{illeg}{M}int at Edinburgh &

B{i} – by the names of Sige & Charis. By Bythos they ment|an|t an infinite \immense/ being whom they also called pr Propate|o|r & Proarche.

– by the names of Sige & Charis. [By Bythos they meant an immense Being, the Æn Soph of the Ca{p}|b|balists, calling \him/ also \Magnitude &/ Propator & Proarche.] By Ennoia they|se| \hereticks/ meant his faculty of The Ennoia of {illeg}i{illeg} understanding power of thinking k{now} \&/ understanding & know for so the Valentinians explained it wch the Greeks called \the/ λογος ἐνδιάθετος the inhærent Mind & Reason of the father. For so the Valentinians themselves interpreted the|i||s| languages, as their {tie} words are cited out of one of their books by Epiphanius. In the beginning, say they, he who by himself is the father conteined all things within himself. Then the Ennœ|oi|a (Cogitation) wch was in him (wch some being \being/ willing to exert herself (whom some call Ennœa Cogitation, others properly Charis because she effuses the treasures of Magnitut|d|e upon those who come \are/ from Magnitude, but others more truly call her Silence because {illeg} by cogitation without the use of speech Magnitude performs all things) she, I say, the uncorrupt Æonia \being/ willing to extricate her self from her bonds enticed Magnitude to her embraces & brought forth the Father of truth, whom those that are perfect call the m|M|an viz Adam Kadmon] because he bears the likeness of the unbegotten. A Afterward Sige & the Man being conjoyned by their will brought forth t|T|ruth Truth. |This man they also called Νοῦ{illeg}|ς|. By Ennœa they seem to mean the power of thinking, by Νοῦς & Alethea the act preceding the Will & {by} Logus &|

Ireneus tells us that according to the Valentinus By thos & Ennœa began|t| Νοῦς & {h} like & equal (that is ὀμοούσιος to his father, & that they Νοῦς was called by them called also the only begotten & the father & beginning \Principle/ of all things & that Αλήθεια brought fourth Logus & Zoe \& two other Æon{illeg}/ [& these two brought fourth Anthopus & Ecclesia & ten {sic} other Æons & Logus & Zoe brough Anthopus & Ecclesia brought forth twelve other Æons]. \/ < insertion from the bottom of the page > By Ennœa they seem to mean the power or faculty of thinking, by Nous & {illeg}|A|lethea & Vita, their effect \of knoledg & truth/ by the access \help/ \by the assistance/ of the will. And this effect they called the λόγός προφορικὸς Verbum prolativuum. Now these Æons Valentinus . . . . . philosophers of Greece. < text from f 38r resumes > But some of the Val \Now/ These Æons Valentinus had from his Master Basilides. For \they both lived together at Alexandria &/ Basilides taught that the unknown father be emitted Νοῦς & Νοῦς emitted Logus [& Logus emitted Phronesis & Sophia Phronesis emitted \2/ Sophia & \1/ Dynamis, & Dynamys & Sophia emitted Virtues & Archan Pow Archangels & Angels.] And this Theology so much resembles the Cabbalists of Deifying the \powers &/ attributes of God Almight {illeg} \very/ much resembles the Th Cabbalistical Theology of the Iews|.| that {illeg} I For The first God called \by those hereticks/ Bythos&|,| Magnitude \or immensity,/ & the unknown father is the Æn-Soph, infinite \or/ Infinite of the Cabbalists, & their Ennois|a| is the C{illeg} \Νοῦς & λογος/ |resemble| the \three/ first sepiroths called the Crown, F{illeg}s Ennoia Wisdom, & Prudens|c|e. & the ten sephiroths are nothing th else then his \powers &/ attributes represented in the form of persons. The first God of the Cabbalists called Æn-Soph \the/ infinite or immense is the {illeg} first {illeg}|G|od of the|se| hereticks called Bythos & Magnitudo, & the ten Sephiroths are nothing else then his attri powers & attributes represented in the form of persons divine persons. Whence its probable these hereticks had their Metaphysicks as well from the Cabbalistical Iews of Egypt as from the poets & Philosophers {illeg} of Greece.

The General 3600li Scots = 300
The Master 2400 200
The principal Warden 1200= 100
The Assay master 1200= 100
To the Counter warden 720= 60
To the Sinker or Graver 600= 50
The Clerk or Bookeeper 480= 40
The Clerk of ye Bullion 333.6.8= 27∟7777=27li.15s.6d.
To the Master Smith 360. 30
The General for repairs of buildings 1106.13.4= 92∟2222=92.4

11720. 976. 6. 8

Care to be taken for quick coinage

The Counter Clerk of the Bullion to be weigher & Teller

The Master to find Moneyers whenever the Queen or Treasury requires

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