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This is a list of the parliaments, general councils and conventions of the Estates of the Kingdom of Scotland.

Monarch Date Place Type of meeting
Margaret 17 March 1290 Birgham Colloquium
John Balliol 9 February 1293 Scone Parliament
2 August 1293 Stirling
Robert I 16 March 1309 St Andrews
1312, c. 7 April Inchture
29 October 1312 Inverness Council
6 November 1314 Cambuskenneth Parliament
1316, c. 3 March Edinburgh ?Parliament
4 April 1317 Stirling Council
14 June 1317 Scone
3 December 1318 Parliament
10 December 1319 Berwick Council
6 April 1320 Arbroath Parliament
1320, August? Scone
9 July 1321 Perth
7 June 1323 Berwick Council
25 July, (?)23 August 1323 Scone Parliament
7 November 1324 Berwick Council
26 March 1326 Scone Parliament
15 July 1326 Cambuskenneth
28 February 1328 Edinburgh
David II 29 March 1330 Perth
26 November 1331 Scone
9 February 1334 Edinburgh
April? 1335 Dairsie
24 October 1339 Perth
17, 22, 24 September 1341 Scone
14, 21 February 1342 Aberdeen Council
18 June 1342 Restennet
7 June 1344 Scone Parliament
12 April 1345 Edinburgh Council
3 May 1346 Perth
12 November 1347 Dundee
1 April 1354 Inverkeithing
17 January 1357 Perth
26 September 1357 Edinburgh General Council
6, 10, 11 November 1357 Scone Council
20 January, 6 February 1358 Edinburgh
12 March 1358 Perth
31 August 1358 Edinburgh
12 November 1358 Scone Parliament
5 April 1359 Dundee Council
3, 26 October 1359 Scone Parliament
12 April 1360 Perth Council
16 November 1360 Edinburgh
12 September 1362 Aberdeen
4 March 1364 Scone Parliament
11, 13 January 1365 Perth General Council
24 July 1365 Council
14 January 1366
8 May 1366 Holyrood
20, 27 July 1366 Scone Parliament
16 January 1367 Perth Council
27 September, 3, 26 October 1367 Scone Parliament
17 February 1368 Edinburgh Council
12, 22 June 1368 Scone Parliament
9 December 1368 Perth Council
6 March 1369 Parliament
16 September (?)1369 Edinburgh Council
18 February 1370 Perth Parliament
23 October 1370
Robert II 26, 27 March 1371 Scone
2, 9 March 1372
7 October 1372 Stirling Council
3, 4 April 1373 Scone Parliament
19 October 1378
6, 7 June 1382 Perth General Council
22 October 1382 Scone Parliament
21 September 1384 Glasgow Council
1384, November? Holyrood
28 February 1385 Stirling
1385, April? Edinburgh General Council
17 June 1385
18 August 1388 Linlithgow
1, 11 December 1388 Edinburgh
29 March (?)1389 Scone Parliament
1389, March? Holyrood
Robert III 8 August 1390 Scone Council
7, 18 March 1391 Parliament
25, 26 March 1392 Perth General Council
24 October 1393
8 March 1394 Scone Parliament
31 August 1394 Edinburgh General Council
11 October 1395 Stirling
1397?
22 April 1398 Perth
27 January 1399
20 November 1399 Linlithgow
10 February 1400 Edinburgh Parliament
21, 28 February 1401 Scone
12 May 1401 Linlithgow ?
April 1401, April 1402 Scone Parliament
16 May 1402 Edinburgh General Council
28 April 1404 Linlithgow
James I July 1404, March 1406 Perth Parliament
June? 1406 General Council
March 1408, May 1409
20 July 1408 Council
May? 1409 General Council
14 March 1410 Holyrood
13 March 1411 Edinburgh
Autumn? 1411 ?
