[Supplication of Lieutenant Colonel John Munro for release from his imprisonment]

Supplicatione Leuetennant Colonell Johne Monro grantit, putting him to libertie, 16 November 16412

Unto your most excellent majestie and most honorable estats of parliament, humblie shewes Johne Monro, lieutenent colonell, that where I have beene this long time bygane prissouner in the castell of Edinburgh upon occasion of the Frenche letter, and whereas that mater hath beene fullie tryed and what hath beene my part therein, I did not expect to have beene so long keeped prissouner after tryell. And my condition is such that I am not able to endure long imprissonment without the hazard of my fortoun, being but a meane gentleman. May it thairfoir please your sacred majestie and this supreme court to commiserat my condition and to give warrant for my libertie in the way sall be found most expedient, whereanent I expect a gracious answer.

16 Novembris 1641

This supplicatione being moved in audience of his majestie and estaittis of parliament, they ordane the supplicant to be putt to libertie.

Balmerino, I[n] p[raesentia] d[ominorum] parliamenti

  1. NAS, PA6/5, 'November 16 1641'.
  2. This clause is written on the rear of the document.