[21 July 1593]

Procedure: preamble

Parliamentum excellentissimi principis Jacobi Scotorum regis illius nominis sexti tentum apud Edinburgh vigesimo primo die mensis Julii anno Domini millesimo quingentesimo nonagesimo tertio, per dictum supremum nostrum dominum regem ipso presente cum omnibus regni statibus, una cum domino Wilhelmo Keith deputato mariscalli, Guiliehlmo Hendersoun deputato constabularii, Roberto Fraser deputato vicecomitis, et Jacobo Neisbit adiudicatore.

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Judicial proceedings: forfeiture

The quhilk day Maisteris David McGill and Johnne Skene, advocattis to oure soverane lord, for verefeing of the said reasone contenit in the said summondisis of tressone rasit aganis the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuill, producit and repetit the extracte of the foirfaltour led and pronuncit befoir the justice and his deputtis aganis the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuill, subscryvit be the laird of Ormeistoun, justice clerk, of the dait the xxv day of Junii the yeir of God jM vC lxxxxj yeris, depositionis of certane witneses examinat befoir the saidis lordis of articles in the said mater, the notorietie of the deid libellit and the cuming of the defendaris in to the palice of Halyruidhous and Falkland the tymes libellit, quhilk in materis of hie tressone suld mak full probatioun.

And that the lordis of parliament, being the greit assyis of the cuntrie, of the daly practik, quhatsumevir personis clengis nocht of certane knawlege the personis accusit, he fylis thame, and the commoun notorietie of this fact and tressone libellit and contumacie of the defendar is sufficient to mak na man to clenge him, and was content the foirsaid proces and summondis of tressone wer haldin concludit and desyrit the estatis to advise the proces and to pronunce thair sentence of parliament thairintill according to the saidis probationis and thair consciencis.

And immediatlie thaireftir the saidis Maisteris David McGill and Johnne Skene, advocattis to oure soverane lord, exhibite and producit befoir the kingis majestie and haill estaitis (lyk as thay did dyvers tymes ofbefoir) the summondis of tressone undirwrittin rasit and persewit at the instance of oure soverane lord his hienes justice aganis Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuile, quhairby he was summond to compeir befoir oure soverane lord the thrid day of Aprile fourscoir threttene yeiris instant, with continewatioun of dayis, to have answerit to the pointis of tressone undirwrittin contenit in the saidis summondis, off the quhilkis summondis the tennoure followis:

Jacobus Dei gratia rex Scotorum, dilectis nostris Leoni regi armorum, Ilay, Albany, Ross, Rothesay, Snawdoun, Merchemont, herauldis, Johanni Fergussone, Roberto Stewart, Alexandro Douglas et Davide Bryssoun clauigeris, Ormond, Bute, Unicorne, Carrik signiferis, et nunciis ac eorum cuilibet coniunctim et diuisim vicecomitibus nostris in hac parte specialiter constitutis salutem. Mandamus vobis et precipimus quatenus summoneatis legittime et peremptorie coram testibus Fransciscum olim comitem de Bothuile, Gilbertum Pennycuke, Johannem Rutherfurde de Hunthill seniorem, Thomam Rutherfurde de Hunthill juniorem, Simonem Armestrang juniorem de Quhithauche, conspiratores perpetratores et celatores criminum lesemajestatis subsequentium personaliter, si eorum personales presentias commode habere poteritis, alioquin apud loca eorum habitationum, vel per publicam proclamationem apud cruces forales burgorum nostrorum de Edinburgh, Hadington, Jedburgh, aliaque loca necessaria degentes vero seu existentes extra regnum nostrum seu certum nullum domicilium in eodem habentes, apud dictas cruces forales aliaque loca necessaria super premonitione sexaginta dierum, sic quod huiusmodi summonitio ad eorum aures et notitiam vere similiter peruenire poterit, quod compareant coram nobis seu justiciario nostro primo die mensis Junii proxime sequentis in nostro parliamento apud Edinburgh tertio die mensis Aprilis sequentis tenendo hora causarum cum continuatione dierum ad respondendum nobis nostroue justiciario in prefato parliamento super proditoriis criminibus subsequentibus; in primis dictos scilicet Fransciscum olim comitem de Bothuile, Gilbertum Penniecuik, Johannem Rutherfurde de Hunthill seniorem et Thomam Rutherfurde de H[...] juniorem, Simonem Armestrang juniorem de Quhithauche et eorum quemlibet pro [...] proditoria arte parte consilio in ipsorum proditoria conspiratione, consultatione et conclusione horrendi facinoris contra nostram honorabilem personam et vitam, per dictas personas commissis vigesimo septimo die mensis Decembris, anno Domini millesimo quingentesimo nonagesimo primo, sub noctis silentio, in ipsorum proditoria invasione palacii nostri de Halyruidhous intrando ibidem cum assistantia consortio et convocatione aliorumque homicidorum oppressorum latronum, ac huiusmodi insolentium virorum armatorum et a legibus nostris fugitiuorum, et deliberato animo et certa intentione violentas manus in nostram regiam personam imponere, ut vitam nostram vel nefarie extinguerent vel nos captiuos secum deducerent, et ad hunc effectum prefati conspiratores directe accesserunt ad nostrum priuatum conclaue seu cubiculum et ostiis ignem nefarie iniecerunt, domesticos nostros presenti violenta morte minitando obiurgandoque nisi ipsis declararent ubi nos essemus, nulla unquam inquisitione per eos facta ob quamcunque aliam personam, nisi propter nosmet ipsos; ac preterea violenter effregerunt malleis ostia interioris cubiculi regine nostre charissime coniugis, atque demum ubi parum se promouisse, et ad illorum inusitatum scelus ad propositum nefandum peruenire non posse intellexerunt, in eorum regressu nondum satisfacti crudeliter et sine ulla misericordia domesticos et familiarissimos nostros servitores ob nostram causam interfecerunt et iugulauerunt, hinc manifestissime crimen summe proditionis contra nos nostram vitam authoritatem regiam et leges committendo. Secundo, prefatos Fransciscum olim comitem de Bothuile, Gilbertum Penniecuik, Johannem Rutherfurde de Hunthill seniorem et Thomam Rutherfurde de Hunthill juniorem, Symonem Armestrang de Quhittauche juniorem, et eorum quemlibet, pro sua proditoria arte parte auxilio et consilio in sua proditoria conspiratione consultatione et conclusione horrendi facinoris contra nostram honorabilem personam et vitam per dictos conspiratores commissi vigesimo octauo die mensis Junii anno Domini millesimo quingentesimo nonagesimo secundo, in ipsorum proditoria invasione palacii nostri de Falkland intra vicecomitatum nostrum de Fyff nobis ibidem intus pro tempore existentibus, accedendo ibidem cum assistentia et concursu homicidorum oppressorum latronum declaratorum proditorum et huiusmodi insolentium virorum armatorum et a legibus nostris fugitiuorum, ex deliberato animo et certa intentione violentas manus in nostram regiam personam imponere, ut vitam nostram vel nefarie extinguerent, vel nos captiuos secum deducerent, et ad hunc effectum predicti conspiratores cum suis sociis accesserunt ad posticum dicti nostri palacii eiaculando tormenta ferrea, et huiusmodi machinas eneas violenter idem posticum oppugnarunt, ut eo dirupto facilius ingressi prefatam suam coniurationem et horrendum facinus inceptum complerent, hinc manifestissime crimen summe proditionis contra nos nostram vitam authoritatem regiam et leges committendo; atque adeo pro ipsorum proditoria celatione et occultatione prefate coniurationis consultatione conclusione et executione eiusdem. Tertio commemoratos Johannem Rutherfurde dominum de Hunthill seniorem, et dominum juniorem, Simonem Armestrang juniorem de Quhithauche, et eorum quemlibet pro sua proditoria receptione et auxilio prestito dicto Francisco olim comiti de Bothuill, et pro eorum proditoria assistantia participatione et intercomunicatione cum prefato Francisco et suis complicibus nostris proditoribus declaratis contra leges et statuta regni nostri, idque in mensibus Aprilis Maii Junii Julii Augusti Septembris Januarii Februarii Marcii anno Domini 1592, et eorum quolibet respective in locis de Hunthill Jedburgh Hawik, Liddisdaill, hinc manifestissime crimen proditionis contra nos nostramque vitam auctoritatem regiam et leges regni nostri committendo, atque adeo pro ipsorum proditoria celatione et occultatione predicte sue intercommunicationis receptionis et auxilii supraspecificatis. Quarto prefatum Symonem Armestrang pro sua proditoria arte parte et consilio in excudendo monetam adulterinam domi sue de Royne in Liddisdaill in mensibus Aprilis Maii Junii Julii Augusti Septembris Octobris Novembris Decembris Januarii Februarii et Marcii et qualibet eoque anno Domini 1591, hinc manifestissime crimen summe proditionis contra nos auctoritatem regiam et leges regni nostri committendo, atque adeo pro sua celatione et occultatione eiusdem; ideoque suprascriptos conspiratores ad videndum et audiendum sese et eorum quemlibet respectu premissorum crimen lesemaiestatis incurrisse per nos et trium regni nostri statuum decretum decerni et declarari, et super predictis et aliis quamplurimis rebellionibus et transgressionibus et proditoriis criminibus per prenominatas personas, contra nos regnum nostrum auctoritatem regiam impie et nefarie perpetratis, et dictis die et loco cum continuatione dierum proponendis et ostendendis, ac juri parendum, et super huiusmodi iudicium nostrum et nostri parliamenti secundum leges regni nostri exspectandum et subeundum dictas viz personas conspiratores perpetratores et celatores criminum precedentium ad videndum et audiendum sese et eorum quemlibet intuitu premissorum crimen lese maiestatis incurrisse per nos et trium regni nostri statuum decretum decerni et declarari, et propterea ipsorum bona mobilia et immobilia tam terras quam officia aliasque res ad eos spectantes, nobis confiscari et pro perpetuo nobiscum in proprietate remanere, personasque suas penam proditionis et ultimi supplicii a regni nostri legibus inflicti subire, et uberius in premissis respondendum et nostri parendum, intimando supradictis conspiratoribus eorumque cuilibet quod, siue dictis die et loco cum continuatione dierum comparuerint siue non, nos dictusque noster justiciarius in premissis justicia mediante procedemus et procedet. Insuper citetis etc. ad comparendum coram nobis nostroue justiciario dictis die et loco cum continuatione dierum ad perhibendum fidele testimonium in causa predicta sub pena legis; et presentes litteras debite executas et indorsatas earundem latori reddatis; et vos qui presentes executi fueritis, sitis ibidem dictis die et loco coram nobis seu dicto nostro justicario portantes vobiscum summonitionis vestre testimonium in scriptis pro premissis seu ipsos testes; ad quod faciendum vobis et vestrum cuilibet coniunctim et diuisim vicecomitibus nostris in hac parte committimus potestatem. Datum sub testimonio nostri magni sigilli, apud Edinburgh vigesimo tertio die mensis Marcii anno Domini millesimo quingentesimo nonagesimo secundo, et regni nostri vigesimo sexto.

Heir followis the tennoure of the executionis and indorsationis of the saidis summonidis of tressone upoun the xxvj day of Merche the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir threttene yeris: I, Williame Porteous, messinger, becaus the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuill wes fugitive and culd nocht be apprehendit personallie, having na certane duelling place, thairfoir I past at command of thir oure soverane lordis lettrez under the quarter seill to mercat croce of Edinburgh, and efter thrie oyises as use is thair be oppin proclamatioun lauchfullie summond, warnit and chargeit Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuill, committer of the crymes respective within specifiit, to compeir in parliament the first day of Junii nixtocum, with continuatioun of dayes, in the tolbuith of Edinburgh, to the effect within contenit efter the forme and tennoure of thir lettrez within writtin in all pointis, quhareof I affixit ane just copie upone the foirsaid croce befoir thir witness Johnne Purdye, Ross herauld, Johnne Forman, Rothesay herauld, Johnne Blindseill, Bute pursevant, and Williame Forsyth, messinger, withutheris dyvers; and for the mair witnessing to this my indorsatioun, my signet is affixit. Upoun the penult day of the said moneth of Merche the yeir of God foirsaid, I, the said Williame Porteous, messinger, past at command of thir oure soverane lordis lettres under the quarter seill to the mercat croce of Jedburgh, and efter thrie oyises as use is thair be oppin proclamatioun, lauchfullie summond, warnit and chargit the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuill, committer of the crymes respective within specifiit, to compeir in perliament the first day of Junii nixtocum, with continuatioun of dayes, in the tolbuith of Edinburgh to the effect within contenit, efter the forme and tennoure of thir lettrez within writtin in all pointis, quhareof I affixit ane just copie upoun the said mercat croce befoir thir witneses Johnne Findlasoun, post, and George Cuninghame, with utheris dyvers; and for the mair witnessing to this my indorsatioun, my signet is affixit. Upoun the last day of the said moneth of Merche the yeir of God foirsaid, I, the said Williame Porteous, messinger, past at command of thir oure soverane lordis lettres under the quarter seill to the mercat croce of Hadingtoun, and efter thrie oyises as use is, be oppin proclamatioun lauchfullie summond, warnit and chargeit the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuill, and affixit ane just copie upoun the foirsaid croce; as also lauchfullie summond, warnitet, chargit the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuile at his duelling place of Morame, becaus I culd not apprehend him personallie, efter I had knokit sex severall tymes at the yett of his place respective quhare he usit oft to duell, and affixit ane just copie of this within writtin summondis thairupoun to compeir in parliament day and place within writtin, with continuatioun of dayes, to the effect within contenit; this I did efter the forme and tennoure of thir lettres within writtin in all pointis befoir thir witneses respective, Johnne Findlasoun, post, George Cuninghame, with utheris dyvers; and for the mair witnessing to this my indorsatioun, my signet is affixit. Quhilkis summondis, with the executionis and indorsationis thairof respective foirsaid, being this instant day red in presence of his majestie and haill estaitis of perliament, first in Latyne and syne in Scottis, and the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuile being oftymes callit of new at the tolbuith window of the said burgh of Edinburgh to have comperit and answerit to the said summondis and ressonis contenit thairin, and he not comperand to have defendit in the said mater and to have answerit to the saidis summondis, the saidis Maisteris David McGill and Johnne Skene, advocattis to his majestie, desyrit the saidis estaitis declaratioun gif the reasones of the saidis summondis wer relevant aganis the said Erll Bothuile, quhilkis estatis all in ane voce fand the same relevant aganis him. Thairfoir the saidis advocattis of new, for verrefeing of the said ressones contenit in the said summondis of tressone, producit and repetit the extract of forfaltour led befoir the justice and his depuittis aganis the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuill, depositionis of the saidis witneses, notorietie of the fact and repetit the haill probationis repetit be him ofbefoir in the said mater this instant day, and desyrit the saidis estaitis of parliament to advise the depositionis of the saidis witneses and utheris probationis and to pronunce thair sentence of parliament thairintill according to the samyn probationis and thair consciences. And thaireftir the depositionis of the haill witneses execut to the death, and of the witneses examinat in presence of the saidis lordis of articles, haill wreittis and probationis being red, sene and considderit be the saidis haill estaitis of perliament in presence of the kingis majestie, and thay thairwith being ryiplie advysit, the saidis lordis and estaitis of perliament findis, decernis and declaris that the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuile hes committit and done oppin, manifest tressone aganis oure said soverane lord in all pointis and articles contenit in the said summondis, and thairfoir it was gevin for dome be the mouth of James Neisbit, dempster of perliament, in maner and forme as followis: This court of parliament schawis for law that the said Frances, sumtyme Erll Bothuile hes committit and incurrit the crymes of tressone and lesemajestie abonewrittin in maner at lenth contenit in the ressonis of the saidis summondis, and thairfoir decernis and declaris all his guidis moveable and unmoveable, alsweill landis as offices and utheris thingis quhatsumevir belangand unto him, to be confiscat to oure soverane lord and to remane perpetuallie with his hienes in propirtie in tyme cuming, and his persoun to underly the pane of tressone and utter punishement appointit be the lawis of this realme. And this I gif for dome.

