Ratification in favour of Alexander Stewart, lord Garlies

Our sovereign lord and three estates of this present parliament, calling to mind the good, true and thankful service done by Sir Alexander Stewart, father to Alexander Stewart, now lord Garlies, has ratified and approved and, by the tenor hereof, ratify and approve the infeftment granted to the said late Sir Alexander under the great seal in the year of God 1588, of all and whole the lands of Coitland, with the advocation, donation and right of patronage of the kirk of Penninghame, both parsonage and vicarage thereof, in all and sundry heads, points, clauses, articles and conditions contained in the said infeftment, so that the same may stand in the own full strength, force and effect to Alexander, now lord Garlies, son and heir to the said late Sir Alexander, notwithstanding whatsoever defect, act or ordinance made or to be made in the contrary, with the which our said sovereign lord and estates foresaid dispense. It is always declared by his majesty and estates foresaid that this present ratification of the foresaid infeftment shall in no way be prejudicial to the dean and remaining members of his highness's chapel royal regarding whatsoever right competent to them according to the law.

  1. NAS, PA2/18, f.11r. Back