Act regarding the directing of cockets within the regality of St Andrews

Our sovereign lord, with advice and consent of the three estates of parliament, statutes and ordains that all cockets to be given forth within the regality of St Andrews, now held of the king's majesty through the abolition of bishops, be directed and granted by John [Lindsay], lord Lindsay, and his deputes, cocket keepers within the regality foresaid, in all time coming in the king's majesty's name, whereas the same were before directed in name of the archbishop of St Andrews.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.196v. Back
  2. John Lindsay had actually been created Earl of Lindsay in May 1633. Back