Parliamentary Register

At Edinburgh, 17 August 1641

The first day of this session of parliament

Procedure: opening of session

The king's majesty present in parliament.

The parliament of the said most excellent prince Charles, by the grace of God, king of Scotland, England, France and Ireland and defender of the faith, held at Edinburgh on 17 August 1641 by the lord king himself and all the estates of the realm written below, along with the officers of parliament following, also [Gilbert Hay], earl of Erroll, constable, [William Keith], earl Marischal, marischal, and John White, dempster.

The suits having been called and the court fenced at last.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.91v. Back