Prayer said and rolls called.

The king being present.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.149v. Back
Procedure: ordinance concerning the supplication by the town of Berwick
Ordinance regarding the town of Berwick's supplication

The which day the supplication presented to the king's majesty by the mayor, bailies and burgesses of Berwick, desiring some timber for repairing their bridge and that some new gates built and platforms may be permitted to stand and that two or three iron pieces may also be permitted to remain there for safety of their ships, being read in audience of his majesty and estates of parliament, his majesty and estates foresaid appoint [William Kerr], earl of Lothian to give directions to Robert Murray that he may go to Berwick to visit the foresaid particulars mentioned in the said petition and report again to the parliament, and ordain him in his going to take along with him the lairds [Sir John Home] of Blackadder, [John Ramsay of] Edington and [John Renton of] Lamberton or any of them, as also ordain the said Earl of Lothian to acquaint the English commissioners herewith.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.149v. Back