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13 July 1704 [Oaths taken; protest over precedency]
[M1704/7/3]* [Oaths taken; protest over precedency …]
17 July 1704 17 July 1704
17 July 1704
17 July 1704 [Oaths taken; resolve read, amended and approved]
[M1704/7/4]* [Oaths taken; resolve read, amended …]
19 July 1704 19 July 1704
19 July 1704
  1. NAS. PA3/7, Printed Minutes No.3, 1 or NAS. PA6/36,78, f.1. Back
  2. NAS. Mar and Kellie GD124/10/434, 'Journal of what passed in the parliament of Scotland, 1704' - James Douglas, duke of Hamilton's resolve discussed in a long debate. Voting figures. NAS. GD90/2/172, 'Diurnals of the parliament of Scotland', by William Bennett of Grubbet, commissioner for Roxburghshire - Account of debates regarding Hamilton's resolve. Hamilton's speech given verbatim. Names his supporters and others of the Jacobite party. Also Grubbet's involvement in the debate. Grubbet laments how uncivil proceedings in parliament have become. Grubbet sent a draft of a resolve to John Ker, earl of Roxburghe for an address to the queen. John Hay, marquis of Tweeddale liked it, but it was not proceeded with. Parliament adjourned, but Hamilton left buoyed up by his performance. At a meeting of the privy council on 18 July, the queen's commissioner sent a letter to court suggesting a longer adjournment, saying he could not prevent any limitations being passed. Back
  3. NAS. PA3/7, Printed Minutes No.4, 1-2 or NAS. PA6/36,79, f.1-1v. Back
  4. NAS. Mar and Kellie GD124/10/434, 'Journal of what passed in the parliament of Scotland, 1704' - More on James Douglas, duke of Hamilton's resolve presented on 13 July. Draft of act of supply. Hamilton, 'saying he found resolves had a good effect', read another regarding limitations for the rectification of the constitution. Debate arose concerning reply to queen's letter. Hamilton suggested naming a committee to draw up a draft. NAS. GD90/2/172, 'Diurnals of the parliament of Scotland', by William Bennett of Grubbet, commissioner for Roxburghshire - Debate on supply lasted 2 hours. Moved on to discussions of Hamilton's resolve. Grubbet's speech on the cess given verbatim. Back