Procedure: opening of session

The laws and acts made in the third session of the first parliament of our most high and dread sovereign, Anne, by the grace of God, queen of Scotland, England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, held and begun at Edinburgh on 28 June 1705, by his grace John [Campbell], duke of Argyll, marquis of Kintyre and Lorne, earl of Campbell and Cowal, viscount of Lochow and Glenisla, lord Inveraray, Mull, Morven, and Tiree, heritable justice general within the shire of Argyll, Isles and others, heritable sheriff and lord high lieutenant of the said shire, her majesty's heritable great master-household in the kingdom of Scotland, one of the lords of her majesty's most honourable privy council, an extraordinary lord of the session, brigadier-general and captain of her majesty's life-guards of horse, brigadier-general and colonel of a regiment of fusiliers in the service of their high mightinesses the States General, and knight of the most ancient and most noble order of the thistle, her majesty's high commissioner for holding the same, by virtue of a commission under the great seal of this kingdom, with the special advice and consent of the estates of parliament underwritten.

  1. NAS. PA2/39, f.1.