Legislation: private acts
Act in favouris of the tennentis of Casche

Forsamekle as the kingis majestie, for inlargeing the boundis of the park of Falkland, caused the fewaris of the towne of Casche renunce the ane half of thair landis to the effect the samyn micht be imparkit with the said Falkland Park, and his majestie, in recompense of thair lose, dischargeit unto thame heireftir in all tyme cumming all fewferme duetie or quhatsumevir uther thing addebtit be thame for the remnant of thair landis nocht imparkit bot remaning still in thair possessioun; thairfoir oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament convenit ratefeis and appreves the said recompanse gevin to these tennentis and fewaris of Casche for thair lose of the imparking of thair saidis landis, and declaris that everie ane of the saidis tennentis in all tyme heireftir, thair airis and successouris, sall bruik and injoy that remnant of thair landis left unto thame in frie blenche for payment of ane penny, gif it be requirit, and ordinis his majesteis thesaurar and utheris officiaris to ressave or exchange tennentis of the saidis landis in that samin forme of blenche halding, quhilk sall be sufficient and valide richt and securitie to the saidis tennentis, nochtwithstanding that the saidis landis hes bene formerllie of the propirtie and set in fewferme for payment of ane duetie thairfoir, and that the samin blenche infeftmentis grantit to the saidis tennentis sall be alsua valiable to the saidis tennentis as gif the samin wer of na pairt of his majesteis annexit propirtie.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
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  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
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  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
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  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
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  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
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  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
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  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Dissolutioun of Huntingtoure and Strathbrawne

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of parliament presentlie convenit, considering that the setting of the landis of the annexit propirtie in fewferme for payment of the auld rentall with augmentatioun is greatlie to his majesteis benefite and proffeitt, his hienes rentall thairby being maid sure, unchangeable, unalterable and nawayes hable to be disponit and annaleit, hes thairfoir dissolvit and be the tennour of this present act of parliament dissolvis frome the act of the annexatioun of the landis of the erledome of Gowrie and lordschip of Ruthven, [the haill landis perteining or belanging to the said earledome of Gowrie and lordschip of Ruthven], and in speciall the landis and lordschip of Huntingtour and the landis of Strathbrawne; and to the effect that the samin haill landis (except sic as ar heireftir particularlie enumerated) may be in fewferme lattin and heretablie disponit for payment of the auld duetie with augmentatioun of the rentall, and that the said act be extendit in ample forme with all clauses neidfull, it is alwayes declarit that the landis underwrittin: they ar to say, the landis of Cowgask, with the teyndschaves thairof, with mylnis, multuris, woddis, fischeingis, pairtis, pendiclis and pertinentis of the samim, the landis of Peill, Lethame, Eister Heichame, Goodlieburne, Hoill of Huntingtour, the landis of Halyland, Few and Wester Heichame, with the pertinentis of the same, being all of the said lordschip of Huntingtour, sall be dissolvit to the effect the samyn may be sett in blenche ferme (for payment of ane penny) to Johne, erle of Montrois etc., and that for mony great, ressonable and sene caussis mentionat in ane particular warrand maid for dissolutioun of the saidis landis.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
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  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
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  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
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  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
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  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
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  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
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  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
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  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of Sanctandrous archibischop in satisfactioun of Monymaill

Forsamekle as oure soverane lord hes movit be his princelie directioun George, archibischop of Sanctandrous to quit and renunce the fewmaillis of Lethame, with the patronage of the kirk of Monymaill, in favouris of his hienes trustie servand and counsaillour Schir Robert Melvill of Murdocarnie, knycht, quhairby the said archibischoprik is deteriorat and prejudgeit, thairfoir his hienes, with advyse of the estaittis of this present parliament, in pairt of recompense and satisfactioun of the saidis fewmaillis and kirk of Monymaill dissolvit as said is, hes gevin, grantit and disponit and be the tennour heirof gevis, grantis and disponis and perpetualie mortifeis in favouris of the said George, archibischop of Sanctandrous, for all the dayes of his lyfetyme, and to his successouris ad perpetuam remanentiam, all and haill the personage and vicarage of Kynnell, the personage and vicarage of Logy Montroise, the personage and vicarage of Idwy and the personage and vicarage of Kynnetillis, all lyand within the schirefdome of Forfar and diocie of Sanctandrous, to be incorporatit and perpetualie unitit as ane propir and substantiall pairt of the patrimonie of the said archibischoprik, with frie, plane power to the said George and his successouris to sett, dispone, intromettwith and uptak the haill rentis, fruittis and emolumentis, manses, gleibis and kirklandis of the saidis personages and vicarages, als frelie in all respectis as ony persone or vicar of the saidis kirkis micht have done at ony tyme frome the beginning, reserveand alwayes to the present ministeris, titularis of the saidis benefices, and to the fewaris, tennentis and takismen thairof, thair haill richtis, titillis, provisionis, presentationis, assedationis for lang or schort takkis, fewis, confirmationes and all and sindrie richtis or securiteis maid to thame be oure soverane lord or be the titulares of the saidis benefices in ony tyme bigane insofar as they may stand and indure according to the present lawes and constitutionis, haveing force and authoritie in this realme at this present, provyding alsua that the said archibischop and his successouris sall provyde sufficient mantenance and stipend to the ministeris that sall serve the cure of the saidis kirkis sasone as it salhappin the saidis kirkis or ony of thame to fall in to the patrimonie of the said archibischoprik be the death, dimissioun or deprivatioun of the present titulares or ony uther lauchfull cause. And siclyk oure said soverane lord, with advyse of the saidis estaittis, ratifeis, appreves and confermis that gift and provisioun maid and grantit be oure said soverane lord, with advyse of his hienes ordinar officiaris, to the said archibischop of all and haill ten chalderis and aucht bollis victuall to be payit furth of the priourie of Sanctandrous to the said archibischop yeirlie for his service in the ministrie at the paroch kirk of Sanctandrous during all the dayes of his lyfetyme, conforme to the said gift and lettres conforme grantit thairupoun, quhairof the said archibischop hes bene in possessioun thir diverse yeiris bigane, quhilk gift is of the date at Roistoun, the sewint day of December, the yeir of God jM sex hundreth and four yeiris, and eftir the forme and tennour of the samyn in all pointis.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act anent the erectioun of the kirk of Leith benorth the brig in ane paroche kirk

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, considering that the inhabitantis of the north and south sydis of the watter and brig of Leith within the regalitie and baronie of Brochtoun hantit and maid repair of auld to thair paroch kirk of Halyrudhous, to preaching prayeris and to the celebratioun of the sacramentis, verie far distant frome thair habitationis, sua that it wes nocht habill for the maist part of thame to repair to thair said parochkirk of Halyrudhous at all tymes, being ageit and seiklie persones, quhairfoir the saidis inhabitantis of the north and south sydis of the said watter and brig of Leyth, upoun thair awin expenses and charges, hes biggit to thameselffis ane kirk upoun the north syd of the brig of Leith, and hes had ministeris serveing the cure thairat and ministring to thame the sacramentis thir tuentie yeiris bigane with the mair, lyk as they have presentlie ane minister serveing the cure thairof, they being ane thowsand communicantis quha cummis and hantis to the samin kirk, duelling within the said regalitie of Brochtoun; thairfoir oure said soverane lord and estaittis foirsaidis creatis and erectis the said kirk in ane paroch kirk to the saidis inhabitantis of the north and south pairtis of the said watter of Leith, to be callit in all tyme cumming the paroche kirk of Leyth benorth the brig, and geves and grantis to the samin paroch kirk and to the haill inhabitantis thairof all privileges, fredomes, liberteis and immuniteis belanging to ony paroch kirk within this kingdome, and dismemberis the samin in all tyme cumming frome the said parochin of Halyrudhous.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act anent the dismembering of certane townis frome the kirk of Ellon and incorporating of the samyn to the kirk of Slaynis

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of parliament, considering that the paroch kirk of Ellon within the diocie of Aberdene is sua great and large ane parochin being, fourtene scoir of plewes or thairby, sua that the maist pairt of the parochineris within the said parochin may nocht commodiouslie resorte to the said paroche kirk of Ellon, as the inhabitantis of Nather Lisk pertening to the Erle of Erroll, Ovir Lisk, Belschampsie and Auchtmad pertening to the laird of Lisk, and Knapeisleisk pertening to the laird of Collistoun, they being sua far distant frome the said kirk of Ellone; for remede quhairof and for the saidis persones better ease, oure said soverane lord and estaittis foirsaidis annexis and incorporatis the foirsaidis speciall landis, lyand of auld within the said parochin of Ellon, to the paroch kirk of Slaynis in all tyme cumming, and dismemberis the foirsaidis haill speciall townis and everie ane of thame frome the said kirk of Ellone in all tyme cumming. And forder, the saidis estaittis declaris that nochtwithstanding of the premisses that the teyndis of the foirsaidis particular landis sall remane with the persones of Ellon, and that they, nor the patrone of the said kirk of Ellon, sall nawayes be astrictit to pay the minister of Slaynis ony pairt of his stipend althocht the foirsaidis peculiar townis be annexit to the said parochin of Slaynis.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Erectioun of the kirk of Prestoun

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, considering that the inhabitantis of Prestoun and Prestounpannis, sumtyme within the parochin of Tranent, at the leist haveing the benefite of the kirk thair, can nocht resorte to the said kirk of Tranent seing the samin kirk may nocht contene the foirsaidis inhabitantis of Prestoun and Prestounpannis, they being ane great number of persones and daylie incresces ma and ma; as alsua that the said kirk of Tranent is sa far distant frome the saidis inhabitantis of Prestoun and Prestounpannis, and that thair is be the lauborres, paynis and expenses of umquhile Maister Johne Davidsoun, minister, ane sufficient kirk buldit with ane manse to ane minister in Prestounpannis; and siclyk considering that thair is ane gleib provydit to the said kirk be George Hammyltoun of Prestoun of his awin propir heritage, as alsua that the said umquhile Maister Johne Davidsoun hes foundit in Prestounpannis ane schole for teiching of Latine, Grek and Hebrew towngis and language, and for instructing of youth in vertue and learning, and that he hes dotit to the samin his heretage and all his moveable and frie gudis for ane perpetuall stipend to the maisteris at the said schole; thairfoir the saidis estaite creattis and erectis the said kirk buildit in Prestounpannis in ane paroche kirk, to be callit now, and in all tyme cumming, the paroch kirk of Prestoun, and dismemberis the samin frome the said paroch kirk of Tranent and all utheris parochines; and geves and grantis to the said paroch kirk of Prestoun all privileges, liberteis, fredomes and immuniteis belanging to ony paroch kirk within this kingdome, and als ratefeis and appreves the erectioun and fundatioun of the said schole for teaching of the saidis Latine, Greik and Hebrew towngis and languages, and for instructing of youth in vertew and learning, foundit and erectit be the said umquhile Maister Johne Davidsoun, and all and quhatsumevir infeftmentis, giftis, donationis and mortificationis and all landis, rentis and leving gevin and dotit be the said laird of Prestoun and the said umquhile Maister Johne Davidsoun to the ministeris serveing the cure at the said kirk, and to the maister of the said schole and to thair successouris, with the supplement of all faultis and defectionis of the samin fundationis and richtis maid be the saidis laird of Prestoun and Maister Johne Davidsoun eftir the forme and tennour thairof, the quhilk generalitie the estaittis declaris to be als sufficient as gif the saidis fundationis, mortificationis and richtis wer heirin word be word contenit.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act anent the erectioun of the kirk of Portingcraig

