Procedure: election of Robert Balfour, lord Balfour of Burleigh as president of the parliament
Act 1
Act regarding the election of Robert [Balfour], lord [Balfour of] Burleigh to be president of this meeting of estates in parliament

The estates of parliament, presently convened by his majesty's special authority, this 19 November 1640, to the which day the parliament was continued by the last act of the last session thereof 11 June 1640, did unanimously elect and choose Robert, lord Burleigh to be president of this their meeting of estates in parliament.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.58v.