Procedure: continuation

On which day the said commissioners charged John of Murray of Touchadam, constable depute, to call Alexander [Stewart], duke of Albany, earl of March etc., Andrew Home, Andrew Jackson, David Chirnside, John Trotter, Alexander Trotter, Humphrey Allanshaw, William Learmonth, William Home, Patrick Dickson, William Dickson, David Jackson, Thomas Dickson, George Winram, John Winram, Ninian Wrangham, James Wrangham, Dick Ethinton's son, John the Hay, William Sanderson and Humphrey Sanderson to compear on the said day in our sovereign lord's parliament to answer his highness on the crimes, points of treason and other offences contained in the letters of summons and processes carried out on them herein continued until the said day. The said Alexander, duke of Albany, earl of March etc., and the rest of the aforementioned persons being often called but not compearing at the lawful time of day requested, the said commissioners, by the authority of their commission and by special command from our aforesaid sovereign lord, continued the said summons and processes made and carried out on the said persons, together with the said parliament, and also all summons and actions depending thereupon, until 18 June next, with continuation of days, in all form, strength and effect as is fitting and as it was the said 2 May.

  1. NAS, PA2/2, f.129v. Back