Legislation
All ministeris provydit to prelaceis suld haif woit in parliament

Oure soverane lord and his hienes estaitis in parliament, haveand speciall consideratioun and regard of the great privelegis and immuniteis grantit be his hienes predicessoris of maist worthie memorie to the halie kirk within this realme and to the speciall personis exercing the officis, titillis and digniteis of prelaceis within the samin, quhilkis personis hes evir representit ane of the estaitis of this realme in all coventionis of the saidis estaitis, and that the saidis privelegis and fredomis hes bene from tyme to cum renewit and confermit in the same integritie and conditioun quhairin they war at ony tyme of befoir, sua that his majestie, now agknawlegeing the samin to be fallin and becumin under his majesteis favorable protectioun, thairfoir his majestie, of his great zeall and singular affectioun quhilk he alwayis hes to the advancement of the trew religioun presentlie professit within this realme, with advyis and consent of the saidis estaitis, statutis, decernis and declaris that the kirk within this realme quhairin the samin religioun is professit is the trew and halie kirk, and that sik pasturis and ministeris within the samin as at ony tyme his majestie sall pleis to provyid to the office, place, title and dignitie of ane bischoip, abbott or uther prelat sall at all tyme heirefter haif voitt in parliament siclyk and als frelie as ony uther ecclesiasticall prelat had at ony tyme bigane. And als declaris that all and quhatsumevir bishopreis presentlie vacand in his hienes handis quhilkis as yit ar undisponit to ony persone, or quhilkis salhappin at ony tyme heirefter to waik, salbe onlie disponit be his majestie to actuell prechearis and ministeris in the kirk or to sik utheris personis as salbe fundin apt and qualifeit to use and exerceis the office and functioun of ane minister or precheour, and quha in thair provisionis to the saidis bishoprikis sall accept in and upoun thame to be actuell pasturis and ministeris, and according thairto sall practeis and exerce the samin thairefter. Item, as concerning the office of the saidis personis to be provydit to the saidis bishoprikis in thair spirituall policie and guvernament in the kirk, the estaitis of parliament hes remittit and remittis the samin to the kings majestie to be advysit, consultit and aggreit upon be his hienes with the generall assemblie of the ministeris at sik tymes as his majestie sall think expedient to treat with tham thairon; but prejudice alwayis in the mentyme of the jurisdictoun and disciplin of the kirk establischit be actis of parliament maid in ony tyme preciding and promittit be the saidis actis to all generall and provinciall assembleis and uthairis quhatsumevir presbitereis and sessionis of the kirk.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Kirkyard dyikis suld be biggit

Oure soverane lord and estaitis in parliament statutis, decernis and ordanis that all parochineris of everie paroche kirk within this realme build and repair the kirkyard dyikis of thair awin paroche kirk with stane and mortour to the heiche of twa ellis, and to mak sufficient stillis and enteres in the saidis dyikis to pas to the kirk and kirkyard thairof. And ordanis the lordis of the sessioun to direct and gif lettres and chargis thairupoun in forme as efferis.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Alienatioun of the kingis annexit propertie

The kingis majestie and estaitis in parliament decernis and declaris that heretable infeftmentis of fewferme sett, gevin and disponit be his hienes or ony of his progenitoris of gud memorie of annexit propertie is null of the law be way of actioun or exceptioun, except sik infeftmentis and dispositionis quhilkis ar sett be his majestie or his predecessoris being of perfite aige efter dissolutioun maid in parliament in his or thair majoritie with augmentatioun of the rentell.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
The annexit propertie may nocht be disponit bot in fewferme allanerlie

Item, it is decernit and declarit that all heretable dispositionis gevin and grantit in ony tyme bigane or to cum to ony persoun of his hienes annexit propertie, to be haldin of his majestie and his successoris in cheif be service of ward and releif or in ony uther maner of halding then in fewferme allanerlie, is null and of nane availl be way of actioun or exceptioun, becaus landis or uther annexit propertie to the crowne can nocht be sett or disponit bot in fewferme allanerlie, provyding that this constitutioun na[waies] prejudge sik infeftmentis and alienationis as ar maid and gevin be his hienes or his predecessoris be way of excambioun, permutatioun nor recompensatioun, sua that thairby his hienes rentell be nocht diminischit.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Anent dispositioun of the kingis castellis and certane utheris pertis of the annexit propertie

Item, it is decernit and declarit that all heretable alienationis of fewferme or utherwayis assedationis, rentellis, pensionis, giftis and dispositionis quhatsumevir maid and gevin be his hienes or ony of his predicessoris of his majesteis paliceis, castellis, parkis, medowis, coilheuchis and uthairis underwrittin, they ar to say of the palice of Halyrudhous and park thairof, palice of Lynlythgw, park and coill thairof, palice of Falkland, coill, park and lowmondis thairof, castell of Striviling, parkis and wardis thairof, and of the Torwod, castell of Dunbartane, with the landis and manes adijcent thairto, castell of Blaknes and generallie of all and quhatsumevir castellis, parkis, medowis, coilheuchis and uthairis of his majesteis annexit propertie, ar null and of nane availl, force nor effect fra the begyning be way of actioun or exceptioun.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Dispositioun of the annexit propertie maid befoir the dissolutioun or nocht conform to the conditionis thairof ar null

