Warrant for examining William Cunningham's witness against [Alexander Stewart], earl of Galloway

The which day the king's majesty and estates of parliament grant commission to [John Lindsay], lord Lindsay, [James Elphinstone, lord] Coupar and [George Forrester, lord] Forrester for the nobility; [Sir Robert Adair], laird of Kinhilt, [Hugh Campbell of] Cessnock and [Sir John Moncreiffe of] Moncreiffe for the barons; and [John Semple of Stainflett], commissioner for Dumbarton, [Master Alexander Douglas of Downies, commissioner for] Banff and [John Osborne, commissioner for] Ayr for the burghs, or any five of them, to examine the witness produced by William Cunningham of Polton against Alexander, earl of Galloway for proving of the complaint contained in the supplication given in by the said William Cunningham against the said earl.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.137v-138r. Back
  2. John Lindsay had actually been created Earl of Lindsay in May 1633. Back