[Supplication remitted to the committee for the bills; report approved; orders for Campbeltown]

Prayers heard and rolls called.

Supplication Sir George Melville remitted to the committee of bills.

Report from the committee for the military affairs, with a letter from the parliament to those who command and attend the army in the west and instructions to be sent therewith, read and approved.

Orders for Lochkilkerran.

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  5. 'This villain went over to Cromwell, the usurper.' Anti-Cromwell remark, written in a different hand and added at a later date. Back
  6. 'Overtures' written in the margin. Back
  7. 'Bodies' written in the margin. Back
  8. 'Privy seal' written in the margin. Back
  9. 'Committee for the coronation' written in the margin. Back
[Order concerning the troops remitted to the committee for the affairs of the army; ordering of house remitted to the committee for overtures]

Remit to the committee for the military affairs to think how Colonel Strachan's charge shall be supplied.

Remit to the committee for the overtures to think upon a way for ordering of the house.

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  5. 'This villain went over to Cromwell, the usurper.' Anti-Cromwell remark, written in a different hand and added at a later date. Back
  6. 'Overtures' written in the margin. Back
  7. 'Bodies' written in the margin. Back
  8. 'Privy seal' written in the margin. Back
  9. 'Committee for the coronation' written in the margin. Back
[Committee for revising the acts of the committee of estates ordered to be appointed; new privy seal ordered to be engraved]

Ordain a committee of three of every estates to be named by the several bodies at their next meeting for revising the acts of the committee of estates.

The king's majesty and estates of parliament ordain a new privy seal to be made to supply the other for the present, which seal shall bear his majesty's arms and these words: Charles II, by the grace of God, king of Scotland, England, France and Ireland; and an act to be given to the engraver for his warrant.

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  3. Modern day Campbeltown. Back
  4. 'Military' written in the margin. Back
  5. 'This villain went over to Cromwell, the usurper.' Anti-Cromwell remark, written in a different hand and added at a later date. Back
  6. 'Overtures' written in the margin. Back
  7. 'Bodies' written in the margin. Back
  8. 'Privy seal' written in the margin. Back
  9. 'Committee for the coronation' written in the margin. Back
[Remit to the committee for the affairs of the army concerning the king's coronation; supplication approved; supplication read and quartering discharged]

Remit to the committee who was appointed to set down the solemnities and ceremonies of the coronation to think what further is to be done anent expenses or coin at the coronation, and to give in their report with diligence, and ordain [Arthur Erskine of] Scotscraig to be present with them.

Supplication [James Mercer], laird of Aldie read and passed.

Supplication John Lindsay, commissioner for Anstruther, with the report from the committee of bills, read. The parties ordained to be warned, and the quartering discharged in the meantime.

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  4. 'Military' written in the margin. Back
  5. 'This villain went over to Cromwell, the usurper.' Anti-Cromwell remark, written in a different hand and added at a later date. Back
  6. 'Overtures' written in the margin. Back
  7. 'Bodies' written in the margin. Back
  8. 'Privy seal' written in the margin. Back
  9. 'Committee for the coronation' written in the margin. Back
[Commission for the trial of certain witches; supplication remitted to the exchequer; continuation]

Commission for trying and putting to execution John MacWilliam, Margaret MacInlay and Margaret MacMurrich for the crime of witchcraft, and ordain the magistrates of Dumbarton to put the other persons to liberty upon caution to answer to underlie the law.

Supplication [John Erskine], lord Erskine and [Sir Robert Campbell], laird of Glenorchy remitted to the exchequer, to meet on Friday afternoon, and persons interested to attend.

Ordain the bodies to meet at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, the committees at 3 o'clock and the parliament tomorrow at 9 o'clock.

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  2. 'Bills' written in the margin. Back
  3. Modern day Campbeltown. Back
  4. 'Military' written in the margin. Back
  5. 'This villain went over to Cromwell, the usurper.' Anti-Cromwell remark, written in a different hand and added at a later date. Back
  6. 'Overtures' written in the margin. Back
  7. 'Bodies' written in the margin. Back
  8. 'Privy seal' written in the margin. Back
  9. 'Committee for the coronation' written in the margin. Back