It is statut that all infeftmentis, alienationis, rentellis, assedationis, pensionis, giftis, dischargis and uthair dispositionis quhatsumevir of the annexit propertie, and speciallie of the customes great or small maid and gevin efter the annexatioun and befoir lauchfull dissolutioun in parliament, or maid and gevin efter the dissolutioun and yit contrair to ony of the conditionis of the same, ar null of the law be way of actioun or exceptioun in all tyme bigane and to cum.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Assyis hering may nocht be disponit

It is statut and ordanit that all infeftmentis and alienationis in fewferme or uthervayis, and all rentellis, assedationis and dispositionis quhatsumevir in all tyme bigane and to cum of the assyis hering, is null and of nane availl becaus the said assyis hering pertenis to oure soverane lord as ane pert of his customes and annexit propertie.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Anent heretable chalmerlanreis and dispositionis of the propertie

Item, the kingis majestie and estaitis in parliament decernis and declaris all officis of heretable chalmerlanreis and all frie giftis and dischargis of the kingis propertie, or ony pert thairof, with all feis, casualiteis or privelegis pertening thairto, to be null and of nane availl, and ordanis thame to ceis in all tyme cuming sua that the king and his comptroller may frelie intromet with the samin and all the rentis thairof lyk as gif the saidis offices and dispositionis had nevir bene maid.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Alianatioun feudifirme feudifirmarum

Oure soverane lord and estaitis in parliament retretis, rescindis, cassis and annullis all and quhatsumevir heretable infeftmentis and all and sindrie uther dispositionis maid and gevin to ony persone in ony tyme begane of ony pert of the fewferme dewteis pertening to his hienes furthe of the annexit temporalitie of beneficis of this realme or of the annexit propertie or of ony pert of the patrimonie of the crowne.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Anent takis and pensionis gevin furthe of thriddis

Item, it is statut and ordanit that all takis and assedationis set in diminutioun of the rentell or first assumptioun and pensionis maid and gevin to ony person in ony tyme bigane or in tyme heirefter of the thriddis of the benefices, or ony pert thairof, ar and hes bene fra the begyning null and of nane awaill, and that it sall nocht be lesum to his hienes in ony tyme cumming to gif and dispone the same in ony maner of way.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Anent thriddis of benefices, commoun kirkis, freirlandis, rentis and benefices of cuir under prelaceis

Oure soverane lord and estaitis in parliament ratifeis, apprevis and confirmis the act maid be his hienes, with advyis of the lordis of his secreit counsale and chaker, upoun the fourtene day of Februar the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir sevin yeiris and confirmit in parliament, with advyis of the estaitis, upoun the fyift day of Juni the yeir of God jM vC nyntie twa yeiris anent the reformatioun of the abusis of the thriddis of beneficis, commoun kirkis, freiris landis, rentis and beneficis of cure under prelaceis within this realme, and reduceing of the samin to thair first institutioun, to haif the strenthe, force and effect of ane perpetuall and generall law in all tyme cumming in all clauses and articlis of the samin and conform to the tennour thairof in all poyntis amangis all and sindrie oure soverane lordis lieges, alsweill be way of actioun and persute as be way of exceptioun and defence, and declares and decernis all and sindrie exceptionis grantit in favour of ony persone or personis in the bodie of the said act or severalie in the said parliament haldin at Edinburgh the said fyift day of Junii the yeir of God jM vC nyntie twa yeiris, or in ony uthair parliament haldin thaireftir, to be null and of nane availl, force nor effect be way of exceptioun or reply lyk as gif the samin had nevir bene gevin nor grantit, provyding alwayis that the exceptioun and provisioun contenit in the said act and constitutioun tuicheing heretable infeftmentis sall remane and stand in the awin strenthe and effect as ane exceptioun maid fra the said act and ordinance, and siclyk but prejudice of ony privelege grantit to the college of justice or ony of the lordis thairof.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
The twa pert of the benefices vacand sall appertene to the king

It is statut and ordanit that the twa pert of the spiritualitie unassumit of all prelaceis now vacand or that sall happen to vaik and all fruitis, rentis, proffeitis and emolumentis thairof sede vacante sall appertene to his hienes and his successoris to the sustentatioun of thair houses and effairis and sall onnawayis be disponit in all or in pert to ony persone be way of pensioun, gift or dispositioun quhatsumevir.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Anent ratificationis and dispositionis maid in parliament

Forsamekle as thair is certane generall and originall lawis quhairby expres provisioun is maid that his majesteis propertie and annexit temporalitie of beneficis may nocht be delapidatt nor disponit to his hienes prejudice and derogatioun of the saidis lawis, it is thairfoir statut and ordanit be his majestie, with advyis of the estaitis in parliament, that the saidis generall lawis sall haif thair first effect and that na derogatioun salbe maid thairto be quhatsumevir gift or dispositioun notwithstanding the same be particularlie ratifeit in parliament, except the said ratificatioun and new dispositioun be maid with expres and speciall dispensatioun of the saidis generall lawis and be the advyis of the estaitis to be speciallie mentionat thairin; and the lordis of the sessioun sall juge according to the generall lawis without respect of ony perticular dirogatioun maid thairto to his majesteis hurt or prejudice or contrair the tennour of the saidis actis.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Ministeris and possessoris of beneficis sall gif up the rentell of the temporalitie