The decreit of reductioun of the proces, sentence and dome of foirfaltour led and deduceit aganis umquhill Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip

Anent the summondis rasit at the instance of James Lindsay of Barcloy, pronevoy and air be progres to umquhile Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip, his grandschire, and sua haifand guid entres and actioun to reduce the pretendit proces, sentence and dome of foirfaltour undirwrittin, quhilk wes deducit and gevin aganis the said umquhile Johnne, his grandschire, aganis Maister David McGill of Cranstoun Riddell, advocat to oure soverane lord, David Seytoun of Parbroth, his hienes comptrollair, Schir Thomas Lyoun of Auldbar, knycht, thesaurair, Schir Robert Melvill of Murdocarny, knicht, thesaurair depute, and all uthairis haveand or pretendand to have entres in the actioun and caus undirwrittin tuiching the exhibitioun and productioun with thame befoir oure saidis soverane lord and estaitis of perliament of the pretendit proceses, sentence and dome of foirfaltour led, gevin and pronuncit aganis the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip be oure said soverane lordis maist noble grandschire of worthie memorie, James the ferd, be the grace of God, than king of this realme, and thre estaitis of the samyn for the tyme in thair parliament haldin and begun at Edinburgh the thrid day of Februar the yeir of God jM vC and fyve yeiris; quhairby it was wardit, fund, deliverit and for dome be act of the said parliament pronuncit that the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay haid committit and done tressoun aganis oure said soverane lordis umquhile maist noble grandschir and his realme in the alleagit treassonable airt and pairt of the slauchter of umquhile Barthlemow Glendoning, schireff in that part, executand lettrez of poynding at the instance of umquhile Margaret [...], moder in law to the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay, and for certane utheris pretendit crymes of tressone and lesemajestie; and thairfoir adjugeand and be dome foirsaid pronuncit the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip to have foirfalt to oure soverane lordis umquhile darrest grandschire his lyf, his landis, guidis, offices and all uther his posesionis quhatsumevir he haid within this realme, evir mair to remane with oure said soverane lordis umquhile maist noble grandschir, his aris and successouris, as in the said pretendit sentence and dome of foirfaltour at mair lenth is contenit; togidder with the pretendit lettres of summondis alleagit execute aganis the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip, to have comperit personallie befoir oure said soverane lordis umquhile maist noble grandschire or his justice in his parliament abone mentionat the thrid day of October than nixtocum, with continwatioun of dayis, to answerit unto oure said soverane lordis umquhile maist noble grandschire, or to his justice foirsaid, upoun the alleagit treassonable crymes abone rehersit, as at mair lenth is contenit in the saidis summondis rasit thairupoun of the dait at Linlithgw the tuentie day of Junii and of oure said soverane lordis grandschiris regne the sevintene yeir, or of quhatsumevir uther dait or daitis the same befoirnamit sentence and dome of foirfaltour or summondis abone mentionat quhairupoun the samyn procedit be, togidder with the executionis and indorsationis of the said pretendit summondis usit and alleagit execute upoun the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay to the effect abonewrittin; and lykwyis all and sindrie wreittis and depositionis of witness and utheris probationis, gif ony wes usit and producit in the said proces, aganis the said umquhile Johnne for preving of the pointis of the saidis summondis and pretendit crymes foirsaidis thairin contenit quhairupoun the said pretendit sentence and dome proceidit, to have bene sene and considderit be oure said soverane lord and the said estaitis of this realme in the parliament abone mentionat to be haldin as said is, and to heir and sie the same pretendit proceses, sentence and dome of foirfaltour abone specifiit retreitit, rescindit, reduceit, cassit and annullit, decernit and declarit be decreit of the said perliament to have bene fra the begining and siclyk to be in all tyme cuming null and of nane availl, force, strenth nor effect withall that has followit or may follow thairupoun; and to heir and sie the said James Lindsay now of Barcloy, pronevoy and air to the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay, his grandschire, restorit, decernit and declarit be decreit of the said perliament to have bene fra the beginning and siclyk to be in all tymes cuming be restorit and reintegrat for him, his aris and successouris in integrum aganis the said pretendit proceses, sentence and dome of foirfaltour, and thair honoure, loyaltie of blude, fame, stait and estimatioun quhareby thay may bruik, joyis and posseid all landis, heretages, rentis, guidis, offices and possessionis quhatsumevir pertening or that may pertene to the said James Lindsay or his foirsaidis or quhilk pertenit ofbefoir to the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip or his predicessouris siclyk als frelie, peceablie and in the same maner as gif the said pretendit process, sentence and dome of foirfaltour haid nevir bene led, gevin nor pronuncit.

Followis the tennoure of the executioun and indorsationis of the saidis summondis upoun the sevintene day of Merche the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir tuelf yeiris: I, Adame Lindsay, ane of the schireffis in that pert within constitut, past at command of thir oure soverane lordis lettres and lauchfullie summond, warnit and chargeit Maister David McGill of Cranstoun Riddell, advocat to oure soverane lord, at his duelling place in Edinburgh in the Cowgait, Schir Thomas Lyoun of Auldbar, knicht, thesaurair to our said soverane lord, at his duelling place in Edinburgh in Gilbert McQuherries ludgeing, David Seytoun of Parbroth, comptrollair to our said soverane lord, at his duelling place in Edinburgh in the ludgeing abone the Nethair on the south syd of the hie gait thairof, and Schir Robert Melvill of Murdocarny, knicht, thesaurair depute to oure said soverane lord, at his duelling place in Edinburgh in James Adamesonis hous, becaus I culd not apprehend thame personallie; and after I haid knokit sex sindrie knokis with the mair at the yettis of thair saidis duelling houses respective and culd not gett entrie, I affixit and left ane copie of thir within writtin lettres upoun the yettis of every ane of thair saidis duelling houses respective foirsaidis to compeir befoir the estaitis of this realme in the parliament to be haldin day and place within contenit in the hour of caus, with continwatioun of dayis, bringand with thame the pretendit proceses and dome of foirfaltour within rehersit to answerit at the instance of the complenar within namit for the caus within mentionat, and maid intimatioun as is within specifiit efter the forme and tennoure of the saidis lettrez in all pointis; and this I did befoir thir witness, Johnne Baillie, Johnne Arnott and Williame Lawder, with dyvers utheris; and for the mair verificatioun heirof, my signet is affixit. Upoun the xxvj day of Merche the yeir of God jM vC lxxxxiij yeris, I, Johnne Hutoun, messinger, ane of the schireffis in that pairt within constitut, past at command of thir oure soverane lordis lettres to the mercat croce of the burgh of Dumfries, quhilk is the heid burgh of the schire, and be oppin proclamatioun thairat and be reding of the lettres within writtin lauchfullie summond, warnit and chargit all and sindrie personis haveand or pretendeand to have entres in the actioun and caus undirwrittin to compeir befoir the estaitis of this realme in the perliament to be haldin day and place within contenit in the hour of caus, with continwatioun of dayis, bringand with thame the pretendit proceses and dome of foirfaltour within rehersit, and to answerit at the instance of the complener within namit for the caus and to the effect within mentionat, and maid intimatioun as is within rehersit efter the forme and tennoure of the saidis lettrez in all pointis; off the quhilkis lettres I affixit and left ane copie upoun the said mercat croce, and this I did befoir thir witnes, Donald Richie in Traquair and Johnne Edyair thair; and for the mair verificatioun heirof, my signet is affixit. Upoun the last day of Merche the yeir of God jM vC lxxxxiij yeiris, I, Niniane Weir, messinger, ane of the schireffis in that pairt within constitute, past at command of oure soverane lordis lettres to the mercat croce of the burgh of Edinburgh, quhilk is the heid burgh of the schire, and thair be oppin proclamatioun thairat and be reding of the saidis lettres lauchfullie summonit, warnit and chargit all and sindre personis haveand and pretendand to have entres in the actioun and caus within specifiit to compeir befoir the estaitis of this realme in the perliament to be haldin day and place within contenit in the hour of caus, with continwatioun of dayis, bringand with thame the pretendit proces and dome of foirfaltour within rehersit, and to answerit at the instance of the complener within namit for the caus and to the effect within mentionat; and maid intimatioun, as is within rehersit, after the forme and tennoure of the saidis lettres in all pointis; off the quhilkis lettres I affixit and left ane copie upoun the said mercat croce, and this I did befoir thir witness, Robert Liddell and Richie Kirk, with utheris dyvers; and for the mair verificatioun heirof, my signet is affixit, as at mair lenth is contenit in the saidis principall summondis and executionis thairof. Quhilkis executionis and indorsationis war presentlie verefiit in face of perliament be the officiaris, executoris thairof, and witnes insert thairintill. The said James Lindsay now of Barcloy, being properlie present with Maister Williame Oliphant, his proloquutor, and the saidis Maister David McGill, advocat to oure soverane lord, David Seytoun of Parbroth, comptrallair, his hienes thesauraris, and all utheris haveand or pretendand to have entres in the said mater, being all lauchfullie summond to this actioun, oftymes callit and not comperit, the foirsaid pertie comperand, richtis, ressonis, allegationisis with the foirsaid sentence and dome of foirfaltour led and pronuncit aganis the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip of the dait abonewrittin, with certane instrumentis of seasing, retouris, utheris wreittis and probationis producit for the pert of the said James Lindsay now of Barcloy, for preving of his ressone of reductioun efter specifiit, hard, sene, understand and his hienes and estaitis of perliament thairwith being ryplie advysit, the kingis majestie and estaitis of parliament retreittis, rescindis, reducis, casses and annullis the foirsaid proces, sentence and dome of foirfaltour led, gevin and pronuncit aganis the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip be oure said soverane lordis maist noble grandschire King James the ferd and estaitis of perliament for the tyme haldin at Edinburgh the thrid day of Februar the yeir of God jM vC and fyve yeris; and decernis and declaris the said process, sentence and dome of foirfaltour to have bene fra the beginnig and siclyk to be in all tyme cuming null and of nane availl, force, strenth nor effect with all that has followit or may follow thairupoun; and decernis and declaris be decreit of this present perliament the said James Lindsay now of Barcloy, pronevoy and air to the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay, his grandschire, to be restorit and reintegr[...] him, his aris and successouris in integrum aganis the said pretendit proces, sentence dome of foirfaltrie, and presentlie restoris thame to thair honoure, loyaltie of blude, fame, state and estimatioun, quhairby that may bruik, jois and posseid all landis, heretages, rentis, guidis, offices and possessionis quhatsumevir pertening or that may pertene to the said James Lindsay and his foirsaidis, or quhilk pertenit of befoir to the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip or his predicessouris, siclyk als frelie, peceablie and in the samyn maner as gif the saidis pretendit proces, sentence and dome of foirfaltour haid nevir bene led, gevin nor pronuncit, becaus the said Johnne Lindsay, sumtyme of Wauchoip, was nevir lauchfullie summond to have comperit in oure said soverane lordis maist noble grandschiris parliament haldin at the tyme abonespecifiit to have answerit upoun the pretendit crymes of tressone abonewrittin, nather personallie nor at his duelling place for the tyme, conforme to the speciall charge and command contenit in the saidis summondis and as was necesserlie requirit baith of the law and practique of this realme, bot onlie wes summond at the mercat croce of the burgh of Drumfreis without ony affixing of ane copie of the said pretendit summondis, as wes necesserlie requisit in all sic kynd of citationis. Nather is thair ony mentioun or report maid in the indorsatioun of the said pretendit summondis nor yit was uther wayis wardit in the said parliament that thair was any lauchtfull caus or impediment quhy the executour of the same summondis culd not at that tyme have suir access to the personall presence of the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay or els to his duelling place for the tyme, as was expreslie commandit and directit in the command of the foirnamit summondis gevin to the samyn executour thairof; and sua he put not the saidis summondis to dew executioun upoun the said umquhile Johnne according to the command and direction thairin contenit and conforme to the commoun law and dalie practique of this realme inviolablie observit in the executioun of all sic summondis continwallie in all tymes bypast. Quhairthrow it appearis nawyis nor can be evident that the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay was lauchfullie summond to the effect abonewrittin, nor that the summondis culd cum probablie to his knawlege, without the quhilk maner of lauchfull citatioun na sentence nor dome of foirfaltour culd have bene lauchfullie or justlie gevin aganis him in maner and upoun the pretendit crymes abonespecifiit. And gif he haid bene lauchtfullie summond to that effect quhairthrow the same micht have cum to his knawlege, than he wald have comperit, proponit and objectit, lyk as the said James Lindsay, his pronevoy and air be progres, now representing his persoun, has sufficient entres and place to propone and use the defenses undirwrittin aganis the said pretendit summondis, sentence and dome of foirfaltour following thairupoun, quhilk wald have bene sufficient to have elidit the said pretendit summondis of tressone and haill contentis thairof and to have stoppit ony sic sentence or dome to have followit thairupoun gif the samyn haid bene proponit in dew tyme befoir the geving thairof. And consequentlie the samyn being gevin for null defence and non comperance of the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay, ar now competent to the said persewar, and ar sufficient ressonis and causes to rescind, reduce and annull the said pretendit summondis, sentence and dome of foirfaltour abonementionat, viz: thair was na cryme of tressone nor lesemajestie contenit in the summondis abonerehersit that of the law and practique of this realme micht justlie infer the foirfaltour and tinsell of the said umquhile Johnne Lindsayis lyf, landis, guidis, offices and possessionis, for as to the alleagit slauchter of umquhile Barthlemo Glendoning, officiar and schireff in that pert, and of umquhile Symon Glendoning, his brother, in the executioun of thair office of ane schireff in that pert, albeit that cryme be the selff was wechtie and deservit to have bene punist be the death of the committair thairof and confiscatioun of his moveable guidis, nevirtheless it was nocht sufficient be the self to have inducit ane cryme, penaltie and dome of tressone or lesemajestie, nor yit be the commoun law, civile or municipall lawis the slauchter of ane officiar, schireff in that pairt, in the executioun of his office micht nor culd have inferrit foirfaltour of landis and heretage; nather culd the convocatioun of oure said soverane lordis maist noble grandschires leigis to that effect be estemit or adjugeit ane cryme of tressone or lesemajestie. And as to the uther pretendit crymes specifiet in the saidis summondis and pretendit dome of foirfaltour, sic as the alleagit making of leigis and bandis with the leigis and subjectis of this realme aganis oure said soverane lordis umquhile maist noble grandschir and his realme for the tyme, and alleagit committing upoun his trew leigis depredationis, reiffis, spulyies, heirschippis and rasing of fyre in tressonable maner, and the alleagit invading of this realme be way of armes and battaill, the maist pairt of the saidis crymes, albeit thay had bene relevantlie and speciallie libellit, as thay ar not yit of thair awin nature, thay ar not tressone, and nane of thame was relevantlie and speciallie qualifiit, nather designand with quhat personis in particular, at quhat tyme or tymes, in quhat place, aganis quhome in speciall and for quhat particuler and speciall caus the said pretendit leigis and bandis wer alleagit maid, nor aganis quhat personis in speciall, at quhat tyme or tymes and in quhat place or places the saidis pretendit depredationis, reifis, spulyies and fyre rasing wer alleagit done committit be the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay, nor yit with quhome, how and in quhat place or places the said pretendit invasioun wes lykwayis done or committit be the said umquhile Johnne. Without specificatioun and qualificatioun of the quhilkis necesser circumstances in perticuler, na summondis nor dittay of tressone nor na uther criminall accusationis culd stand nor be suffucient, bot was altogidder generall and inept. And albeit all the said pretendit crymes of tressone and lesemajestie haid bene relevantlie and speciallie qualified, as is abone designit, nevirtheless befoir ony lauchtfull sentence or dome of foirfaltour micht or culd justlie have bene gevin thairupoun, and befoir the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay aucht or culd have bene thairthrou justlie condamnit of tressone or lesemajestie ante omnia, the executioun and indorsationis of the saidis pretendit summondis and dittay thairin contenit conforme to the commoun law and practicque of this realme all tymes observit in sic caces aucht and suld have bene, as was not, sufficiently verifiit and provin be the officiar and schireff in that pairt thair incontinent, and be the personis quhome he tuik witness at the tyme of the alleagit citationis and summonding of the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay, and the said schireff and his witnes aucht to have bene sollempnitlie sworne that he executit the said pretendit summondis the dayis and in maner respective contenit in the pretendit indorsationis thairof; and that the saidis witneses stude beside, hard and saw the same execute and publictlie proclamit conforme to the saidis indorsationis and wer takin witness, quhilk was nocht done. And likwyis the said pretendit summondis and executioun, with the committing of the alleagit crymes abonementionat contenit thairin, aucht and suld have bene sufficiently verifiit and provin aganis him ather be witness, wreittis or els sum uther lauchtfull mark of probatioun and triall, quhilk was nawyis done in the said pretendit proces, quhairupoun the said pretendit proces and dome of foirfaltour proceidit befoir the geving or pronunceing thairof. Bot trew it is thair wes na witness producit, suorne nor examinat nor na uther lauchtfull kynd of probatioun or sufficient tryall usit nor deducit aganis the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay upoun the said pretendit summondis, dittay and crymes abone expremit for preving thairof that micht justlie have induceit the said sentence and dome of foirfaltour to have followit and bene pronucit aganis him. And consequentlie, the samyn was wrangouslie, raschelie and evill gevin and pronuncit aganis the ordour and forme of the lawes and practicque of the realme in all tymes bygane observit in sic caises, and thairfoir the said pretendit sentence and dome of foirfaltour aucht and sould be reduceit, retreitit, rescindit, cassit and annullit and decernit and declarit be decreit of oure said soverane lord and his hienes perliament to have bene fra the beginning and siclyk to be in all tyme cuming null and of nane availl, force nor effect with all that hes followit or may follow thairupoun; and the said James Lindsay now of Barcloy, pronevoy and air be progres to his said umquhile grandschir, for him, his aris and successouris and assignais, aucht and suld be restorit be decreit foirsaid in integrum aganis the said pretendit sentence and dome to thair honour, loyaltie of blude, fame, stait and estimatioun quhairby thai may bruik and posses all and sindre thair landis, rentis, heretage, guidis, geir and offices pertening or that may lauchfullie pertene to him or thame or quhilkis pertenit of befoir to the said umquhile Johnne Lindsay of Wauchoip, his grandschir, siclyk in all respectis as gif the said pretendit sentence and dome of foirfaltour haid nevir bene gevin. Quhilk reasone of reductioun being fundin relevant be the kingis majestie and estaitis of this present perliament, the same was referrit to the said persewaris probatioun, quha presentlie verifiit the same reason be productioun of the foirsaid proces, sentence and dome of foirfaltour, certane seasingis, utheris wreittis and probatioun sufficientlie lyk as wes cleirlie understand to the saidis estaitis of parliament, and thairfoir thay gaif thair decreit in maner befoir specifiit, and ordanis lettres to be direct to mak publicatioun at all places neidfull of this present decreit of parliament in forme as effeiris.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
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  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
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  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
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  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
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  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
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  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
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  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
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  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
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  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
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  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
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  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
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  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
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  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Anent the dispositioun of the giftis of eschaet, lyfrent or foirfaltour of the Erllis of Angus, Huntlie, Erroll and utheris contenit in the summondis of foirfaltour execute aganis thame

