Appendix
Parliaments and general councils

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'Appendix: Parliaments and general councils', Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Edinburgh, 1403-1528 (1869), pp. 301-311. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=58497 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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LIST OF PARLIAMENTS, &c.

DAVID I., April 27, 1124—May 24, 1153.
1139–50.An Assembly at the Castrum Puellarum, where a concord was made regarding the church of Eccles, between the bishop of St Andrews and the abbot of Dunfermline, "coram rege Dauid et Henrico filio ejus et baronibus eorum."
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 56, Appendix iv., p. 47.*
1165–1178.Robert, Bishop of St Andrews, held a Diocesan Synod in the church of St Cuthbert, at Edinburgh.
Dr Raines's North Durham, Appendix, pp. 83–85, cccclv., cccclvi., cccclx, cccclxi,
Statuta Ecclesiæ Scoticanæ, (Bannatyne Club, ) pref. clxxxiii., footnote 2.
1177. August 1.The Cardinal-Legate Vivian Tomasi held a Legatine Council in the Castrum Puellarum.
Fordun's Scotichronicon, lib. viii., c. 25.
Chronica de Mailros, p. 88.
Statuta Ecclesiæ Scoticanæ, pref., p. xxxvii.
1180. June 8.The Legate Alexis held a Council or Assembly of the Scottish clergy in the church of Holyrood.
Fordun's Scotichronicon, lib. vi., c. 36.
Chronica de Mailros, pp. 90, 91.
Hailes' Historical Memorials concerning the Provincial Councils of the Scottish Clergy, Annals, vol. iii., p. 229.
Statuta Ecclesiæ Scoticanæ pref., p. xxxviii.
WILLIAM, December 9, 1165—December 4, 1214.
1190.An Assembly at Edinburgh, in which the "prelati et proceres totius Scotie" gave 10, 000 merks in payment of the King's ransom.
Fordun's Scotichronicon, lib. viii., c. 50.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 58.
ALEXANDER II., December 4, 1214—July 8, 1249.
1215.The King held a Parliaments at Edinburgh after keeping the feast of the Epiphany at Stirling.
Fordun's Scotichronicon, lib. ix., c. 27.
Acts of the Parliments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 59.
1228. October 8 (?).An Assembly at Edinburgh, in which judgment was given against Gillescop Mahohegen, "dominica proxima ante festum Sancti Dionisii in capitulo abbacie judicatum est de Gillescop Mahohegen per diversos judices tam Galwidie quam Scocie."
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 68, c. 3.
1239. October 19.The Cardinal Otho held a Legatine Council in the church of Holyrood.
Chronica de Mailros, p. 150.
Fordun's Scotichronicon, lib. ix., c. 54.
Chronicon de Lanercost, p. 48.
Hailes' Historical Memorials, &c., vol. iii., p. 239.
Statuta Ecclesiæ Scoticanæ, pref., p. lviii.
ALEXANDER III., July 8, 1249—March 16, 1286.
1250. June 1.An Assembly at Edinburgh, where the King with the advice of his nobles, granted to the monks of Paisley the right of repairing their fish stank in the Leven, "de consilio magnatum nostrorum."
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i, p. 60, Appendix i., p. 83**.
1250.An Assembly at Edinburgh by the King and his magnates, in which the liberties of the church were ratified "in concilio apud Eddinburc celebrato nobis ac magnatibus vestris presentibus."
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 60, Appendix ii., p. 83**.
Statuta Ecclesiæ, Scoticanæ, pref., lxi., note 1.
Grubb's Ecclesiastical History of Scotland, vol. i., p. 328.
1255.An Assembly at Edinburgh, and one fixed to be held at Stirling, but prevented by the seizure of the King's person.
Chronica de Mailros.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., Appendix, v., p. 61.
1255. January 14.An Assembly at Holyrood, in which the King, with the advice of his magnates, settled a dispute between Dauid de Louchor, sheriff of Perth, and the Abbey of Dunfermline, "in pleno colloquio domini regis, habito per commune consilium magnatum suorum ibidem existentium."
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 61, Appendix v., p. 84**.
1264.Two Assemblies at Edinburgh, none of the transactions in which are recorded.
