Procedure: preamble

The parliament of the most excellent prince and lord James V, by the grace of God most illustrious king of Scots, held and begun at Edinburgh on 25 February 1540 [1541] by the most reverend and reverend fathers in Christ David [Beaton], cardinal and archbishop of St Andrews, Gavin [Dunbar], archbishop of Glasgow, chancellor, William [Stewart], bishop of Aberdeen, Patrick [Hepburn], bishop of Moray, the noble and powerful lords George [Gordon], earl of Huntly, Archibald [Campbell], earl of Argyll, James [Hamilton], earl of Arran, venerable fathers in Christ Alexander [Milne], abbot of Cambuskenneth, Robert [Reid], abbot of Kinloss, George [Dury], abbot of Dunfermline, John [Erskine], lord Erskine, Walter [Lindsay], lord St John, William [Ruthven], lord Ruthven, Sir Thomas Erskine of Brechin [and Halton], secretary, Master James Foulis of Colinton, clerk register, along with William [Keith], earl Marischal, William [Hay], earl of Erroll, constable, Andrew Dalmahoy, sergeant, and John Anderson, dempster.

  1. NAS, PA2/8, III, f.44v.