That my lord chancellor, with a certain number of lords who it pleases the king's grace to deputise with him, sit one day weekly to treat on matters concerning the common good2

Item, it is thought expedient by the lords of articles that [Gavin Dunbar, archbishop of Glasgow], lord chancellor, with an unspecified number of lords with him, sit weekly for the communing and treating of matters concerning the common welfare of the realm and advertising the king's grace thereof.

  1. NAS, PA2/8, II, f.23r; NAS, PA2/8, III, f.19r.
  2. Title in PA2/8, III version 'Council for the common good'.