Decimo Augusti 1641

Decimo octavo die sessionis parliamenti

Procedure

Rollis callit and prayer said.

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Procedure: ordinance for meeting and receiving the king
Ordinance of parliament for meeiting and receiving of the kingis majestie

The quhilk day the estates of parliament appoynts the lord louetennent generall, the Erles of Argyle, Mershall and Weymes to goe upon Frayday nixt, being the therteene of this instant, to meit and receive his majestie at Glaidsmure, wher the saidis estates ordeanes the haill gentrie of the shyres of Berwicke and Louthian, Eist Louthian and West Lothian to attend the saidis noblemen to that effect, and ordeanes lettires to be writtine to the shereffis of these shyres for giveing speedie adverteisment heirof to the gentrie, quhilks lettiris war accordinglie presentlie writtin, subscryved and sent to the shereffis of the foirsaidis shyres.

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Warrant: for the liberation of Captain Forbes
Warrand for putting Capitane Forbes to libertie

The quhilke day, report being maide to the estates of parliament be the Lord Elphingstoune, as preeses of the committie for the billis, anent the supplicatioun givine in be Captane Forbes desyreing to be set at libertie out of the tolbuith of Edinburghe wher he remaines incarcerat, the saidis esteates ordeanes the said Captane Forbes to be set at libertie whensoever Sir Williame Forbes of Craigivar shall desyre, and that in respect the said Sir Williame actit and obleist himselfe in the bookis of parliament to put the said Captane Forbes out of the cuntrie and not to take him out of the tolbooth till the shipe be reddie for his transportatione.

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Procedure: ordinance in favour of Elizabeth Ross
Ordinance of parliament in favouris of Eleizabeth Ros, relict of wmquhill Donald Roy, miller

The qhilke day the estates of parliament, having red and considerit the supplicatione givine in to them be Eleizabeth Ros, relict of the said umquhill Donald Roy, miller, desyreing ane command to the thesaurer deput and lordis of exchekker that no remissione nor respite be past to these men who slewe hir husband without ane letter of slaynes, wnles shoe be callit therto and hard therwpon, the saidis estates of parliament ordeanes the thesaurer deput and lordis of exchekker to pas no remissione nor respit in favoures of the pairties contenit in the supplicatione for the foirsaid slaughter whill the supplicant be first callit therto and heard therupoun.

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Procedure: ordinance in favour of William Dick
Decreet and ordinance of parliament in favoures of Williame Dik contra the Laird of Aitkine

Anente the supplicatione givine in to the estates of parliament, now conveened by his majesties speciall authoritie, be Williame Dicke of Braid aganes George Aitkine of Wnderage, for intruding of himselfe in ane barbarous and laules way, upon the last day of Julii last bypast, in the possessione of the cloise, houses, barnes and otheris his workis within the toune of Dumbarr appoynted for makeing, paking, dressing and keepeing of red and whyt hering, togidder with the haill necessar materiellis belonging to the saidis works disponit be the said George Aitkine to the said Williame Dicke, and wherof the said George Aitkine had put the said Williame Dicke and Williame Dicke, younger, his sone, and Alexander Drummond, his factour, in possessione, conforme to the dispositione and reightis and infeftmentes of possessione mad and givine be the said George Aitkine to the said Williame Dicke therwpoun, and anent the chairge givine to the said George Aitkine to have compeired befor the estates of parliament at ane certane day bygaine, with continowatione of dayes, to have hard and seene him punished for the said wrong and ryot, and decernit to reposses the said Williame Dicke and his factouris and their servandis foirsaidis againe to his and ther foirnamed possessione, and to find sufficient cation that he should nowayes directlie nor indirectlie trouble, molest nor prejudice them in the peaceable and profitable possessione foirsaid, as at mair lenth is contenit in the said supplicatione. Quhilke supplicatione and pairtie abowewrittin being the said day oppinlie callit and publictlie red in audience of the parliament, compeirit personallie the said Williame Dicke, compleaner, and also compeired personallie the said George Aitkine, defender, who denyit the poyntes of the supplicatione and wrongis and ryot therinmentionat, quhairwpoun the estates of parliament received, suore and admittit in presence of the parliament the witness wha war summond for proveing of the said complaint and thereftir committed the examinatione of the saids witness, with the tryell and consideratione of the dispositione and wretis wherupon the supplicatione is foundit, to David, erle of Southeske, for the nobilitie, Williame Rig of Ethernie for the barrones and Maister Robert Barcley, commissioner for the burghe of Irving, for the commissioneris of burrowes, thrie of ther nomber, to be reported be them to the saidis estates, quha accordinglie heaveng examinat certane witness and red and considerit the said dispositione and wretis foirsaidis and therwpon haveing hard both the pairties and mad the said George Aitkine sensible of the treuth and veritie of the premiss and of his miscariag in the committing of the wrong and ryot foirsaid, the said George Aitkine did acknowledge the samene, and in respect therof declairit and obleist himselfe as falloueth. Quhilke premiss being reported be the saidis David, erle of Southeske, Williame Rige of Ethernie and Maister Robert Barclay to the saidis esteates of parliament and the declaration, consent and obleishment abovewrittin mad and subscryved be the said George Aitkine being also publictlie red in audience of the parliament, the saidis estates hes interponit and interpones ther authoritie of parliament in and to the foirsaid consent, declaratione and obleishment abovementionat and approves the same; and conforme therto ordeanes and appoyntes the magistrats of Dumbarr, or ony of them, to repone and enter the said William Dicke and his sone and the said Alexander Drummond, his factour foirsaid, and the otheris servandis foirsaidis againe to the possessione of the foirsaidis cloise, houss, barne, workis, materiellis and wthers foirsaids to be peaceablie bruikit be them, conforme to the foirsaid right and dispositione and to the said George Aitkine his declaratione, consent and obleisment abovementionat, for doeing wherof the saidis estates grantis warrand comissione to the magistratis of Dumbar, or ony of them, quhairupon the said Williame Dicke asked instrumentis.

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Warrant: to the Lord Yester
Warrand to the Lord Yester and utheris underwrittin for seighting of the rolles and comptes in the castle

The estates of parliament, finding it necessar that the registeris in the castle of Edinburghe be searched for seighting, looking out and exhibiting befor the committie for the incendaries off all exchekker rollis and comptis since the yeir of God jM vjC threttie for cleereing of certaine poyntes conteyned in the sommondis against the incendiaries, doe by thir presentis command the Lord Yester, Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse, Patrike Leslie, commissioner for Abirdene, with Maister James Durhame of Pitcarro and Maister Archbald Johnestoune of Warrastoune, to goe to the castle and ther to seight the registers and to seeke out the saidis rollis and accomptis of exchequer, and to exhibit the samene befor the committie appoynted for the incendariis, and for that effect commandis Maister Williame Hay, ane of the clerkis of the parliament, to goe with them and to open the registeris wnto them to the effect abovewrittin, and to be present with them as clerke to the parliament and as present haveris of the keyes of the saidis registeris, commanding lykewayes the constable of the castle of Edinburgh upoun the seight heirof to give way to the persones abovewrittin to the openeing of the dore of the saidis registeris, quhairanent and anent the haill premiss sall be ane sufficient warrand.

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Procedure: protection to Lieutenant Colonel Fraser
Protection to Louetennent Collonell Fraser

The quhilke day the estates grantes protection to Louetennent Collonell Fraiser for all personall executione to be usit againes him whill the tent day of September nixt inclusive.

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