It is statut and ordanit that all ministeris that salhappin to ressave ony assignationis for thair stipendis furthe of the fruitis and rentis of ony benefice within this realme sall at the tyme of the ressaveing of thair assignationis and rasing of letteris conform thairto declair and gif up particularlie to the clerk, directour and subscryver of the saidis letteris howmeikle thai or ilkane of tham hes of the temporalitie gevin and disponit unto thame in thair severall assignationis; the quhilk clerk salbe haldin and oblishit to gif and deliver the same to the clerk of the thesaurarie of augmetatioun to be insert and remane in registrie in all cumming. And mairowir all and sindrie prelattis and uthairis possessoris of all beneficis quhilkis ar at his hienes gift or dispositioun sall lykwayis gif up to the clerk foirsaid ane sufficient inventar conforme to the first assumptioun of the thriddis of all rentis, proffeitis and dewteis of the tua pert of the saidis beneficis and howmeikle thairof is sett in fewferme or in feudifirma feudifirmarum, with certificatioun to thame and everie ane of tham and they failyie, or gif they salhappin to omit ony of the rentis, fruitis foirsaidis or gif up ane rentell quhilk is nocht just and leill, in that caice thair beneficis sall vaik in his hienes handis as gif they war naturalie deid, sua that his hienes may dispone thairupon and intromet with the proffeitis of the same at his plesour.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
The fewaris of the temporalitie sall gif up ane rentell of thair dewteis

It is statut and ordanit that all fewaris of quhatsumevir annexit landis pertening to the temporalitie of all beneficis within this realme (except laik patronagis) salbefoir the first day of Januar the yeir of God jM vC nyntie aucht zeiris exhibit and produce to the thesaurar of augmentatioun and his deputis thair infeftmentis and titillis quhairby thai bruik and posses the saidis landis, to the effect his hienes and his saidis officiaris may be inspectioun thairof understand the dewtie quhilk thai and ilkane of thame aucht and suld pay to his hienes; the quhilk clerk sall extract ane mynute thairof, and all the speciall clauses and provisionis, gif any be contenit in the saidis infeftmentis, to remane with him as ane trew and autentik rentell of his hienes temporalitie intycumming. And gif ony of the saidis fewaris failyeis in the premises, the infeftment of fewferme and all uthair rycht and title quhilk he can allege and pretend to the saidis landis to be null and of nane availl, force nor effect be way of exceptioun or reply; and it salbe lesum to the king and his thesaurar foirsaid to intromet, lift and uptak the mailles, fermes and dewteis at the terms of Witsonday nixt and immediatlie following the said first day of Januar nixt; and ordanis that this act salbe imprentit befoir the first day of Maii nixtocum, or failyeing thairof, salbe oppinlie publishit at the heid burghe of ilk shyre; and that the samin sall nocht be extendit to ony person quha hes producit and shawin thair haldingis alredie.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
All fewis may be decernit null for nocht payment of the dewtie, albeit na provisioun be maid thairanent in the infeftment

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament haveand consideratioun of the great dammpnage and skayth quhilk his majestie and liegis of this realme sustenis throuch evill and untymous payment of the few dewteis of thair landis sett in fewferme, thairfoir statutis and ordanis that incais it salhappin intycumming ony wassell or fewar haldand landis in fewferme of oure soverane lord or of ony uthair superiour immediatlie in fewferme to failyie in making of payment of his few dewtie to oure soverane lordis comptroller or uthair haveand powar of him or to uthair immediat superiour or uthairis haveand powar of him be the space of twa yearis haill and togidder, that they sall amit and tyne thair said few of thair saidis landis conform to the civill and cannoun law siclyk and in the samin maner as gif ane claus irritant war speciallie ingrossit and insert in thair saidis infeftmentis of fewferme.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
It is nocht lesum to tak mair annuelrent or proffeit nor ten for the hundrethe