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament statutis, declaris and ordanis that quhatsumevir gift of escheat, lyfrent or foirfaltour of Archibald, erll of Angus, George, erll of Huntlie, Frances, erll of Erroll, Schir Patrik Gordoun of Auchindoun, knicht, and utheris personis specifiit in the summondis of tressone depending aganis thame befoir this present parliament salhappin to fall and becum in his majesties handis and at his dispositioun throw sentence of foirfaltour to be pronuncit contrair thame or throw ony uther thair rebellioun and abyding at his hienes horne proceding upoun causes of tressone, the samyn to be grantit and disponit be his majestie, with advise of sevin of his ordiner counsaill sitting in jugement, to the effect the utilitie and proffite of thair saidis escheatis, lyfrentis or foirfaltouris may be haillelie applyit to his hienes propre use, and onnawyis be inoportune sutes or indirect moyen disponit and convertit to the utilitie of thair wyffis, barnis, freindis or utheris quhatsumever. And in caises ony of thair saidis escheatis salhappin to be grantit and disponit utherwayes than be the ordour befoir thair scrivit, decernis and declaris the same to be null and of nane availl, force nor effect, and the nullitie to be ressavit alsweill be way of exceptioun as actioun.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act concerning the eschaetis of the personis contenit in the summondis of foirfaltour for birning of Dunybirsell and slauchter of the Erll of Murray

The kingis majestie and estaitis of this present parliament findis, decernis and declaris that the haill personis summond in this present perliament to be foirfalt for the slauchter of umquhile James, erll of Murray within his place of Dunybrissell (notwithstanding the inconvenient relaxatioun usit and producit be his hienes advocat), to the effect thay micht have comperit and stand in jugement in defence aganis the saidis summondis of foirfaltour, sall incur and fall in the danger of the tinsell of thair lyfrentis as being yeir and day at the horne frome the first tyme of thair denuceatioun for committing of the said slauchter siclyk and in the same maner as gif the foirsaid relaxatioun had nevir bene grantit, execute nor intervenit, to the effect that the giftis of escheat and lyfrent of the foirsaidis rebellis alreddy disponit or to be disponit to the said umquhile Erll of Murrayis bairnis, brethair and sisteris may have and tak full effect and be convertit to thair perticular weill and commoditie, but prejudice alwayes of sic personis contenit in the saidis summondis of foirfaltour as hes obtenit speciall remissionis of the foirsaid cryme, and of Williame Gordoun of Auchindore, quhome the kingis majestie hes ordanit to be deleit furth of the saidis summondisis of tressone conforme to ane speciall warrand gevin be his majestie to that effect; as also but prejudice of the giftis of escheatis and lyfrent alreddie disponit be his majestie of the foirsaidis personis contenit in the saidis summond of foirfaltour, or ony of thame, to Schir George Hume of Spott, knicht, and Johnne Levingstoun of Dunypace, youngar.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act concerning the deletioun of Williame Gordoun of Auchindore furth of the summondis of foirfaltour

The quhilk day in presence of oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament comperit personallie Maister Johnne Skene, advocatt to oure soverane lord, and producit ane writting subscrivit be his majestie, off the quhilk the tennoure followis: Rex, Maister David McGill and Maister Johnne Skene, oure ordiner advocattis, we greit yow weill. Forsamekle as we understand be veray credible narration maid to us that Williame Gordoun of Auchindore is altogidder innocent of the crymes for the quhilkis he is atteichit to be foirfalt in this oure perliament contenit in the summondis of tressone, direct furth aganis him and certane utheris thairanent, quhairfoir it is oure will and we expreslie command yow and ather of yow that with all guidlie diligence ye obliterat and deleit the said Williame Gordoun name and surename with his style furth of the saidis summondis and executionis thairof, sua that na kynd of proces be led aganis him at the said perliament for ony cryme contenit thairin, and thir presentis salbe sufficient warrand to yow. Subscrivit with oure hand at Haliruidhous the xvj day of Julii and of oure regne the xxvj yeir 1593. Sic subscribitur, James R[ex]. According to the quhilk writting and for obedience of the samyn, the said Maister Johnne Skene, as advocat to oure soverane lord and in his hienes presence and estattis foirsaidis, desyrit the clerk of registrat and his depuittis to deleit the said Williame Gordoun furth of the summondis of tressone and lesemajestie persewit be his hienes aganis the said Williame Gordoun of Auchindore and certane his complices, for the alleagit airt, pairt, counsaill and assistance in the birning of the houss and place of Dunybrissell committit upoun the sevint day of Februar jM vC lxxxxj yeris and cruell murthuring and slaying of James, erll of Muray thairin; quha, at command of his hienes lettre presentlie in jugement, obliterat and delitit the said Williame Gordoun of Auchindoris name, surname and stile furth of the bodie of the said sunmmondis of tressone and executionis thairof, quhairupoun Maister Johnne Dempster, advocat, in name and behalf of the said Williame Gordoun, askit instrumentis.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Offeris presentit to the estaitis be the Laird of Balquhane in name of the erllis of Angus, Huntlie and Erroll and utheris

The quhilk day, in presence of the kingis majestie and estaitis of this present perliament, comperit Johnne Leslie of Balquhane and producit the offeris undirwrittin for the pert of Williame, erll of Angus, George, erll of Huntlie, Francis, erll of Erroll, Schir Paterk Gordoun of Auchindoun, knycht, and Schir James Chisholme of Dundurne, knicht, personis dilatit and suspectit of the crymes of lesemajestie, off the quhilkis offeris the tennoure followis: In the first, forsamekle as the saidis personis ar indytit and accusit of lesemajestie for consulting and concluding for the inbringing of strangearis and subversioun of the religioun at lenth contenit in thair summondis of foirfaltrie, gif it will pleis youre majestie and estaitis to select and cheis certane ather of youre majesties counsaill or perliament to intreat and commoun ather with the saidis personis thame selffis or thair freindis, thay sall not onlie declair and mak notifiit thair innocence and schaw thair guid will and obedience to youre majestie and cuntrie, bot also thay nevir meanit nor attemptit nather directlie nor indirectlie contrair youre majesties persoun, stait of the cuntrie nor religioun publictlie proffessit thairintill. Item, efter the triall of thair innocence, to tak away all occasioun of suspitioun, the saidis personis offeris for continwance of thair dewtifull service unto youre majestie in tyme cuming that thay sall nevir traffique nor bene intelligence with ony forreyne natioun or prince, in hurt or prejudice of youre majesties persoun, estait, commoun weill and religioun, bot to follow youre majestie in all tyme cuming as youre maist obedient and humble subjectis aganis quhatsumevir youre majesties unfreindis, and this securitie to be maid in sic sufficient forme as salbe thocht expedient. Item, youre majestie being satisfiit, for removing of all kynd of sklander and evile consavit opinioun be the kirk aganis the saidis personis, thay ar content, efter commoning had with certane ministrie to be depute be youre majestie and kirk to that effect, incace thay efter ressoning may be throuchlie ressolvit not onlie to satisfie the kirk for ony sklander, bot also concerning the haill heidis and articles of religioun; utherwayis, gif thai can not be throuchlie resolvit, thay ar content to depert furth of the cuntrie, thair to remane during your majesties plesour, or ay and quhill thay satisfie the kirk in the premissis; and to that effect, and incais foirsaid, maist humbly cravis youre majesteis licence. And in the meantyme, for youre majestie and kirkis better satisfactioun, the saidis personis sall remove out of thair cumpany all suspect personis of religioun. Quhilkis being red, hard and considderit be the saidis estaitis, and thay thairwith being adwysit, the foirsaidis estaitis, for thair advise to his majestie thairanent, findis it meit and expedient incace the saidis noble men and utheris foirsaidis conforme not thame selffis unto his majestie and his lawis presentlie establischit within this cuntrie anent the religioun professit within the same, that his hienes grant thame licence upoun thair humble sute to be maid to that effect to pas furth of the cuntrie upoun sic conditionis and to sic unsuspect places as his hienes and his counsaill sall prescrive and appoint. And incais thai will nather conforme thame selffis as said is unto his hienes and to the religioun presentlie professit, nather yit will pas furth of the cuntrie conforme to the directionis to be gevin to thame, that his majestie and his said counsaill tak ordour thairwith as thay think maist meit for quieting of the cuntrie and estait of religioun. And in the meantyme, that thay remane under the proces and summondis of foirfaltour execut aganis thame in this present perliament quhill forder probatioun may be had and gottin of the crymes of tressone and lesemajestie libellit aganis thame thairintill.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Legislation
Act aganis keping of marcattis on the Sabboth day

Oure soverane lord, with advise of the estaitis of this present parliament, ratifies and apprevis the actis maid anent the dischargeing of fairis and marcattis haldin on Sondayis; and becaus the samyn actis in mony respectis ar nawayis observit in landwart, thairfoir his majestie, with advise foirsaid, expreslie commandis and chargis all schireffis, stewartis, ballies, provestis and ballies of burrowis, and all utheris quhome it sall pleis everie particuler presbiterie to nominat within thair awin boundis to that effect, to discharge, remove and put away all fairis and marcattis haldin on Sondayis as thay will answer to his majestie; and incace thay be fund negligent, ordanis lettrez of horning upoun ane semple charge of ten dayes to be direct to charge thame thairto at the instance of the said presbiterie.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
For puneisment of the contempnaris of the decreittis and judicatoriis of the kirk

