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The Provost of the Royal Burgh of Jedburgh - Len Wyse
Proclamation by the Provost of the Royal Burgh of Jedburgh
OYEZ, OYEZ, OYEZ
Whereas the fair of St James is to be held this Fourth Day of September 2004, and is to continue for the space of two days from and after this Proclamation. Therefore, in the name and authority of our Sovereign Queen Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, and in the name and authority of a High and Potent Prince the Duke of Roxburghe, and his Provost of Kelso, I make due and lawful proclamation that no person or persons shall presume to trouble or molest the present Fair, or offer any injury to another, or break the Queen's peace, - Prohibiting all old Feuds and new Feuds, or the doing of anything to disquiet the said Fair, under the highest pains of Law. As also that no person or persons make any private bargains prejudicial to the customs and proprietors of the said Fair – Certifying those who contravene any part of said customs that they will be prosecuted and fined according to Law.
"God Save the Queen"
The Provost of the Royal Burgh of Jedburgh - Len Wyse, Scotland