Procedure: preamble

Parliament of the most excellent prince James VI, held at Edinburgh on 22 August 1584 by the said supreme lord our king, being personally present with the three estates of the realm along with Francis [Hay], feuar of the lordship of Erroll, compearing for himself and Andrew [Hay], earl of Erroll, lord Hay, etc., his father, the constable, William Irving, marischal depute, and Mr John Arthur, sheriff depute of Edinburgh, and Andrew Lindsay, dempster, for the officers of parliament. The suits earlier called and the court fenced at the beginning of the said parliament.

  1. NAS, PA2/13, f.3r.