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, understanding the parochin of Lucharis within the schirefdome of Fyf to be of sa great and large boundis and so populous in the self sua that the paroch kirk thairof is nocht capable of the parochineris and induellaris within the said parochin, bot great numberes of thame, throw want of place and occasioun of heiring the word thir mony yeiris bigane, ather abydis at thair awin duelling houses on the Sabboth day, or resortis to utheris parochinnes, and als understanding ane kirk laitlie to be biggit within the towne of the Eist Ferrie of Portincraig, quhilk is the northmaist part of the said parochin, maist distant frome the said kirk of Lucharis and verie commodious to be maid ane paroch kirk for the inhabitantis of that north pairt of the said parochin, thairfoir oure said soverane lord, with speciall advyse and consent of the estaitis foirsaidis, erectis, creatis, makis and appointis the foirsaid kirk laitlie biggit in the Eist Ferrie of Portincraig to be ane paroch kirk in all tyme cumming, and to be callit the paroch kirk of Portincraig, and dismemberis and severis the samin kirk parochin and parochineris thairof in all tyme heireftir frome the foirsaid parochkirk of Lucharis and parochin thairof, quhairof it wes pairt and pendicle of befoir, and geves and grantis to the said paroch kirk of Portingcraig and parochineris thairof all privileges, fredomes, richtis, liberteis and immuniteis belanging to ony parochkirk within this realme.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the burgh of Edinburgh

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of parliament, calling to mynd the great charges and expenses quhairwith the burgh of Edinburgh, burgesses and inhabitantis thairof ar burdenit in sustening of the ministrie of the said burgh, thair being na pairt of the thriddis of benefices assignit to thame for thair sustentatioun and intertenying of the colleges, hospitallis and pure of the samin burgh; and that for releif of ane pairt of the saidis charges and expenses, his hienes umquhile darrest mother eftir hir perfyte age, and oure said soverane at diverse tymes, gaif, dotit, mortefeit and disponit to the provest, bailleis, counsaill and communitie of the said burgh, for sustentatioun of thair said ministrie and intertenying of thair college, hospitallis and pure sindrie landis, annualrentis, tenementis, provestreis, alterages, benefices and utheris fruittis and rentis generalie and specialie comprehendit and exprest in sindrie giftis, mortificatiounis, infeftmentis, actis of parliament and utheris richtis and securiteis maid to the saidis provest, bailleis, counsaill and communitie for sustening and intertenying of thair said ministrie, college and hospitallis, and being cairfull that the foirsaidis godlie, necessar and profitable workis decay nocht for laik of expenses, oure said soverane lord, with advyse of the estaittis of this present parliament, hes ratefeit, approvin and confermit, and be the tennour heirof, for his hienes and his successouris, ratefeis, appreves and perpetualie confermes all and sindrie giftis, mortificationis, infeftmentis, utheris securiteis and richtis quhatsumevir maid, gevin, grantit and disponit be oure said soverane lord, his umquhile darrest mother or be his hienes self at ony tyme befoir the date heirof, to the saidis provest, bailleis, counsaill and communitie of the said burgh of Edinburgh and thair successouris of quhatsumevir landis, annualrentis, tenementis, teyndis, provestries, prebendareis, alterages or utheris benefices, teyndis, rentis and emolumentis, togidder with all and sindrie actis of parliament maid in favouris of the said burgh, provest, bailleis, counsaill and comunitie thairof, ministrie, college and hospitallis within the samin, in all and sindrie heidis, pointis, articlis, clauses, circumstances and conditionis thairof; lyk as oure said soverane lord, with advyse foirsaid, findis, decernis and declaris the foirsaidis giftis, mortificationis, infeftmentis, actis of parliament and utheris richtis and securiteis maid, gevin and grantit to the saidis provest, bailleis, counsaill and communitie of the said burgh and thair successouris and in thair favouris, to be gude, valide, lauchfull and sufficient richtis for thame and thair successouris for bruiking and joising of all and sindrie landis, tenementis, annualrentis, teyndis, benefices, provestreis, prebendareis, chaplanreis, alterages, fruittis, rentis and emolumentis quhatsumevir, alsweill generally as speciallie comprehendit and contenit in the foirsaidis giftis, mortificationis, actis of parliament or ony of thame, and that the samin sall remane and abyd in thair awin full strenth, force and effect and nawayes to be tane away, hurte nor prejudgeit in ony sorte, nochtwithstanding quhatsumevir act or statute maid in this present parliament, with speciall provisioun that thair be ane ressonable and sufficient stipend modefeit be George, archibischop of Sanctandrous, Maister Johne Prestoun of Pennycuk, collectour, and Schir Johne Skene of Curryhill, knycht, clerk of register, (or be ony twa of thame, the said Archibischop of Sanctandrous being alwayes ane) to the present minister at Currie, for him self and to his successouris ministeris thairat, to be payit thankfullie to thame yeirlie in all tyme cumming be the towne of Edinburgh. The quhilkis thrie persones being all present in parliament, acceptit the modificatioun of the said ministeris stipend at the said kirk of Curry in and upoun thame, to be payit to the present minister and to his successouris ministeris thairat yeirlie in all tyme cumming abonespecefeit.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the burgh of Perth

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, haveing consideratioun of the antiquitie of the burgh of Perth, decay of thair brig and gude service done be thame and thair predecessouris to his majestie and his predecessouris, his majestie gaif ane new infeftment to the said burgh of Perth, contenand the confirmatioun of the auld infeftmentis of the said burgh with de novo damus and diverse privileges, as the samin under the testimoniall, of the great seall of the date at Halyrudhous, the xiiij day of November jM vjC yeiris, mair fullelie proportis; as lykwayes the quenis majestie, with advyse of his hienes, hes gevin and disponit to the said burgh the mansioun and house lyand within the said burgh sumtyme pertening to the persone of Perth, togidder with the richt of patronage of the personage and vicarage of Perth for intertenement and sustentatioun of the ministrie serveing the cure within the said burgh, as the said gift and dispositioun of the date at Londoun, in the palace of Quhythall, the tuentie day of November the yeir of God jM vjC and four yeiris, at lenth proportis; and thair being diverse controverseis and debaittis fallin out betuix the said burgh of Perth and Dundie, his majestie being cairfull to tak away the saidis controverseis eftir that the samin wer submittit to his majestie and lordis of sessioun be the saidis burghes, oure said soverane lord and lordis of sessioun, be decrete arbitrall, finessit and away tuk the saidis controverseis and decydit the samin to the great ease and contentment of the inhabitantis of the saidis burghes, and now for the help and supporte of the said burgh of Perth and that the foirsaidis richtis and securiteis maid to thame may be the moir effectuall and valide in all tyme cumming, and that they may bruik joise and posses the samin haill dispositionis and privileges thairin contenit without ony stope or impediment to be maid to thame at ony tyme heireftir, hes ratefeit and approvin and, be thir presentis, ratefeis and appreves the foirsaid infeftment, dispositioun and decrete arbitrall in the haill heidis, pointis, clauses and conditionis thairin mentionat; and decernis and declaris the samin to stand in all tyme cumming as valide and sufficient richtis to the said burgh.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the burgh of Dundie

Oure soverane lord, with advyse of the estaittis of this present parliament, remembering the trew and thankfull service done to his majestie be the provest, bailleis, counsaill and communitie of the burgh of Dundie, hes ratefeit, approvin and confermit, and be the tennour heirof, for his hienes and his successouris, ratefeis, appreves and perpetualie confermis the chartour maid and grantit be oure soverane lord under his hienes great seall to the saidis provest, bailleis, counsaill, burgesses and communitie of the said burgh of Dundie, in all and sindrie pointis, heidis, articlis, clauses, circumstances and conditionis expressit and contenit in the foirsaid chartour, with the haill jurisdictionis, liberteis, salmond fischeingis, mylnis, mylnlandis, customes dueteis, privileges and immuniteis thairin mentionat, alsweill be watter as land, and with the portis, havinnes and herbereis of the said burgh; and als for his hienes and his majesteis successouris foirsaidis, with advyse of the saidis estaittis, willis, decernis and declaris that the foirsaid chartour, with the precept and instrument of seasing following thairupoun, hes bene continualie fra the date thairof, quhilk wes upoun the sextene day of Januar, the yeir of God jM vjC and ane yeiris, is presentlie and sall be in all tyme cumming ane perfyte and sufficient infeftment, richt and securitie to the saidis provest, bailleis, counsaill, burgesses and communitie of the said burgh and thair successouris for bruiking and injoying of the haill landis, mylnis, mylnlandis, multuris, salmond fischeingis, annualrentis, chaplanreis, alterages, advocatioun and donatioun of benefices, customes dueteis, jurisdictionis, liberteis, privileges, immuniteis, portis, havinnis, herbereis and utheris quhatsoevir, alsweill generalie as specialie expressit and contenit in the said chartour, and willis and grantis that this present confirmatioun and ratificatioun sall be of als great faith, force and effect as gif the foirnameit chartour wer word be word ingrossit heirin, quhairanent oure said soverane lord, with advyse foirsaid, be thir presentis for now and evir dispenses; and this alwayes but prejudice to the decrete arbitrall pronunceit be oure soverane lord and the lordis of his hienes counsaill and sessioun of this kingdome of Scotland anent the decisioun of the questionis and controverseis than standing betuix the said burgh of Dundie and the burgh of Perth, tuicheing the libertie of the watter of Tay and certane utheris particularis decydeit be the said decrete, quhilk decrete is of the date at Edinburgh, the penult day of December, the yeir of God jM sex hundreth and twa yeiris.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the burgh of Aberdene anent the ratificatioun of thair chartour

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, be the tennour heirof, ratefeis, appreves and perpetualie confermis the chartour maid and grantit under his hienes great seall to the burgh of Aberdene, provest, bailleis, counsaill and communitie thairof and thair successouris, off all and sindrie thair commoun landis pertening to the said burgh, mylnis, small customes, salmond fischeingis, liberteis, privileges, immuniteis and utheris quhatsumevir generalie and specialie comprehendit and contenit in the foirsaid chartour in all and sindrie pointis, heidis, articlis, clauses, circumstances and conditionis thairof, as the foirsaid chartour of the date at Falkland, the fourtene day of August the yeir of God jM vjC and ane yeiris, in the self at mair lenth proportis, with the precept and instrument of seasing following thairupoun, and willis that this present ratificatioun and confirmatioun is and sall be of also great strenth, force and effect as gif the samin chartour, precept and instrument of seasing wer word be word heirin ingrossit, quhairanent oure said soverane, with advyse foirsaid, for now and evir be thir presentis, dispenses; and als oure said soverane, with advyse foirsaid, findis, decernis and declaris the foirsaid chartour, precept and instrument of seasing following thairupoun to be ane gude, valide and perfyte richt to the provest, baillies, counsaill and communitie of the said burgh of Aberdene and thair successouris for bruiking and joising of all and sindrie landis, mylnis, fischeingis, salmond fisches, privileges, liberteis and immuniteis and utheris quhatsumevir generalie and specialie comprehendit and expressit in the samin chartour, for payment of the yeirlie duetie thairin contenit; and, gif neid beis, oure said soverane and estaittis foirsaidis ordanis ane new infeftment to be maid, grantit and gewin to the said burgh of Aberdene, provest, bailleis, counsaill and communitie thairof, aggreable word be word with the said chartour, for the quhilk new infeftment this present act sall be ane sufficient warrand.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the burgh of Aberdene anent the ratificatioun of the chartour grantit be Maister Alexander Hay