Forsamekle as the kingis majestie, with avise of his estaitis in parliament, hes confermit and establischit the jurisdictioun and judicatouris of the kirk in the generall and sinodoll assemblies, presbiteries and particular sessionis of everie kirk and paroche, willing and ordaning thair sentences and decreittis in materis pertening to thair judicatoure be put in executioun and tak full effect; and it is of veritie that a nowmer of obstinat and stubburne people in dyvers paroches of this land hath contempnit and dalie contempnis the sentencis and decreittis of the saidis assemblies and judicatouris of the kirk, namelie in landwart paroches quhair thair is little or na concurrence of magistratis to punische obstinat and disobedient personis; and the said kirk having na uther punischement in thair handes bot spirituall, the quhilk the said obstinat people (being altogidder fleschlie and beastlie) feillis not nor settis nocht by; thairfoir oure soverane lord, with advise of his saidis estaitis, for remeidie heirof, hes statute and ordanit that incace ony of his subjectis within this realme refuis to obey the ordinances and decreittis of the saidis assemblies and judicatories of the kirk in ony tyme to cum, the saidis assemblies and judicatories sall direct thair beddell to the persoun or personis dissobedient, chargeing and commanding thame in the name of God and the king to obey thair decreit and ordinance; the quhilk charge gif the said persoun or personis contempne and remane obstinat, the minister of the paroche quhair the said persoun or personis remanis still thre severall Sondayis frome pulpit, charge and command the said persone or personis in the name of God and the king to obey the same ordinance and decreit. And incace notwithstanding all the saidis charges the said persone or personis remanis still obstinat and rebellious, than sall the said assemblie or judicatour quhilk hes maid the said ordinance and decreit meane the mater be thair supplicatioun to the lordis of sessioun, contening the substance of the process, the sentence and decreit pronuncit aganis the said persoun or personis with a complaint of thair contempt and dissobedience, quhairupoun the pairty complenit on being first citat and hard to propone thair lauchtfull defenses incace thai compeir, and gif thay compeir not propter contumaciam, the saidis lordis of sessioun or secreit counsaill sall gif out lettrez to put the said persone or personis to the horne within ten dayes nixt efter the charge incais of disobedience and continewing in thair former contempt and rebellioun.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Anent the ministeris gleibis

Item, quhair thair has bene na gleib of auld or quhair has bene sum of auld yit it be far within the quantitie of four aikar of land, that the designatioun to be maid of the persoun, vicar, abbot or priores landis, and falyeing thairof, out of the bischoipis landis, freiris landis or ony uther kirkland lyand within the boundis of the said paroche ay and quhill four aikaris of land be compleit. Item, that the saidis gleibis be designit with fredome of fogage, pasturage, fewall, faill, dowatt, loning, frie ische and entrie and all uther previlegis and richtis according to use and want of auld.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act for releif of ministeris that ar trublit be pensionaris or taxmen

Forsamekle as sindrie ministeris quha has bene in lang possessioun of thair stipendis be virtew of thair assignationis ar trublit be pensionaris or takismen quha has tane in tak, gift or pensioun ather thair haill stipendis or one greit pairt thairof, and has obtenit ratificatioun in parliament thairupoun, thairfoir oure soverane lord, with avise of the estaitis of this present parliament, ordanis that all ministeris stipendis in tyme cuming be frie frome all takkis, pensionis, taxationis or impositonis quhatsumevir, notwithstanding of ony gift or dispositioun maid in the contrair, to the effect that the ministeris may bruik thair stipendis peceablie in all tyme cuming without ony truble according to thair assignationis.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act anent benefices disponit to ministeris

Forsamekle as the ministeris serving the cure within this realme being lauchfullie providit to personages and vicarages annext and pertening ofbefoir to prelaciis hes bene this tyme bygone frustrat of the rentis and fruittis of the samyn, nochtwithstanding thair lauchtfull provisionis and assignationis thairto, for remeid quhairof, and to the effect that the haill personis serving the cure of ministrie within this realme may peceablie bruik and posses thair benefices of personages and vicarages of thair awin kirkis, fruittis, rentis and emolumentis thairof in all tyme cuming conforme to thair provisioun and assignatioun of the samyn, to remane with thame and thair successouris serving the cure as said is, it is statute and ordanit that all giftes, provisionis and assignationis disponit to the ministeris serving the cure of the personages, vicarages and kirkis thairof is and salbe now and in all tyme cuming valiable and sufficient richtis and titles to thame and everie one of thame for bruiking, joysing and possessing of the same and intrometting with the fruittis, rentis and dewties thairof in tyme cuming, ratifeand and apprevand the samyn notwithstanding quhatsumevir act or constitutioun maid in the contrair; but prejudice alwayes of quhatsumevir perticuler perties richtis and speciallie the quenis majesties kirkis of Dumfermling.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Aganis the sayaris of messe and ressattaris or interteneyaris of excomunicat papistes

It is statute and ordanit that incace in tyme cuming ony persoun or personis say messe, or ressett and interteney willinglie be the space of thre nichtis togidder, or thre nichtis at severall tymes, excomunicat Jesuittis or trafficquing papistes aganis the kingis majestie and religioun presentlie professit and establisched within this realme, the samyn being deulie and lauchfullie tryit, sall verifie and infer the deid to have bene of the knawlege and guidwill of the persoun or personis accusit; thairfoir, quha being convict of the premises, or ony of thame, thair eschaet for the first falt sall fall and becum in his majesties handes and salbe intromettitwith to his hienes propre use; and being convict thairof the secund tyme, sall amit and tyne thair lyverent of quhatsumevir thair landis, possessionis, utheris guidis and geir; and being accusit and convict thairfoir the thrid tyme, sall incur the pane of tressone, and the proces and dome of foirfaltoure salbe ordourlie led, pronuncit and execute aganis thame with all rigour.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act that na particuler act of parliament sall prejuge the ministeris in thair levingis

Oure soverane lord, with advise of the estaitis of this present parliament, having consideratioun how that the ministeris provydit to ecclesiasticall functionis and leving of the kirk and serving the cure thairat hes bene and may be in tyme cuming havelie prejudgit in thair saidis ecclesiasticall levingis and rentis thairof be speciall actis and constitutionis maid in favouris of certane particuler personis, for remeid thairof in tyme cuming, hes statute and ordanit that quhatsumevir act or constitutioun of parliament in tyme cuming efter the dait heirof be maid in favoure of ony particuler persoun quhairby the provisioun of ony ministeris levingis may be tane away, or in onywayis prejudgeit, directlie or indirectlie in thair saidis provisionis, rentis and proffeittis thairof, or ony pairt of the samyn, that the same salbe in all tyme cuming null and of nane availl, force nor effect, except the saidis ministeris be callit upoun, thair provisioun and the samyn in haill or in pairt reducit befoir the juge ordiner.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Additioun to the panis of lawborrowis and unlawes

Oure soverane lord and his estatis in this present parliament, considdering that be the alteratioun of the availl of current money in this and sindrie cuntries of late yeiris the ancient panis and unlawes of lawborrous, or for not agane bringing of lettrez, or for non comperance befoir the justice or his depuittis at particular dyettis to underly the law for slauchteris and utheris odious crymes, hes bene sa small as thay have not gevin ony terrour to wickit men to offend this lang tyme bygane; and quhair the smalnes of the saidis panis and unlawes hes moved his majestie oftymes to call the personis complenit upoun befoir his hienes and his secreit counsaill to answerit to the complaint, to the effect that souirtie micht be ressavit under greitar panis nor the commoun accustumat ofbefoir, that the personis complenit upoun suld be maid answerable to justice, quhilk forme hes not tane sa guid effecte as wes hoiped for, bot sumtym hes bene the occasioun of double convocatioun and tumultis within the burgh of Edinburgh, being the seate of justice, and hes moved the privie counsaill oftymes to be occupiet with that, quhilk propirlie pertenit to the jugement and jurisdictioun of the lordis of counsaill and sessioun and justice generall. For remeid quhairof, his hienes and the saidis estaitis statutis and ordanis that in tyme cuming the panis and unlawes of lawborrous, or for non again bringing of lettres to the justice clerk and his depuittis, or for non comperance befoir the justice efter souertie fund, salbe for every erll or lord tua thowsand pund, for every greit barroun ane thowsand pundis, for everie frehaldair ane thowsand mark, far everie fewar fyve hundreth merkis, for everie gentleman unlandit tua hundreth merkis, and for everie yeman man ane hundreth markis, off ilk persoun summond to pas upoun assyis befoir the justice ane hundreth markis; and that the justice clerk and his depuittis ressave souirtie according to the saidis panis in tyme cuming, and na utherwayes, as thay will answer upoun the dewtie and executioun of thair offices; and the saidis panis of lawborrous to be devidit equallie betuix the king and the pairtie offendit unto conforme to the act maid thairupoun ofbefoir, and that the unlaw of all personis arreistit and not comperand at the first justice air ower all the realme in tyme cuming salbe tuentie pund.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Anent annuellis payit out of the propirtie of the croun to prelattis or beneficit personis

It is statute and ordanit be oure soverane lord and his estaitis in this present parliament that efter the deceise of the present possessouris of the prelaciis and uthair benefices within this realme, the annuelrentis payit thairunto out of the burrow males, custumes and utheris rentis of the propirtie to remane with his hienes and his successouris as a pairt of the patrimony of the croun; and nane that salhappin to be providit in title to the saidis prelaciis, or utheris inferioure benefices, salhave richt or actioun to crave or recover the same annuelrentis, nochtwithstanding thair provisionis generall or speciall quhatsumevir, without prejudice alwayes of the hospitallis and collegis within universities and scuilles within this realme.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
For puneisment of custumaris and sercheouris offending in thair offices

Oure soverane lord, with advise of his estaitis in this present parliament, statutis and ordanis that all custumaris and sercheouris sall compeir yeirlie in the ordiner tyme of the chekker and mak faith that thay have done thair dewtie trewlie in thair offices the yeir preceding; and gif ony salbe tryit to have done in the contrair be suffering and owrluiking of forbodin guidis or unaccustumat guidis to be transportit, othir befoir the justice or his depuittis or auditouris of the chekker, that the offendar thairby incur the pane of deprivatioun frome thair offices and eschaeting of all thair movable guidis.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Anent remissionis and respeittis

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament ratifies and apprevis the actis of his hienes parliamentis maid ofbefoir aganis the granting of remissionis and respettis to the committaris of murthouris, slauchteris and utheris odious crymes mentionat thairin quhair thair is not sufficient lettre of slaynis schawin; and ordanis the saidis actis to have full effect and to be observit be his hienes and his depuittis during the haill space mentionat thairin, and that na respeitt or remissioun be admittit in jugement heireftir, except the same be componit be the thesaurair, subscryvit be him, and at leist past his register.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Explanatioun of the act maid in favoure of the vassallis of personis foirfaltit

Forsamekle as in the act of the parliament haldin at Edinburgh, the fyft day of Junii the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir tuelf yeiris, in favoure of the wassellis of thame that ar foirfalt, being nawyis culpable of the crymes for quhilkis thair superiouris suld be foirfaltit, having landis, heretage, annuelrentis, lyfrentis, pensionis and portionis quhatsumevir haldin of ony personis callit and foirfaltit in the said parliament, or that suld happin in ony tyme thaireftir to be foirfaltit for quhatsumevir crymes of treasone and lesemajestie, suld bruik and joyse the saidis landis, heretage, annuelrentis, lyfrentis, pensionis or portionis quhatsumevir nochtwithstanding the foirfalting of thair superioris thairof; and sall hald the same of the nixt superioure immediat, utherwayis the same to be null. Quhilk act oure soverane lord, with advise of his estaitis in parliament, declaris sall not extend in the favoure of ony conjunct personis to the saidis personis foirfaltit or to be foirfaltit, that is to say to thair wyiffis, barnis, brether or sisteris.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
That infeftmentis of the propirtie without consent of the comptrollair salbe null

Oure soverane lord, with advise of the estaitis of this present parliament, ratifies and apprevis the act maid in the parliament haldin at Edinburgh, the fyft day of Junii the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir tuelf yeiris anent the setting of infeftmentis of his majesties propirtie; and decernis and declaris quhatsumevir infeftmentis to be sett in tyme cuming of the samyn without the comptrollaris consent, his subscriptioun and passing of his register to be null and of na availl.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Anent new infeftmentis with richt of patronage

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament considdering how his hienes hes bene grytumlie circumvenit in granting of new infeftmentis to sindrie personis of thair landis, including thairwth be thair inoportune sute the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of dyvers kirkis and benefices quhilk nevir pertenit to thame ofbefoir bot to his majesties presentatioun, speciallie quhair the personis providit thairto is yit on lyff and the richt of the patronage of thair benefice purchest and takin during thair lyftyme without thair consent or knawlege, tending thairby to appropriat the fruittis of the said benefices quhen samyn sall vaik to thair particuler uses, not onlie to the greit hurt of his hienes and prejudice of the kirk, quhairby all convenient occasioun is abstractit frome his hienes to gratifie qualifiit personis quha hes travellit and ar able to serve the functioun of the ministrie and preaching of the evangell, bot als to the greit hasart and danger of the personis provydit to the saidis benefices yit on lyve. For remeid quhairof, oure soverane lord and estaitis foirsaidis hes statute and ordanit and be the tennoure heirof decernis and declaris all sic infeftmentis grantit in tymes bypast, or to be grantit in tymes cuming be his hienes contenand the gift and dispositioun of the richt of ony patronage, advocatioun and donatioun of benefice quhilk pertenit ofbefoir to his hienes gift and presentatioun quhairof the beneficit persoun wes for the tyme or salhappin to be on lyve the tyme of the granting of the said infeftment and thair consent not haid and obtenit thairto, hes bene fra the beginning and salbe in all tyme cuming null and of nane availl, force nor effect safar as concernis the dispositioun off the richt of the patronage of the saidis kirkis bot forder proces or declaratour of ony juge to be gevin thairupoun; and the said advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the saidis benefices to returne to his hienes and at his hienes dispostioun and presentatioun frelie as the same wes befoir the granting of this said infeftment and as gif the saidis infeftmentis haid nevir bene grantit, but prejudice alwayes of the saidis infeftmentis anent the remanent landis thairin contenit, quhilk sall remane in the awin strenth and effect, and this nullitie to be ressavit summarlie be way of exceptioun, reply or objectioun, dischargeing all jugeis within this realme to grant ony proces upoun the richt of the said patronage be vertew of the saidis infeftmentis, bot to hald the same as not expressit thairin, provyding that sasone as the beneficit manis awin consent may be haid and obtenit to the said infeftmentis, the same to be als sufficient and effectuall as gif thair consent haid bene obtenit thairto frome the beginning, reservand alwayes to the kingis majestie libertie to except sic out of this act as he sall deliver to the clerk of register within aucht dayis efter the dait heirof. According to the quhilk reservatioun, his majestie exceptit furth and from the said act the infeftmentis grantit be his hienes to the personis efter following contening advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the kirkis, benefices and chaiplanries efter specifiit, that is to say to Walter, prior of Blantyre, kepair of the privie seill in favoure and to the behuif of Ludovik, duke of Lennox, erll Darnelie, lord Torboltoun, Methven and Aubigny, the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage off all and sindrie kirkis, personages and vicarages belanging and pertening to the archebischoiprik of Glasgow; as also the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of all and sindre kirkis, personages and vicarages belanging and pertening to the archebischoiprik and priorie of Sanctandrois gevin, grantit and disponit be his majestie to his darrest cousing Ludovik, duke of Lennox etc., his aris and assignais mentionat in the infeftment maid to him thairupoun; to Johnne, lord of Innermaith of the advocatioun and donatioun of the paroche kirk of Mukarsie; to Andro, lord Stewart of Uchiltrie of the infeftment of the landis of Uchiltrie and Erlistoun, with the advocatioun and donatioun of the personages and vicarages thairin contenit; to Johnne, lord of Thirlestane, chancellair of this realme, off the infeftmentis of the lordschip of Dunbar, the baronies of Eddilstoun and Stobo, with the advocatioun and donatioun of the benefices, chaiplanries and utheris contenit in the infeftmentis grantit be his hienes to the said lord chancellair thairupoun; to umquhile James, maister of Sincler and his aris of the advocatioun and donatioun of the personage and vicarage of Dysert; to Alexander, lord of Spynie of the landis, lordschip and baronie of Spynie, with the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the kirkis, personages, vicarages and chaiplanries thairin contenit; to Schir Robert Melvill of Murdocarny, knicht, theasurer depute, of the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the kirk of Monymail, personage and vicarage thairof; to Schir Johnne Cokburne of Ormeistoun, knicht, justice clerk, the richt of the patronage of the perroche kirk of Ormeistoun, now annext to the baronie of Ormeistoun; to Schir Williame Keith of Delnies, knicht, of the landis and baronie of Delny, with the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the kirkis, personages, vicarages and chaiplanries thairin contenit; to Johnne Levingstoun, younger, of Donypace of the landis and baronie of Craigis, with the advocatioun and donatioun of the richt of patronage of the kirkis of Stracathro, Buttergill and Kilmoir; to Schir Patrik Waus of Barnebarrauche, knicht, of the landis and baronie of Barnebarrauche, lyand within the schirefdome of Wigtoun, with the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the kirkis of Kirkynner, Kirkcowane, Cammanell and Wigtoun; to Maister David McGill of Cranstoun Riddell, advocat to oure soverane lord, in lyfrent, and to Maister David Makgill, younger, of the landis and baronie of Cranstounriddell, with annexis, connexis thairof, lyand within the schirefdome of Edinburgh and constabularie of Hadingtoun, with advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the personage and vicarage of the same; to Johnne Stewart, schireff of Bute, of the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the personage and vicarage of Rothesay; to Schir Walter Ogilbie of Findleter, knicht, of the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the paroche kirk of Fordyce and pendicles thairof; to Schir David Lindsay of Edzell, knicht, of the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the paroche kirkis of Edzell, Ferne and Newdosk; to Johnne Hay of Urie of the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the paroche kirk of Creichmond; to Alexander Fraser of Phillorth of the advocatioun and richt of patronage of the kirkis of Tyrie and Rathin; and to Patrik Mowett of Buquhollie the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the kirkis of Cannesbie, personage and vicarage thairof, togidder with the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of the personage of Olrig to George Sincler of Maii; all quhilkis befoir exceptit his hienes declaris sall not be comprehendit under the said act.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Anent confirmationis of kirklandis subscryvit of auld be the king and under the privie seill