Chamberlain Rolls, vol. i., p. 52*.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 61.
1284. June 28.An Assembly at the Castrum Puellarum, where Thomas de Lam birton resigned the land of Estir Crag of Gorgyn in presence of the King.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 62, Appendix vii., p. 86**.
1295.John Baliol held a Parliament at Edinburgh.
Chronicon de Lanercost.
Liber Cartarum Sanctæ Crucis, pref. 48.
1295. January 10.Convention of the burgesses of Berwick, Roxburgh, Edinburgh, and Stirling, at Holyrood Abbey.
Acts of the Parliments of Scotland,, vol. i., p. 360.
Printed Records of the Convention of Royal Burghs of Scotland, vol. i., p. 501.
ROBERT I., March 27, 1306—June 7, 1329. (fn. 1)
1321. September 22.A Council appointed to be held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 64, Appendix vi., p. 119.
1326. March 8.A Parliament at Holyrood. Concord BEtween the Earl of Moray and Sir William Olyfant regarding the forfeited lands of William de Monte alto.
Acts of the Parliament of Scotland, vol. i., p. 64, Appendix xvi., p. 123.
1327. February 28.A Parliament at Edinburgh, in which a transcript was made, under the Great Seal, of an indenture entered into between the King and his people, in a Parliament held at Cambuskenneth on 16th July 1326, by which indenture he confirmed their rights, and a tax was imposed for his support.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol i., p. 64 Appendix xvii., p. 123.
. . . . . . March 12.A Parliament at Edinburgh, when the traty of Northampton was ratified.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 64, Appendix xvii.-xx., p. 124.
DAVID II., June 7, 1329—February 22, 1371.
1333. February 12.A Parliament of Edward Baliol at Edinburgh, ratifying the treaty of Roxburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., pp. 65, 177.
Liber Cartarum Sancte Crucis, pref. p. 48.
1357. September 26. A Council at Edinburgh. Obligation of the three Estates for the ransom of the king.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 66, Appendix xi.-xiii., pp. 155–158.
Lord Hailes conjectures that a Provincial Council was held, simultaneously with a Concil of the Estates, at Edinburgh on this date, to grant the obligation for the 100, 000 merks sterling, which the clergy undertook to pay for the ransom of the King. [Historical Memorials of Provincial Councils of Scotland, in Annals of Scotland, vol. iii., pp. 248, 249.] But this conjecture is opposed by Chalmers [Caledonia, vol. ii., unpublished chapter, "On the King and Parliament of Scotland, " p. 45. referred to by Dr Joseph Roberson in Statuta Ecclesiæ Scoticanæ, pref., p. 76].
1357. January 20.A Council at Edinburgh, in which the King granted St John's Church of Ayr to the Abbey of Melrose, and confirmed its privileges.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 66, Appendix, xvii, -xix., p. 162.
1358. August 31.A Council at Edinburgh, where the King made some grants to the Abbey of Melrose.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 66, Appendix xx, -xxi., p. 163.
1366. May 8.A Council at Holyrood. Deliberations regarding a peace with England. A voluntary assessment for the King's ransom granted, and a new coinage appointed.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., pp. 67, 139.
Robertson's Index of Charters, p. 110.
1367. January.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., pp. 67, 168.
1367. February 17.A Council appointed to be held at Edinburgh on this day.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., pp. 67, 168.
1369. September 16.A Council at Edinburgh, where the King granted a charter in favour of the Abbey of Melrose.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 67, Appendix xxxvi., p. 173.
ROBERT II., February 22, 1370-April 19, 1390.
1384. November.A Council at Holyrood. Several enactments passed relating to the execution of justice.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., pp. 69, 186.
1384.The Earls of Douglas and Moray, and other knights and squires of Scotland held a secret council in the church of St Giles, when it was arranged to invade the realm of England. without the knowledge of the King of Scots, who was at the time in Edinburgh.
Froissart's Chronicles, by Lord Berners, vol. i., fol. 317.
Registrum Cartarum, Ec. S. Egidij de Edinburgh, pref., p. 26.
1385. April.A Council General at Edinburgh. Enactments regarding the defence of the kingdom, and the execution of justice.