Oure soverane lord, with advyse of the estaittis of this present parliament, be the tennour heirof, ratefeis, appreves and, for his hienes and his successouris, perpetualie confermis the chartour maid, gevin and grantit be Maister Alexander Hay, clerk of oure said soverane lordis counsaill and sessioun, to the provest, bailleis, counsaill and communitie of the burgh of Aberdene and thair successouris off all and sindrie the fewfermes and annuallrentis thairin contenit, extending in the haill to tuentie sewin pundis aucht schillingis and aucht penneis, with the superiouriteis of all landis, tenementis, annualrentis and utheris thairin contenit in all and sindrie pointis, clauses, articlis, circumstances and conditiounes thairof, as the foirsaid chartour of the date at Edinburgh, the first day of Februar, the yeir of God jM vjC and fyve yeiris, in the self at mair lenth proportis, with the precept of seasing contenit in the said chartour and instrument of seasing following thairupoun, and willis that this present ratificatioun and confirmatioun is and sall be of als great force, strenth and effect as gif the samin chartour, precept and instrument of seasing wer word be word heirin ingrossit, quhairanent oure said soverane, with advyse, for now and evir be thir presente dispenses.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the burgh of Irving

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, understanding the great hurte and skaith sustenit be the burgh of Irving and inhabitantis thairof, being his majesteis frie burgh regall of great ancietie and underlying all burdingis as ane of that estait, throw the great incresce of unfrie trafiqueris duelling within the boundis of the libertie thairof, beiring na burding, be keiping oppin buithis, sailing out of this cuntrey with schippis and barkis as gif they wer frie comburgesses and to the prejudice of oure soverane lordis customes, thairfoir statutis and ordanis that na persone duelland within the boundis of the libertie of the said burgh nocht being burgesses and frie men thairof use ony privilege or libertie belanging to thame in keiping oppin buithis with merchandice, sailling and traffiquing out or in this cuntrey with the samin with thair barkis and schippis as friemen, or in trubilling or molesting of thame in bruiking and useing of thair liberteis and privileges conforme to thair awld infeftmentis in ony sorte, and that lettres be direct heirupoun on ane simple charge of ten dayes.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the burgh of Banff

Oure soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estaittis of this present parliament, ratefeis and confermis the chartour maid, gevin and grantit be his hienes under the great seall to the provest, bailleis, counsaill and communitie of the burgh of Banff and, with advyse foirsaid, decernis and ordinis the said chartour to be of als great strenth, force and effect as gif the samin wer insert heirin word be word; quhairanent oure said soverane lord be this present act dispenses.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the senatouris of the college of justice and memberis of the samyn

Oure soverane lord, with advyse of his estaittis in parliament, hes ratefeit, approvin and confermit and be thir presentis ratefeis, appreves and confermis all and quhatsumevir privileges, liberteis and immuniteis grantit of befoir be his majestie and his maist nobill progenitouris to the chancellar and lordis of his counsaill, sessioun and college of justice, baith spirituall and temporall, and to the haill remanent memberis of the said college of justice for mantenance of thame in thair persones, honouris, digniteis and richtis and for bruiking of thair landis, rentis, benefices, pensiounes, thriddis and contributionis of all prelaceis and thair uther richtis in sic forme as is contenit in the first erectioun of the said college, and as they and thair predecessouris hes bruikit and possessit sensyne and presentlie bruikis and possesses conforme to the dispositionis and ratificatiounes thairof in parliament or ony uther actis, lawes, statutis and dispositionis maid be his majestie or his predecessouris in favouris of the saidis lordis of counsaill and sessioun, college of justice and particular memberis and persones thairof in all pointis; and specialie oure soverane lord and his saidis estaitis ratifeis and appreves the gift and richt maid to the saidis lordis of counsaill and sessioun of the superplus of the quottis of testamentis by the ordinar feis and allowances grantit to the saidis lordis be his majestie for thair better residence and administratioun of justice, and of thair richt of presentatioun to oure soverane lord of persones to the offices of quhatsumevir commissarie or thair memberis vacand, with all utheris richtis grantit to thame of befoir thairanent. And siclyk oure soverane lord, with advyse of his estaittis, be thir presentis, ratefeis, appreves and confermis the commissioun and injunctionis, togidder with the haill jurisdictioun and all and quhatsumevir privileges, liberteis and immuniteis and utheris richtis grantit be his majestie and his predecessouris to the commissioneris of Edinburgh and thair memberis in sic forme as the samin is contenit in the commissioun and injunctionis gevin to thame in the first erectioun, as the said commissioun and injunctionis in thame selffis at lenth beiris, and as the saidis commissioneris and thair memberis presentlie bruikis and possesses the samin conforme to thair provisionis in all pointis, nochtwithstanding of quhatsumevir actis, statutis and constitutionis maid, or to be maid, in this present parliament or ony uther parliament preceding or to cum quhilkis may appeir to derogat the samin.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratificatioun of the kirk of Nather Airlie in favouris of Schir Thomas Lyoun of Auldbar, knycht

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, for mony great and wechtie causes and considerationis, hes ratefeit and approvin and, be the tennour heirof, ratefeis, appreves and, for his hienes and his successouris, perpetualie confermis the act of parliament maid be his majestie, with advyse of his estaittis, in his hienes fourtene parliament haldin at Edinburgh, the aucht day of Junii the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir fourtene yeiris, anent the dissolutioun of the kirk of Nather Airlie, personage and vicarage thairof, togidder with all and sindrie chartouris maid and grantit be oure said soverane lord at ony tyme befoir the date heirof under his hienes great seall, to his hienes richt trest cousing and counsaillour Schir Thomas Lyoun of Auldbar, knicht, ane of the senatouris of his hienes college of justice, of the richt of the patronage, advocatioun and donatioun of the said parochkirk of Nather Airlie, personage and vicarage thairof, in all and sindrie heidis, pointis, articlis, clauses, circumstances, provisiounes and conditiounes expressit and contenit in the foirsaid act of parliament contening the dissolutioun of the foirsaid parochkirk and in the foirsaid chartour, or ony of thame, with the preceptis and instrumentis of seasing following upoun the saidis chartouris, and findis, decernis and declairis that the said parochkirk of Nather Airlie, personage and vicarage thairof, wes lauchfullie dissolvit fra the abbacie of Couper and patrimonie thairof be the said act of parliament maid the said aucht day of Junii jM vC fourscoir fourtene yeiris, and hes bene lauchfullie dissolvit thairfra continualie sensyne, and sall stand and remane dissolvit fra the said abbacie in all tyme tocum. And that oure said soverane, be vertue of the said act of parliament, hes full and indoubtit richt to erect the said parochkirk of Nather Airlie in ane severall rectorie and vicarage and to dispone to the said Schir Thomas Lyoun, his airis and assignais the heretable richt of the patronage, advocatioun and donatioun of the foirsaid paroch kirk of Nather Airlie, personage and vicarage thairof, and that the foirsaid act of parliament and the heretable chartouris maid be his hienes to the said Schir Thomas Lyoun and his foirsaidis of the richt of patronage, advocatioun and donatioun of the said parochkirk of Nether Airlie, personage and vicarage thairof, with the preceptis and instrumentis of seasing following thairupoun, ar perfyte, sufficient, lauchfull and valide richtis and securiteis to the said Schir Thomas Lyoun and his foirsaidis and utheris haveing richt of thame to bruik, joise and possess heretablie and perpetualie in all tyme cumming the richt of the said patronage, advocatioun and donatioun of the foirnameit paroche kirk of Nather Airlie, personage and vicarage thairof, and that siclyk and als frelie in all respectis as gif the said parochkirk, personage and vicarage thairof, had bene lauchfullie dimittit, dismemberit and dissolvit fra the said abbacie of Couper and patrimonie thairof be ane lauchfull [...], with consent of the convent and chaptour of the said abbacie of Couper, be ressone the said dissolutioun wes maid during the tyme that umquhile Leonard Leslie, commendatar of Couper, wes oure soverane lordis rebell and had remanit and abiddin under the proces of horning be the space of yeir and day, and that nochtwithstanding quhatsumevir lawes civill, cannoun or municipall, and nochtwithstanding quhatsumevir actis of parliament maid in this present parliament, or at ony tyme of befoir, quhilkis sall nawayes be hurtfull nor prejudiciall to the foirsaid act of dissolutioun dissolvand the kirk of Nather Airlie as said is, nor to the heretable infeftmentis grantit to the said Schir Thomas Lyoun of the richt of patronage, advocatioun and donatioun of the said parochkirk of Nather Airlie, personage nor vicarage thairof, nor mak dirogatioun thairto in ony sorte. And willis and grantis that this present ratificatioun and confirmatioun is and sall be of als great strenth, force and effect as gif the foirsaid act of dissolution of the date abonewrittin, with the heretable chartouris abonementionat maid to the said Schir Thomas, wer word be word ingrossit and insert heirin; quhairanent oure said soverane, with advise, for now and evir be thir presentis dispenses.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of Williame, commendater of Towngland

Anent the supplicatioun gewin in to the lord great commissionar and haill estaittis of this present parliament be Williame, commendatar of the abbacie of Towngland, ane of the ordinar number of oure soverane lordis sessioun and college of justice, makand mentioun that quhair oure soverane lord, for diverse gude considerationis moveing his majestie, gaif, grantit and disponit unto the said commendatar for all the dayes of his lyfetyme the teyndis of certane kirkis, quhilkis sumtyme pertenit to the bischoprik of Galloway, and ane pensioun of sex hundreth sextene pundis xviij s. iiij d. usuale money of Scotland grantit be his hienes to him in lyferent, to be payit furth of the temporalitie and temporall landis, few maillis and utheris dueteis of the said abbacie of Towngland and bischoprik of Galloway; and albeit oure soverane lord hes laitlie provydit Maister Gavin Hamyltoun to the said bischoprik, with all and sindrie fruittis, rentis and emolumentis appertening thairto, yit it wes nocht his majesteis will that the said William, commendatar of Towngland suld be onywayes damnefeit, hurte nor prejudgeit in his richt, titill and possessioun of the abbacie of Towngland and kirkis pertening and annexit thairto, teyndis and rentis of the samin, nor in his foirsaid pensioun, and alsua, the said Maister Gavine faithfullie promissit to his majestie nawayes to hurte nor prejudge the said William, commendatar of Toungland, during his lyfetyme anent the premisses, and thairfoir the said Maister Gavine, be his speciall lettres datit at Edinburgh, the nyntene day of Junii, jM vjC and fyve yeiris, actit and registrat in the buikis of counsaill of his awin consent the tuentie tua day of the said moneth and yeir, ratefeit and apprevit for him and his successouris the giftis and donationis grantit to the said commendatar be oure said soverane lord, with the ratificationis and confirmationis of the samin in parliament specialie expremit in his saidis lettres; and upoun deliberat mynd, of certane knawlege, maist hairtlie, frelie and willinglie band and oblist him and his successouris that they suld nevir move actioun nor pley aganis the said commendatar for ony pairt of the saidis fruitis, teyndis, rentis and pensioun disponit to him for his lyfetyme as said is, bot that he suld bruik the samin peciablie without truble or impediment during his lyfetyme as said is, as the saidis lettres registrat in the saidis buikis of counsaill schawin to the saidis estaittis at mair lenth proportis. And seing the estaittis intendis in this present parliament be directioun of oure soverane lord to mak ane act and ordinance for repairing and restitutioun of the estait of bischoppis within this realme, it is verie necessar for the said commendataris quietnes that quhatsumevir thing suld be done in favouris of the bischop of Galloway sall be without hurte and prejudice of ony thing that wes provydit to the said commendatar befoir, and contenit in the said Maister Gavine his lettres of ratificatioun and approbatioun thairof, eftir the forme and tennour of the samin, to the quhilk the said commendatar is assurit the said lord bischop of Galloway can nocht weill mak ony impediment, bot will assent thairto. Desyring thairfoir the saidis estaittis to declair quhatsumevir thing sall be done to the said bischop of Galloway that the foirsaid generall act sall nawayes be prejudiciall, nor hurtfull to sic thingis as ar disponit to the said commendatar for his lyfetyme, bot that he may peciablie bruik the samin conforme to his titillis and richtis maid to him thairof and the said bischop of Gallowayes ratificatioun and approbatioun foirsaid, and to that effect that the saidis estaittis wald ordane the saidis lettres to be registrat in the buikis of parliament ad futuram rei memoriam, that the saidis estaittis limitatioun foirsaid to be maid in his favouris may be the mair cleir, to tak away all questiounes that may occur heireftir, as at mair lenth is contenit in the said supplicatioun. The quhilk supplicatioun, togidder with the foirsaidis lettres obligatouris maid be the said bischop of Galloway to the said commendatar of Toungland, and his haill provisiounes and richtis being red in presens of the haill estaittis and they thairwith being ryplie advysit, the haill estaittis findis and declairis that quhatsumevir thingis is done in this present parliament in favouris of the said bischop of Galloway, that the foirsaid generall act sall nawayes be prejudiciall, nor hurtfull to sic thingis as ar disponit to the said William, commendatar of Toungland, for his lyfetyme, bot that he may peciablie bruik and joise the samin conforme to his titillis and richtis maid to him thairof, and the said bischop of Gallowayes ratificatioun and approbatioun foirsaid. And to the effect that all questionis that may occur heireftir may be tane away betuix the saidis commendatar and Maister Gavin Hammyltoun, bischop of Galloway, declairis and ordanis the said lettres obligatouris to be actit and registrat in the buikis of parliament, thairin to remane ad futuram rei memoria, off the quhilkis lettres obligatouris the tennour followes:

At Edinburgh, the tuentie tua day of Junii, the yeir of God jM vjC and fyve yeiris, in presens of the lordis of counsaill, comperit Mairster Johne Makgill, procutour specialie constitut for Maister Gavin Hammyltoun, bischop of Galloway, and gaif in the ratificatioun underwrittin subscryvit with his hand, desyring the samin to be registrat in the buikis of counsaill, to have the strenth of ane decrete of the lordis thairof, with lettres and executorialis to be direct thairupoun in maner thairin contenit. The quhilk desyre the saidis lordis thocht ressonable and thairfoir hes ordanit and ordinis the said ratificatioun to be insert and registrat in the saidis buikis of counsaill, decernis the samin to have the strenth of thair decrete, and ordinis lettres and executorialis to be direct thairupoun in maner specefeit thairintill, quhairof the tennour followes: Be it kend till all men be thir present lettres, me, Maister Gavin Hammyltoun, bischop of Galloway, forsamekill as oure soverane lord the kingis majestie hes gevin and grantit to me during my lyfetyme the bischoprik of Galloway with all digniteis, fruittis, rentis and emolumentis thairof, and inrespect it is nawayes his hienes will and intentioun that the richt honorable Maister William Melville, commendatar of the abbay of Toungland, ane of the ordinar senatouris of his hienes college of justice, suld be onywayes damnefeit, hurte nor prejudgeit in his richt, titill and possessioun of the said abbacie and kirkis pertening and annexit thairto, teyndis and rentis of the samin, nor yit of the pensioun of sex hundreth sextene pundis auchtene schillingis four penneis usuale money of Scotland grantit be his hienes to the said Maister Williame in lyfrent, to be payit out of the temporalitie and temporall landis, few maillis and utheris dueteis of the said abbacie of Towngland and bischoprik of Galloway, lyk as I faithfullie promesit to his majestie nawayes to hurte nor prejudge the said Maister Williame Melvill anent the premisses, nor na pairt thairof. Thairfoir, and for sindrie utheris gude respectis and considerationis moveing me, wit ye me to have ratefeit and approvin, lyk as I, be the tennour heirof now as gif my provisioun and gift of the said bischoprik of Galloway wer alreadie past and expede the seallis, and than as now, upoun deliberat mynd and of certane knawlege, maist harteie, frelie and willinglie ratefeis and appreves for me and my successouris in the said bischoprik the foirsaid gift and donatioun gevin and grantit be oure said soverane lord under his hienes great seall of the date at Halyrudhous, the sewint day of November the yeir of God, jM vC fourscoir aucht yeiris, to the said Maister William Melvill of the spiritualitie of the said abbacie of Toungland, concerning the speciall kirkis of Traqueir, Towngland, Sannik, Monygoff, Leswalt and the kirkis of Inche and Gretoun, unite, annexit and incorporat thairto be the said provisioun, quhilkis wer of auld kirkis of the said bischoprik of Galloway and pertening thairto as ane pairt of the patrimonie of the samin, and ar now annexit to the said abbacie of Toungland as said is, with all privileges, immuniteis, teyndis, fruitis, rentis, proffeittis and emolumentis belanging to the samin abbacie and kirk foirsaid; and ane uther gift grantit be oure soverane lord under his hienes great seall datit at Halyrudhous, the aucht day of December, the yeir of God abonewrittin, to the said Maister Williame of the yeirlie pensioun of sex hundreth sextene pundis auchtene schillingis money, to be upliftit furth of the temporalitie, temporall landis, fewmaillis and rentis of the foirsaid bischoprik and abbacie, togidder with the speciall act of ratificatioun of the foirsaidis giftis and provisionis grantit in favouris of the said Maister William Melvill be oure said soverane lord, with consent of his hienes thrie estaitis of parliament, haldin at Edinburgh, the nyntene day of December, the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir fourtene yeiris, with the decrettis of the lordis of counsaill pronuncit in favouris of the said Maister Williame concerning the abbacie and pensioun abonewrittin, with the possessioun and uplifting of the rentis and dewteis of the samin in all tyme bigane, with all that hes followit, or may follow thairupoun, in all and sindrie heidis, articlis, clauses, conditionis and provisionis quhatsumevir at lenth expressit in baith the saidis giftis, act of ratificatioun thairof and decreittis following thairupoun eftir the forme and tennour thairof in all pointis, halding this present ratificatioun and confirmatioun alsua valide, sufficient and effectuall as gif the saidis twa giftis of the abbacie and pensioun respective abonewrittin wer heirin at lenth word be word exprest, and as gif the samin giftis and titillis wer specialie and expreslie reservit and exceptit in my gift and provisioun of the said bischoprik. And forder I will, grantis and consentis for me and my successouris in the said bischoprik that the said Maister William, be him self, his chalmerlanis and factouris, sall peciablie bruik, joise and posses all and sindrie the teyndis, fruittis, emolumentis, dueteis, privileges and commoditeis of the said abbacie of Toungland, togidder with the said yeirlie pensioun of sex hundreth sextene pundis xviij s. iiij d., conforme to his giftis, respective actis and decreittis thairof, but ony stope, truble or impediment to be maid be me or my successouris to him thairintill, lyk as I faithfullie promiss, bind and oblise me and my successouris nevir to querrell, nor impugne the said Maister William his giftis and richtis of the premisses, nor yit to move actioun, pley nor questioun thairanent aganis him directlie nor indirectlie in judgement, nor outwith in tyme cumming, under the pane of tynsell of honour, gude name and fame incaise I cum in the contrair (as God forbid); and forder sall reiterat, renew, perfyte, subscryve and delyver to the said Maister William ony uther forme of ratificatioun and approbatioun of his giftis abonewrittin in the maist ample forme can be devysit for his securitie ay and quhill he find him self sure of the premisses, consenting for the mair securitie thir presentis be insert and registrat in the buikis of counsaill, to have the strenth of ane decrete of the lordis thairof, with executions of horning be ane simple charge of ten dayes onlie and utheris neidfull to pas thairupoun as efferis; and to that effect constitutis Maister Johne Makgill, my procutouris, quhome I require to compeir for me and in my name, consent to the registering heirof, promittens de rato etc. In witnes quhairof, subscryvit with my hand, my seall is affixit. At Edinburgh, the nyntene day of Junii, the yeir of God, jM vjC and fyve yeiris, befoir thir witnesses: Maister Andro Knox, bischop of the Ilis, Thomas Quhytfurde, brother to the laird of Quhytfurde, Gilbert Ross, notar, servitour to the Erle of Cassellis, and Maister Johne Makgill, advocat. Sic subscribitur: Maister Gavin Hammyltoun. Maister Andrew Knox, witnes. Maister Johne Makgill, witnes. Gilbert Ross, witnes. Thomas Quhytfurde, witnes. Extractum de libro actorum per me dominum Joannem Skene de Curryhill, militem, clericam rotulorum registri ac consilii supremi domini nostri regis sub meis signo et subscriptione manualibus. Sic subscribitur Joannes Skene, clericus registri.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of Maister Johne Prestoun of Penycuke, collectour to oure soverane lord