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament haveand consideratioun that exhorbitant proffeit and usurie takin for the len of money is nocht onlie be the law of God condemnit bot also is forbiddin be the lawis of this realme and actis of parliament, thairfoir statutis and ordanis that nane of oure soverane lordis liegis tak upon hand in ony tyme heireftir to tak ony gritar proffeit or annuelrent for the len of money owther be infeftment or be band or contract directlie or indirectlie bot ten for the hundrethe, under the pane of confiscatioun of all thair moveable gudis and geir, and to be uthairwyis punishit in thair personis as commoun occuraris according to the lawis, and for that effect to be callit and persewit at perticular dyettis befoir the justice and his deputis to underly the law for the samin; and that infeftmentis, contractis and obligationis to be maid intymcuming for payment of annuelrent of victuell, that the victuell thairin contenit salbe reducit to sik conformitie of price as sall to ten for the hundrethe allanerlie, sua that the pertie addettit payand ten for the hundrethe the samin salbe als lauchfull as gif they had payit the victuellis contenit in the saidis infeftmentis. And becaus thair is diverses personis quha obtenis thame selffis infeft in the propertie of landis for small sowmes of money under reversioun and settis tak bak agane to the heretour or uthairis to his behuiff for payment of ane great dewtie in silver or victuell far exciding the proffeit of ten for ilk hundrethe; as also be contract, band or obligatioun makis simulat forme of bying or selling of victuell to be deliverit at ane certane day and failyeing thairof, certane heiche pricis liquidat thairin, of intentioun onlie of defraud of the said act to recover with thair principall sowme sik exhorbitant oker and proffeit as is directlie forbidin heirin; as lykwayis thair is diverses personis quha the tyme of the debursing of the said sowme quhilk thai lett to proffeit aggreis with the pertie for the usurie and okker far exciding the ordiner annuelrent foirsaid, and retenis the samin in thair handis and takis thair securitie be plane forme of obligatioun or uthairwayis of the haill sowme to be payit at ane certane terme as gif na sik exhorbitant proffeit and oker had bene deducit or allowit thairin, thairfoir statutis and ordanis that all sik infeftmentis, bandis, contractis or obligationis quhilkis salhappin to be maid in maner foirsaid in defraud of the said actis and statutis and for circumventioun of the liegis astrictand thai to pay forther proffeit in silver nor according to ten for the hundrethe or mair victuell nor may be answereable in price to the anuelrent in silver foirsaid, in maner abonespecifiit, salbe null and of nane availl, force nor effect, as gif the samin had nevir bene maid, notwithstanding quhatsumevir uther cullerit or pretendit claus be insert thairin; and the said nullitie upon the causes foirsaidis to be ressavit summerlie, alsweill be way of exceptioun and reply as be way of actioun, and to be tryit be the ayth of pertie and all uthair lauchfull probatioun conjonit thairwithe competent of the law, quhairby the said unlauchfull oker may be verefeit to the juge and the said nullitie to be persewit be the pertie, his airis, executouris and assignais with concurrence of the kingis advocat aganis the creditour, his aris and executoris, notwithstanding quhatsumevir ratificatioun of the band and infeftment or renunciatioun of the said actioun grantit be the pertie, quhairin it sall nocht be lesun to him to transact without his majesteis consent and licence grantit to that effect. And the said infeftment, band and obligatioun being reducit, the kingis majestie and his donatour to haif undowtit rycht to the principall sowme quhilk was deliverit, togidder with the ordiner annuelrent of all yeiris and termes bigane unpayit; and the pertie to haif repetitioun of quhatsumevir exhorbitant proffeit he hes payit exciding the ordiner annuell foirsaid, incais he concurr with his hienes advocat in the said reductioun, utherwayis to be debarrit frome the repetitioun of ony sowmes payit be him; the kingis majestie alwayis, his advocat and donatour to haif full rycht in thair personis to persew the reductioun and annulling of the saidis securiteis for the causes foirsaidis, albeit the principall pertie refusis to concure with tham thairin.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark

Oure soverane lord ratifeis and apprevis the actis of parliament maid of befoir be his hienes, with consent of the thrie estaitis, in the monethe of December jM vC lxvij yeiris anent schuting and bering of culveringis and uthairis ingyne of fyre wark, and ordanis the same to be put to executioun with all rigour and the controvenaris thairof to be punishit conform to the panis contenit thairin, and mairowir be confiscatioun of all thair guidis moveable, sua that the ane pane sall nocht stop nor stay the uthair except it be utherwayis thocht expedient be his hienes, the ane half thairof to appertene to the apprehendar for his travell and laboris and the uther half to be applyit to oure soverane lordis use; and for executioun thairof, makis and constitutis ilk schiref, stewart, baillie, baroun and provestis, aldermen and bailleis within brughe his majesteis justicis in that pert, everie ane within thair fredomis and jurisdictionis, with powar to thame to serche, seik, tak and apprehend the offendaris and controvenaris and put thame to ane assyis; and being convict, to put tham in ward quhill the pane foirsaid be payit and untill they find siker souertie to forbeir in tyme cumming. And this act to serve for ane sufficient commissioun to the effect foirsaid.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
The pricis of gold and silver of forene cunyie and bulyeoun

