Procedure: nomination of Robert Balfour, lord Balfour of Burleigh to be president of the parliament
Act 1
Acte anent the choosing of Robert, lord Burghlie to be president of this court and sessione of parliament in respect of the absence of the kingis commissioner

The estatis of parliament, presentlie conveend by his majesties speciall authoritie, considering that in respect of the absence of his majesties commissionar they are necessitat to make choyse of one of thair nomber to be president in this present sessione of parliament, and wnderstanding the sufficiencie of Robert, lord Burghlie for that chairge, they all in one voyce, with one consent, did nominat, elect and choyse the said Robert, lord Burghlie to be precident and to proceid in this present sessione and court of parliament for discussing and handling the materes to be determinat thairintill.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.13r. Back