[Act and gift regarding the election of Lord Loudoun as chancellor approved; supplications read and witnesses cited]

Rege presente.

Act for the nominatione and electione of the Lord Lowdoune to be chancellar be his majestie, with advyse and approbatione of the estaittis of parliament, red, voitted and past in parliament as it is drawin up, conforme to the warrand graunted yesternight.

Conforme to the which act, his majestie subscryved ane gift of the said place in face of parliament, which was sent to be writtin to the great seale efter it was read in parliament.

Supplicatione be the Erle of Galloway against the towne of Wigtone, complaining of wrongis done to him, and als another supplicatione at the instance of William McGuffok against the shirref and baillie of Wigtone, complaining also of wrongis, being both exhibited to his majestie and estaittis of parliament, they appoint lettrez to be direct at ather of the supplicantis instance for summonding witnesis upon the said complaintis, and als at the instance of the defenders for preving of any answer quhilk they can make to the supplicationes, but prejudice of ather pairties reasones or dispute against the relevancie; and assignis the [...] day of [...] for that effect.

  1. NAS, PA6/4, 'September 29 1641', f.1(b) r-1(b) v. Back
[Supplication regarding the losses of the Earl of Home at Dunglass remitted to each estate; diet for hearing the process between the burgh of Wigtown and the Earl of Galloway; related letters to be delivered to the clerk]

Supplicatione be the Erle of Home, craving reparatione for his losis at Dunglas, red in audience of his majestie and estaittis of parliament, who appointis ane dowble thairof, togidder with the commissione graunted be the committe of estaittis and report thairof, to be gevin to everie estaite and another to the Erle of Lauderdaill for the Lady Home.

Anent the complaintis be the towne of Wigtoune against the Erle of Galloway whairin thair is defensis, replyis etc. produced and witnesis examined, the estaittis of parliament agries to meitt upon Tuesday efternoone for heiring of that proces and allowis procurators to both pairties in this caus for persute and defence.

The Laird of Mairtone promeist to produce unto the clerk some missive lettres quhilks he will use against the Erle of Galloway.

  1. NAS, PA6/4, 'September 29 1641', f.1(b) r-1(b) v. Back