1599 in Scotland
List of years in Scotland|
Timeline of Scottish history
1599 in: England • Ireland • Elsewhere
Events from the year 1599 in the Kingdom of Scotland.
- Monarch – James VI
- 17 April – the title Marquess of Huntly is created in the Peerage of Scotland in favour of George Gordon, 6th Earl of Huntly.
- 29 November – Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow granted its charter by King James VI.
- 17 December – Scotland begins using the Gregorian Calendar.
- 28 December – issue at Holyroodhouse by William Schaw, Master of Work to the Crown of Scotland and General Warden of the master stonemasons, of the Second Schaw Statutes, significant in the history of freemasonry, particularly in relation to Lodge Mother Kilwinning. The earliest records of the Lodge of Edinburgh (Mary's Chapel) date from this year.
- Thomas Bruce, 1st Earl of Elgin (died 1663)
- John Gordon, 1st Viscount of Kenmure (died 1634)
- Thomas Weir, soldier and Covenanter (executed for witchcraft 1670)
- Jean Hepburn, Lady Darnley, Mistress of Caithness, Lady Morham
- "Chronology of Scottish History – Part One (Before 1600)". Rampant Scotland. Retrieved 2014-04-11.
- Urquhart, Robin; Borthwick, Alan (2000). "Days, Dates and Calendars". Knowledgebase. Scottish Archive Network. Retrieved 2014-04-11.
- "The times they are a changin'". Edinburgh: The National Archives of Scotland. 2005-12-28. Retrieved 2014-04-11.
- Summary of Second Schaw Statutes in HMC Earl of Eglinton (1885) pp. 29–30.
- Lyon, David Murray (1873). History of the Lodge of Edinburgh (Mary's Chapel) no.1. Embracing an account of the rise and progress of freemasonry in Scotland. William Blackwood and Sons.