The History of Leith

February 17, 2013

Ye pain of publicte repentance and yrefter banishment.

5 February 1613.—John Dallinge, tailzor
(i.e., tailor) copeired and acted him selfe to
ye maiestrat and ye sessioune yt if euer ony
wagabounde or forebodinge persoune sail ludge
or frequet in his house heirefter he sail be
banished ye toune perpetuallie.
Ordaines Nichol Archbald and his wyffe
to present thair testimonialls against yis day
monthe of their honest behauior. And they
bothe grantes theme selfess to be acted befoir
ye haill sessioun never to reset any sturdie
beggar within yair hous nather be night or be
day, and as also to beare ane honest behauior
towards Robert Rull, and sail not trubill him
be word nor be dead vnder ye pain of publicte
repentance and yrefter banishment.

source-South Leith Records

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