Procedure: preamble

The parliament of the said most powerful prince James, by the grace of God, king of Great Britain, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, held in Edinburgh on 17 June in the year of the Lord 1609, by the most powerful George [Keith], earl Marischal, by virtue of the commission dated at Greenwich on 6 June 1609 and granted to the said earl, under the great seal of the realm of Scotland, and by all the estates of the realm.

  1. NAS, PA2/17, f.27r. Back