"In the gallery of the Parliament House"

Stained glass window in Parliament House depicting the institution of the Court of Session by James V in 1532
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeStained glass window in Parliament House depicting the institution of the Court of Session by James V in 1532 - Credit: Ronnie Leask
Parliament House was built for Charles I in the 1630s to house the pre-Union Parliament of Scotland. After Scotland unified with England, the Parliament adjourned and the building began to be put to other uses. These days, it houses a variety of legal courts.