Oure soverane lord understanding dyvers infeftmentis of fewferme to have bene grantit of auld be the prelattis of this realme of thair temporall landis in favoris of his leigis lauchfullie maid for just causes and with all sollempnities requisit, and sindrie of the saidis infeftmentis nocht onlie grantit be the saidis prelattis and thair convent under thair commoun seallis and subscriptionis, bot als bethe speciall consent and authoritie of his hienes predicessouris of guid memorie, namelie his g[races] darrest guidschir King James the fyft under his subscriptioun and privie seill, quhilkis according to the estait of tyme wer lauchfull securitie to the ressaveris thairof and neidit na particular confirmatioun to be interponit thairto, aither be authoritie of the Pape or of oure soverane lordis predicessouris, thair being na law, statute nor constitutioun ressavit obleissing the subjectis thairto; and in incace ony confirmatioun haid bene requisit, the samyin culd import na forder in effect or substance than the consent of the prince under his seill and subscriptioun. According to the quhilkis infeftmentis, the fewaris and utheris having richt fra thame, thair successouris, alsweill particuler as universall, hes bene establisched in the full richt of the saidis temporall landis pertening to the saidis prelattis be virtew of the saidis fewis sua sett in maner foirsaid, and nevirtheless utheris affecting the same kirklandis; and takand occasioun of certain lait statutis maid anent the confirmatioun of the saidis kirklandis quhilkis tuik beginning and first fundament anent the fewis of kirklandis sett sen the moneth of Merche the yeir of God jM vC fiftie aucht yeris, albeit be posterioure statutis extentioun is maid baith to new and auld fewis, hes purchest on thair pretendit maner oure soverane lordis confirmatioun thairupoun, to the prejudice of the saidis first fewaris, tending to exclude and debar thame thairby fra thair richt and to acquire the propirtie of the saidis landis to thame selffis onlie upoun pretext of the said confirmatioun. His hienes, nocht willing that the lauchfull richtis and securities of parties acquirit be thame efter sa lang space salbe hurt or prejudgeit be quhatsumevir lawes or constitutionis subsequent, or that strangearis and thrid personis quha hes nevir bene kyndlie tennentis in the saidis landis sall upoun new fewis and confirmationis thairof purchest be thame prejuge the saidis first fewaris onlie upoun pretext of wanting of ane ordiner confirmatioun according to the saidis lait statutis, oure soverane lord, with advise and consent of the estaitis assembled in this present parliament, hes statute, concludit, decernit and ordanit and be thir presentis statutis, concludis, decernis and ordanis all and sindre the saidis infeftmentis of fewferme sett of auld be the prelattis of this realme to quhatsumevir his hienes leigis and subjectis of quhatsumevir temporall landis, offices, rentis, rowmes and possessionis, being auctorized be the subscriptioun of his said guidschir or any his predicessouris and thair privie seill in taking of thair consent interponit thairto, to have bene fra the beginning, to be presentlie and in all tyme cuming guid, valide, lauchtfull, perfite and effectuall infeftmentis to the awnaris thairof, thair aris and successouris alsweill particuler as universall, to the effect thay may peceablie bruik, joyis and posses the landis and utheris contenit thairintill; and, gif neid beis, to call and persew be vertew thairof quhatsumevir personis, purchessaris of ony posteriour infeftmentis of the samyn landis, with his hienes confirmationis interponit thairto, for retreiting and rescinding thairof and the saidis first infeftmentis sua maid and grantit as said is to mak full faith in jugement and outwith to produce full actioun and exceptioun and to be preferrit to quhatsumevir posteriour infeftmentis, notwithstanding the samyn wantis ane ordiner confirmatioun, having the consent, subscriptioun and privie seill as said is and sua oft as the samyn salbe producit in jugement, ather for fundament of ony actioun or for preving of ony exceptioun or reply in quhatsumevir jugement or instance quhairas the contraversie sall stand upoun want and inlaik of confirmatioun, and that ather the Papis confirmatioun or his hienes or his predicessouris confirmatioun is alleagit and offerit to be provin in forma specifica upoun mutuall conventioun of mentinence of tua dyvers fewis: the ane auld sett with the saidis sollempnities, and the uther lait and new auctorizit be confirmatioun, quhether the same be befoir litiscontestatioun, or thaireftir usit for probatioun of the libell, exceptioun or reply in quhatsumevir instance ather upoun persute of reductioun or utherwayes, the samyn salbe haldin and repute now and in all tyme heireftir als valide and sufficient in all respectis and to preive als sufficientlie the libell, exceptioun or reply admittit, allthocht the pairty be burdynnit with productioun of the Papis or his hienes confirmatioun, as gif ane lauchtfull confirmatioun maist sollempnitlie past in the court of Rome be proces of commissioun or utherwayis be his hienes or his predicessouris in maist ample forme, with all sollempnities requisit, wer producit, and the libell, exceptioun or reply foundit upoun the said infeftment, or upoun oure soverane lordis confirmatioun, or the Paipis confirmatioun alleagit requisit thairto, to be als sufficientlie provin in all respectis be productioun of the said infeftment, with this present act of parliament, as gif ane ordiner confirmatioun wes producit; and this present act of parliament to be ressavit in all jugementis heireftir, alsweill intentit and depending in quhatsumevir pert of the proces as to be intentit, and to be observit universallie as ane perpetuall law in all tymes heireftir. And willis and declaris that thir presentis sall mak expres dirogatioun to quhatsumevir actis, statutis, or constitutionis of parliament preceding anent the confirmatioun of the fewis of kirklandis or anent double confirmationis and prerogative thairof.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
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  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
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  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
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  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
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  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
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  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
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  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
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  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
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  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
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  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
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  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
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  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act for mending of the calsay of the Cannowgait and outwith the wetter yett

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament, understanding how necesser and expedient it salbe, alsweill for the decoratioun of the policie within this realme as for the weill of his hienes leiges, to repair, beit and mend the calsay betuix his majesties palice yett of Haliruidhous and the Nether Bow of Edinburgh, with the entres and passages quhairby it is reparit to and fra the said palice, and speciallie betuix the Cloikmylne and the watter yett, and thairfra to Leith Wynd fute; and his majestie and estaitis foirsaidis, knawing na reddear meane and way to sustene the expenses of the said reparatioun and less hurtfull to the leigis nor to exact the custume and impost undirwrittin, as hes bene observit and usit be his graces maist [noble] predicessoris quhen the like occasioun wes offerit, thairfoir oure said soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament gevis, grantis and committis full power and comissioun to the ballies and counsaill of the Cannowgait present and being for the tyme, be thame selffis and thair deputtis, ane or ma, under thame, quhome his majestie and estaitis gevis thame full pouer to mak and creat, to collect, gadder, intromettwith and uptak tua pennies usuall money of this realme of everie full cart, with ane pennie of everie horse laid that sall cum within the said watter yett to be sauld in the marcat, and, gif neid beis, to poynd and distrenyie thairfoir, makand, constituand and ordinand the saidis ballies and counsaill present and being for the tyme and thair depuittis, ane or ma, undowtit and irrevocable collectouris of the same for the space of thre yeiris nixt efter thair entrie thairto, quhilk salbe and begin at the day and dait of thir presentis and forder to continew during his majesties will, provyding alwayes the saidis ballies and counsaill present and being for the tyme as said is befoir the expyring of the saidis yeiris beit, mend and repair the saidis passages within the bounds foirsaidis, with sufficient calsayis deulie as effeyris.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
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  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
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  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
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  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
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  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
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  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
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  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
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  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act for puneisement of thame that trublis the parliament, sessioun and uther jugementis

It is statute and ordanit be oure soverane lord and lordis of articles of this present parliament that quhasoevir salhappin at ony tyme heireftir stryk, hurt or slay ony persoun within his hienes parliament hous during the tyme of the halding of the parliament, within the kingis inner chalmer, calbinat or chalmer of presence, the kingis majestie for the tyme being within his palice, or within the inner tolbuith the tyme that the lordis of sessioun sittis for administratioun of justice, or within the kingis privie counsailhous the tyme of the counsaill sitting thair, or quhasoevir salhappin to stryk, hurt or slay ony persoun in presence of his majestie quhair evir his hienes salhappin to be for the tyme, sall incur the pane of tressone and salbe accusit thairfoir as commitaris of tressone and lesemajestie; and siclyk statutis and ordanis that quhasoevir sall stryk or hurt in ony tyme heireftir ony persoun befoir oure soverane lordis justice or his depuittis sitting in jugement, or within the inner yett of the kingis palice quhair his hienes sall mak his residence for the tyme, or within the utter tolbuith of Edinburgh the tyme that the lords of sessioun sittis for administratioun of justice, sall incur the pane of death and salbe accusit criminallie thairfoir. And als statutis and ordanis that quhasoevir at ony tyme heireftir sall stryk or hurt ony persoun befoir the ballies of burghis, commissionaris, schireffis, ballies of royalties and regalities and utheris inferioure jugeis within this realme, thai or ony of thame sitting in jugement sall pay ane hundreth pundis to be employit at the discretioun of the juge offendit, and imprisonement of thair personis during the juge will, but prejudice alwayis of the privilegis grantit be quhatsumevir statute or actis of parliament ofbefoir to the provest and ballies of burrowis or quhatsumever inferioure jugeis. And last it is statute and ordanit that quhasoevir sall stryk or hurt ony juge within this realme sittand in jugement sall incur the pane of death and be accusit criminallie thairfoir.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act concerning the disorderis in the Wast Marche

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament, takand consideratioun of the rebellious contempt usit be ane greit nowmer of his hienes subjectis, alsweill upoun the bordour as in the hielandis and dyvers utheris partis of his hienes realme, quha, without regard of thair dewtifull obedience, pass dalie to the horne for not finding of law souirtie, not subscryving of assurances in materis of feid dingis and strykis his majesties messingeris and utheris his hienes officiaris in executioun of thair offices, and sum quha nichtlie and dalie reifis, forrayis and committis oppin thift, reif and oppressioun; for remeid quhairof, oure said soverane lord ordanis the actis and lawes maid ofbefoir anent thift, thiftebute, ressett of thift, interteneyaris in, intercommoynaris, ressettaris and supplearis of thevis to be put to executioun according to the tennoure thairof, and ratifies and apprevis the same in all pointis. And forder oure said soverane lord, with advise of the estaitis of this present parliament, statutis and oradanis that na respett nor remissioun be grantit at ony tyme heireftir to ony persoun or personis that pass to the horne for thift, reif, slauchter, birning or heirschip quhill the pertie skaithit be first satisfiet; and gif ony respeitt or remissioun salhappin to be grantit befoir the pairtie grevit be first satisfiit, the samyn salbe null and of nane availl be way of exceptioun of reply without ony forder declaratour, except the saidis remissionis and respeittis be grantit for pacifeing of the brokin cuntries and bordouris.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Ratificatioun of the privilegis of the college of justice

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this realme convenit at this present parliament ratifies and apprevis for thame and thair successouris all and quhatsumevir actis, statutis, constitutionis and ordinances maid be his majestie or his predicessouris in favouris of the senatouris of the college of justice and memberis thairof sen the first erectioun of the said college to this present day and dait, without ony maner of diminutioun or dirogatioun of the samyn in ony sort be quhatsumevir uther act or statute that may or can be extendit or interpreit in the contrair, ather speciall or generall.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
That the wreittar insert his name in the body of the wreitt

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament, understanding perfytlie that falsettis increscis dalie within this realme and speciallie be the wreitting of the bodies of the contractis, charteris, obligationis, reversionis, assignationis and all utheris wreittis and evidentis be the hand write of sic personis as ar not commonlie knawin and ar not commoun notaris, nor bruikis na commoun office as writtaris within this realme, and gif the wreittar wer knawin the samyn wald gif greit licht to the triall of the treuth of the falsett of the said wreit and evident, thairfoir his hienes, with advise of the saidis estaitis in parliament, decernis and declaris that all originall charterris, contractis, obligationis, reversionis, assignationis and all utheris wreittis and evidentis to be maid heireftir sall mak speciall mentioun in the hinder end thairof, befoir the inserting of the witneses thairin, off the name, surename and particuler remaning place, diocie and uther denominatioun of the wreittar of the bodie of the foirsaidis orignall wreittis and evidentis; utherwayis, the same to mak na faith in jugement nor outwith in tyme cuming; and to begin upoun the first day of November nixtocum.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act in favoure of personis quha wer provydit to the successorie of benefices befoir the yeir of God 1584

