Procedure: royal request
For instructioun of the youth in musik, cap. 34

For instructioun of the youth in the art of musik and singing, quhilk is almaist decayit and sall schortly decay without tymous remeid be providit, oure soverane lord, with avise of his thrie estaitis of this present parliament, requeistis the provest, baillies, counsale and communitie of the maist speciall burrowis of this realme, and of the patronis and provestis of the collegis quhair sang scuilis ar foundat, to erect and sett up ane sang scuill, with ane maister sufficient and able, for instructioun of the yowth in the said science of musik, as they will answer to his hienes upoun the perrell of thair fundationis, and in performing of his hienes requeist do unto his majestie acceptable and gude plesour.

  1. NAS, PA2/12, ff.44v-45r.