Protestation toune of Glasgou againes the toun of Renfreues ratificatioune

In the parliament haldine at Edinburghe, the sevinteene day of November, jM vjC fourtie ane yeeres, the quhilke day Patrike Bell, proveist of Glasgow and commissioner to this present parliament for the said burgh of Glasgow, protestit for the samene burghe and in name and behalfe of the proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie thairof that the ratificatione granted be the kingis majestie and estates of this present parliament in favoures of the burghe of Renfrew, proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie thairof off the chartour of confirmatione, conteaneing ane new dispositione granted to them be umquhile King James the Sext, daited the ellevint day of August, jM vjC and fourteene yeeres, confirmeing the particular chartoures and otheres rightes, donationes, decreetes, sentances, liberties, priviledges and immunities granted be the said umquhile King James the Sext and his most noble progenitoures to and in favoures of the said burghe of Renfrewe, proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie thairof, and quhilkes are particularlie and generallie respective mentionat in the samene chartour of confirmatione of the dait abovewrittin, as the foirsaid ratificatione of the dait heerof mor fullie proportes, should be allwayes without prejudice to the said burghe of Glasgowe, proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burghe anent any of ther infeftmentes, rightes, priviledges, liberties and immunities granted to and in favoures of the samene burghe and to the proveist, baillies, counsell, commontie, burgess and inhabitantes therof, and that the samene infeftmentes, rightes, priviledges, liberties and immunities foirsaid made and granted and perteaneing to the said burghe of Glasgow, proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie thairof, and possessione hade be them conforme to the samene rightes, be nowayes impaired, hurt nor prejudged be the foirsaid ratificatione granted in favoures of the burgh of Renfrew; and heerupoun the said Patrike Bell, commissioner foirsaid, in name and behalfe of the said burghe of Glasgow, askit act and instrumentes.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.356r. Back