The History of Leith

August 10, 2011

Tavern keepers and public repentance

2 August 1611.—’Ordaines ye haill tauernours (i.e., tavern keepers) to be warnit againe yis day 8 dayis saif Johiie Younger and in speciall Sara Robertson and Niniane Brune in qais houss ye last Sounday they war found drinkinge. *
The Sessioun ordaines yt quha soeuer remaines away frome ye comunion sail pay tuenty s and mak yair publict repentance.

Source-South Leith Records

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