Procedure: preamble

The parliament of the most excellent prince James VI, by the grace of God, king of Scots, continued as the preceding acts contain more fully, now held by the magnificent prince James [Stewart], earl of Moray, lord Abernethy, etc., regent of the same kingdom, on 18 August 1568, the three estates being present, with Sir Simon Preston of that Ilk, justice general, William Henderson, constable depute, Monano Hog, marischal depute, Master John Cunningham, serjeant principal, and Andrew Lindsay, dempster. The suits called and the court fenced.

  1. NAS, PA2/11, p.49.