Results

James VI: Translation
7 September 1571 Admonition to the withholders of Edinburgh
[A1571/9/23]* Declarations The nobility and …
7 September 1571 Proclamation to meet at Leith
[A1571/9/24]* Proclamation: call to muster …
31 March 1572 1572, 27 February, Leith, Parliament
1572, 27 February, Leith, Parliament
31 March 1572 Additional Source
Additional Source
31 March 1572 At Leith, 31 March 1572
At Leith, 31 March 1572
31 March 1572 Act concerning the coining of half merk 'steikis', passed in Leith, 31 March 1572
[A1572/2/1]* Legislation Act concerning the …
24 November 1572 1572, ? November, Edinburgh, Convention
1572, ? November, Edinburgh, Convention
24 November 1572 Additional Source
Additional Source
24 November 1572 At Edinburgh, 24 November 1572
At Edinburgh, 24 November 1572
  1. NAS, PC1/6, pp.10-12. Back
  2. NAS, PC1/6, pp.12-13. Back
  3. Lindsay of Pitscottie states that although parliament convened this day, it was immediately continued to an unspecified date in the future: 'At this parliament should have been forfeited [George Seton], lord Seton, [William Chisholm], bishop of Dunblane, with sundry others, and for sundry articles to be admitted for the ministers, but there was nothing but continuation, for nothing was done except by the advice of England'. R. Lindsay of Pitscottie, Historie and Cronicles of Scotland, ed. Æ. J. G. Mackay (3 vols, Scottish Text Society, 1899-1911), ii, p.275. Back
  4. Pitscottie refers to a 'council and parliament' being held in Leith in late March 1572, likely to be a reconvening of the continued February session. R. Lindsay of Pitscottie, Historie and Cronicles of Scotland, ed. Æ. J. G. Mackay (3 vols, Scottish Text Society, 1899-1911), ii, p.276. The act below is the only extant legislation currently known. Back
  5. NAS, PA7/1/27. Also transcribed in The Records of the Coinage of Scotland, ed. R. W. Cochran-Patrick (2 vols, Edinburgh, 1876), i, pp.cxlv-cxlvi. Back
  6. Although the surviving proceedings of this convention are dated 24 November, CSP Sco., iv, 433 states that the convention first convened on 15 November. In addition, CSP Sco., iv, 434 mentions two sessions on 19 and 21 November prior to the 24 November meeting. Back