Procedure: speeches made and printed

Her majesty's commissioner made his speech to the parliament, and the lord chancellor did also make his speech, both which speeches, with her majesty's letter to the estates, were ordered to be printed.

[George MacKenzie], earl of Cromarty, lord secretary, made a speech to the parliament which was ordered to be printed.

Procedure: orders of house read and published

The act and orders to be observed in the parliament house read and copies thereof ordained to be fixed on the doors and other places according to custom, and the lord chancellor did intimate to the macers to put the said orders to execution as they would be answerable.

  1. NAS. PA2/38, f.168v.