Acts of the Parliaments of Soctland, vol. i., p. 187.
1385. June 17.A Council General at Edinburgh. Enactments regarding the national money; and a treaty between the King and Barons of Scotland and "Jehan de Vienne Admiral de France et Lieutenant du Roi de France."
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., pp. 69, 189.
1388. December 1.A Council General at Edinburgh, when the three Estates elected the Earl of Fyfe "Custos Regni, " and Alexander the Steward was deposed from the office of Justiciar.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., pp. 69, 191.
1389. April 2.A Parliament at Edinburgh. Murdoch, son of the Steward, appointed Justiciar, "ex parte boreali de Forth."
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., pp. 69, 193.
ROBERT III., 19th April 1390–4th April 1406.
1394. August 31.A Council at Edinburgh, when the King Granted a charter in favour of the monks of Melrose.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 70, Appendix ix., p. 219.
1399. February 10.A Parliament fixed to be held at Holyrood.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., pp. 70, 212.
1402. May 16.A Council-General at Edinburgh, when the King granted a remission to the Duke of Albany and the Earl of Douglas for the death of the heir apparent.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 70, Appendix xiii., p. 220.
JAMES I., 4th April 1406— 20th or 21st February 1437.
1426. May 13.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix iv., p. 26.
1428. July 17.A Council-General at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliament of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix v., pp. 26, 28.
1436. October 22.A Council-General at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., pp. 23, 24.
JAMES II., 21st February 1437— 3d August 1460.
1437. March 25.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliament of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 31.
1438. November 27.A Council-General held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 31, 53.
1439. March 17.A Council-General held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliament of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix iv., p. 55.
1441. April 3.A Council-General held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix vi., p. 56.
1445. June 28, July 1.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix., ix., x., p. 59.
1449. January 19, 22, 24, 26, 31, and February 2.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 33, 37; Appendix xiii., xiv., p. 61, chap. xi., p. 62, 63; Appendix xviii., p. 64.
1451. June 28, July 1, 6, 8.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 39; Appendix xxii., p. 66; Appendix xxiii. to xxix., p. 67, 71; Appendix xxx., p. 71
1452. June 12, 14, July 8.—A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix xxxiii., p. 73; Appendix xxxiv., p. 73; Appendix xxxv., p. 75.
. . . . . . August 26.—A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 41.
. . . . . . March 21.—A Council General held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix xxxvi., p. 75.
1454. July 16.—A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 41.
1455. June 9.—A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 41, 42; Appendix xxxvii., p. 75.
. . . . . . August 4.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 42, 44.
1456. October 19.A Council-General held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 45, 47.
1457. March 6, 14.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 47, 52; Appendix xxxix., p. 78.
JAMES III., 3d August 1460—11th June 1488.
1462. October 19.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 83, 84.
1464. October 11.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 84.
1466. October 9, 13.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 85, 86; Appendix i., ii., p. 185.
. . . . . . January 31.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 86, 87.
1467. October 12.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 87, 88, 89.
1468, —A Parliament held at Edingburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 91, 92.
1469. November 20 and 27.A parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 93, 97, 98; Appendix iii., p. 186.
1471. May 6, 11, and 13.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 98; Appendix iv., p. 187.
. . . . . August 2, 8.A Parliament continued in Endinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 101.
. . . . . . February 17, 26.A Parliament continued in Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., 102, 103; Appendix v., p. 183.
1473. July 23 and August 2.A Parliament continued in Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., 103, 106.
. . . . . . October 11.A Parliaments continued in Edingburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix vi., 188.
1474. May 9.A Parliament held in Edingburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 106, 108.
. . . . . October 9.A Parliament continued in Edingburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 108.
1475. November 20.A Parliament held in Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 108, 112.
1476. July 1, 10, 15.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 113, 114, Appendix vii., p. 189, Appendix viii., p. 190.
. . . . . . October 4–7.A Parliament continued in Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 114.
1477. February 7–20.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix ix., p. 191, x., p. 192.
1478. April 6.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol., p. 116, 120.
. . . . . . June 1–12.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 116, 120.
. . . . . . November 20.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii. p. 120.
