Act regarding the baptism of the princess

The which day the king's majesty, with advice of his nobility, council and estates presently convened, has concluded and resolved that the baptism of the princess, his dearest daughter, shall be made and done within the abbey of Holyroodhouse upon 28 November next to come, and that his majesty and the queen, his dearest bedfellow, shall make special choice of such persons to be godfather and godmother and witnesses thereto as they shall think most fit and convenient. Likewise her education and upbringing shall be with such a nobleman or others whom they shall nominate and appoint for that errand. And his said nobility, council and estates foresaid promise to honour, advance and forward the said baptism with their own presence and otherwise according to their ability and power.

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