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Dates:
1578 - 1578
Title:
candlemaker obstructs the town officers in Glasgow
Introduction:

Towns imposed various regulations on the people who worked there. These were not always accepted without protest, as the following example of a woman candlemaker shows.

The Scots follows the translation

Document:

25 Feb 1578

Margaret Millare is found in the wrong and amerciament [fine] of court for locking of her doors and not allowing the provost, baillies or officers entry for weighing of her candles, and blaspheming of the officers, they poinding [taking goods] for her unlaw [fine], and sentence pronounced by the court thereupon

Margaret Millare is fund in the wrang and amerciament of court for steiking of her durris, and nocht suffering of the prouest, baillies, nor officiaris entir thairinto for weying of hir candill, and blasphemyng of the officiaris, thai poyndand for hir vnlaw, and dome gewin thairupone

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Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow 1573-1642 ed J. D Marwick (Glasgow: Scottish Burgh Records Society, 1876), p.66 Translation E. Ewan

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