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, considering that his majestie, in respect of the mony gude, trew and thankfull services done to his hienes be his richt trustie and familiar counsaillouris Maister Johne Prestoun of Pennycuk, his hienes collectour generall and thesaurer of his hienes new augmentatiounes and ane of the senatouris of his majesteis college of justice, quhairof he hes gewin sufficient pruif nocht onlie in his daylie and continuall awaitting in the sessioun and secrete counsaill for administratioun of justice to his hienes lieges, bot also in diverse utheris wechtie and honorable services committit to him be his majestie, quhilkis he hes faithfullie dischargeit and effectuat to his majesteis great contentment, hes of lait gewin, grantit and disponit to the said Maister Johne during all the dayes of his lyfetyme, and eftir his deceis to Maister Johne Prestoun, younger, his eldest sone and apperand air, during all the dayes of his lyfetyme, and eftir his deceis, all and haill ane yeirlie pensioun of the fewmaillis, fewfermes and utheris underwrittin, viz: of all and haill the fewmaillis and fewferme dueteis of all and sindrie landis, mylnis, mylnlandis and utheris kirklandis quhatsumevir quhilkis pertenit of befoir to the monasterie and abbacie of Jedburgh as ane pairt of the patrimonie of the samin, extending yeirlie to thrie hundreth fourscoir pundis usuale money of Scotland, and alsua of all and haill the fewmaillis and fewferme dueteis of the landis of Evand pertening to the prebendarie of Balligurik, extending yeirlie to ane hundreth sewin pundis ten schillingis money foirsaid, togidder also with the sowme of ane hundreth and ten pundis money and tuentie four bollis meill to be payit yeirlie furth of the first and reddiest fewferme dueteis of the landis pertening to the abbacie of Halywod be Johne, lord Maxwell and the rest of the fewaris, possessouris and occupiaris of the temporall landis of the said abbacie of Halywod, togidder with the sowme of ane hundreth and threttie pundis money foirsaid to be payit yeirlie furth of the reddiest and first of the blenche dueteis of the landis sumtyme pertening to the abbacie of Northberwick and erectit in ane frie baronie to Alexander Home of Northberwick, his airis and assignais, and siclyk of all and haill the fewmaillis and fewferme dueteis of all and quhatsumevir landis, mylnis, mylnlandis and utheris quhatsumevir quhilkis pertenit of befoir to the monasterie and abbacie of Hadingtoun, extending yeirlie to the sowme of thrie hundreth and threscoir pundis money foirsaid, as in the said letter of pensioun under his majesteis privie seall at mair lenth is contenit; quhilk letter of pensioun his majestie faithfullie promittit to ratefie and appreis in his hienes first parliament, to the effect the samin micht remane with the said Maister Johne and his said sone during thair, or ather of thair, lyfetymes as ane testimonie of his majesteis favour and gudwill towardis thame in all tyme cumming. Thairfoir, his majestie and estaittis of parliament, haveing tryit and considerit the causes and respectis of the geving of the said pensioun, and finding the samin to have bene necessar and profitable causes tending to his majesteis weill and proffeitt of the haill realme, hes ratefeit and approvin and, be the tennour of this present act, ratefeis and appreves the said letter of pensioun maid and grantit to the said Maister Johne Prestoun and his said sone during all the dayes of thair, or ather of thair, lyfetymes of the fewmaillis, fewfermes and utheris particularlie abonewrittin, in all and sindrie heidis, pointis, clauses, articlis and conditionis thairin contenit, and willis and grantis and, be thir presentis, decernis, ordinis and declairis that this present ratificatioun sall be alsua valide, effectuall and sufficient in all respectis to the said Maister Johne and his said sone siclyk as gif the said letter of pensioun wer de verbo in verbum at lenth insert in this present act. And for the said Maister Johne and his said sonnes better securitie, his majestie and estaittis foirsaidis, for certane great and wechtie causes moveing thame, hes dessolvit and, be the tennour heirof, dissolvis the saidis fewmaillis and utheris dueteis foirsaidis disponit in pensioun as said is frome the patrimonie of his majesteis crowne of Northbritane during the said Maister Johne and his said sonnes lyfetymes alanerlie, and forder hes, eftir the said dissolutioun, gevin and grantit, lyk as be thir presentis, for the causes abonewrittin, geves, grantis and disponis to the said Maister Johne Prestoun during all the dayes of his lyfetyme, and eftir his deceis to the said Maister Johne Prestoun, his sone, during all the dayes of his lyfetyme all and haill the saidis fewmaillis, fewfermes and utheris dueteis particularlie abonewrittin, to be peciablie bruikit and joisit be thame during all the dayes of thair lyfetymes, and willis and decernis that thir presentis sall stand as ane effectuall and valide richt to the said Maister Johne and his said sone to the effect foirsaid, nochtwithstanding of the act of annexatioun of all kirklandis and fewfermes thairof to his hienes croun maid in the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir sewin yeiris, and nochtwithstanding of quhatsumevir actis and statutis maid sensyne quhairby all pensionis and dispositiounes of the fewmaillis and fewfermes of annexit landis or blenche dueteis of the erectit landis ar annullit and dischargeit, with the quhilkis lawes, statutis and utheris quhatsumevir alreadie maid or to be maid quhilkis may derogat heirto, his majestie and estaittis foirsaidis, ex certa scientia et proprio motu, dispenses be thir presentis for evir. Attoure, his majestie and estaittis foirsaidis decernis and declaris that this present gift and pensioun of the saidis fewmaillis, fewferme dueteis and utheris abonewrittin disponit to the said Maister Johne and his said sone sall nawayes be hurte nor prejudgeit be quhatsumevir erectionis and heretable dispositiounes of the saidis kirklandis, abbaceis, prioureis and utheris abone specefeit in blenche ferme to quhatsumevir persone or persones, nochtwithstanding the saidis erectiounes be maid and grantit be his majestie and his hienes estaittis in plane parliament, bot that nochtwithstanding tharof the said Maister Johne and his said sone sall have gude and indoubtit richt to the saidis fewmaillis, fewfermes and utheris dueteis of the kirklandis, abbaceis and utheris abonespecefeit, siclyk as gif the samin wer nocht erectit nor disponit in blenche ferme, and that during all the dayes of thair, or ather of thair, lyfetymes, decerning and ordaning the fewmaillis, fewfermes dueteis and utheris dueteis of the landis abonewrittin to be expreslie exceptit or reservit, lyk as his majestie and estaittis foirsaidis, be the tennour of this present act, per expressum exceptis and reserves the samin furth and fra all and sindrie erectionis and heretable dispositionis of the saidis landis to be maid in blenche ferme to quhatsumevir persone or persones, and that during the lyfetymes of the said Maister Johne and his said sone, and ather of thame in maner abonewrittin; and decernis and ordinis this present exceptioun and reservatioun to be alsua valide, sufficient and effectuall to the said Maister Johne and his said sone as gif the samin exceptionis and reservationis wer insert and contenit in the saidis erectionis and heretable dispositionis maid or to be maid to quhatsumevir persone or persones of the landis and utheris abonespecefeit, to the quhilkis erectionis and heretable dispositionis this present act sall mak express dirogatioun in favouris of the said Maister Johne and his sone during thair lyfetymes alanerlie as said is.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratification in favouris of James Hay of Kingask of his infeftment of the fewfermes of Grangemure etc.

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of parliament presentlie convenit ratefeis and appreves the infeftment maid by James, commendatar of Melrose, to umquhile James Lumisdene of Ardrie and his airis and assignais of the fewfermes of the landis of Grange and Grangemure, lyand within the schirefdome of Edinburgh and constabularie of Hadingtoun, quhilkis fewfermes now belang heretablie to James Hay of Kingask be alienatioun and dispositioun of the samin maid unto him be Robert Lummisden, now of Ardrie, brother and air to the said umquhile James Lummisden. And his majestie and estaittis declaris that the said infeftment sall be gude, valide and sufficient to the said James Hay and his airis for injoying, bruiking and possessing of the fewfermes of the landis abonespecefeit in all tyme heireftir.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratification in favouris of Patrik Kynnard of that Ilk of his infeftment of his landis of Kynnard etc.

Oure soverane lord, with advyse of the estaittis of this present parliament, hes ratefeit and approvin and, be the tennour heirof, ratefeis, appreves and, for his hienes and his successouris, perpetualie confermis the heretable chartour maid, gewin and grantit under the great seall to Patrik Kynnard of that Ilk, his airis maill, quhilkis failyeing to his airis and assignais quhatsumevir, off all and haill the landis and baronie of Kynnard, tour, fortalice, manerplace, orchardis, yairdis, woddis, dowcattis, mylnis, multuris, fischeingis, tennentis, tennendreis and service of frie tennentis, annexis, connexis, pairtis, pendiclis and pertinentis thairof, and of all and haill the passage of the watter of Tay of Dundie, in all and sindrie pointis, heidis, articlis, clauses, conditionis and provisionis contenit in the foirsaid chartour, as the samin of the date at Halyrudhous, the auchtene day of December, the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir fyftene yeiris in the self at mair lenth proportis, togidder with the precept and instrument of seasing following thairupoun. Attoure oure soverane lord and estaittis foirsaidis, understanding that sindrie of his hienes lieges upoun plane malice daylie trublis and molestis the passingeris, boittis, ferreis quhilkis pass and repass at the passage of the said watter of Tay of Dundie and makis impediment to thame to schip, boitt and land peciablie at the Craiggis and utheris pairtis and places quhair the passingeris, ferrieris and boittis hes bene accustomit to schip, boitt and land peciablie thir mony yeiris bigane, quhairupoun great truble, controversie and inconvenient may fall furth and arryse amongis the liegis of the realme hanting and repairing to the said passage and ferrie of the said watter of Dundie; for remede quhairof, oure said soverane lord, with advyse foirsaid, statutis and ordinis that nane of oure soverane his liegis of quhatsumevir state, qualitie, degrie or conditioun they be of tak upoun hand or presume to stop, truble or molest ony of oure soverane lord his liegis or subjectis in passing at the said ferrie of Dundie, schipping, boitting or landing of the boittis, ferrieris and passingeris quhilkis salhappin to pas at the said ferrie, bot to suffer and permitt thame peciablie in all tyme heireftir schip, boitt and land at the Craiggis and utheris partis and places quhair they have bene accustomed to land, schip and botte thir mony yeiris bigane, and to mak thame na stope nor impediment thairintill; and gif ony persone or persones dois in the contrair, to be callit and accusit thairfoir befoir the lordis of his hienes secrete counsaill as oppressouris and trubleris of oure soverane lordis liegis. And ordanis publicatioun to be maid heirof at all places neidfull.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of Maister Alexander Hay anent the dispositioun to him of the fewfermes of Ardett and Dron under reversioun of twentie thowsand merkis money

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament conveyned, considering the great charges and expenses debursit by his majesteis servitour, Maister Alexander Hay, in attending by his majesteis directioun in his hienes service at court, and als respecting the great sowmes of money laid out by the said Maister Alexander in his majesteis said service, quhairof as yit he hes had na repayment nor recompance, being nochtourlie knawin to his majestie and to his haill estaittis; thairfoir, it is declarit by act and statute of this present parliament that is lauchfull, ressonable and most expedient that the kingis majestie, for the said Maister Alexander, his greater security of payment of those debursed be him, suld grant, annalie and dispone to the said Maister Alexander, his airis and assignais the haill fewfermes, silver caynis, customes and utheris dueteis payit by the tennentis and possessouris of the landis of Ardett and Drone, and quhairof the said Maister Alexander hes heirtofoir richt and securitie during all the dayes of his lyfetyme, the samin fewfermes, customes, silver dueteis, caynis and utheris dewtyes of the saidis landis of Ardett and Drone being alwayes redimable fra the said Maister Alexander Hay and his airis and assignais upoun the delyverie of the sowme of tuentie thowsand merkis usuale money of the realme of Scotland, and that conforme to the particular clause of redemptioun to be contenit in the said Maister Alexander, his richt, security and infeftment to be past and expede to him upoun the warrand of this present act, quhilk infeftment oure said soverane lord and estaittis conveynit declaris sall be in all tyme cuming ane valiable, effectuall and unretreatable securitie and richt to him and his airis to bruik and injoy the samin fewfermes and uther dueteis of the saidis landis of Ardett and Drone ay and quhill the lauchfull redemptioun of the samin be payment of the said sowme of twentie thowsand merkis to the said Maister Alexander and his foirsaidis, and that nochtwithstanding quhatsumevir actis of parliament maid at ony tyme heirtofoir, quhilkis may awayes appeir to be hurtfull or prejudiciall to this present act, to the quhilkis actis this present act sall mak and makis full derogatioun, becaus this present act is maid for the saidis causes quhilkis ar tryit be oure soverane lord and the estaittis to be sene, proffitable and necessar causes for the weill of the realme. And the saidis estaittis decernis, declaris and ordinis this present act to be ane effectuall and sufficient reversioun to oure soverane lord and his majesteis successouris for redemptioun of the saidis fewfermes, customes, silver duetie, caynis and utheris dueteis of the saidis landis of Ardet and Drone fra the said Maister Alexander Hay and his foirsaidis be payment to thame of the said sowme of twentie thowsand merkis money foirsaid, siclyk and in the samin maner as gif thair wer ane severall and particular letter of reversioun maid, seallit and subscryvit be the said Maister Alexander for redemptioun thairof.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratification in favouris of Marjorie Marjoribankis, relict of umquhile Maister Johne Durie, minister, of hir pensioun

Oure soverane lord, with advyse of the estaitis of this present parliament, ratefeis and appreves the letter of pensioun grantit be his hienes of the yeirlie dewtye of sewinscoir pundis payed furth of the fewmaillis of the lordschip of Altrie in favouris of umquhile Maister Johne Durie, minister of Christis evangell, Marjorie Marjoribankis, his spous, and Maister Josua Durie, thair sone, and the langest levar of thame thrie, quhilk letter of pensioun wes also ratefeit and approvin and confermit befoir be oure soverane lord and estaittis of parliament, the fyft of Junii jM vC fourscoir tuelf yeiris; lyk as his hienes, with advyse foirsaid, of new gives and grantis the said yeirlie pensioun to the said Marioun during all the dayes of hir lyfetyme and to the said Maister Josua during all the dayes of his lyfetyme, nochtwithstanding of ony act or constitutioun maid or to be maid for annulling or rescinding of pensiounes grantit furth of the annexit temporalitie or new erectionis, to the quhilk these presentis sall mak express dirogatioun in safer as may be extendit to the said yeirly duetie of sewinscoir pundis as the fewmaillis of the lordschip of Altrie.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratificatioun in favouris of the Marquess of Hammyltoun and Huntlie of thair marquisadis

