1617, 27 May, Edinburgh, Parliament

Parliamentary Register

27 May 1617

On the first day of parliament

Procedure: preamble

The parliament of the most excellent prince James, by the grace of God, king of Scotland, England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, held and opened in Edinburgh on 27 May in the year of the Lord 1617 by the commissioners named below, namely Alexander [Seton], earl of Dunfermline, lord Fyvie, etc., our chancellor, Colin [MacKenzie, lord MacKenzie and] lord of Kintail, Thomas [Hamilton], lord Binning, secretary, and Peter [Hewitt], commendator of Crossraguel, Lord James Foulis of Colinton and Lord James Richardson of Smeaton, knights, James Nisbet [of Restalrig] and George Foulis [of Ravelston], burgesses of Edinburgh, together with Master Ludovic Stewart, advocate and sheriff depute of Edinburgh, Walter Ritchie for the constable, Alexander Stobo for the marischal, and Andrew White, dempster. Suits were called and the court affirmed.

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