Legislation: private acts
Commissioune anente the reedifieing of the bridge of Pearthe

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament, considering that forsameikle as it hes pleased his sacred majestie to give, grant and dispone to the proveist, baillies and counsell of the burghe of Pearth and there successoures for the use of bigging of ther bridge situat upoun the water of Tay, all and whatsomevir soumes of money restand auchtand to his majestie of whatsomevir taxationes granted be his majestie or his umquhill father of eternall memorie at any tyme preceeding the moneth of Junii jM vjC therttie three yeers, and that alssweell the ordinarie as extraordinarie of annuellrentes with whatsomevir soumes of money and victuall due to his majestie for whatsomevir bygone few mailles, few fermes and other dueties of his majesties propertie and proper landis and of the kirke lands annexit to the croune and blenshe dewties of erected lordshipes of whatsomevir yeeres and termes preceeding the first day of Januar jM vjC fourtie one in maner specified in the signatour superscryved be his majestie theranent to be past his majesties privie seill, daited the [...] day of November instant. And forsameikell as his majestie and estates thinkes the course for reedifieing the said bridge most fitte and expedient, thairfor his majestie and estates of parliament ratifies, approves and confirmes the foirsaid signatour and gifte in all and sindrie heedis, articles and circumstances therof, and willis and grantes and, for his majestie and his successoures, with consent of the estates of parliament, decernes and ordeanes this present confirmatione to be alse sufficient and effectuall to the saidis proveistes, baillies and counsell of the said burghe of Pearth, present and to come, as if the foirsaid signatoure and gifte therine wer word bee word insert heerin, wheranent, and withall that may fallow therwpoun, his majestie and estates of parliament dispenses for evir, to the effect the foirsaidis taxationes, soumes of money, few and blensche dewties, victuell and otheres disponit in the foirsaid signatour may be wplifted be the saidis proveist, baillies and counsell of Pearth and there commissioneres or factoures in ther names for the use of the bigging of the foirsaid bridge in maner specified in the said signatour.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the burghe of Quhithorne

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates of this present parliament, hes ratified and approved and, for his majestie and his sucessoures, perpetually confirmed, lykeas his majestie, be the tennour of this present act, with advyse and consent of the saidis estates, ratifies, approves and confirmes the gifte, infeftment and confirmatione granted be his majesties most noble progenitour King James the Fourt of woorthie memorie, in favoures of the burgess and inhabitantes of the burghe of Whithorne, quhairbye he not only ratified three chartours givine be his most noble progenitores King Robert and King David Bruces of good memorie, quhairby the said toune of Whithorne was made, create and confirmed ane free burghe with mercates everie week and publict faires anes in the yeere, with all other priviledges of ane free burghe, with the small customes and otheres therinconteynet perteaneing to the port and ile of Whithorne, bot also the said King James the Fourt hes of new made, create and of new infeftment confirmed the said toune of Whithorne and boundis thairof in ane free burghe callit the burgh of Whithorne for evir in all tymecomeing, willing also and granting that the burgess and inhabitantes within the said burghe present and to come should be alse free in all tymecomeing as any other burgess of any of his majesties free royall burrowes, and that they shall have and possess within the said burghe mercate croces and mercate dayes everie Satirday weeklie, as also weeklie faires yeerlie at the feist of Saint Peter in the moneth of Junii, and that for the space of eight dayes, with the customes, priviledges and all other liberties perteaning to ane free fair or may be knowne to perteane therto in ony tymecomeing. And with power to pake and peill within the said burghe ther merchandyce and goodis, and alse to loadine and disloadine the saidis merchandice and goodis in shipes at the said ile and port of Whithorne as the port and statione of shipes belonging to the said burghe, with all priviledges perteaneing to the said port, and with power to buy and sell within the said burghe wyne and walxe etc., and to have baxteres, brousteres etc., and with power yeerlie to the burgess and inhabitantes within the said burghe to elect and choose proveist, baillies, serjandis and other officeres necessar for governeing of the said burghe, with all and sindrie other