Cromarty (Parliament of Scotland constituency)

Cromarty was a royal burgh that returned one commissioner to the Parliament of Scotland and to the Convention of Estates.

A royal burgh since 1264, Cromarty had a new charter on 4 July 1593, but this was not enrolled by Parliament until 1661. The right of representation was relinquished in 1672.

List of burgh commissioners

  • 1661–63: Alexander Clunes [1]
  • 1665 convention: Alexander Gibson [2]
  • 1667 convention: no representation
  • 1669–70: Thomas Urquhart [3]
  • 1672: representation relinquished

See also

References

  1. Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 572.
  2. Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 575.
  3. Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 579.
  • Margaret D. Young, The Parliaments of Scotland: Burgh and Shire Commissioners, volume 2 (1993) Appendix 2, page 771.

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