Procedure: gift of the office of secretary
Act Erle of Lanarke, secreetarie

The quhilk day Williame, erle of Lanarke, produceet in plaine parliament, in presence of his majestie and estates of parliament, ane gifte granted be the king's majestie of the office of secreetarie ad vitam, quhilke gifte being sua produceet was superscryved be his majestie and uniformlie approvine be the haill estates of parliament, quhairwpoun the Erle of Lanarke askit instrumentes.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.158r.