priviledges belonging to ane free burgh, alse freelie as any other free burghe within this realme holdis, bruikes or is infefte into, as in the said gifte, infeftmente and confirmatione, daited at Edinburghe, the first day of Maii jM vC and ellevine yeeres, at lenth is conteyned. Togidder also with ane wther ratificatione granted in the parliament haldine at Edinburghe, the eightene day of Junii jM vC and fyfteene, be the quhilke the lord governour, with advyse of the lordis of parliament then beand present, ratifies and approves the said confirmatione made be King James the Fourt of good mynd, of the priviledge granted to the said burghe of Whithorne, makeand the samene ane free burghe of the dait foirsaid as ane ratificatione granted wnder the testimony of his majesties great seale, ratifieing the said act of parliament, off the dait the tuentie sevint day of Julii jM vC and auchteene yeeres sicklyke at lenth beeres, in the haill heidis, articles, clauss, circumstances and conditiones thairof. And heerby our said soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the saidis estates, willis and grantes that this present ratificatione is and shall be alse valied and to have alse great force, strenth and effect to the burgess and inhabitantes of the said burghe of Whithorne for bruiking of there liberties conteyned in thair saidis infeftmentes and rightes and conforme thairto as if the said chartour and confirmatione fallowing therwpoun wer at lenth insert heerintill, quhairanent, and all defectes and objectiones that may be proponit in the contrair, our said soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the saidis estates, dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the Lord Almonte

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates of this present parliament now conveined, by these presentes, ratifies and approves the infeftmentes and other rightes made and granted be his majestie or his hienes predecessours or be any abbotes or beshopes for the tyme or be whatsomevir otheres to and in favoures of his majesties right trust cusigne and counsellour James, lord Livingstoune of Almonte and Callendere, and his predicessoures or authoures off or conserneing the landis and barrony of Falkirke, comprehending the tounes, landis and otheres conteyned in the infeftmentes thairof, lyand within the shereffdome of Stirveling, and of the libertie and priviledges of ane regalitie, free chappell and chancellarie and office of heritable bailliarie and justiciarii of the samene landis and barrony, and within the whole boundis thairof, with all fies, casualities, proffites and deuties perteaneing and belonging thairto, and of the advocatione, donatione and right of patronage of the paroche kirke of Fallkirke and of the kirkes of Morrouinsyde and Dennie, quhilkis are pendicles of the samene kirke of Fallkirke of old annexit thereto, alsweel personage as viccaradge thairof, with all and sindrie teyndshaves and small teyndis of the saids kirkis and pertinentes therof, lyand within the shereffdome foirsaid; and of all and haill the landis and barrony of Ogillface, comprehending the tounes and otheres conteyned in the infeftments thairof, lyand within the shereffdome of Linlithgowe, with the heritable office of bailliare and justiciarii within the haill boundis of the samene landis, and that in the haill heeds, articles, clauss, conditiones and circumstances of the samene rightes and infeftmentes, quhilkis onywayes may be conceived in favoures of the said James, lord Almonte, his aires and successoures, saiffeand and reservand to his majestie and his hienes successoures the dueties, rightes and services used and wont to be payed to his majestie and his hienes predecessoures for the landis and otheres foirsaidis befor this present confirmatione. Attoure, our said soverane lord, with consent of the estates foirsaidis, willis and grantes and, for his majestie and his hienes successours, decernes and ordeanes that this present generall ratificatione of the saidis infeftmentes and rightes off the landis, barronyes, rightes, offices and otheres abovewrittin is and shall be alse valied and sufficient to the said James, lord Allmont, his aires and successoures as if the samene with the haill daites, tennours and contentes thairof wer all word be word and at lenth insert heerintill, quhairanent his majestie, for his hienes and his majesties successoures, hes dispensit and be thir presentes dispenses. And farder, his majestie, with consent foirsaid, decernes and ordeanes the samene infeftmentes and rightes to stand good, valied and effectuall to the said James, lord Allmont and his foirsaidis in all tymecomeing, notwithstanding of any act of parliament in the contraire or quhilke anywayes may be prejudiciall to the validitie of the saidis rightes, and ordeanes ane new right and infeftment of the samene landis, barronyes, right of patronage, offices and priviledges respective abovespecified to be granted, past and exped wnder his majesties great seale to the said James, lord Almont, his aires and successoures whensoever they shall requyre the same, quhilke our said soverane lord, with advyse and consent foirsaid, for his majestie and his hienes successoures, now as then and than as now, be thir presentes ratifies and approves, conforme to the tennour thairof, in all poyntes.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of Maister Laurence Scotte

