Committee members: privy council
Lords chosen of the council

The which day the noblemen and others underwritten were nominated to be of our sovereign lord's privy council, they are to say: the earls [Archibald Campbell, earl of] Argyll, [John Graham, earl of] Montrose, [Alexander Cunningham, earl of] Glencairn, [David Lindsay, earl of] Crawford, [Hugh Montgomery, earl of] Eglinton, [Gilbert Kennedy, earl of] Cassilis, [Robert Douglas, earl of] Buchan, [George Sinclair, earl of] Caithness and [William Keith, lord Keith], master of Marischal; lords [Robert Sempill, lord] Sempill, [Patrick Lindsay, lord] Lindsay [of the Byres], [John Lyon, lord] Glamis, [Robert Boyd, lord] Boyd and [Alan Cathcart, lord] Cathcart; [Adam Bothwell], bishop of Orkney, [George Douglas], commendator of Arbroath, [David Erskine, commendator of] Dryburgh and [Mark Kerr, commendator of] Newbattle, together with [James Douglas, earl of Morton], chancellor, [William Ruthven, lord Ruthven], treasurer, [Sir William Murray of Tullibardine], comptroller, [William Maitland of Lethington], secretary, [George Buchanan], keeper of the privy seal, [Mr James MacGill of Nether Rankeilour], clerk register, [Sir John Bellenden of Auchnoull], justice clerk, [Robert Crichton of Eliock and John Spence of Condie], advocates, and [Thomas Hepburn], master of requests.

  1. NAS, PC1/6, p.10. Back