Judicial proceeding: summons of treason

The quhilk day Schir Thomas Hammyltoun of Monkland, knycht, advocat to oure soverane lord, producit four summondis of treassoun, quhilkis he oftentymes producit of befoir in presens of the lordis commissionaris of parliament: ane execute aganis Patrik, erle of Orknay, the secund aganis Rory McCloyd of Heriche, the third aganis Richard Grahame of Reidkirk, and the fourt aganis Rorie McNeill of Baro, quha, being all thryse callit at the tolbuth windo and nane comperand except the said Patrik, erle of Orknay, quha, being personalie present, askit instrumentis that he wes personalie present and readie to ansuere to the said summondis of treassoun rasit aganis him.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.48v. Back