4 May 1542

Procedure: preamble

The court of parliament of that excellent prince and lord our king James V, by the grace of God, king of Scots, held at Edinburgh on 4 May 1542, by the lords commissioners undersigned, namely, the reverend fathers in Christ Gavin [Dunbar], archbishop of Glasgow, chancellor, the noble and potent lords Archibald [Campbell], earl of Argyll, lord Campbell and Lorne etc., James [Hamilton], earl of Arran, James [Stewart], earl of Moray, Master James Foulis of Colinton, clerk of the rolls, register and council of our supreme lord the king, Master Thomas Bellenden [of Auchnoull], justice clerk, and Master Henry Balnaves of Halhill, with Patrick Baron [of Spittalfield], constable deputy, Adam Baron, marischal deputy, John Dalmahoy, sergeant, and John Wilkin, dempster.

  1. NAS, PA2/8, III, f.68v-69r. Back
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Judicial proceeding: continuation of summons

On the which day Christina Wardlaw, widow of the late Robert Leslie, Master Andrew Leslie, George Leslie, Master John Leslie, Elizabeth Leslie and Thomas Hamilton, her spouse, for his interest, [...] Leslie, nun, sons and daughters of the late Robert, often called by royal summons under testimony of the great seal of the realm directed thereon to answer personally to our supreme lord the king or his justiciar in the present parliament, and for seeing and hearing the said late Robert discerned to have incurred the crime of lese-majesty while he lived by the three estates for certain treasonous actions committed by him, and not compearing, except Master Andrew Leslie, it was continued to 20 July next to come, with continuation of days, in the form and effect that it is now, without prejudice of the parties.

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Procedure: continuation of parliament

On the which day the present court of parliament was continued with all actions pending therein, in the form and effect which it is now, until 20 July next to come, with continuation of days, without prejudice of any party.

  1. NAS, PA2/8, III, f.68v-69r. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/8, III, f.69r. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/8, III, f.69r. Back