Forsamekle as in the parliament haldin at Edinburgh, the xxij day of August the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir foure yeiris it was statute and ordanit that all giftis, provisionis and dispositionis of successoriis of prelacies, abbacies, prioriis and nunries maid and grantit be his hienes to quhatsumevir of his subjectis upoun the resignationis or demissionis of the possessouris of the saidis abbacies, prioriis and titularis of the same ar and salbe of nane availl, force nor effect with all that has followit or may follow thairupoun but ony forder process, as at mair lenth is contenit in the said act, the quhilk act and constitutioun being maid aganis the forme of utheris guid actis and constitutionis maid ofbefoir, quhilkis wer onlie extendit ad futurum, lykas of all equitie and ressone all lawes, actis and constitutionis of parliament aucht onlie to have effect in sic caices as happynnis to follow efter the making thairof, thairfoir oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament decernis, declaris and ordanis that the said act and constitutioun salhave na effect, force nor strenth aganis sic giftes, provisionis and dispositionis of prelaciis and abbacies grantit be his hienes at ony tyme preceding the day and dait of the foirsaid act to quhatsumevir persoun or personis barnis or narrest kynnisfolk upoun the resignationis or dimissionis of the possessouris, commendataris or titularis at the tyme of thair dimissioun, with reservatioun of thair awin lyverentis; and decernis, statutis and ordanis the saidis giftis, provisionis and dispositionis to be and to have bene fra the date thairof sufficient richtis and titles to thame to bruik the saidis abbacies and benefices induring thair lyftyme, notwithstanding the reservatioun thairin contenit; and cassis and annullis the foirsaid act of parliament in safar as the samyn may be extendit to ony giftes and provisionis of ony abbacie or prelacie disponit befoir the said xxij day of August the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir foure yeiris, with reservatioun in forme abone exprimit; and decernis the foirsaid acte in that pairt to have na force of law, ather be way of actioun, exceptioun, reply or objectioun aganis the validitie thairof, and that the said act salbe extendit to sic provisionis and dimissionis of abbacies and prelaciis as hes past or gevin and grantit sen the dait thairof allanerlie.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Annexatioun of the abbey of Dumfermling to the crown

Item, becaus it is understand that the povertie of the croun is the speciall caus of the povertie of the realme and inhabitantis thairof, and that the patrimonie of the croun, being augmentit, is the greit weill and proffite baith of the kingis grace and to his leigis, thairfoir oure soverane lord, with consent of his estaitis, unittis, annexis and incorporattis to the croun of this realme to remane thairwith as propre annext patrimonie and propirtie thairof in all tyme cuming and with oure soverane lord and his successouris for evir all and haill the landis, lordschippis, baronies, mylnes, multuris, woddis, schawis, parks, fischingis, townis, villages, burrowis, regalitie, baronies, annuelrentis, tenementis, reversionis, custumes greit and small, fewfermes, places, houses, biggingis, castellis, towris, maner places, yardis, orcheardis, kirkis, teyndis gryt and small, fruittis, rentis, emolumentis and all and sindrie utheris commodities and proffeittis quhatsumevir, tennentis, tennandries and serrvice of frie tennentis, alsweill to burgh as to land, quhilkis in ony maner of way pertenit or may pertene to the abbacie or monasterie of Dumfermling, liand upoun the north syd of the watter of Forth allanerlie, to be in all tymes heieftir repute and haldin the propirtie and patrimonie of the crown, to remane thairwith in all tyme cuming efter the forme, tennoure and ordoure of the actis of annexatioun maid in the tyme of oure soverane lordis predicessouris, King James the secund and King James the fyft, and conforme to all the clauses, conditionis and circumstances thairof, quhilkis in all pointis ar haldin and understand as expressit and specallie contenit in this present act in all tyme heireftir. It is likwayes declarit be oure said soverane lord and his saidis estaitis that in the said annexatioun of the temporall landis of the foirsaid abbacie of Dumfermling, lyand upoun the north syd of the watter of Forth, ar nawayis comprehendit the baronies of Brint Iland, als Wester Kinghorne, and Newbirne, with annexis and connexis thairof, quhilkis pertenit to the said abbacie of Dumfermling ofbefoir, and lyis upoun the north syd watter of Forth, and quhirin Schir Robert Melvill of Murdocarny, knicht, and Schir Robert Melvill, his eldest sone and apperand air, and Andro Wod of Largo wer infeft respective. And forder, oure said soverane lord and his saidis estaitis willis and declaris that the saidis baronies, with thair annexis and connexis, sall remane in all tyme cuming as seperat baronies and nawyis to be comprehendit in the said annexatioun, with speciall provisioun that all the teyndis of the saidis landis and lordschip of Dunfermling salbe understand be vertew of this act annext to the croun efter the forme and tennoure of the said generall act of annexatioun maid in the yeir of God jM vC lxxxvij yeris; and als all the teyndis of the remanent prelaciis and kirklandis of this realme ar annext to the croun. It is alwayes declarit be oure said soverane lord and his estaitis of parliament that the lordschip and baronie of Mussilburgh schire, with annexis and connexis, frie regalitie, partis and pendicles of the samyn, ar nocht comprehendit in the said annexatioun, nor sall nocht be comprehendit in ony annexatioun to follow heireftir, becaus the said lordschip and baronie, with annexis, connexis, fre regalitie, partis and pendicles of the samyn, being ane pairt of the patrimonie of the said abbacie of Dumfermling, wes exceptit furth of the first generall annexatioun of the kirklandis to the croun; and Johnne, lord of Thirlestane, chancellar to oure said soverane lord, and Dame Jeane Fleming, his spous, for thame and thair aris, wer heretablie infeft thairin, quhilk lordschip and baronie thay have laitlie resignit in oure said soverane lordis handis for infeftment of lyverent thairof gevin to the quenis majestie for all the dayis of hir hienes lyftyme, and for ane uther infeftment of the heretable fie thairof gevin to the said Johnne, lord Thirlestane, chancellair foirsaid, his said spous and thair aris maill and of tailyie heretablie. Quhilkis infeftmentis oure said soverane lord, with advise and consent of his foirsaidis estaitis, ratifies and confermis be thir presentis and for his hienes and his successouris willis and grantis that the samyn stand in full force, steid and effect in all tyme heireftir. And ordanis the said new infeftment gevin to the said Johnne, lord of Thirlestane, his spous and thair aris foirsaidis to be insert in the buikis of perliamet gif neid be.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act of the new gift of Dumfermling with the monkis portionis to the quenis majestie

Item, oure soverane lord, with consent of his saidis estaitis, havand consideratioun that his hienes beand in Upslo in Norroway the xxiiij day of November the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir nyne yeiris, for dyvers occasionis moving him, gaif and disponit to his darrest spous Anna, quene of Scottis all and haill the lordschip, baronies of Dumferling, with all landis, townis, maner place, mylnis, multuris thairof liand on the north syd of the watter of Forth, to be bruikit and possessit be hir for all the dayis of hir lyftyme, as at mair lenth is contenit in the said gift of the dait foirsaid, and now willing that his said darrest spous sall bruik and joyis the said gift for all the dayis of hir lyftyme according to the tennoure thairof, and to the promeis maid be him and be his saidis estaitis to his darrest brother Cristianus the ferd of that name, king of Denmark, thairfoir oure soverane lord, with consent foirsaid, confirmis, ratifies and apprevis the said gift, chartoure and seasing following thairupoun and all and sindrie heidis and articles contenit thairin, and promeises faithfullie to observe, keip and fulfill and caus the samyn be kepit, observit and fulfillit. Mairower, for the causes foirsaidis, oure soverane lord, with consent of the saidis estaitis, gevis and disponis of new to his said darrest spous all and haill the said lordschip of Dumfermling lyand as said is, with all landis, baronies, places, houses, biggingis, castellis, towris, fortalices, maner places, yardis, orcheardis, mylnis, woddis, fischingis, kirkis, teyndis greit and small, fruittis, rentis, emolumentis pertening thairto, with power and jurisdictioun of regalitie of the samyn, for all the yeiris and termes of hir lyftyme, and lykwayis with all monkis portionis pertening to the said abbey, to be bruikit be hir induring the said tyme, and to be peceablie intromettit with be hir factouris and chalmerlanis in hir name als frelie as oure soverane lord may bruik and posses the same be ressone of the annexatioun foirsaid, or as ony abbot or commendatar hes bruikit or possest the same in ony tyme bygane; and to that effect oure soverane lord, with consent foirsaid, cassis, retreittis, rescindis and annullis all and sindre giftes and dispositionis of monkis portionis pertening to the said abbacie maid and gevin be his hienes to quhatsumever persoun or personis for quhatsumevir caus or occasioun befoir the day and dait of this present act of constitutioun.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act concerning the quenis majesties richt to the thrid of Dumfermling and compensatioun for samekle as presentlie wantis thairof

