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James VI: Translation
14 February 1570 Declaration towards the secretary of his innocence of the king's murder by a great convention
[A1570/2/1]* Procedure: exculpation of William …
14 February 1570 Proclamation to be in readiness to resist the invasion of rebels
[A1570/2/2]* Procedure: proclamation to muster …
March 1570 1570, 4 March, Edinburgh, Convention
1570, 4 March, Edinburgh, Convention 1570, …
March 1570 Additional Source
Additional Source
March 1570 Undated: March 1570
Undated: March 1570
March 1570 Demission of [George] Buchanan in favour of [Patrick] Adamson of the provostry of St Leonard's College
[A1570/3/1]* Procedure: demission of the provostship …
14 March 1570 14 March 1570
14 March 1570
14 March 1570 Declaration regarding the commission of regency
[A1570/3/2]* Declaration: regarding the commission …
  1. NLS, Adv. Ms. 34/2/2, 'The Haddington Manuscript, minutes of parliament, council and exchecker, collected by E. Haddington' (2 vols), vol. 1, f.140v-141r. Back
  2. NLS, Adv. Ms. 34/2/2, 'The Haddington Manuscript, minutes of parliament, council and exchecker, collected by E. Haddington' (2 vols), vol. 1, f.138r. Back
  3. Starting date of convention noted in R. Bannatyne, Memorials of Transactions in Scotland, 1567-73, ed. R. Pitcairn, (Bannatyne Club, Edinburgh, 1836), p.19. Back
  4. NLS, Adv. Ms. 34/2/2, 'The Haddington Manuscript, minutes of parliament, council and exchecker, collected by E. Haddington' (2 vols), vol. 1, f.138r-v. Back
  5. NLS, Adv. Ms. 34/2/2, 'The Haddington Manuscript, minutes of parliament, council and exchecker, collected by E. Haddington' (2 vols), vol. 1, f.139r-v. Back