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, remembering the mony trew and thankfull services done to his grace and his majesteis maist nobill progenitouris of worthie memorie be his hienes darrest cousingis and counsaillouris umquhile Johne, marques of Hammyltoun, father to James, now marques of Hammyltoun, and him self, and be George, marques of Huntlie, and thair predecessouris, and to gif thame and thair posterioritie the better occasioun to continew in the lyk trew, thankfull and gude service to his majestie and his successouris, oure said soverane lord in the moneth of [...] in the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir nyntene yeiris, creat, institute, erectit and inaugurat the saidis umquhile Johne, than erle of Arran, lord Hammyltoun, and George, than marques of Huntlie, in marqueses, and than gaif thame the place, honour and dignitie of marqueses, the said umquhile Johne to be stilit in his lyfetyme, and eftir his deceis his airis and successouris, marques of Hammyltoun, erle of Arrane, lord Ewen, and the said George, erle of Huntlie to be stylit in his lyfetyme, and eftir his deceis his airis and successouris, marqueis of Huntlie, erle of Enyie, lord Gordoun and Badyenocht etc., with badge, armes and all utheris solemniteis requisit and than sett doun in thair said creatioun, and they, thair airis and successouris to have fra thyne furth in all tyme cumming voite, place and suffrage in all parliamentis, conventionis, generall counsaillis and utherwayes as marquess, as at mair lenth is contenit in thair said creatioun, institutioun and erectioun, quhilk oure said soverane lord and estaittis foirsaidis convenit in this present parliament ratefeis, appreves and perpetualie confermis to, and in favouris of, the saidis marquesses and thair successouris; and statutis and ordanis that they, thair airis and successouris sall in all tyme cumming bruik, joise, posses and use the honouris, places, styles, digniteis and immuniteis quhatsumevir of marqueses according to thair institutioun and creatioun foirsaid in all parliamentis, conventionis, counsaillis and utherwayes as marqueses, but stope, trubill or impediment evir to be maid to thame thairanent; and declaris and ordinis thir presentis to be als sufficient, valide and sufficient and effectuall richt, titill and securitie to thame for bruiking and joising of the places, styles, honouris and digniteis of marqueses as gif thair said creatioun and inauguratioun had bene grantit to thame in plane parliament, and as gif thair said creatioun wer de verbo in verbum insert heirin.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratificatioun to the Erle of Angus and to the Lord Dowglas, his sone, of thair infeftment

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, for mony great and wechtie causes, ratefeis and appreves and for his hienes and his successouris perpetualie confermis the chartour maid and grantit be his hienes under his majesteis great seall to his richt traist cousing and counsaillour Williame, erle of Angus in lyfrent, and to Williame, lord Dowglas, his eldest sone and apperand air, and his airis maill heretablie, off all and haill the landis, baroneis and lordschippis of Kiremure, Abernethie, Thometaloun, Bothwell, Prestoun, Boncle, Dowglas and of all utheris landis, baroneis, lordschippis, privileges, liberteis and immuniteis generalie and specialie comprehendit in the foirnameit chartour, as the samin of the date at [...] the [...] day of [...] jM [...] yeiris in the self at mair lenth proportis, with the preceptis and instrumentis of seasing following thairupoun in all and sindrie pointis, heidis, articlis, clauses, provisionis and conditiounes thairin contenit; and findis, decernis and declaris the foirsaid infeftment to be ane perfyte, valide and sufficient richt and securitie to the said Williame, erle of Angus and Williame, lord Dowglas, and his airis maill for bruiking and joising of all and sindrie landis, baroneis, lordschippis, castellis, touris, fortalices, mylnis, woddis, fischeingis, privileges, immuniteis, liberteis and utheris quhatsumevir, alsweill generalie as specialie comprehendit in the foirsaid chartour, conforme to the tennour thairof in all pointis; and als willis and declaris that this present confirmatioun and ratificatioun is, and sall be, of als great strenth, force and effect as gif the foirnameit chartour, precept and instrument of seasing following thairupoun wer word be word insert and ingrostit heirin; quhairanent oure said soverane, with advyse foirsaid, for now and evir be thir presentis dispenses.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the Erle of Cathnes

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of parliament presentlie convenit, for certane causes and considerationis, hes thocht meit and expedient to alter and change the name of the castell of Girnigo in Caithnes, and statutis and ordinis that in all tyme cumming the said castell sall be callit Castell Sinclair.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratificatioun in favouris of the Lord Lyndesay

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, considering the gude, trew and thankfull service done to his majestie and his predecessouris of worthie memorie be his grace traist cousing and counsaillour Johne, lord Lyndesay of the Byres, his umquhile father, gudschir, grandschir and thair predecessouris, and willing that the said Johne, lord Lyndesay, his airis and successouris be in sum measour gratefeit for the said gude, trew and thankfull service that heireftir they may continew in the lyk for all ages to cum, and for sindrie utheris sene and proffitable causes digestlie considerate, throuchlie advysit and concludit be his majestie, with advyse of all the saidis estaittis, have thairfoir ratefeit, approvin and perpetualie confermit, and be the tennour heirof ratefeis, appreves and perpetualie confermis, the chartour and infeftment under the great seall grantit be his majestie to the said Johne, lord Lyndesay, his airis maill and of tailyie mentionat in the said chartour and thair assignais quhatsumevir heretablie, off all and haill the landis of Auchter Utherstruther, with the castell, toure, fortalice, maner place, mylnis, multuris, woddis, fischeingis, cunyngeris, pairtis, pendielis and pertinentis thairof quhatsumevir, and of the landis of Kirkforther, superiouritie of the landis of Lethame and utheris quhatsumevir, alsweill specialie as generalie sett doun and exprest in the said chartour, in all and sindrie heidis, pointis, clauses, articlis, circumstances and conditionis thairof, quhilk is of the date at Halyrudhous, the fyft day of Aprile the yeir of God jM vjC and thrie yeiris, togidder with the seasing and utheris wryttis and securiteis following thairupoun gevin and grantit to, and in favouris of, the said Johne, lord Lyndesay and his foirsaidis; and declairis and ordinis this present ratificatioun to be als gude, valide, effectuall and sufficient as gif the said chartour and infeftment de verbo in verbum [word for word] had bene exprest and sett doun heirintill; and als decernis and declaris the said infeftment to be gude and sufficient richt, titill and securitie to the said Johne, lord Lyndesay and his foirsaidis to bruik, joise, posses and use the landis and utheris quhatsumevir contenit in the said chartour and infeftment as thair heretage at thair plesure, nochtwithstanding of quhatsumevir law, statute, act or ordinance maid, or to be maid in this present parliament, bot that the said infeftment sall stand in the full force, strenth and effect nochtwithstanding thairof in all tyme cumming.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of Schir Johne Moncreiff

Oure soverane lord, with advyse of the estaittis of this present parliament, ratefeis and appreves that gift and letter of pensioun gewin be his hienes, with advyse of his grace controller, to Schir Johne Moncreif, now of Kynmonth, knycht, of the sowme of thrie hundreth merkis during all the dayes of his lyfetyme, with the assignatioun thairin contenit, as the letter and gift maid and grantit to the said Schir Johne, than stylit Maister Johne Moncreif of Eistermoncreif, of the date at Perth, the sext day of August, the yeir of God jM vjC and ane yeiris, at mair lenth beiris, quhilk is haldin as ingrost and insert heirin word be word, to be payit be him as is contenit in the said former gift and letter of pensioun maid to him thairanent; decerning and ordaning the samin to stand in full strenth and effect to him, nochtwithstanding of quhatsumevir act, statut, constitutioun or law maid, or to be maid, in the contrair heirof, or that may dirogat the samin in ony tyme heireftir.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratificatioun in favouris of Williame Lermonth of Hill

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament ratefeis, appreves and confermis the letter of rehabilitatioun and restitutioun grantit be his majestie under his hienes great seall of his kingdome of Scotland to Williame Lermonth of the Hill, being foirfaltit for the treassonable assisting of Francis, sumtyme erle of Bothuell, and declairis that the said Williame is fullelie restorit by his majesteis most gratious mercie and pardoun to his blood agane, whiche, by his former crymes of treassoun, wes blemisched; and ordinis this present act to be extendit in ampill forme with all clauses neidfull conforme to the tennour of those lettres of rehabilitioun under his majesteis great seall as said is.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the towne and bischop of Dunkeld

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament ratefeis, appreves and confermis, and of new gevis, grantis and disponis to ane reverend father in God, Petir, bischope of Dunkeld, and to the citineris of the towne of Dunkeld the privilege and liberties grantit to the bischoppis of Dunkeld and citineris thairof of befoir be oure soverane lordis maist nobill progenitouris, of thair haill fairis and oulkie marcatt in use to be haldin within the said citie and fredomes thairof, with the haill jurisdictionis, fredomes, toll and customes of the samin. And siclyk oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, being informit how necessar it is to have ane marcat or fair to stand in and about the said towne of Dunkeld at Martymes yeirlie, being ane propir tyme of the selling of gudis for sustentatioun of oure soverane lordis liegis, quhair ane great number of the heland men of this cuntrey wald resorte rather than to ony uther pairt, thairfoir oure said soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament geves and grantis full libertie to the said reverend father and citineris of the said towne of Dunkeld to hald ane marcat and publict fair within and about the said citie within the fredome thairof, to begin yeirlie heireftir upoun Monunday eftir Mertymes day, being the ellevint day of November, and thaireftir to continew for the space of aucht dayes with the haill jurisdictionis, fredomes, toll and customes of the samyn.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratificatioun of the erectioun of the schole of Dunkeld

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, considering that his majestie, upoun gude and godlie respectis tending to the publict weill of this realme, hes erectit ane grammerschole within the citie of Dunkeld and, for the sustentatioun of the maister and teacher of the youth within the samin, his hienes hes dotit and disponit certane annuallis rentis and dueteis specefeit in the foirsaid erectioun, quhilk erectioun his majestie, be his hienes chartour under the great seall maid with advyse of his officiaris of estait, hes ratefeit and appreveit, as in the said erectioun and chartour of ratificatioun at lenth is contenit. And as the said erectioun wes maid for gude respectis to the glorie of God and commoun weill of the realme, sua his majestie and estaittis foirsaidis ar nawayes willing that his hienes godlie deid sall be alterit or diminissit ony maner of way in tyme cumming, thairfoir oure said soverane lord and estaittis foirsaidis hes ratefeit and approvin and, be the tennour heirof, ratefeis and appreves the foirsaid erectioun and his hienes confirmatioun thairof abonespecefeit, in all and sindrie the heidis, clauses, articlis and circumstances thairof thairin mentionat, eftir the forme and tennour of the samyn in all pointis; and his majestie and estaitis foirsaidis willis, grantis and declaris that the erectioun and gift abonespecefeit is and sall be ane sufficient richt to the maisteris of the foirsaid grammer schole present and to cum for ressaveing and uplifting of the rentis and dueteis dotit thairto, conforme to the tennour of the said erectioun in all pointis, nochtwithstanding quhatsumevir act or statute maid in the contrair, declaring all actis and statutis maid to the hurte and prejudice of the yeirlie rent dotit to the sustentatioun of the said grammer schole in that point thairof to be null.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the capitane and keiparis of the castell of Dunbartane