. . . . . . February 7.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix ix., p. 191.
1478. March 1, 6 and 9.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 120–123.
1479. October 4 and 7.A Parliament held at Edinbugh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 124, 128; Appendix xii., xiii. p. 193
. . . . . . March 13.A Parliament continued at edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 129–132.
1480. May 4.A Parliament held at Edinburgh, and continued on June 5, July 3, August 2, October 2, November 6, January 15, February 12, March 19.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 129–132.
1481. April 2, 11, 12, 13, May 2, June 18, October 1, November 5, February 4.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 132–136.
. . . . . . March 18, 22, 23.A Parliaments continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 136–141.
1482. December 2, 3, 11.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 142–145.
. . . . . . March 1.A Parliaments continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 145.
1483. June 27, 28, 30, July 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8.A Parliaments continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 146–152.
. . . . . . February 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., 153.
. . . . . . March 21.A Convention of Burghs held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. vi., p. 803.
Council Records of A berdeen.
Printed Records of the convention of Royal Burghs, vol. i., p. 543.
1484. April 27.A Parliament continued at Èdinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii. p. 166.
. . . . . . May 17.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 166
. . . . . . March 21.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 167.
1485. April 11.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 168.
. . . . . . May 9.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 168.
1487. October 1.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 175.
. . . . . . January 11.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 180.
JAMES IV., 11 June 1488–9 September, 1513.
1488. October 6, 8.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 169, Appendix i., 269.
. . . . . . January 14.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 212.
1489. June 26.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 213
. . . . . . Feb. 23.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 216
1491. April 28.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix 223.
. . . . . . May 14 and 18.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix ii., iii., p. 270.
. . . . . . February 6.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol, ii., p. 229.
. . . . . . March 16.A Convention of Burghs appointed to be held at Edinburgh.
Council Records of A berdeen, vol, vii., p. 243, M.
Printed Records of the convention of Royal Burghs, vol, i., p. 304.
1492. May 7.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 231.
1493. May 8.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 231
1494. November 27.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 237.
1496. June 13.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 237.
1503. March 11, 13.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 239, Appendix iv., v., p. 271.
1504. June 4.A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 255.
1506. November 10.A Convention of othe Four Burghs held at Edinburgh. Council Records of Edinburgh, vol. i., p. 28. Printed Records of Convention of Royal Burghs, i., 505, 506.
. . . . . . November 24.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix vi., p. 274.
1509. May 8.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 267, Appendix vii. and viii., p. 274.
1512.Bishop Lesley and others refer to a Provincial Council as having been held this year in the Blackfrairs of Edinburgh, but this is shown by Dr. Joseph Roberton to be a mistake.
Bishop Lesley's History of Scotland p. 84.
Hailes' Historical Memorials, vol. iii., p. 254.
Status Ecclessiae Scoticanae, pref. p. 110, footnote,
JAMES V., 9th September 1513–14th December 1542.
1515. May 8.— A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendixi., p. 387.
. . . . . . July 12, 23. —A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 282, Appendix ii., p. 388.
1516. November 13, 14, 22—A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 283, Appendix iii, p. 388, vi., v., p. 389, iv., p. 393.
1517. May —.—A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix viii., p. 394.
1522. July 24.—A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 281.
1524. November 14, 16, 19.mdash;Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 284, 291.
. . . . . . February 15, 22, 25.—A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 288, 291.
. . . . . . May 10.—A Parliament continued at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., Appendix ix., p. 395.
1525. July 4 and 6, 10, 11, 17, 27, 30, 31. August 3. Januray 14, 15.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 291, 299, Appendix x., p. 396.
1526. June 12.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 300.
. . . . . . November 12 and 13.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 308, Appendix ii., p. 396
1527. May 7.A Parliament held at Edinburgh.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 318.

Footnotes

1 "The Seinye" or Diocesan Synod of St Andrews seems, after the beginning of the 14th century, to have been usually held either at St Andrews or at Edinbugh. When the Synod sat at Edinburgh it assebled in the conventual church of Holyrood. The time of meeting was, as at St Andrews, immediately after Easter. [Statuta Ecclesiæ, Scoticanæ. pref., 184, footnote.]