Edinburgh (Parliament of Scotland constituency)

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Edinburgh
Former Constituency
for the Parliament of Scotland
Former constituency
Abolished 1707
Replaced by Edinburgh

Edinburgh was a burgh constituency represented in the Parliament of Scotland and the Convention of the Estates to 1707.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliaments of David II[edit]

  • 1357 Alexander Gylyot
  • 1357 Adam Tore
  • 1357 Johnne Goldsmyth
  • 1367 Adam of Bronhill
  • 1367 Andro Bec

Parliaments of James I[edit]

Parliaments of James II[edit]

  • 1439 William of Cranstoun
  • 1440 Lancelate of Abirnethy
  • 1440 Williame Bully
  • 1445 Johnne of Dalrimpill
  • 1449 William of Cranstoun
  • 1450 Williame of Libertoune
  • 1456 Willyame of Cranstoun
  • 1457-8 Williame of Libertoune
  • 1457-8 Johnne of Dalrimpill
  • 1457-8 Alexander Napier
  • 1457-8 George of Fawla
  • 1462 William Cranstoun
  • 1463 Sir Alexander Napier of Merchameston
  • 1463 William Cranstoun of Swynhop
  • 1463 Lancelot Abirnethy
  • 1463-4 Sir Alexander Napier of Merchameston
  • 1463-4 William Cranstoun of Swynhop
  • 1464 George Girnelaw
  • 1464 Lancelot Abirnethy
  • 1466 George Pennycuke
  • 1467 Thomas Olifant
  • 1467 Thomas Fokert
  • 1467-8 Thomas Fokert
  • 1467-8 Johne of Fauside

1504–1707[edit]

Parliament Session First member First party Second member Second party
1504 Alexander Lauder of Blyth
1524 Francis Bothwell
1525
1526
1528
1531
1532
1535
1644 1 Sir John Smyth of Grottell (Provost) Robert Mecklejohne
2 Robert Mackeane
3
4
5
6 Edward Edyer David Douglas
1648 1 Archbald Sydserff (Merchant Burgess) David Douglas
2 Sir James Stuart, of Kirkfeild (Provost) Covenanter James Borthuik
3
4
5
6 Sir John Smyth of Grottell James Monteith
7
8 Archbald Sydserff (Merchant Burgess)
1654 Samuel Desborrow (Commissioner for the Revenues) George Downing (Scout-Master-General)
1656 Lord Broghill Andrew Ramsay, Lord Abbotshall
1659 John Tomfon Auditor General for Scotland
1661 1 Sir Robert Murray, of Cameron James Borthuik, Deacon of the Chirurgeons
2-3 Johne Milne, Vice Deacon of the Chirurgeons
1665 - Andrew Ramsay, Lord Abbotshall John Somervell (Skinner)
1667 - Andrew Ramsay, Lord Abbotshall John Somervell (Skinner)
1669 1 Andrew Ramsay, Lord Abbotshall Arthour Temple, of Ravelrig (Chirurgeon)
2-4 William Hamiltoun
1678 - Francis Kinloch, Lord Provost Alexander Reid, Deacon of the Goldsmiths
1681 - Sir James Field, of Preistfield (Provost) Edward Cleghorne (Goldsmith)
1685 - Sir James Foulis, of Redfoord Sir John Maitland, of Ravelrig
1689 (March) 1 Sir John Hall of Dunglass George Stirling
1689 (June) 1-4 Sir John Hall of Dunglass George Stirling
5 Alexander Thomson
6-9 Sir Robert Cheislie
10
1703 1-4 Sir Patrick Johnstone Court Robert Inglis
1707 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Edinburgh

See also[edit]