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament, considering how necessar it is for the weill of Scotland that the castell of Dunbartane, quhilk is the key and speciall hald of that pairt of oure cuntrey, be intertenyit, thairfoir oure said soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the saidis estaittis, hes ratefeit and approvin and, be the tennour heirof, for his hienes and his successouris, ratefeis, appreves and perpetualie confermis the lettres of gift and dispositioun maid, gevin and grantit be oure said soverane lord, with advyse of his majesties cousing and counsaillour David, lord of Scone, comptroller to the captane, constable and keiparis of the said castell of Dunbartane present and to cum and thair successouris, off all and haill the fewfermes, proffeittis and dueteis of the landis of the Ile of Bute, lyand within the schirefdome thairof, extending to ellevine chalderis, fyftene bollis beir, ten chalderis of aittis, tuentie four bollis of meill, ane hundreth fourtie pundis silver maill and fourtie ane sufficient merkis to be uptakin be thame fra the fewaris, tennentis and possessouris of the landis of the Ile of Bute at the termes of payment useit and wont, as the foirsaidis lettres of gift, assignatioun and dispositioun thairin contenit, past under his hienes privie seall of the date at Quhythall, the last day of December, the yeir of God jM vjC and four yeiris, in thame selffis at mair lenth proportis in all and sindrie pointis, heidis, articlis, clauses, circumstances and conditionis thairof; and findis, decernis and declaris the foirsaidis lettres of gift, assignatioun and dispositioun thairin contenit to be ane perfyte, sufficient and valide richt and securitie to the captane, constable and keiparis of the said strenth and castell of Dunbartane present and to cum and thair successouris for bruiking and joising of the foirsaidis fewfermes and utheris dueteis thairin contenit, and that for all the dayes and termes sen the date thairof, and siclyk yeirlie and termelie in all tymes cumming siclyk and als frelie in all respectis as gif the fewfermes, silver maill and utheris dueteis exprest in the saidis lettres of gift had bene assignit be ane speciall act and statute of parliament for keiping of the said castell of Dunbartane, nochtwithstanding quhatsumevir act of parliament, statute or constitutioun maid in this present parliament or at ony tyme of befoir, quhilkis sall nawayes be hurtfull nor prejudiciall to the foirsaid lettres of gift, nor mak dirogatioun thairto in ony sorte; and willis and grantis that this present confirmatioun is and sall be of als great strenth, force and effect as gif the saidis lettres of gift had bene word be word ingrossit and insert heirin, quhairanent oure soverane lord, with advyse foirsaid, be thir presentis, dispenses; lyk as oure said soverane lord, with advyse and consent foirsaid, be the tennour heirof, statutis and ordanis that the foirsaidis fewfermes of victuall and silver maill and martis comprehendit in the foirnameit lettres of gift sall remane and abyd in all tyme cumming with the captane, constable and keiparis of the said strenth and castell of Dunbartane for sustening of thair charges in keiping thairof. Attoure oure said soverane lord and estaittis foirsaidis ratefeis, appreves and confermis the act of parliament maid in his hienes nynt parliament haldin at Edinburgh, the tuentie twa day of August, the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir four yeiris, anent the money and victuall assignit to the keiping of the castell of Edinburgh, Striviling, Dunbartane and Blaknes, insafar as the foirsaid act of parliament is extendit to the maillis, fermes, proffeittis and dueteis of the landis of Cardross and Mekill Cumray, to the pensioun, ferme, meill of Kirkpatrik and fyve hundreth and fyftie merkis out of the superplus of the thriddis of the benefices assignit for keiping of the said castell of Dunbartane and ordanit be the tennour of the samin act to remane and abyd in all tymes cumming with the captanes and keiparis of the said castell of Dunbartane for sustening of the charges of thair offices.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of George and Maister Petir Hayis

Forsamuche as in the annexatioun of the landis of Scone to oure soverane lordis crowne, the same be falling in his hienes handis by the foirfaytour of the late traytour Erle of Gowrie, speciall exceptioun wes maid furth thairof of the landis of Nather Leif, pertening heretablie to George Hay, gentilman of his majesties privie chamber, and of the landis of Nather Duirdy, pertenig to Maister Petir Hay, and of the teyndis and teyndscheves of the saidis landis, and that for speciall infeftmentis to be gevin to the saidis George and Maister Petir of the samin, to be haldin of oure soverane lord by thame as his hienes immediat tennentis and vassellis of the samin; thairfoir oure said soverane lord and estaittis of parliament presentlie conveyned ratefie and appreve the said exceptioun maid frome the said annexatioun and infeftmentis following thairupoun, declairing heirby that the saidis George and Maister Petir Hayes, thair airis, successouris and assignais, heretable proprietaris of the saidis landis and teyndis, sall, in all tymes heireftir, be immediat tennentis and vassellis to his majestie, nochtwithstanding quhatsoevir gift grantit by oure said soverane lord, ather of the few or blenche duetie of the saidis landis, or utherwayes of the landis thame selffis, oure soverane lord and estaitis heirby declaring that, nochtwithstanding ony grant maid to the contraire heirof, the saidis George and Maister Petir and thair foirsaidis heretable proprietaris sall remane evir in all tyme heireftir immediat tennentis to oure said soverane lord and his hienes successouris. At Grenweich, the xxiiij day of Maii jM vjC and sex yeiris.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratificatioun in favouris of the young laird of Calderwood of certane takkis of teyndis

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament ratefeis, appreves and perpetualie confermis the letter of tak and assedatioun maid and sett be Francis, sumtyme erle Bothuell, than commendatar of Kelso, to Edward Maxwell, eldest lauchfull sone to Schir James Maxwell of Calderwood, knycht, for all the dayes of the said Edwardis lyfetyme, and eftir his deceis to his airis and assignais for the space of nynetene yeiris, of all and sindrie the teyndis, baith personage and vicarage, of the parochkirk and parochin of Carluk; and als the letter of tak and assedatioun contenand ane express ratificatioun of the former tak maid and sett be umquhile Johne, lord Thirlistane, commendator of Kelso for the tyme, to the said Edward Maxwell and his foirsaidis for the space abonewrittin, off all and sindrie the foirsaidis teyndis, baith personage and vicarage; and siclyk the thrid letter of tak ratefeand and apprevand the tua former letteris of takkis sett and maid be Williame, now commendatar of Kelso, with consent of Andro Ker of Romannogrange, his iconymus, to the said Edward Maxwell and his foirsaidis for the spaces and yeiris abonerehersit, off all and sindrie the samin teyndis, baith personage and vicarage, of the said parochkirk and parochin of Carluik, as the samin letter of tak and assedationis and ratificationis thairof in thame selffis at mair lenth proportis, in all and sindrie pointis, heidis, articlis, clauses, circumstances, conditionis and provisionis insert and contenit in the foirnameit letteris of tak and ratificationis, or ony of thame; and findis, decernis and declaris the foirsaidis letteris of takkis and ratificatiounes thairof to be gude, valide and sufficient richtis to the said Edward Maxwell and his foirsaidis for bruiking and joising of the saidis teyndis, baith personage and vicarage, during the haill space, tymes and yeiris thairin mentionat; and willis and declaris this present ratificatioun and confirmatioun thairof to be of als great strenth, force and effect to the said Edward Maxwell and his foirsaidis as gif the saidis letteris of takkis and ratificatiounes thairof wer word be word insert heirin; quhairanent his majestie, with advyse foirsaid, for now and evir be thir presentis dispenses.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of Barnard Lyndesay of the Kingis Wark in Leith

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament findis and declaris that the infeftment of fewferme maid to his hienes trustie servitour Barnard Lyndesay, ane of his majestie gromes of bedchamber, off the landis and boundis callit the Kingis Work in Leyth, with houses, biggingis, partis, pendiclis and pertinentis quhatsumevir contenit in the said Barnardis infeftment of the samin, to be gude, valide and sufficient to the said Barnard for bruiking and injoying of the samin; and oure said soverane lord and estaittis foirsaidis declaris and ordinis the said Barnard his infeftment to be als lauchfull and valiable to the said Barnard, his airis and assignais as gif thair had precedit ane speciall dissolutioun of the annexatioun of the said Wark and houses of Leith to the crowne, gif ony sic be, befoir the granting of the said infeftment, quhilk oure soverane lord and estaittis foirsaidis findis to be sufficientlie supplyit by this present act and ordinance.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratificatioun in favouris of Schir Alexander Stratoun of Laurenstoun, knycht, of his pensioun

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of parliament presentlie convenit ratefeis, appreves and confermis that letter of gift and pensioun grantit be his majestie to his trustie counsaillour Schir Alexander Stratoun of Laurenstoun, knycht, for all the dayes of his lyfetyme, of the blenche duetie of the lordschip of Scone, extending to ane thowsand merkis Scottis be yeir; and declaris that the samin sall be ane sufficient and valide richt to the said Schir Alexander for bruiking and injoying of the said yeirlie pensioun be himself, his factouris or assignais in all tyme cumming during his lyfetyme without ony retractioun quhatsumevir.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Ratificatioun in favouris of the laird of Balmaghie

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament ratefeis, apprevis and confermis the chartour and infeftment under the great seall, maid and grantit be his hienes, with advyse of his majesteis thesaurar and collectour generall, to Alexander Maghie of Balmaghie and his airis maill and of tailyie thairin specefeit, off all and haill the landis and baronie of Levingstoun and sextene schilling, aucht penny land of Slogarrie, with the advocatioun, donatioun and richt of the patronage of the personage and vicarage of the kirk and parochin of Balmaghie, all lyand within the stewartrye of Kirkcubright, as the said infeftment of the date at Edinburgh, the tuentie nynt day of Maii last bipast 1606 yeiris at mair lenth proportis, in all and sindrie pointis, passes, heidis, articlis, clauses, provisionis, privileges and conditionis quhatsumevir thairin contenit. And oure said soverane lord and estaittis foirsaidis declaris that the foirsaid infeftment sall stand ane effectuall richt and securitie to the said Alexander Maghie, his saidis airis maill and of tailyie thairin mentionat, for bruiking and joising of the landis, baronie, patronages and utheris particularlie thairin specefeit, eftir the forme and tennour thairof in all pointis, and be als valide and sufficient as gif the samin had bene at lenth word be word ingrossit heirintill.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act in favouris of the Laird of Burlie

