Public Act, 3 Henry VIII, c. 13
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- Held At: Parliamentary Archives: GB-061
- Catalogue Reference: HL/PO/PU/1/1511/3H8n13
- Former Archival Reference: Display Document E.119
- Date: 1511
- Level: File
- Extent: 1 membrane
- Category: Acts of Parliament/Laws/Legislation
- Description: An Act against shotting in Cross-bows [Act regulating shooting with crossbows].
[The Act restricted the right to use the cross-bow to lords and to owners of land to the yearly value of 300 marks (£200). The purpose of the Act was to encourage the use of the long-bow, an older weapon still considered important for the defence of the Kingdom.]
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- Physical Description: Manuscript on parchment. At the top left of the Act is Henry VIII's signature "Henry R".
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