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament ratifeis, apprivis and confirmis the act maid at Dundie, the fourtene day of Maii the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir sevintene yeiris anent the douncrying of the silver, off the quhilk the tennour followis: The quhilk day the kingis majestie, his nobilitie, counsale and estaitis presentlie convenit, considering the present scarcitie of cunyeit money now current within this realme and the great derthe and exhorbitant pricis quhairunto all sortis of gold and silver, alsweill forene as of his hienes awin cunyie, ar presentlie reducit be the libertie quhilk all sortis and degreis of personis takis at thair awin handis in rasing of the pricis of all gold and silver at thair plesure far above the just awaill prescryvit in his hienes lawis, actis and proclamationis maid theranent, be the quhilk forme of doing and be the unlauchfull transporting of the cunyie at all tymis furthe of this realme great disordour and confusioun hes bene interteneit and is liklie dalie to incres, to the hurt of the commoun weill and great contempt of his hienes and his authoritie gif the lawis alreddie maid heiranent sall nocht be put to dew executioun in all poyntis according to the tennour thairof with all convenient expeditioun. And thairfoir his majestie, with advyis of his said nobilitie, counsale and estaitis foirsaidis, hes concludit and ordanit and be thir presentis ratefeis and apprevis the lawis alreddie maid anent the dischargeing of the dalie rasing of the pricis of gold and silver, and ordanis that all and sindrie personis, transgressoris of the saidis lawis in rasing of the saidis pricis, salbe callit, tryit and punishit thairfoir with all extremitie. And forther that his hienes, with advyis of his said nobilitie, counsale and estaitis foirsaidis, has thocht meit to declair and mak it manifest that fra the xvij day of Maii instant the unce of silver cunyeit in ten shilling picis and the uthair smaller picis of ellewin pennyfyne cunyeit according to the last act of parliament sall stand at fyftie schillingis, and the auld xxx shilling picis, being of the lyk wecht and fynes, at the same price; and the new threttie shilling picis, being thrie quarteris of ane unce at xxxvij s. vj d., and the auld and new xx and ten shilling picis according thairto pro rata; and the unce of gold of xxij carret fyne, being his hienes awin cunyie of fyve pund and fyftie shilling picis, sall also stand at xxx lib. the unce; and forther that the spacis of money and fynes thairof, to wit: of ellewin penny fyne in silver and tuentie twa carret fyne in gold, salbe cunyeit and have cours heirefter conform to the actis of parliament maid theranent. And that all merchandis or uthairis personis, transportaris of the same furth of this realme, be tryit and punishit according to the saidis lawis and actis foirsaidis; and siclyk that na forayne cunyie of gold or silver sall haif cours amangis his hienes liegis heirefter bot haillelie imbrocht to serche as bulyeoun to his majesteis cunyiehous, and that all gold, silver or uther cunyie quhilk salbe brocht within this realme heirefter quhairunto his hienes subjectis ar astrictit to bring in be his majesteis lawis as bulyeoun, the unce thairof being of tuelf deneiris or being basser and suppleit be compt and quantitie to be worthe tuelff deneiris, the merchandis, inbringaris thairof, sall haif ane unce of his hienes awin cunyie of elleivin dyneiris for everie unce of bulyeoun brocht in maner foirsaid; and of all uther forayne cunyie that they sall voluntarlie bring in to the cunyehous of the said ordiner bulyeoun, that thair be onlie the threttie pennie thairof retenit to his majesteis profeit. And alsua ordanis that all the saidis liegis conforme thame selffis in this mater of the cunyie to the will, declaratioun and determinatioun of his majestie, his nobilitie, counsale and estaitis foirsaidis, and on nawayis tak upon hand to brek and contravene the samin in ony pert as they will answer to his hienes upoun thair obedience at thair uttermest charge and parrell and under the panis proscryvit in his hienes lawis to be execut upon tham without favour. And to this effect, that the thesaurar and his deputis insist and seik the executioun of the panis and punishementis prescryvit in the saidis lawis aganis the contravenaris thairof with all rigour and extremitie as they will answer to his hienes upon thair office and obedience, and that the generall maister cunyeour, warder, compter warder, maister cunyieour, assayer, sinker, meltar, forgear and uthairis officiaris of his hienes cunyiehous proceid to the cunyeing, straiking and forgeing of new cunyie according to the lawis alreddie maid and this present act and ordinance as thai sall answer to his majestie upoun thair officis. And to the effect his majesteis subjectis may be resolvit upon the pricis of all gold and silver to be brocht be tham within this realme and quhilk the maister cunyeour salbe astrictit to pay to tham conform to the tennour of thir presentis, he salbe astrictit to haif oppinlie affixit in his hous of exchange ane autentik table to be maid be his hienes commissioneris appoyntit to that effect contenand the perticular pricis of all spacis of foran gold and silver usuallie inbrocht within this cuntrey according to the availl, wecht and fynes thairof. And that the clerk of his hienes registrie caus imprent thir presentis and all uthair actis maid concerning the cunyie, customes and bulyeoun quhairthrow his hienes subjectis pretend na ignorance thairof. Quhilk act abonewrittin, oure said soverane lord, with advyis of the saidis estaitis in parliament, ratefeis, apprevis and confirmis in all poyntis efter the tennour thairof, and decernis and declaris the samin to haif the strenthe, force and effect of ane law and act of parliament in all tym cumming.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Woll suld nocht be transportit furthe of the realme

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament ratifeis, apprivis and confirmis the act maid at Dundie, the xiij day of Maii the yeir of God jM vC nyntie sevin yeiris anent the retening of woll within this realme, off the quhilk the tennour followis: The quhilk day the kingis majestie, with advyis of his nobilitie, counsale and estatis presentlie convenit, ratifeis, apprivis and confirmis the act of parliament maid be his hienes and his estaitis for the tyme anent the receaveing and detening within this realme of all the woll quhilk growis within the same in all and sindrie poyntis, articlis and clauses thairin contenit, and ordanis the said act to be put to dew executioun in all poyntis aganis the controvenaris thairof, notwithstanding ony licencis or uthair dispesatioun grantit be his hienes in the contrair. Quhilkis licencis and dispesationis, strenthe and effect thairof his majestie annullis and dischargis simpliciter be thir presentis, promitting on nawayis to grant ony sic licencis or dispensationis at ony tym heirefter. And that craftismen, strangearis, be brocht hame within this realme for working of the said woll within the samyn for the commown weill and proffeit thairof in tyme cumming. The quhilk act abonewrittin oure said soverane lord, with advyis of the estaitis in parliament, ratifeis and confirmis in all poyntis efter the tennour thairof, and decernis and declaris the samin to haif the strenthe of ane law and act of parliament in all tym cuming.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
All merchandeice brocht within this realme suld pay custome