Oure soverane lord and estaittis convenit in this present parliament, haveing consideratioun of the gude and thankfull service done to his hienes be his lovit Schir Michell Balfour of Balgarvy, knycht, in mony respectis, bot namelie in provisioun be his labour, travell and expenses of this his hienes kingdome of Scotland with gude and sufficient armour transportit be him out of forane cuntreyis, being specialie imployit to that effect, quhilk armour wes nocht onlie imbrocht be the said Schir Michell, but also ane gude pairt thairof ressavit be his hienes to his majesteis behuif, the price quhairof extendis to the sowme of fyve thowsand merkis usuale money of Scotland. And his hienes being willing to have the said Schir Michell provydit be sufficient securitie for payment of the said sowme, and knawing perfytlie that the said Schir Michell, be infeftment of fewferme grantit be his hienes predecessouris to quhome he succeddis of the landis of the Star, with the pertinentis, lyand within the schirefdome of Fyf, is oblist to pay yeirlie to his majestie and his successouris the sowme of ten pundis money of this realme, tuentie aucht bollis quheat, threttie ane bollis, tua firlottis, tua pairt firlott beir, tua dossone of capones, four dossone of pultrie for the fewfermes and dueteis of the saidis landis of Star, with the pertinentis, his hienes and estaittis foirsaidis, for his better securitie of the said sowme and payment of the annualrent justlie addebtit thairfoir ay and quhill the wedsett eftirmentionat be lauchfullie redemit, hes thocht meit and expedient that the fewfermes of the saidis landis of Star sall be wodsett be his hienes to the said Schir Michell, his airis and assignais ay and quhill they be lauchfullie payit of the said sowme of fyve thowsand merkis and to be peciablie bruikit and joisit be him in the mentyme in satisfactioun of the annualrent justlie addebtit for the said sowme under reversioun, alwayes contenand the said sowme of fyve thowsand merkis for redemptioun of the saidis fewfermes quhilk is leist hurte to his majestie and his patrimonie, the saidis fewfermes being alwayes redimable be his hienes and his successouris fra the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis. And for the said Schir Michell his better securitie of the said wedsett, his hienes and estaittis foirsaidis hes dissolvit and presentlie dissolvis the saidis fewfermes of the landis of Star fra the annexatioun maid of his hienes propirtie to the crowne, lawes and constitutionis maid thairanent, to the effect the said wedsett may tak full effect in the persone of the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis and all lauchfull securitie to be maid and expede to him thairupoun; and inrespect thairof, his hienes and estaittis foirsaidis, as alsua with express consent and assent of David, lord of Scone, his hienes comptroller, ordanis ane chartour to be maid under his hienes great seall in dew forme in favouris of the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis, makand mentioun of the said wedsett and expreslie giffand, grantand and disponand to the said Schir Michell, his airis and assignais all and haill the saidis fewferme dueteis of the saidis landis of Star, extending to the quantitie abonespecefeit, and that in satisfactioun of the yeirlie annuelrentis justlie addebtit for the said sowme of fyve thowsand merkis during the non redemptioun thairof, redimable alwayes be his hienes and his successouris be payment of the said principall sowme of fyve thowsand merkis to the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis, to be haldin be the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis, all and sindrie the saidis fewferme dueteis, extending yeirlie for the saidis landis of Star to the sowme of ten pundis money foirsaid, tuentie aucht bollis quheat, threttie ane bollis, tua firlottis, tua pairt firlott beir, tua dossone of capones and four dossone of pultrie, off oure soverane lord and his successouris in frie heretage and frie blenche ferme for evir, frelie, quietlie etc., but ony revocatioun etc., gevand thairfoir, the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis, to oure soverane lord and his successouris ane penny usuale money of this realme at the terme of Witsonday yeirlie upoun the ground of the saidis landis in name of blenche ferme, gif it beis askit, alanerlie; provyding alwayes (lyk as his hienes and estaittis foirsaidis, with advyse foirsaid, ordanis the provisioun eftir mentionat to be insert in the said chartour) that howsone or at quhat tyme it salhappin his majestie or his successouris to thankfullie pay and delyver to the said Schir Michell, his airis or assignais, upoun ane day betuix the sone rising and dounpassing thairof befoir the feist of Witsonday or Mertymes in numerat money the foirsaid sowme of fyve thowsand merkis within the paroch kirk of Sanctgeill in Edinburgh, than, and in that caise, the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis sall be haldin to resigne, renunce, quitclame and overgif to his hienes and his successouris the saidis fewferme dueteis of the landis of Star, with the pertinentis, togidder with the said infeftment and securitie foirsaid, with all utheris chartouris, preceptis, instrumentis of seasing and utheris securiteis quhatsumevir of the saidis fewfermes, with all richt clame of richt quhilk he hes or may pretend thairto in tyme cumming, the premonitioun and warnig to be maid to the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis for making of the said redemptioun to procede upoun fourtie dayes warning befoir the feistis of Witsonday or Mertymes, and that he and his foirsaidis be lauchfullie warnit thairto, ather personalie apprehendit or at thair duelling places in presens of ane notar and witnesses as efferis, and the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis sall nawayes fraudfullie absent thame selffis fra the ressait of the said sowme; and incaise of thair absence or refusall, the consignatioun to be in the handis of the thesaurar or dene of gild of the said burgh to the effect the samin may be furthcummand to the utilitie and proffeitt of the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis. And forder, his hienes and estaittis foirsaidis, with advyse foirsaid, findis and declaris that the foirsaid infeftment, or ony uther infeftment to be purchessit heireftir according to this present securitie, sall be valide and sufficient richtis and titillis to the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis for bruiking and joising of the saidis fewferme dueteis of the saidis landis of Star, with the pertinentis, ay and quhill the lauchfull redemptioun thairof be payment of the said sowme of fyve thowsand merkis, nochtwithstanding of quhatsumevir law, statute or constitutioun maid or to be maid in the contrair, renunceand for him and his saidis successouris all exceptioun that may be proponit thair aganis, and dischargeing his hienes advocat, present and to cum, to compeir in the contrair and of his office in that part. And finalie that this present securitie and infeftment foirsaid to be expede thairupoun sall be ane als sufficient exoneratioun to the said Schir Michell and his foirsaidis anent the yeirlie payment of the saidis fewfermes, as gif the samin wer yeirlie payit to his hienes comptroller and his deputtis and yeirlie acquittances reportit thairupoun, and ordinis lettres to be direct heirupoun in forme as efferis.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r-v. Back
  20. 'P 32' written in margin beside heading. Back
  21. 'any tyme [illegible word]' have been crossed out. Back
  22. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v. Back
  23. 'P 33' written in margin beside heading. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/16, f.62v-63r. Back
  25. 'P 34' written in margin beside heading. Back
  26. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  27. 'P 35' written in margin beside heading. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  29. '36 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/16, f.63r. Back
  31. 'P 37' written in margin beside heading. Back
  32. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v. Back
  33. 'V 38' written in margin beside heading. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/16, f.63v-64r. Back
  35. 'P 39' written in margin beside heading. Back
  36. NAS, PA2/16, f.64r-65r. Back
  37. 'P 40' written in margin beside heading. Back
  38. NAS, PA2/16, f.65r-66r. Back
  39. 'P 41' written in margin beside heading. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  41. 'P 42' written in margin beside heading. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r. Back
  43. 'P 43' written in margin beside heading. Back
  44. NAS, PA2/16, f.66r-v. Back
  45. 'P 44' written in margin beside heading. Back
  46. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v. Back
  47. 'P 45' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  48. Sic. Back
  49. NAS, PA2/16, f.66v-67r. Back
  50. 'P 46' written in margin beside the heading. Back
  51. Sic. Back
  52. Sic, in error for earl? Back
  53. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  54. 'P 47' written in margin beside heading. Back
  55. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r. Back
  56. 'P 48' written in margin beside heading. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/16, f.67r-v. Back
  58. 'P 49' written in margin beside heading. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  60. 'P 50' written in margin beside heading. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v. Back
  62. 'P 51' written in margin beside heading. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/16, f.67v-68r. Back
  64. '52 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  65. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r. Back
  66. 'P 53' written in margin beside heading. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/16, f.68r-v. Back
  68. '54 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v. Back
  70. 'P 55' written in margin beside heading. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/16, f.68v-69r. Back
  72. 'P 56' written in margin beside heading. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  74. 'P 57' written in margin beside heading. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r. Back
  76. 'P 58' written in margin beside heading. Back
  77. NAS, PA2/16, f.69r-v. Back
  78. '59' written in margin beside heading. Back
  79. NAS, PA2/16, f.69v-70r. Back
  80. '60' written in margin beside heading. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r. Back
  82. 'V 61' written in margin beside heading. Back
  83. NAS, PA2/16, f.70r-71v. Back
  84. '62' written in margin beside heading. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/16, f.71v. Back
  86. '63' written in margin beside heading. Back
  87. NAS, PA2/16, f. 71v-72r. Back
  88. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r. Back
  90. '64' written in margin beside heading. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/16, f.72r-v. Back
  92. '65' written in margin beside heading. Back
  93. The date, if given, is obscured by binding. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  95. '66' written in margin beside heading. Back
  96. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v. Back
  97. 'W [? or VV] 67' written in margin beside heading. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/16, f.72v-73v. Back
  99. '68' written in margin beside heading. Back
  100. 'abbay and' crossed out and replaced by 'monasterie'. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/16, f.73v-74v. Back
  102. '69' written in margin beside heading. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/16, f.74v-75v. Back
  104. '70' written in margin beside heading. Back
  105. 'Sanctandrous, the' in superscript, replacing three illegible words. Back
  106. NAS, PA2/16, f.75v-76r. Back
  107. '72' written in margin beside heading. Back
  108. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r. Back
  109. '73' written in margin beside heading. Back
  110. NAS, PA2/16, f.76r-v. Back
  111. '74' written in margin beside heading. Back
  112. NAS, PA2/16, f.76v-77r. Back
  113. '75' written in margin beside heading. Back
  114. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r. Back
  115. '76' written in margin beside heading. Back
  116. NAS, PA2/16, f.77r-77v. Back
  117. The hand changes from here until NAS, PA2/16, f.82r, when the 'usual' hand resumes. Back
  118. NAS, PA2/16, f.77v-78r. Back
  119. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r. Back
  120. NAS, PA2/16, f.78r-v. Back
  121. NAS, PA2/16, f.78v-79v. Back
  122. NAS, PA2/16, f.79v-80r. Back
  123. NAS, PA2/16, f.80r-82r. Back
  124. NAS, PA2/16, f.82r-v. Back
  125. 'Usual' hand resumes. Back
  126. NAS, PA2/16, f.82v-83r. Back
  127. NAS, PA2/16, f.83r-84r. Back
  128. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r. Back
  129. NAS, PA2/16, f.84r-v. Back
  130. NAS, PA2/16, f.84v-85r. Back
  131. NAS, PA2/16, f.85r-86r. Back
  132. APS reads 'his majesteis hands'. Back
  133. 'remane' in superscript with 'be' written directly below. Back
  134. NAS, PA2/16, f.86v-89r. Back
  135. NAS, PA2/16, f.89r-91v. Back
  136. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v. Back
  137. Superscript. Back
  138. NAS, PA2/16, f.91v-92r. Back
  139. NAS, PA2/16, f.92r-93r. Back
  140. NAS, PA2/16, f.93r-94r. Back
  141. NAS, PA2/16, f.94r-v. Back
  142. Originally followed by 'of the said dispositioun', but this scored out. Back
  143. NAS, PA2/16, f.94v. Back
  144. NAS, PA2/16, f.95r-96r. Back
  145. Change of hand occurs midway through this act (f.95v). Back
  146. Sic. Back
  147. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r. Back
  148. Return to 'usual' hand. Back
  149. Written in superscript, replacing 'first', which has been crossed out. Back
  150. NAS, PA2/16, f.96r-97r. Back
  151. Originally followed by 'haill spiritualitie of the kirkis', but this phrase scored out. Back
  152. NAS, PA2/16, f.97r-98r. Back
Act of dissolutioun of the Lowmondis

Oure soverane lord and estaittis of this present parliament convenit and haldin within his majesteis realme of Scotland, understanding that it is necessar that the haill landis lyand waist of his majesteis propirtie, quhairof his majestie ressaves na yeirlie proffeitt, be sett in fewferme heretablie to sic persones as will gif maist; thairfoir, for the augmentatioun of his majesteis propir rent within this realme, hes with ane advyse and consent be thair decrete in parliament dissolvit and, be the tennour of this present act, dissolvis frome his majesteis crowne and patrimonie of the samin, all and haill the hillis of the Lowmoundis and mures of Falkland, with the propir pairtis and pertinentis thairof, annexit of befoir to his hienes crowne and patrimonie thairof, now and in all tyme heireftir to remane separat and dissolvit frome all former annexatiounis thairof, to the effect the samin may be sett in fewferme heretablie, in haill or in pairt, to sic persone or persones as will gif maist thairfoir in augmentatioun of his majesteis propir rent.

  1. NAS, PA2/16, f.60r-v. Back
  2. '24 P' written in margin beside heading. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v. Back
  4. 'V 25' written in margin beside heading. Back
  5. 'Huntingtour, alias Ruthven' in the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  6. APS interpolation, taken from the contemporary printed collection of acts, Sir John Skene, The Lawes and Acts of Parliament made be the most excellent and mightie king and monarch, James ... since his majesties XV parliament the XIX day of December 1597 (Edinburgh, 1611), p.25. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/16, f.60v-61r. Back
  8. 'P 26' written in margin beside heading. Back
  9. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r. Back
  10. 'P 27' written in margin beside heading. Back
  11. NAS, PA2/16, f.61r-v. Back
  12. 'P 28' written in margin beside heading. Back
  13. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v. Back
  14. 'P 29' written in margin beside heading. Back
  15. NAS, PA2/16, f.61v-62r. Back
  16. 'P 30' written in margin beside heading. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/16, f.62r. Back
  18. 'P 31' written in margin beside heading. Back