Our soverane lord and estates of parliamente ratifies and approves the tuo severall infeftmentes and chartoures both maid, givine and granted be our soverane lord the kingis majestie, with advyse and consent of his hienes thesaureres, comptrolleres and collectoures principall and deputies and remanent lordis of his hienes excheker of Scotland, his hienes commissioneres, the one therof to and in favours of umquhill Laurence Scote of Harprige, advocat, his aires maill and asigneyes whatsomevir heritablie, off all and sindrie the landis of tua Bavillais, als Bewlais, commonlie callit Eister and Wester Bavillais, with the toure, fortalice, maner place, houss, bigginges, yairdes, midowes, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes therof whatsomevir, lyand within the sherefdome of Edinburghe, wpoun the resignatione of umquhill Sir Walter Dundas of that ilke, knycht, to be holdine of his majestie and his hienes successoures in fie and heritadge in maner specified in the said chartour, quhilke is wnder his hienes great seale of the dait the fyfteene day of Merche, the yeer of God jM vjC tuentie eight yeeres; and the other of the saidis chartores made and granted to Maister Laurence Scot, now of Ballvillais, third laufull sone to the said umquhill Laurence Scot, then of Harparrigge and the aires maill thane laufullie to have bene gottine of his owne bodie, quhilkis failyieing, to Maister Williame Scot of Clerkingtoune, eldest laufull sone to the said umquhill Laurence, and his nerrest and laufull aires maill and assigneyes quhatsomevir heritablie, of all and sindrie the landis and otheres wnderwrittin, viz: off all and sindrie the landis of Buitlandis and Buitlandhill, comprehending therin the landis of Ovirtoun of Buitlandis, the landis of Nether Toune of Buitland, the landis of Buitlandhill and the landis of Loneheed, with all and sindrie the houss, bigingis, yairdis, toftes, croftes, outsettes, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes therof whatsomevir, lyand within the parochine of Currie and the said shereffdome of Edinburghe; and of all and sindrie the saidis landis of the tua Bavillais, als Bewlais, commonlie callit Eister and Wester Bavillais, with the tour, fortalice, maner place, houss, biggingis, yairdis, midowes, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes thairof whatsomevir, lyand as said is, wpoun the resignatione of the said umquhill Laurence Scote, to be holdine of our said soverane lord and his hienes successoures in fie and heritadge for evir in maner specified in the said chartour, quhilke is wnder his hienes great seale of the dait the fourtene day of December, the yeer of God jM vjC and thertie fyve yeeres, as the saidis tuo chartors of the daites respective foirsaidis in themselfes at more lenthe beeres; with the procuratories and instrumentes of resignatione wherone the saidis chartours and ather of them proceedit and precepts of seasing and instrumentes of seasing falloweing wpoun the saidis chartours, and ather of them, of whatsomevir daites, tennour or contentes the samene be of in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, clauss, articles, circumstances and conditiones thairinconteaned, and efter the formes and tennoures therof in all poyntes. And our said soverane lord and estates of parliament wills and grantes and, for his hienes and his successours, decernes and ordeanes that this present ratificatione of the saidis chartours and rightes speciallie and generallie abovewrittin is and shall be of alse great force, strenth and effect to the said Maister Laurence Scote, his aires maill and of tailyie abovespecified, for bruiking and holding of the said landis and otheres abovewrittin in maner thairinconteanit perpetuallie, as if the samene chartours and rightes wer all at lenth de verbo in verbum heerine ingrossit and contenit, notwithstanding the samene be not sua done, quhairanent, and with all other defectes, imperfectiones and objectiones quhilkis may be proponit againes the saidis charteres and rightes, or any of them, and validities of the samene, or this present ratificatione thairof, our said soverane lord and estates of parliament hes dispensit and be thir presentes dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the Erle of Home

