Procedure: preamble

The parliament of our most excellent prince and our lord, James V, by the grace of God most illustrious king of Scots, held and begun at Edinburgh in the tolbooth of the same on Tuesday, 12 June 1526, by the most reverent and reverend father and fathers in Christ Gavin [Dunbar, younger], archbishop of Glasgow, Gavin [Dunbar, elder], bishop of Aberdeen, James [Chisholm], bishop of Dunblane, the noble and powerful lords James [Douglas], earl of Morton, the venerable fathers in Christ Patrick [Hepburn], prior of the metropolitan church of St Andrews, Alexander [Milne], abbot of Cambuskenneth, John [Hay], lord Hay of Yester, Archibald Douglas [of Kilspindie], provost of Edinburgh, Master Adam Otterburn of Auldhame [and Reidhall], royal advocate, and Nicholas Crawford of Oxgangs, clerk of justiciary, commissioners contained in a special commission, also Auchterlony of Kelly, deputy of the lord [William Keith], earl Marischal, Patrick Baron of Spittalfield, deputy of the lord [William Hay], earl of Erroll, constable of Scotland, Andrew Dalmahoy, sergeant, and John Anderson, dempster, on the which day the suits were called, the court fenced, the absentees made clear in the books.

  1. NAS, PA2/8, I, f.23r. f.22v left blank.