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament ratefeis, apprivis and confirmis the act maid at Dundie, the threttene day of Maii the yeir of God jM vC nytie sevin yeiris anent oure soverane lordis customes, off the quhilk the tennour followis: Forsameikle as it is understand to the kingis majestie, his nobilitie, counsale and estaitis presentlie convenit that the subjectis of all forane nationis quhilkis bringis and transportis one kynd of clayth or uthairis wairis or merchandice from ony forane cuntrie to thair awin native countrie hes bene in use and yit still continewis in the payment of certane custome or uthair exactioun thairfoir, cheiflie at the tyme of thair arryvell and incumming within the samin, and almaist nane or few of the subjectis of ony realme exemit thairfra (the subjectis of the cuntrey onlie exceptit), quha, be resson of ane allegit bipast immunitie, clames the privelege of exemptioun, albeit it can nocht be denyit that his majestie is ane frie prince of a soverane powar, haveand als great liberteis and prerogativis be the lawis of this realme and privelege of his crown and diademe as ony uthair king, prince or potentat quhatsumevir, and thairfoir aucht to haif the lyk custome and exactioun for interteneing of his princelie estait of all claithe and uthairis wairis and merchandeice to be brocht within this realme be his hienes subjectis at all tymes thairefter. For the quhilk purpois his majestie, with advyis of his said nobilitie, counsale and estaitis, has thocht meit, concludit and ordanit that all claithe and uthairis merchandeice quhatsumevir to be brocht within this realme fra all forane nationis sall pay the custome following at the tyme of thair arryvell and entrie thairin in all tyme cumming, that is to say tuelff penneis of everie poundis worthe of all sortis of the saidis wairis or merchandeice. And to this effect, his hienes and his said nobilitie, counsale and estaitis giffis full powar and commissioun to the lordis auditoris of his chaker and utheris of his nobilitie and counsale to the nowmer alwayis of ellevin personis at the leist to set down the A. B. C. of the custome of all clayth and uthairis wairis and merchandeice quhilkis salbe brocht and enter within this realme yeirlie heirefter; with powar lykwayis to thame to sett price upoun the saidis wairis, conform to the quhilk the custumaris to be appoyntit be his majestie to that effect sall uplift custome thairof and to mak all uthair ordinancis necessar for the ease of the merchandis and suretie of his hienes custome in the executioun of the premises, and alsua of sik uthair gudis to be transportit furthe of this realme as is nocht as yit expressit in the A. B. C. alreddie maid; provyding this act be nocht extendit to erlis, lordis, barronis and friehaldaris, bot it salbe lesun to thame to send thair gudis beyound see for thair awin perticular use and als it salbe lesun to thame to bring within this realme wynis, claythis and uthair furnessingis for thair awin perticular use and nawayis to mak merchandice thairof conform to the lawis and liberteis grantit to thame of befoir. The quhilk act abonewrittin oure soverane lord and estaitis foirsaidis decernis and declaris to stand as ane law in all tyme cuming.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Englishe claithe and uthairis Englishe merchandice maid of woll is forbiddin

Oure soverane lord and estatis of this present parliament ratifeis, apprivis and confirmis the act maid at Dundie, the threttene day of Maii the yeir of God jM vC nyntie sewin yeiris anent the hamebringing of Inglis clayth, off the quhilk the tennour followis: The quhilk day the kingis majestie, his nobilitie, counsale and estaitis presentlie covenit, foirseing the great hurt and inconvenient quhilk the commounweill of this realme dalie sustenis throuch the unproffitable traid usit be merchandis in the hambringing of Inglis clayth and uthairis Ingillis wairis and merchandeice maid of woll, the same clayth haveand onlie for the maist pert ane outwart shaw, wantand that substance and strenthe quhilk oftymis it apperis to haif, and being ane of the cheif causes of the transporting of all gold and silver furthe of this realme and consequentlie of the great skarsitie and present derthe of the cunyie now currand within the samin, seing that kynd of exchange can nocht weill be interteneit be ony lauchfull tred or utheris wairis or merchandeice to be transportit furthe of this realme, quhilk be the lawis of the samin ar nocht alreddie prohibit and forbiddin. And thairfoir his majestie, with advyis of his said nobilitie, counsale and estaitis foirsaidis, has thocht meit and convenient to restrane the hambringig within this realme of all Ingillis clayth or uther Ingillis wairis or merchandeice maid of woll intymcumming, and ordanis his hienes liegis of quhat estait, qualitie or degrie that evir they be of that nane of thame tak upon hand to by or bring hame within this realme to be sauld ony kynd of Englishe clayth or utheris wairis or merchandeice maid of woll at ony tyme heireftir, under the pane of confiscatioun of the same clayth and merchandeice and all uthairis the moveable gudis of the hambringaris to his majesteis use. The quhilk act oure said soverane lord and estaitis foirsaidis ordanis to stand as ane law in all tym cumming.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Great burne coill suld nocht be transportit furthe of this realme