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies and approves the chartour and infeftment wnder the great seale granted be his majestie in favoures of his majesties right trustie cusigne James, erle of Home, lord Dunglas, his aires maill and assigneyes whatsomevir, off the landis and barrony of Dunce with the burgh of barrony therof, withthe haill liberties and priviledges therinconteyned, quhilke is of dait the last day of Julii, jM vjC thertie sevine yeeres, in the haill heedis, articles and clauss therof, and willis this present ratificatione to be alse efectuall as if the samene were word be word insert heerintill. Attour, because it is notourlie knowne to his majestie and estates that the said burghe of barrony of Dunce hes in all tymes bygone, past memorie of man, bene reput and haldine to be the cheefe and heedburghe of the shereffdom of Berwicke, at the whilke all proclamationes, denunciationes of horneing and inhibitiones hes bene and are made, therfore, his majestie and estates of parliament ratifies and approves all the priviledges of the said burghe, and declaires the samene to be in the cheefe place and roume of the said heid burghe of the said shereffdome of Berwike, and that ther shall be no necessitie for the leiges to ony proclamationes, inhibitiones or any of the lyke nature at any other heid burghe.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the toune of Dumbare

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament have ratified and approvine and, be the tennour heerof, ratifies and approves the chartour and infeftment of confirmatione made and granted be his majesties umquhill darrest father, King James the Sext of happie and blissed memorie, wnder the great seale of this his hienes kingdome of Scotland, to the proveist, baillies, counsell and commountie of the burghe of Dumbare, ratifieing, approveing and confirmeing to them the chartoures and infeftmentes therin exprest, with the precepts and instrumentes of seasing falloweing therwpon, and others rightes, tytle and securities particularlie and generallie therinmentionat, and sicklyke of new giveing, granting, disponeing and confirmeing to the said proveist, baillies, counsell, burgess, commontie and incorporatione of the said burghe and ther successoures all and haill his majesties burghe royall of Dumbare, whilke wes, is and shall be in all tyme heerefter ane frie burghe royall and the burgess and inhabitantes therof to enjoy the libertie of free burgess asweel as any other burgess of frie burrowes royall within this kingdome, with the free portes and sea places of Bellheaven, Lamerheaven and Lamercraige, and all bullwarkes made or to be made theron, togidder with all other craiges, ylandis, landis, places and creekes betuixt the foirsaidis portes of Bellheaven and Lamerheaven, and alse all other sea places and pairtes within the boundis, territorie and jurisdictione of the said burghe; and sicklyke all and haill the landis callit Burrowdailles and all wtheres burrow aikeres, houss and landis belonging to the said burgh, with all mylnes, mylnelandes, pasturages, tennentes, tennendries, houss, bigingis, yairdis, wayes, passages, cunyngaires, louches, leades, stanks and all ther pertinentes and with commoune pasturage, pulling hadder, leading and transporting therof, and of fewell, faill and devett upoun and within the haill boundis or any pairt of the commoune mure callit Dumbare Commontie, and all others priviledges, liberties, proffites and commodities used and wont; and with all and sindrie tolles, customes, impositiones, anchorages, dueties, casualities, liberties, comodities, priviledges and others particularlie and generallie mentionat in the said chartour, to be holdine of our said soverane lord and his hienes successoures in free burgh royall and heritadge for evir, quhilke chartour is of the dait the tuentie third day of October, the yeer of God jM vjC and eighteene yeeres, togidder with the precept and instrument of seasing fallowing thairwpoun, and all and sindrie otheres charteres, infeftmentes, evidentes, writtis, rychts, tytles and securities whatsomevir made and granted to the said proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burghe of or conserneing the samene burghe, liberties and priviledges therof, pairtes, pendicles and pertinents perteaneing and belonging therto, in the haill heedis, articles, clauss, circumstances and conditiones therof. And willis, grantes and declaires that this present generall ratificatione and approbatione of the samene is and shall be alse valied, effectuall and sufficient to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burghe of Dumbare and ther successoures as if the said chartour, precept and instrument of seasing and otheres evidentes, writtes, rightes, titles and securities, particularlie and generallie foirsaid, and everie one of theme, wer at lenth word be word ingrossit and set doune heirintill, quhairanent his majestie and estates foirsaidis have dispensit and, be thir presentes, dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the Marques of Hammiltoune

