Amongst the incorporated trades of the tailors was Robert Spittal who was tailor to King James 1v of Scotland around the year 1530. (see also Scottish Places Website )
Incorporation of Tailors
Stirling Archives hold – Minutes, 1690-1831 (and extracts from ‘Old Book’ 1576-1615); Office bearers, 1751-1820; Accounts, 1744-1759, 1834-1907; Subscriptions, 1809-1821; Acts relating to trade, 1556, 1687-1777; Other papers relating to the Tailors and crafts, 1620-1869.
The following publication written in the 1920’s gives an overview of the Incorporation.