Forsamekle as immediatlie efter the mariage contractit and solempnizatt betuix the king and quenis majesties, oure soveranis lord and lady, his hienes, for the singular luif and affectioun borne toward hir, gaif, grantit and confermit to hir in forme of morrowing gift all and haill the lordschip of Dumfermling, with all baronies, landis, principall mansioun houses, yardis, pasturis, mylnis, multuris, mylnelandis, teyndis, alsweill greit as small, woidis, schawis, coillis, coilheuchis, fischingis and all utheris pertinentis thairof quhatsumevir, alsweill nocht namit as namit, alsweill under the eird as abone, lyand on the north pairt of the watter of Forth; quhilkis landis, baronies, with all abonespecifiit, his hienes ofbefoir haid unite, annext and incorporat in ane haill and frie lordschip for payment of ane silver pennie at the feist of Witsonday in name of blenche ferme, lyk as at mair lenth is contenit in the said gift daitit at Upslo in Norroway, the xxiiij day of November the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir nyne yeiris; and thaireftir his majestie wes infeft and gat possessioun and sesing of the said lordschip upoun the [...] day of Maii the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir ten yeiris, quhilk gift, infeftment and haill contract of mariage is ratifiet, apprevit and promessit to be accomplischit be his hienes and his estaitis, as his confirmatioun under his greit seill and under the seillis and subscripionis of his saidis estaitis daitit and deliverit to the ambassadouris of Denmerk upoun the xvij day of the said moneth of Maii the yeir of God foirsaid. As alsua in the parliament haldin at Edinburgh upoun the fyft day of Junii the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir tuelf yeiris, oure soverane lord, with avise and consent of his estaitis in parliament, ratifiit and apprevit the said contract of mariage, morowing gift and als the charter, precept and instrument of sesing gevin be his hienes to the quene, his darrest spous, according to the said contract off the palice of Linlithgw, with the lordschip and landis of the same, yardis, pasturis, lochis, fischingis, mylnis, multuris, coillis, coilheuchis, rentis, fermes, wictuallis, custumes, with advocatioun and donatioun of benefices, tennentis, tennandries, service of frie tennentis, annext and connext landis, partis, pendicles and pertinentis thairof quhatsumevir liand within the schirefdome of Linlithgw; and als the erledome of Fyff, with the palice and castell of Falkland, lordschip, landis, woddis, schawis, pasturis, rentis, fermes, dewties, custumes, mylnis, multuris, with advocatioun and donatioun of benefices, tennentis, tennandries and service of frie tennentis, annext and connext landis, partis, pendicles and pertinetis quhatsumevir, alsweill not namit as namit, lyand within the schirefdome of Fyff, and haill contentis thairof according to the said charter of the dait at Halyruidhous, the xj day of Maii jM vC lxxxx yeris. And further decernand and declairand that the said contract of mariage, haill claussis and contentis thairof, the said morowing gift, the said lordschip of Dumfermling renewit as said is abonespecifiit, the charteris, preceptis and instrumentis of seasing of the said erledome, lordschip and utheris abonespecifiit, to have bene maid and done to the honoure, weill and proffite of his majestie and his hienes croun and to the weill and commoditie of the haill realme, and thairfoir decernand and ordinand the same to stand effectuall and to be inviolablie and faithfullie observit, kepit and fulfillit in all pointis in all tyme cuming; and that the said decreit and sentence of parliament suld be extractit under the greit seill and seillis of the haill nobilitie, baronis, clergie and commissionaris of burrowis, lordis of articles of the said parliament gif neid wer, quhairthrow his hienes and his estaitis, representing the haill bodie of this realme, ar obleist to the accomplisching and fulfilling of the said contract, morowing gift, infeftmentis and titles maid to oure said soverane lady in maner befoir specifiit. Nevirtheless, becaus throw occasioun of sindrie unproffitable dispositionis maid of sindre partes of the fruittis and rentis of the said lordschip of Dumfermling, pairtlie befoir and pertlie after the said morowing gift, the full rentis of the said lordschip according as it is valued culd not be gottin and tymouslie brocht in to hir majesties propre use, oure said soverane lord hes bene dyvers tymes movet be his darrest brother, cousing and allia the king of Denmerk, and his ambassadouris in his name send in this realme, that the said morowing gift micht be maid gude to the quenis heichnes, and scho enterit in reall possessioun thairof to hir awin propre use. Quhairanent treaty being haid betuix his majestie and certane of his counsaill in his name and the ambassadouris of his said darrest bruther, cousing and allia the king of Denmerk, resolutioun is takin that hir majestie and hir chalmerlane in hir name salhave full and reall possessioun of the said lordschip of Dumfermling and sa mony of the rentis and fruittis thairof as ar presentlie frie and unviciat, and salhave alsua compensatioun out of the rentis and propirtie of the croun be infeftment of speciall landis and possessionis as will extend in certane and frie rent, all chargis deducit, to the sowme of sex thowsand pundis money of this realme yeirlie, to be uptakin and intromettit with be hir hienes awin chalmerlane in hir name and to hir behuif and propre use quhill sic partes of the rentis of Dumfermling as ar now possest be sum in lyverentis may accres be thair deceiss, and the pretendit titles now standand upoun the rentis and fruittis of the said lordschip of Dumfermling may be annullit and takin away be ordoure of law and justice, and the same rentis recoverit and maid peceable to be intromettitwith be hir hienes and hir chalmerlane to hir propre use and behuif, quhilk, God willing, is to be performed within the space of ane yeir and ane half, quhilk wilbe mair acceptable unto hir majestie; and ay as ony pairt of the rent of Dumfermling now viciat salbe recoverit, and hir hienes in peceable possessioun thairof, alsmekle of the said compensatioun out of the propirtie salbe relevit and returne to be ressavit and intromettit with be his hienes comptrollar to his majesties awin use. Mairattour, oure said soverane lord, considdering that the haill lordschip of Dumfermling, alsweill landis and teyndis, thrid as tua pairt, is conferrit to oure said soverane lady, his darrest spous, in hir morowing gift as said is, and that it is alreddie fund be his majestie be ane act maid with avise of the lordis and utheris of his hienes privie counsaill, sessioun and chekker, auctorized, allowed and approved sensyne be his estaitis in parliament that the thriddis of benefices and superplus thairof, being destinat for support of the publict effayres and sustentatioun of the ministrie, micht be disponit, gevin or employed na utherwayes bot to the said use and effect for quhilk thai wer appointit at the beginning; and siclyk that na pensionis, takis or lyfrentis of the said superplus micht or may be disponit in tyme cuming for ony langer space nor the space of ane yeir, and that efter the making of the yeirlie assignationis of the ministeris stipendis and sufficient provisioun for sustening of his majesties hous yeirlie, decernand and declarand all and quhatsumever pensionis, lyfrentis and takkis purchest or to be purchest quhairby the thriddis, superplus thairof or the first and best rentaillis thairof hes bene diminischit or alterit sen the first assumptioun of the saidis thriddis grantit ather be oure soverane lordis darrest mother or be his hienes self to quhatsumevir persoun or personis uppoun wrang report or inoportune sute without cognitioun preceding of the sustenation of the ministerie and sufficient provisioun for sustening of his majesties hous, to have bene fra the beginning and to be in all tyme cuming of nane availl, force nor effect nochtwithstanding quhatsumevir ratificationis or confirmationis following thairupoun. And lyk as the generall collectoure be himself, his chalmerlanis and under ressaveris in his name ar ordanit to ask, crave, ressave, intromett and uptak all and haill the thriddis of benefices within this realme unassignit to the ministerie quhair the first and best rentallis of the same ar alterit or diminischit sen the first assumption of the saidis thriddis off the croip and yeir of God jM vC lxxxvij yeiris, and siclyk yeirlie in tyme cuming according to the rentallis maid compt of in the yeir jM vC fourscoir foure yeiris and last thairof; and gif the saidis thriddis be diminischit or hurt onywayis be the saidis last rentallis and assumptionis of the saidis thriddis maid in the yeir of God jM vC threscoir ane yeiris, the said collectoure to have recours to the first assumption for samekle of saidis thriddis as the samyn ar diminischit be the last assumption, and to charge for the same without respect of ony pensioun, tak, lyfrent or discharge of the saidis thriddis and superplus, or ony part thairof alterit or diminischit in the rentallis sen the first assumptioun of the thriddis as said is. Sa now oure soverane lord, be advise of his estaitis in this present parliaiment, ordanis and gevis full richt and power be the tennoure heirof to the quenes, his darrest spous, oure soverane lady, be hir self, or hir chalmerlane in hir awin name, and to hir propre use and behuif, to ask, crave, ressave, intromett and uptak the haill thrid of the said abbay and lordschip of Dumfermling, sustening the ministeris serving at the propre kirkis thairof in state as thai wer assignit at the tyme of the making of the said morowing gift, or further at hir guid plesour and that the Witsondayis terme last bypast, Mertimes nixtocum and of the croip and yeir of God jM vC lxxxxiij yeris, and siclyk yeirlie in tyme cuming during hir lyftyme, according to the first assumption of the thrid of Dumfermling and compt maid thairof in the croip and yeir of God jM vC threscoir ane yeiris. And siclyk ordanis that the lordis of counsaill and sessioun sall nawyis grant ony suspensioun or relaxatioun fra the horne to ony persoun or personis chargit or denuncit for payment of the said thrid of Dumfermling, alterit or diminischit fra the first and best rentall as said is, quhill the sowmes and wictuallis chargit for be first payit to her majestie and hir chalmerlane in hir name, notwithstanding quhatsumevir pensioun, tak, lyfrent or discharge purchest or to be purchest of the same thrid quhair the first and best rentall is alterit or diminischit as said is off this instant croip and yeir of God jM vC fourscoir threttene yeiris and yeirlie in tyme cuming during hir lyftyme as said is, bot that the saidis lordis sall repute and esteme the same as null in the self, and the said nullitie to be ressavit alsweill be way of exceptioun as actioun, but prejudice nevirtheless of quhatsumever heretable infeftmentis grantit be our soverane lord, quhairby the conditioun of the saidis thriddis ar alterit or diminischit. Attour, oure soverane lord, with avise of his estaitis of parliament, in respect of said morowing gift sa faithfullie and solempnitlie promesit to be upsett and maid guid, decernis and declaris all giftes and provisionis maid of the titles of the kirkis of the said abbay and lordschip sen the dait of the said morowing gift to quhatsumevir personis to be lykwis null fra the beginning and to be in all tymes cuming of nane availl, force nor effect, and the said nullitie to be ressavit be quhatsumevir juge alsweill be way of exceptioun as actioun notwithstanding ony dispensatioun or act of parliament maid or to be maid in the contrair. Mairattour, oure said soverane lord, with advise of his saidis estaitis of parliament, considdering that the quene, his darrest spous, is infeft and seasit in the said lordschip of Dumfermling grantit to hir in morowing gift as said is during hir lyftyme with tennentis, tennandries, service of frie tennentis, advocatioun, donatioun and richt of patronage of kirkis, benefices and chaiplanries pertening thairto, and that hir majestie is lykwyis infeft in lyfrent in the said erledome of Fyffe and lordschip of Linlithgw, and attoure and besyd the same in the thrid part of the propirtie of the realme of Scotland and all proventis, rentis and emolumentis of the same propirtie pertening to his hienes or propirtie of the realme, all ratifiet and apprevit be his hienes and his estatis ofbefoir in parliament; and to the effect that the same may be the better preservit frome unproffitable dispositionis in tyme cuming, and his hienes, his estaitis and realme the better relevit, hir hienes, with his majesties speciall advise and consent, hes nominat certane personis of his hienes privie counsaill, sessioun and chekker: thay ar to say Alexander, lord of Urquhart, president of the college of justice, Walter, commendater of Blantyre, kepair of the privie seill, Maister Johnne Lindsay of Balcarras, Maister James Elphingstoun of Invernochtie, Maister Thomas Hammiltoun of Drumcarne, Alexander Hay of Eister Kennet, clerk of register, and Maister Peter Young of Seytoun, elemosinar to his majestie, to be alsua of hir hienes counsaill in thingis tending to hir honoure and commodities, inbringing and spending of hir leving, and in the administratioun of the effayres concerning the same leving, namelie in hering of the comptis thairof and tuiching the passing of the presentatioun of kirkis and benefices, prebendaris, chaiplanries and alterages or masteris and memberis of hospitallis quhirof hir hienes hes gift and richt of patronage; and in ressaving and entering of frie tennentis upoun retouris or be clare constat, or upoun resignationis, or in granting of confirmationis, or setting of takis of landis, teyndis or utheris possessionis, or making of quhatsumevir dispositionis; quhilkis counsellouris hes maid faith to gif hir hienes thair trew advise and counsaill in thir premises. Lyk as hir hienes, with advise of oure said soverane lord, hir husband, for his entres, is weill contentit and hes promessit in the word of a princes to follow the guid awise of hir hienes counsellouris in the premises, and that scho sall not deteriorat hir said morrowing gift or uther hir lyfrent landis and leving be hir deid and occasioun, and that na wreit, evident or precept that salbe presentit thairanent salbe past thair majesties handes quhill the same be first sene, red and deliberatlie considderit be hir said counsaill and subscrivit be thame (at the leist four of thame convenit togidder, the said lord president always being ane), testefeand the mater to be lauchfull and for hir hienes honoure and commoditie; without the quhilk hir majesties seill sall not be appendit nor affixit thairto, nor the same wreit, evident or precept salbe of nane availl, force nor effect to the purchesser. To the quhilkis all and sindre premises oure soverane lord, with advise of his estaitis in this present parliament, interponis his consent and authoritie, ratifeand, allowand and apprevand the same for evir. Sic subscribitur, James R[ex], Anna R[egina].

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
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  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
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  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
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  50. APS interpolation. Back
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  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
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  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
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  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
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  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
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  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
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  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
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  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
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  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
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  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
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  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
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  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Procedure: commissions
Commissioun anent decyding off suspensionis in the kingis causes

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of parliament, understanding that ane greit pairt of his hienes rentis off the propirtie, thesaurarie and collectarie is restand in the tennentis handes and utheris addettit in payment thairof for dyvers yeiris bygane, be ressone of certane suspensionis rasit at the instance of dyvers personis quhilkis lyis owr undecydit and of horningis execute aganis ane greit nowmer of rebellis quha contemptuuslie hes lyne at the horne thir mony yeiris for non payment of his hienes dewties be and throw the default of the negligent and slaw prosequutioun of the saidis horningis according to the lawes of this realme; and considdering that for remeid of the saidis suspensionis and decisioun thairof thair wes ane speciall act of parliament maid in the yeir of God jM vC lxxxiiij yeiris gevand full power and commissioun to the lordis auditouris of his hienes chekker to decyd all the saidis suspensionis summarlie, to the effect his hienes rent micht be reducit to the former integritie and best estait, thairfoir his hienes and estaitis foirsaidis ratifies and apprevis the said act of perliament and commissioun thairin contenit, and of new gevis, grantis and committis full power and authoritie to the lordis auditouris of his hienes chekker, viz: [...], and to the senatouris of the college of justice abone writtin, or to ony sevin of thame (thair being alwayis fyve of the saidis senatouris of the college of justice of the said nowmer), full power, jurisdictioun and aucthoritie to decyd all and quhatsumever suspensionis of his hienes propirtie, thesaurarie or collectorie rasit or to be rasit be quhatsumevir persoun or personis, and to pronunce thir finall sentence and decreit thairintill, quhilk salbe of greit force and effect and haif the lyk execution as gif they were gevin and pronuncit be the lordis of the sessioun, commanding the saidis senatouris of the college of justice and lordis auditouris of his hienes chekker, commissionaris foirsaidis, to convene everie oulk, twyis at the leist, in the efternune, and to attend upon the decisioun of the saidis causes, and to minister justice thairin as accordis of the law.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
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  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Commissioun anent the cunyie

The kingis majestie and estatis of this present parliament gevis and grantis full power and commissioun to Schir Thomas Lyoun of Auldbar, knicht, thesaurair to oure soverane lord, Walter, commendater of Blantyre, lord privie seill, Edward, commendater of Kinloss, Maister Robert Douglais, provest of Lincluden, collectour generall, Maister Johnne Lindsay, persoun of Memmure, Schir Patrik Waus of Barnebarrauche, knicht, Alexander Hay of Eister Kennet, clerk of register, Maister David McGill of Cranstoun Riddell, advocat to oure soverane lord, Maister David Carnegie of Culluthie, Johnne Arnot and Henrie Nysbit, burgess of Ediburgh, or ony sevin of thame conjunctlie (my lord thesaurair or his depute being alwayis ane of the said sevin), to meit and convene togidder quhen and quhair his hienes sall gif directioun, and thair to consult, treat and conclude anent the mater of the cunyie presentlie current within this realme. With power to thame, efter dew consultatioun, gif thay find the same ressonable and expedient for his majesties profite and commoun weill and utilitie of the haill cuntrie, to resolve and conclude anent the reformatioun of the said cunyie in ane better estait and conditioun. And for this effect, to mak proclamationis in his hienes name and authoritie for inbringing thairof to the cunyiehous, that the same may be brokin and command gevin to the memberis of the cunyiehous for stryking and making of new cunyie of better forme and availl as salbe fund metaist be the saidis commissionaris, quhais conclusioun and procedings thairanent, oure soverane lord and estaitis foirsaidis ratifies and apprevis siclyk and in the same maner as gif the same wer done and concludit in this present parliament.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Legislation
Annexatioun of the propirtie to the croun that wes nocht annext ofbefoir

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament, considdering the dalie incres of his hienes chargis and expenses and diminutioun of his hienes rentis of his propirtie and commodities throw unproffitable dispositionis maid thairof in tyme bygane, thairfoir thinkis expedient that the landis and lordschippis undirwrittin be annexit to the croun and presentlie annexis the same thairto, followand the example of his predicessouris for the honorable support of his estait, and the same landis, lordschippis and utheris heireftir specifiet to remane perpetuallie with the croun, quhilkis may nather be gevin away in frie franctenement, pensioun or ony uther dispositioun to ony persoun of quhat estait or degrie that evir he be off, without advise, decreit and deliverance of the haill parliament; and for greit ressonable caus concerning the weilfair of the realme, first to be advysit and digestlie considderit be the haill estaitis. And albeit it salhappin oure soverane lord that now is or ony of his successouris kingis of Scotland to annalie and dispone the saidis lordschippis, landis, castellis, townis, donationis and advocatioun of the kirkis and hospitallis, with the pertinentis annext to the croun as said is, utherwayis that the same alienatiounis and dispositionis salbe of nane availl, bot that it salbe lesum to his hienes and his successouris to ressave the same landis and rentis to thair awin use quhenevir it lykis thame, without ony process of law, and the takaris to refound and pay all proffittis that thay have taken up thairof agane to his hienes and his successouris use for all the tyme that thay have haid thame, with sic uther restrictionis as ar contenit in the actis of parliament maid be his maist noble progenitouris kingis of Scotland in thair annexationis to the croun, thay ar to say the landis of Bewfort, the landis of Pettindreicht, the landis of Coull, the landis of Oneill, the landis of Fettircarne, the landis of Teling and Polgavie, the landis of Colbrandispeth, the erledome of Merch, the landis of Trabeauch and Terrinyeane, the landis of Carrik, Lesualt and Mennybrig, the landis of Cowell, the lands and lordschip of Galloway, abone and beneth Crie, the landis of Duncow, the castell landis of Lochmaben, the landis of Glenchurny and Glenmoreistoun, the landis of Discher and Toyer, the landis of Kinclevin, the lordschip of Menteith, the landis of Rosnyth, the landis of Bute, the landis of Ruthven in Cromar, the assyis hering in the eist and wast seis, the lordschip of Dunbar, the landis of Normangill, Quhitgill and Southwod, the landis of Dundonnald, the kingis werk in Leith, the kingis stable, the kingis medow, the palice yardis and park of Haliruidhous, the lordschip of Linlithgw, without prejudice of the former annexationis of the landis and lordschippis abonewrittin, or ony of thame gif ony be maid ofbefoir, with tennentis, tenandries, service of frie tennentis.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Ratificatioun of the liberties and privilegis of burrowis

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament ratifies, apprevis and confermis all and sindrie constitutionis and actis of parliament maid ofbefoir be oure said soverane lord and his predicessouris and estaitis in parliament anent the privilegeis, liberties, immunities, fredomes, giftes, infeftmentis of annuellis, landis and utheris commodities quhatsumevir maid, gevin and grantit be oure said soverane lord or his maist noble progenitouris in ony tymes bygane to or in favouris of burrowis and communities thairof; as also of all uther landis, annuelrentis and commodities foundit to the sustentatioun of the ministrie and hospitalitie within the same. And that this present act be of als sufficient force and strenth in all respectis to the saidis burrowis, and everie ane thairof, the communities and inhabitantis of the samyn and thair successouris, as gif the saidis privilegis, infeftmentis, fundationis and utheris abonewrittin wer in thir presentis speciallie expressit.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act for the better executioun of decreittis and actis in burrowis

