Protestation of Master James Elphinstone of Invernochty for [Robert Elphinstone], lord Elphinstone, his father

The which day, in presence of our sovereign lord and his three estates of parliament, compeared personally Master James Elphinstone of Invernochty, in name and behalf of Robert, lord Elphinstone, his father, and protested solemnly that the act of parliament passed this present day in favour of John [Erskine], earl of Mar, lord Erskine, concerning the earldom of Mar and lordship and regality of Garioch, should be no hurt nor prejudice to the said Lord Elphinstone concerning his right and title of the lands and lordship of Kildrummy, and that he might be heard to propose his reasons and defences whenever he or his successors should happen to be called upon their right of the aforesaid lands and lordship or any part thereof; and thereupon asked acts and instruments.

  1. NAS, PA2/13, ff.117v-118r. Back
  2. 'P.O.' written in margin. Back