Autumn? 1412
17 March 1416 Perth
26 June 1417
2, 3 October 1418
1419, before 28 July ? (?)General Council
July 1420, July 1421 General Council
29 July 1422 Stirling
20 May 1423 Perth
19? August 1423 Inverkeithing (?)General Council
26 May, 1 June 1424 Perth Parliament
12, 17 March 1425
11 March, 26 May, 30 September 1426 Perth, Edinburgh
14 January 1427 Edinburgh
1 July 1427 Perth
1427/1428 Inverness
1, 5 March 1428 Perth General Council
12, 19 July 1428
26 April 1429 Parliament
1 October 1429 General Council
6, 10, 17 March 1430 Parliament
30 January, 13 February 1431
15, 16, 20 October 1431
10 March 1432
27 May 1432
10 October 1432
October? 1433 General Council
1, 2 March 1434 Stirling Parliament
10, 15 January, 24 June 1436 Perth
22 October 1436 Edinburgh General Council
4 February 1437 Perth
James II 25 March 1437 Edinburgh Parliament
6 May 1437 Stirling General Council
27 November 1438 Edinburgh
13 March 1439 Stirling
4 September 1439
20 February 1440 Edinburgh
2, 10 August 1440 Stirling
3 April 1441 Edinburgh
1 June 1441
March 1442 Perth
8 February 1443 Stirling
4 November 1443
6, 7 February 1444
14, 28 June, 2 July 1445 Perth/Edinburgh Parliament
May/July 1446 Edinburgh General Council
4 April 1449 Stirling
19 January, 2 February 1450 Edinburgh Parliament
4, 12 May 1450 Perth General Council
28 June, 8 July 1451 Edinburgh Parliament
13, 26 October 1451 Stirling
12 June, 8 July 1452 Edinburgh
26 August 1452
21 March 1453 General Council
16, 18 July 1454 Parliament
9, 17 June, 16 July 1455
4 August, 13 October 1455 Edinburgh/Stirling
19 October 1456 Edinburgh General Council
6 March 1458 Parliament
2 October 1459 Perth
4 July 1460 Edinburgh
James III 2, 11, 14 March 1461
24 June 1462 Aberdeen
19 October 1462 Edinburgh
9 March 1463
12 October 1463
13 January 1464
11 October 1464 (?)General Council
7, 13 October 1466, 31 January 1467 Parliament
12, 15 October 1467, 12 January 1468 Edinburgh/Stirling
(?)1468 (?)Edinburgh
20, 27 November 1469 Edinburgh
6, 13 May, 2 August 1471
20 January, 17 February 1472
8 April, 23 July, 2 August 1473
11 October 1473
9 May, 6 August 1474
6 October 1474
20 November, (?)1 December 1475
1, 10 July, 4 October 1476
6 April, 1, 12 June, 22 October, 20 November 1478
1, 20 March 1479
4 October 1479, 2 April 1481, 18 March 1482
2 December 1482, 1 March, 27 June, 6 October 1483
16 February, 17 May, 11 October 1484
21 March, 9 April, 26 May 1485
1 October 1487, 11 January, 21 February 1488
James IV 6 October 1488, 14, 26 January 1489
26 June, 4 July 1489
3, 15 February 1490
28 April, 2 August 1491
6, 20 February, 7 May 1492
8 May, 26 June 1493
27 November 1494
13 June 1496
11 March 1504, 3, 16 February 1506
8 May 1509
James V 26 November 1513 Perth General Council
8 May 1515 Edinburgh Parliament
12 July 1515
4 July 1516
13, 22 November 1516
May? 1517
24 July, (?)12 August 1522
2 September 1523 Stirling
10 May 1524 Edinburgh
14 November 1524, 15, 25 February 1525
6 July 1525, 15 January 1526
12, 25 June 1526
12, 25 November 1526
7, 10 May 1527
2 September 1528, 23 January 1529
24 April, 26 May, 9 June 1531
13, 17 May 1532
28 July 1533, 26 January 1535
7, 17 June 1535
29 April 1536
11 March 1538, 3 February, (?)8 July 1539
3 December 1540, 14 March 1541, 3 February 1543
Mary 12, 15 March 1543
3 December 1543, 20 May 1544
6 November, 12 December 1544
26, 29 June 1545 Stirling Convention of Estates
2, 28 September 1545, 30 February, 30 July, 16 August 1546 Edinburgh, Linlithgow Parliament
10 June 1546 Stirling Convention of Estates
18 March 1547 Edinburgh
8 September 1547 Monktonhall
12 June 1548 Edinburgh Parliament
7 July 1548 Haddington
3 July 1549 Edinburgh Convention of Estates
29 May 1551 Parliament
1 February 1552
12 April 1554
20 June 1555
14 December 1557
29 November, 5 December 1558
1 August 1560
22 December 1561 Convention of Estates
4 June 1563 Parliament
15 December 1564
6 October 1566 Convention of Estates
14, 19 April 1567 Parliament
James VI 15 December 1567, 16 August 1568, 17 November 1569
28 July, 1 August 1569 Perth Convention of Estates
