Procedure: protests
Protest: commissioner for Dumbarton against the preceding ratification

The which day Walter Watson, provost of Dumbarton and present commissioner from the same to this parliament, protested in name and behalf of the said burgh, provost, bailies, council and community thereof that the ratification passed in this present parliament in favour of the burgh of Glasgow, of their pretended infeftments and other gifts, grants, donations, rights and privileges thereby ratified, should in no way be prejudicial to the said burgh of Dumbarton, provost, bailies, council and community thereof and their successors, anent the privileges, liberties, customs and duties whatsoever pertaining to them and whereof they have right or possession, and specially without prejudice of the generality foresaid anent their privileges, liberties and casualties of the river and water of Clyde, fishings, customs, anchorages, measurage, weighage and other duties thereof competent to them and contained in their rights and infeftments, but that the same shall remain in full strength and force without any derogation thereto in any sort, notwithstanding of the said ratification, and as if the same had never been made nor granted; whereupon the said Walter Watson, commissioner foresaid, in name and behalf of the said burgh of Dumbarton, asked and took instruments.

  1. NAS. PA2/26, 338-339. Back
Protest: commissioner of Renfrew against Glasgow and Dumbarton

The which day Andrew Semple, present commissioner from the burgh of Renfrew, for and in name and behalf of the same burgh, provost, bailies, council and community thereof, protested that the ratifications passed in this present parliament in favour of the burghs of Glasgow and Dumbarton of their pretended infeftments and privileges whatsoever therein mentioned, should in no way be prejudicial to the said burgh of Renfrew, provost, bailies, council and community thereof, and their successors, anent their liberties, privileges, customs and duties whatsoever pertaining to them and whereof they have right or possession and especially anent their liberties, privileges, customs and duties of the river and water of Clyde, fishings, customs, anchorages and other casualties thereof competent to them conforming to their rights and infeftments, but that the same rights shall stand in full force and strength without any derogation thereto in any sort, as much and as if the said pretended rights and infeftments and ratifications thereof in favour of the said burghs of Glasgow and Dumbarton had never been made nor granted; whereupon the said Andrew Semple, for and in name and behalf of the said burgh of Renfrew, asked and took instruments.

  1. NAS. PA2/26, 338-339. Back
Protest: [Charles Stewart], duke of Lennox against Glasgow

The which day the lord advocate, in name and behalf of Charles, duke of Lennox etc., protested that the ratification passed in this present parliament in favour of the burgh of Glasgow, of the rights, liberties, privileges and others therein mentioned, should in no way be prejudicial to the said duke of Lennox anent his rights of superiority or any other right he has of any annualrents or other duties furth of the said burgh of Glasgow, but that the same shall remain in full force conforming to his rights and infeftments of the same, notwithstanding of the said ratification and as if the same had never been made nor passed, and thereupon asked and took instruments.

  1. NAS. PA2/26, 338-339. Back
Protest: [William Douglas], duke of Hamilton against Linlithgow and Glasgow

The which day William, duke of Hamilton protested that the ratifications passed in this present parliament in favour of the burghs of Linlithgow and Glasgow, of the rights, liberties, privileges and others therein mentioned, should in no way be prejudicial to him anent any right he has or can pretend to any lands, superiorities or others whatsoever in any of the shires of Lanark and Linlithgow, and thereupon asked and took instruments.

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Protest: in name of [George Gordon], marquis of Huntly against [John Forbes, laird of] Monymusk's ratification

The which day Charles [Gordon], earl of Aboyne, protested in name of the marquis of Huntly that the ratification passed in this present parliament in favour of the laird of Monymusk of the lands and barony of Monymusk, burgh of barony thereof and others mentioned in the said ratification, should be without prejudice of any right the marquis of Huntly could pretend to as superior or otherwise of any of the lands or others contained in the said ratification, and thereupon asked and took instruments.

  1. NAS. PA2/26, 338-339. Back