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of this present parliament ratefeis, apprivis and confirmis the act maid at Dundie, the xiij day of Maii the yeir of God jM vC nyntie sevin yeris anent the transporting of coillis furthe of this realme, off the quhilk the tennour followis: Forsameikle as it is understand to the kingis majestie, his nobilitie, counsale and estaitis presentlie covenit that the great burne coillis ar commounlie transportit furthe of this realme be diverse and sindre personis quha at all tymis ladynis thair shippis and uthairis veshellis thairwithe and transportis the same at thair plesure, usand the samin as ane commown tred togidder without his majesteis licence or permissioun, to the great hurt of the commown weill and expreslie aganis his hienes lawis, actis of parliament and sindre proclamationis maid in the contrare. For remeid quhairof in tymecumming, his majestie, with advyis of the saidis nobilitie, counsale and estatis foirsaidis, statutis and ordanis that na personis, alsweill strangeris as uthairis borne subjectis of this realme, tak upoun hand to transsport ony great burne coill furthe of this realme at ony tyme heirefter, nor yit ladin thair shippis, crearis or utheris vessellis thairwithe to be transportit as said is under the pane of confiscatioun of the same coillis, shippis, crearris and uthairis veshellis to his majesteis use; certifeing thame and thay do in the contrair, that the samin coillis, shippis, crearis and veshellis salbe confiscat and intromettit withe with all rigour and extremitie in exemple of uthairis, and to this effect that all provestis and bailleis of the saidis burrowis, custumaris and sercheouris quhatsumevir sall serche, seik, tak and apprehend all and sindrie personis, controvenaris thairof, keip and caus retene thair personis in ward within thair towbuthis, fenshe and arreist thair shippis, crearis and veshellis, tak the saillis fra the rais and keip thame under areistment at his majesteis instance quhairthrou they depert nocht, notiefeand thair names to his hienes that his majestie may gif further directioun towartis tham as appertenis, as the saidis provestis, bailleis, custumaris and sercheoris will answer to his majestie upon thair office and obedience. The quhilk act oure said soverane lord and estaitis foirsaidis ordanis to stand as ane law in all tym cumming.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
Forbiddin gudis suld pay custume

Oure soverane lord and estaitis of parliament statutis and ordanis that incais ony of the forbiddin gudis underwrittin be transportit upon licence furthe of this countrie, the transportaris sall pay thairfoir the customes underwrittin, to witt: for ilk stane of woll, fyve shillingis; ilk dussone ellis of lyning clayth, four shillingis; ilk boll of victuell, fyve shillingis; and ilk pundis worthe of forbiddin Inglis wairis inbrocht to this countrie upoun licence, tuelff penneis.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
All cocquettis suld be speciall and contene the perticular kyndis of merchandice

Item, it is statut and ordanit for eshewing of the damnage and skayth quhilk dalie arrysis throuche generall and informall cocquettis gevin and grantit unto this realme, that in all tymis cumming all clerkis of the cocquheit sall perticularlie expreme and specifie in the cokquettis gevin be tham the perticular quantitie of the gudis and merchandeis, the speciall kyndis and sortes thairof, the names of the merchandis and awneris of the same, howmekle of the same gudis pertenis to ilk merchand and that the conservatour in the law countreyis admit nor allow ony cokquett except it be writtin and formit in maner foirsaid, bot sall confiscat all the saidis gudis nocht expremit perticularlie as said is, and mak compt and rakning thairof yeirlie to the thesaurar as he will answer upoun his office.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
All schippis suld haif ane sufficient cocquett

It is statut and ordanit becaus the cocquett is the schippis pasport and testimoniall of hir lauchtfulnes, that the conservatour sall fens and arrist all shippis nocht haveand ane cocquett or nocht haveand ane cocquett formallie writtin, and esheat the haill gudis and geir being in the said ship to oure soverane lordis use, and mak compt thairof yeirlie in the chaker to the thesaurar.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
The aithe of the merchandis, shipperis and factoris passand to and fra the law countreis and furthe of this realme

Item, the conservatour sall not ressave nor admit onye cocquet, albeit the same be lauchfullie gevin, except the mercheandis, skipparis, factouris and everie ane of thame befoir the loissing of onie of thair gudis mak faith and suere solempnedlie be God him self, his creator, that he hes na forbiddin gudis or geir or na uthair lauchfull mercheandices by and attour that quhilk is contenit in the cocquet nor knawis of nane to be in the samyn schip pertening to uthairis; and that safar as he understandis the haill gudis and geir pertenis properlie to fremen and na pairt thairof to unfremen. As alsua at thair bak returning fra the law cuntreis towardis Scotland, thay sall lykwyis gif thair solemp aitheis befoir the lading of the schip or in putting of onie gudis that the gudis properlie pertenis to thame selffis and not to strangeris. And gif thai los onie gudis and geir cumand frome Scotland befoir the geving of the said aithe, or puttis onie gudis in schip burde to be transportit towardis Scotland, all the same gudis to be confiscat. And gif the said aithe be refusit be thame all and thai nawyis will mak the same, it salbe lesum to the conservatour to aireist the said schipe and all the gudis contenit thairin. And gif sum makis aithe and uthairis refusis, he sall arreist all the gudis pertenand to the pairteis refusand and mak compt thairof as said is; and quhatsumevir gudis that is not contenit in the cocquet to be confiscat as said is.