12, 17 July 1570 Edinburgh
13 June 1571 Parliament
28 August 1571 Stirling
5, 7 September 1571 Convention of Estates
24, 25 November 1572 Edinburgh
26 January 1573 Parliament
30 April 1573 Holyrood
5 March 1575 Convention of Estates
8 March, 31 August 1578 Stirling
12 June 1578
15, 25 July 1578 Parliament
16 July 1578 Convention of Estates
15 November 1578
15, 25 January 1579
10, 25 March 1579 Parliament
12, 21 March 1579 Convention of Estates
7, 8 August 1579
20 October, 11 November 1579 Edinburgh Parliament
26 February, 2 April 1581 Holyrood Convention of Estates
24 October, 29 November 1581 Edinburgh Parliament
11, 13 July 1582 Perth Convention of Estates
19 October 1582 Holyrood
19 April 1583
24 October, 8 November 1583, 19 May, 20, 22 August 1584 Edinburgh Parliament
7 December 1583 Holyrood Convention of Estates
31 July 1585 St Andrews
1, 4, 10 December 1585 Linlithgow Parliament
15 April 1586 Holyrood ?Convention of Estates
23 September 1586
20 December 1586 Convention of Estates
10, 15 May 1587
8, 29 July 1587 Edinburgh Parliament
4 April 1588 Holyrood Convention of Estates
27 July 1588
21 May 1589 Edinburgh
August 1589 Stirling
15 May 1590 Holyrood
12 June 1590
29 July 1590
6 May 1591 Edinburgh
6 August 1591
3 April, 24, 25, 29 May 1592 Parliament
20 April 1592 ? Convention of Estates
3 April, 1, 9 June, 4 July 1593 Edinburgh Parliament
11, 12 September 1593 Stirling Convention of Estates
31 October 1593 Linlithgow
12 November 1593 Edinburgh
23, 26 November 1593 Holyrood
27 December 1593, 17 January 1594
18, 21 January 1594 Holyrood/Edinburgh
22 April, 20, 30 May, 8 June 1594 Edinburgh Parliament
29 April 1594 Convention of Estates
10 September 1594 Holyrood
28, 29 November 1594
15 March 1595
22, 24, 25 May 1596
August 1596 Falkland
29 September 1596 Dunfermline
30 November 1596 Edinburgh
13 December 1596
21, 22 December 1596 Linlithgow
1 January 1597 Edinburgh
6, 7, 8 January 1597 Holyrood
3, 4, 5 March 1597 Perth
13 May 1597 Dundee
28 October 1597 Linlithgow
1 November 1597 Edinburgh Parliament
29, 30 June 1598 Holyrood Convention of Estates
17 August 1598 Dalkeith
30 October 1598 ?
14 December 1598 Holyrood
1 February 1599
2 March 1599
18? May 1599
31 July 1599 Falkland
11, 14 December 1599 Holyrood
27 March 1600 Perth
1, 4, 11, 15 November 1600[1] Edinburgh Parliament
10 February 1601 Holyrood Convention of Estates
11 September 1601 Perth
2 February 1602 Holyrood
June 1602 Perth
5 July 1603 Haddington
10 April, 3, 11 July 1604 Edinburgh/Perth Parliament
7 June, 3, 9 July 1605
7 June 1605 Edinburgh Convention of Estates
18 March, 2, 11 August 1607 Parliament
10 May, 17, 24 June 1608
20 May 1608 Convention of Estates
26, 27 January 1609
12–23 October 1612 Parliament
30 April 1616 Convention of Estates
22 May 1616 ?
7 March 1617 Edinburgh
27 May–28 June 1617 Parliament
25, 26 June 1621 Convention of Estates
1 June–4 August 1621 Parliament
9 July 1623 Convention of Estates
Charles I 27 October–2 November 1625
1628–33 Parliament
28–31 July, 2–4, 7 August 1630 Holyrood Convention of Estates
15 May 1639–17 November 1641 Edinburgh Parliament
22 June 1643–24 May 1644 Convention of Estates
4 June 1644–27 March 1647 Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, St Andrews Parliament
2 March 1648–6 June 1651 Edinburgh, Perth, Stirling
Charles II 1 January 1661–9 October 1663 Edinburgh
2–4 August 1665 Convention of Estates
9–23 January 1667
19 October 1669–3 March 1674 Parliament
26 June–11 July 1678 Convention of Estates
28 July, 17 September 1681, 1 March 1682 Parliament
James VII 23 April 1685–16 August 1686
William and Mary 14 March 1689 Convention of Estates
5 June 1689–18 August 1702 Parliament
Anne 6 May 1703–25 March 1707

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Margaret D. Young, The Parliaments of Scotland, volume 2 (Edinburgh, 1993). Appendix 1, pages 747–756.
  1. ^ The Records of the Parliaments of Scotland to 1707, K. M. Brown et al eds (St Andrews, 2007-2016), 1600/11/1. Date accessed: 13 March 2016.