Item, becaus thair is na executioun on burrow actis bot onlie warding and poynding, quhilk is not onlie a greit truble to the magistratis bot hurt and defraud to the pairtie, in respect sindrie absentis thair geir, uther respectis not warding, and that the suting of lettrez conforme is baith sumpteous to the persewar and hindersum, the decreittis being gevin oftymes for small sowmes, thairfoir oure said soverane lord, with consent of the estaitis, decernis that the lordis of counsaill and sessioun sall direct lettres of horning on all decreittis and actis gevin be provest and ballies of burrowis inter concives, and all utheris subject unto thair jurisdictioun upoun the sicht thairof and executioun of the officiar chairgeing the pairtie, to mak payment within xv dayes, lyk as is grantit upoun commissaris preceptis, and that the saidis lettrez of horning proceid upoun ane sempill charge of ten dayes allanerlie.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act in favour of the toun of Edinburgh concerning tumultis

Forsamekle as the oversicht and negligence of the civile magistratis and jugeis ordiner within this realme in putting of decreittis to executioun, punisching of malefactouris and rebellis and utherwayis using of thair offices as becumis, pairtlie for regard and feir of strang parties and hazard of thair awin lyves, and pairtlie throw want of sufficient preparatioun for that effect, is the originall and principall caus quhairfra the greit confusioun and disordour of this land in all estaitis proceidis; and seing the burgh of Edinburgh is the cheif place quhairin greitast confluence of people is, alsweill of the nobilitie and gentilmen as of utheris resorting thairto, thairfoir and that the said provest and ballies thairof ar daly chargit be vertew of thair offices, ather at command of lettrez past be deliverance of the lordis of secreit counsaill and sessioun, or be privat and particuler warrandis furth of the kingis majesties awin mouth, be missive lettrez or utherwayis, to tak and apprehend personis of all estaitis quha hes contravenit his majesties lawes, and to incarcerat, keip and hald thame in sure ward quhill justice be ministrat upoun thame as accordis of the law, under the panis of tressone, rebellioun and putting of the saidis provest and ballies to the horne and uther the lyk greit panis, for eschewing the dangeris quhairof that ar constranit with sic reddines and promptitude of obedience as becumis be thame selffis in propre persoun, thair officiaris and utheris in thair names, to serche, seik and tak and apprehend the saidis rebellis and to incarcerat thame as said is, nevirtheles, sic is the malice and insolence of all men for the maist pairt, alsweill of certane inhabitantis within the said burgh as of utheris, that ather of thame, associating thame selffis withutheris, regardis not to mak insurrectioun aganis the saidis provest and ballies and his hienes authoritie and hes done thair utter power to deforce thame in executioun of thair offices, quhairfoir, and in respect of the frequent assemblies of the nobilitie and utheris his majesties leigis within the said burgh to parliamentis, justice courtis, counsaillis and utheris conventionis, quhairby it pleises his majestie, for eschewingof greit trubles and dyvers inconvenientis quhilkis may occur be occasioun of deidlie feidis betuix greit parties, to command the saidis provest and ballies in thair awin persoun to gaird within the said burgh nicht and day as occasioun requiris to thair greit travellis and expenses and panis, beside that dyvers honest personis, inhabitantis of the said burgh, hes bene slayne, mutilat and hurt in the said service, necessair and expedient it is that sum guid and substantious remeid be providit for redressing the confusioun and disordour abonewrittin to the glorie of God, the establisching of peax and quietnes within this realme and keping of the inhabitantis thairof under his hienes obedience, thairfoir the kingis majestie and estaitis of this present parliament, having consideratioun of the premises with the guid, trew and faithfull service done be thame to his majestie in all tymes bygane, statutis and ordanis that na persoun nor personis of quhat state or degrie that evir thai be of presume or tak upoun hand to disobey or contravene the commandiment and charge of the saidis provest and ballies of Edinburgh present and to cum in the executioun of thair offices, quhen as thai proceid immediatlie be command and directioun of his hienes, be vertew of lettres, be deliverance of the lordis of secreit counsaill, sessioun or be statute and ordinance of the consaill of the said burgh or be thair awin authoritie and power, aggreand alwayis with thair awin liberties and privilegis and not prejugeand the liberties and privilegeis of utheris; and that na persoun nor personis attempt nor do ony violence to thame or thair officiaris in thair name in the executioun of thair saidis offices; certefeing thame and ilk ane of thame that dois the same, thay salbe repute and haldin as committaris of deforcement, seditious personis and perturbaris of the commoun weill of this realme, and be punist thairfoir in thair personis and guidis with all rigoure in example of utheris according to the lawes of this realme. Attour, his hienes and estatis foirsaidis, for the better performig of the premises and defence of the kirk of God within this land now in thir perrellous dayis, be the tennoure heirof, gevis, grantis and committis to the saidis provest and ballies and thair successouris frie libertie, full power and authoritie to convocat and assemble thame selffis in armour and to lift and rais men of weir for dalie, oulklie and monethlie wageis and to beir and use hagbuttis and uther armour quhatsumevir at all tymes quhen thai sall think expedient, for the quhilk na cryme nor offence salbe imput to thame nor thair successouris nor sall not be callit nor trublit in thair personis or guidis civilie nor criminallie thairfoir in ony tyme cuming, nochtwithstanding of ony proclamatioun maid in the contrair and all panis contenit thairintill; provyding alwayes that the occasioun thairof be first signifiet to the kingis majestie, to the effect that the same may be done of his majesties knawlege and allowance. And gif it salhappin ony persoun or personis of quhatsumevir degrie thai be off or utheris being in cumpanie with thame to be slayne, mutilat or hurt resisting, withstanding and deforceing of the saidis provest and ballies present and to cum in the executioun of thair saidis offices in maner foirsaid; and als gif it salhappin ony persoun or personis to be hurt, slayne or mutilat in redding and putting sindre perties meitand in armes within the said burgh of Edinburgh, thay alwayes redding the saidis perties with lang waypynnis allanerlie and not be schuitting of hagbuttis and pistolettis at ony of the parties, in that caces and ather of thame the saidis provest, ballies, counsaill and communitie of the said burgh nor thair successouris nor na utheris being in company withthame and assisting thame in the executioun of thair saidis offices salbe onywayis callit, trublit, persewit or molestit criminallie nor civilie thairfoir in thair personis or guidis in ony tyme thaireftir, dischargeing thairfoir his hienes advocattis, justices generall, thair depuittis and clerkis, colonellis, schireffis and all utheris officiaris and ministeris of his majesties lawes present and to cum off all calling, accusing, trubling, molesting, arreisting, following and persewing of thame or ony of thame for the causes foirsaidis and of thair offices in that pairt according to all equitie and justice.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Aganis the transporting of calf, kid and certane uther skynnis

Oure soverane lord, with advise of his estaitis in this present perliament, ratifies, apprevis and confermis ane act maid in his hienes last parliament anent the non transporting of calf and kid skynnis and hudderonis furth of this realme, and declaris the same to be als effectuall and sufficient as gif the same war insert heirin word be word, notwithstanding the same is not insert. Anent the quhilk, his majestie, with avise foirsaid, be thir presentis dispenses for evir, with this additioun: that his majestie and estaitis of this parliament, understanding how necessair and proffitable the schurling skynnis ar for lyning cuschenis, making of pokis, lyning powchis, gluiffis and clething of the puir and utherwayis serving to dyvers uther uses to all his majesties leigis, quhilkis be the transporting and carying of the same furth of this realme ar becum to ane exorbitant derth that thairthrow not onlie the skynaris ar grytumlie hurt and prejudget be inlaik of the ledder thairof quhairwith to wirk, as also his majestis importis na profite thairof be custume nor utherwayis, bot alsua all utheris his hienes leigis ar grytumlie hurt and prejudgeit thairin; thairfoir it is statute and ordanit that na merchand, craftisman or uther persoun or personis cary or transport ony of the saidis schurling skynnis nor uther skynnis abonementionat furth of this realme under the pane of confiscatioun of samony as salhappin to be apperhendit, the ane half thairof to be confiscat to oure soverane lordis use, and the uther half to the pairtie that apprehendis the same, and forder punisement of the personis transportaris and contravenaris of this present act in persoun and guidis according to his majesties plesour.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Anent the custume to be tane of Englische beir

Oure soverane lord and his estaitis in this present parliament statutis and ordanis that his hienes salhave tuentie schillingis of custume of every twn of beir brocht in this realme in tyme cuming, efter the dait heirof.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Act concerning the deane of gildis jurisdictioun in burrowis

Forsamekle as oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament, having considderit how necessair and expedient it is that the power and jurisdictioun of the deane of gild and thair counsaill within burgh be approvit and allowit as it is now usit in the toun of Edinburgh, quhilk is to the greit furtherance of justice to oure soverane lordis leigis in all materis and actionis concerning merrchandis betuix merchand and merchand and betuix merchand and mariner, quhilkis actionis aucht not nor suld not byd delay bot be exped and decernit be the deane of gild and his counsaill summarlie as men chosin and appointit yeirlie be the counsaill of the burgh maist apt and able to juge and decerne in all actionis concerning merchandis as said is; tuhairfoir oure said soverane lord, with advise of the estaitis in this present parliament, ratifies and confermis the jugement of the said deane of gild and his counsaill in all actionis concerning merchandis as the same is sett doun be the provest, ballies, counsaill and deconis of the burgh of Edinburgh and to have full strenth and effect in all tymes according to the lovable forme of jugement usit in all the guid townis of France and Flanderis, quhair burses ar erected and constitute, and speciallie in Paris, Rowen, Burdeaulx, Rochell, and the particular forme thairof to be sett doun agane in this present perliament.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  109. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r. Back
  111. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r-23v. Back
  113. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/15, f.23v-24r. Back
  115. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/15, f.24r-24v. Back
  117. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/15, f.24v-25r. Back
  119. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/15, f.25r. Back
  121. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  123. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/15, f.25v. Back
  125. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  127. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  129. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/15, f.26r. Back
  131. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  132. The rest of the folio is blank and a further three blank folios (unnumbered) precede the 1594 parliament which begins on f.27. Back
Anent the commoun gude of burrowis

Oure soverane lord, understanding dyvers of the maist ancient burrowis within this realme to be greitlie decayit be want of traffique and sic uther helpis quhairby thay wer mentenit ofbefoir, having small commoun guid and patrimonie, not able to interteney the publict occasioun of his hienes service in parliamentis, conventionis of burrowis and utheris necessair adois and assemblies, intervening for the publict estait of the realme, farless to interteny the quiet and gude estait of the saidis burrowis in peace and weir, and nevirtheles be procurement of particular personis affecting thair privat commoditie and nawyis respecting the weill publict the small patrimonie aptening to the burrowis hes bene convertit and desyrit to be convertit to particuler uses, to the quhilkis the same was nevir convertit of befoir, makand thairby the inhabitantis of the saidis burrowis (quha ar becum alreddie depauperat) to be unhable ather for his hienes service or to sustene the estait of the burgh, and that under pretext of certane pretendit commissionis purchest fra his hienes, with decreittis, sentencis and ordinances interponit thairto; for remeid quhairof, his hienes, with advise and consent of the estaitis of this present parliament, has decernit, concludit and ordanit and be thir presentis decernis, concludis and ordanis that the commoun guid and patrimonie of the saidis burrowis salbe yeirlie bestowit at the sicht of the magistratis and counsell of the saidis burrowis to the doing of the commoun effayres thairof allanerlie after the yeirlie rowping and setting thairof as use is, conforme to his majesties former actis and statutis maid anent the employing of the commoun guid within the saidis burrowis, and that the samyn be na utherwayis bestowit or convertit to quhatsumevir use or alteratioun maid thairanent in haill or in pert nochtwithstanding of quhatsumevir commissioun, charge or directioun gevin be his majestie at ony tyme heirtofoir be procurement of particuler parties in the contrair, and notwithstanding quhatsumevir statute, ordinance or decreit following or proceding thairupoun, quhilkis commissionis, chargis, decreittis and ordinances, with all that hes followit or may follow thairupoun, his majestie, with avise foirsaid, expreslie reducis, retreittis and rescindis be thir presentis, and ordanis publicatioun to be maid heirupoun to all and sindrie his hienes leigis, that nane of thame pretend ignorance, in forme as effeiris.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.3r-3v. Back
  2. NAS, PA2/15, f.3v-4v. Back
  3. APS has silently interpolated the word 'Hunthill', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  4. APS has silently interpolated the word 'sua', the top right of the page being damaged. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.5r-6v. Back
  6. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  7. There is no space in the mss here but presumably the word ‘Bow’ should follow here. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.7r. Back
  9. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  10. Sic. Should be William. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  12. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v. Back
  14. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.7v-8r. Back
  16. The letters 'P. O.' written in the margin. Back
  17. The rest of the folio is blank. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r. Back
  19. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.9r-9v. Back
  21. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  23. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  25. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.9v. Back
  27. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  29. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r. Back
  31. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/15, f.10r-10v. Back
  33. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  35. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  37. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  39. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  41. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r. Back
  43. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/15, f.11r-12r. Back
  45. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/15, f.12r-12v. Back
  47. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/15, f.12v-13r. Back
  49. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  50. APS interpolation. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r. Back
  52. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  53. NAS, PA2/15, f.13r-13v. Back
  54. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  55. Sic. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  57. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/15, f.13v. Back
  59. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r. Back
  61. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/15, f.14r-14v. Back
  63. The letter 'P.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.14v-15r. Back
  65. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.15r-16v. Back
  67. The letter 'V.', with a cross to the left of it, written in the margin. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.16v-17r. Back
  69. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  70. A gap of about five lines follows in which the names should have been inserted. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.17r. Back
  72. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v. Back
  74. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/15, f.17v-18r. Back
  76. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r. Back
  78. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/15, f.18r-18v. Back
  80. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  82. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r. Back
  84. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.19r-19v. Back
  86. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.19v. Back
  88. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back
  89. APS changes this to '[all burrowis within this realme]'. Back
  90. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r. Back
  91. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  92. NAS, PA2/15, f.20r-20v. Back
  93. The letters 'V.P.' written in the margin. It appears that this has either been crossed out or changed to 'F' by two strokes across the top of the letter. Back
  94. APS reads 'and of nane availl, force nor effect', which is taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First and his successors Kings of Scotland - The XIII Parliament, halden at Edinburgh, the aucht daie of Junij, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, foure score fourtene yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.140. Back
  95. 'Particularis' written in the margin between these acts. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/15, f.20v-21r. Back
  97. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v. Back
  99. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  100. NAS, PA2/15, f.21v-22r. Back
  101. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  102. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r. Back
  103. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  104. NAS, PA2/15, f.22r-22v. Two blank pages between these numbered folios have been accidentally left blank, the pages apparently having been turned and the current act continuing onto f.22v without a break. Back
  105. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/15, f.22v. Back
  107. The letter 'P.' written in the margin. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/15, f.23r.