a Supply to His Majesty of £206,462. 17s. 3d. for paying off the Forces. 31 Car. II. c. 1. 897

Sugar See Plantation Trade.


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For reviving Stat. 17 Car. II. c. 8. for avoiding unnecessary Suits and Delays. 30 Car. II. c. 6. 890

-, See Personal Actions.


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For punishing of divers Abuses committed on Sunday. 1 Car. I. c. 1. 1
No Meetings for Sports by People out of their own Parishes, nor Bear-baitings, &c. within them, on the Lord's Day— Penalty 3s. 4d.—Leviable by Distress, or in default, punishable by the Stocks. Ib. Ib.
Limitation of Prosecution. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. Ib. Ib.
Continuance of Act. This Act confirmed, 3 Car. 1. c. 5. § 3. 16 Car. I. c. 4. Enforced, 29 Car. II. c. 7. Ib. Ib.
For the further Reformation of Abuses committed on Sunday. 3 Car. I. c. 2. 25
Carriers, Drovers, &c. not to travel on Sunday—Penalty 20s. Ib. Ib.
Butchers not to kill or sell on Sunday—Penalty 6s. 8d. 3 Car. I. c. 2. 25
Such Offences being committed in view of Justice, &c. or proved by Oath of Witnesses, or Confession of the Party —Penalties, how levied—Distress. Ib. Ib.
Penalties to the Poor; but Justice, &c. may give Part to Informer. Ib. Ib.
Information, &c. prosecuted in County where Offence committed. Ib. Ib.
In Action against Constable, &c. for taking Distress, General Issue may be pleaded. Ib. Ib.
Limitation of Information, &c. Ib. Ib.
Continuance of Act. Ib. Ib.
Stat. 1 Car. 1. c. 1. continued. 3 Car. I. c. 5. § 3. 30
For the better Observation of the Lord's Day, commonly called Sunday. 29 Car. II. c. 7. 848
Tradesmen, &c. working on Sunday (Exception)—Penalty 5s. § 1. Ib.
Exposing to sale Wares, &c.—Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Drovers, &c. travelling, &c.—Penalty 20s. § 2. Ib.
Using Boats, Barges, &c.—Penalty 5s. Ib. Ib.
Proceedings on Conviction. 29 Car. II. c. 7. § 2. 848
Goods cried may be seized—Penalties how to be levied. Ib. Ib.
In case of Insufficiency, Stocks. Ib. Ib.
Penalties how to be disposed of—Reward to Informer. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for private Families, Inns, &c. and for crying Milk. § 3. Ib.
Limitation of Prosecution. § 4. Ib.
Hundred not responsible for Robberies committed on the Lord's Day; but shall make fresh Suit after the Offenders—Penalty. § 5. Ib.
Service of Process on the Lord's Day (Exception) void—Persons serving the same, liable to Action. Notwithstanding this Act, Hackney Coachmen and Chairman may ply on a Sunday, 9 Ann. c. 23. § 20. § 6. Ib.


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Free Trade to. 25 Car. II. c. 7. § 8. 793