Item, it is statute and ordaind that all mercheandis and skipperis at the resaveing of thair cocquetis in all pairtis and portis within this realme sall gif thair solempe aitheis and mak faithe in forme and maner abone expremit; and that thay haif na forbiddin gudis nor na uthair lauchfull gudis or mercheandice except that quhilk is contenit in thair cocquet and entres, and sall tak na uthair gudis in all that voyage under the panis foirsaidis, quhilk aithe salbe maid to the customeris, quhairanent thay salbe ansuerabill yeirlie in the chekker.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  16. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  17. APS reads, 'in all tyme ...'. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r-66v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v. Back
  20. NAS, PA2/15, f.66v-67r. Back
  21. APS reads, 'as sall answere', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.164. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r. Back
  23. APS heading reads 'The pane of beraris, usaris or schutaris with pistolettes, culveringis, daggis or ingynis of fyre wark', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.165. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/15, f.67r-67v. Back
  25. APS changes this to 'ser[ve]'. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/15, f.67v-68r. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/15, f.68r. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  31. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  32. APS changes this to '[within]'. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/15, f.68v-69r. Back
  35. The hand changes here and remains the same until f.73v. It is a much neater, more old-fashioned hand than that which both precedes and follows. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  37. APS interpolation. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  39. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r. Back
  40. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  42. APS reads 'of this present ...', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.169. Back
  43. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  44. APS reads, 'generall band, that thai ...'. Back
  45. APS changes this to '[halfe]'. Back
  46. APS changes this to '[and the]'. Back
  47. NAS, PA2/15, f.69r-69v. Back
  48. APS reads 'hielendis and ...'. Back
  49. APS reads 'thair barbarus in ...'. Back
  50. APS changes this to '[of]'. Back
  51. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  52. APS changes this to 'skaith[it]'. Back
  53. APS reads 'as it ...'. Back
  54. APS reads 'exceptioun or ... '. Back
  55. APS changes this to 'declarat[our]'. Back
  56. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v. Back
  57. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  58. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/15, f.69v-70r. Back
  60. APS heading reads, 'Lettiris of horning, inhibitionis, interdictionis, executionis and publication thairof aganis personis duelland within bailliereis suld be registrat in the baillies bukis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.170. Back
  61. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  62. APS reads 'lauchfull in all ...'. Back
  63. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  65. APS changes this to '[or]'. Back
  66. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  67. APS changes this to 'foull[eris]'. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  69. APS reads 'liegis of this realme quha ar chairgeit to pas ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/15, f.70r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  73. APS reads, 'Oure soverance lord', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.171. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  75. APS changes this to '[in]'. Back
  76. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/15, f.70v. Back
  78. APS changes this to '[imprisoning]'. Back
  79. APS changes this to '[as]'. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  81. APS changes this to '[and]'. Back
  82. APS reads 'and not to ...', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  83. APS reads 'ar not onlie', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.172. Back
  84. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/15, f.71r-71v. Back
  86. APS reads, 'lyand outwith brught bot onlie according to thair rentis and halding within burgh, which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/15, f.71v-73v. Back
  88. APS heading reads, 'Ane taxatioun to be grantit to the king, the forme and maner of the uptaking thairof', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  89. APS reads, 'sall direct', which interpolation 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  90. APS changes this to '[burrowis]'. Back
  91. APS interpolation 'haill', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  92. APS interpolation 'etc. And', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  93. APS interpolation 'lyverentaris', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  94. APS interpolation 'within xx dayis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  95. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  96. APS changes this to 'benefi[cit]'. Back
  97. APS interpolation 'saidis', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  98. APS interpolation 'alsweill be the prelate as be the vassal, fewer, takismen and', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.173. Back
  99. APS changes this to '[the]'. Back
  100. APS reads 'proportionalie'. Back
  101. APS interpolation 'to', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  102. APS changes this to '[prelate]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  103. APS interpolation 'for thair releif', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  104. APS reads 'proportioun' Back
  105. APS interpolation, 'ar'. Back
  106. APS interpolation 'said' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.174. Back
  107. APS changes this to '[out]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  108. APS interpolation 'the', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  109. APS interpolation 'gud', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  110. APS changes this to '[in]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  111. APS interpolation 'pay' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  112. APS interpolation 'done', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  113. APS changes this to '[and]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  114. APS changes this to '[hes]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.175. Back
  115. APS interpolation 'had' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  116. APS changes this to '[thocht]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  117. APS changes this to 'will[fullie]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  118. APS changes this to '[for the quhilkis]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  119. APS interpolation 'saidis' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  120. APS interpolation 'of' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  121. APS changes this to '[accused]', 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  122. APS changes this to 'desti[nat]'. Back
  123. APS interpolation 'answere' 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  124. APS changes this to '[for]'. Back
  125. APS interpolation, 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 XV Parliament of King James the Sext, halden at Edinburgh, the nineteenth day of December, the yeir of God, ane thousand, five hundreth, ninetie seven yeirs (Edinburgh, 1597), p.176. Back
  126. APS has 'as said is' in square brackets, even though it is in the mss. Back
  127. The last two thirds of f.73v is blank. Back
All schippis and mercheandis suld land at the ordinar staple

It is statute and ordanit that na schippe passand to the law cuntreis sall land onie menis, gudis or geir in ony pairt thairof bot at the toun of Campveere or the ordinarie stapill for the tyme. And na persoun sall gang on land or transport onie thing out of the schippe befoir his arrivell at the same porte under the pane of ten pundis Flemish, to be taikin up fra the contravenaris be the conservatour and [he] to be comptabill thairof to the thesaurar. And ordanis the conservatour in tyme cuming to tak the aithe of the skipper and mercheandis heareanent befoir the lossing of onie of thair gudis and geir.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  2. APS changes this to '[tyme]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/15, f.64v. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Following the preceding act, the rest of f.64v and all of f.65r is blank. The hand changes here from a fairly normal secretary hand to a rather scratchy one. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  6. APS interpolation. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  10. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  12. NAS, PA2/15, f.65v. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Ba