Procedure: the taking of Lord Loudoun's oath as chancellor
Regarding the taking of [John Campbell], lord Loudoun's oath as chancellor

The which day John, lord Loudoun, chancellor, being called before the throne where his majesty sat in his chair of state, the said Lord Loudoun swore the oath of allegiance and the oath of a councillor, and thereafter received out of his majesty's hand his patent of chancellor with the great seal thereto appended, likewise the foresaid seal and mace being exhibited in parliament were also delivered to the said Lord Loudoun, chancellor; and thereafter he swore the oath of faithful administration in his office, and so sat down in the place due to him as chancellor upon the throne and upon the right hand of [John Elphinstone, lord Balmerino], president of parliament.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.134r-134v.