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates of this present parliament, ratifies and approves the infeftment and new gifte with the wnione, annexatione and incorporatione therinconteined, made and granted be his majestie, with advyce and consent of his hienes right trust cusignes and counselloures, the thesaureres principall and deput and of the remanent lordis of excheker, wnder his majesties great seale, to his hienes right trust cusigne and counsellour James, marqueis of Hamiltoun, erle of Arrane and Cantabridge, lord Aven and Innerdaill, his aires maill and assigneyes whatsomevir heritablie and irredeemeablie without any maner of reversione, redemptione or regres whatsomevir, off all and haill the landis and barrony of Monkeland wnderwrittine, conteaneing the landis, mylnes, and otheres efterrehearsit with the propertie, superioritie and tennendrie of the samene, as they are particularlie eftir designed, viz: off all and haill the landis of Peddirsburne and Bromysyd and the propertie therof, with the mylne of Peddirsburne, mylnelandis, multores and sequelles of the samene, with the castle, toure, fortalice, maner place, houss, biggingis, yairdis, orchyairdis, toftes, croftes, outsetes, doucates, coilles, coaleheuches, wodis, forrests, parkes, pasturages, pairtes, pendicles, annexis, connexis, dependences and all ther pertinentes, as also of all and sindrie the landis of Ruchsalloche, Gairtlie and Arnbutkuill, the lands of Airdrie and mylne of the samene, the landis of Bizards, the landis of Kipbyres, the landis of Bradanhill, the lands of Gravarie and Garcluseane, the landis of Glentoris, the landis of Kippis, the landis of Dundevane and Denebanke, the landis of Souterhouse and Piddochane and superioritie of the samene, with pairtes, pendicles, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes and all ther pertinentes, togidder with advocatione, donatione and right of patronage of the paroche kirkes of Calder and Monkeland, all lyand within the barrony of Monkeland and shereffdome of Lanarke, and to be haldine of our soverane lord and his hienes successoures in fie heritadge and free barrony and free forrest for evir, for the yeerlie payment to our said soverane lord and his hienes successoures of the soume of thertie tuo pundis therteene shillings and four pennyes usuall money of this realme of Scotland at the feist of Whitsonday in name of blenshe ferme, and that in pairt of payment of the blensche ferme conteanit in the chartour and infeftment of the said barrony granted be his majesties darrest father to umquhill Sir James Cleland of Monkeland, knycht, and in the chartour and infeftment granted be his hienes said umquhill darrest father to umquhill Thomas, erle of Haddingtoune, designed therby Sir Thomas Hammiltoune of Bining, knycht, advocat for the tyme to his majesties said umquhill darrest father, authour to the said umquhill Sir James Cleland, and for releeffe of the said umquhile Sir James Cleland, of the said umquhill Thomas, erle of Haddingtone, thaire aires and successoures of sua meekle of the said fewferme as for the proportionall pairt therof correspondent to the saidis landis and barrony of Monkeland, comprehending therintill the particular landis abovespecifit, propertie, superiore and tennendrie therof respective and otheres particularlie abovedesigned allenerlie, quhilke chairtour is of the dait at Halyrudhouse, the nyntteene day of November, the yeer of God jM vjC therttie nyne yeeres, togidder with the precept and instrument of seasing falloweing therwpoun in all and sindrie heedis, articles, clauss and conditiones therineconteyned, eftir the forme and tennour therof in all poyntes. And willis and declaires that this present ratificatione shall be alse valied, effectuall and sufficient to his majesties said traiste cusigne James, marquees of Hammiltoune, his aires maill and assigneyes foirsaidis as if the chartour and infeftment abovewrittin, precept and instrument of seasing falloweing therwpoun wer at lenth word be word insert heerintill, quhairanent his majestie, with advyse and consent of the saidis estates of parliament, dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the toune of Dunkell

Our soverane lord, wnderstanding howe cairfull his majesties umquhill darrest father, King James the Sext of worthie memorie, and his most noble progenitoures hes bene in appoynting particulare faires and mercat dayes to be holdine within certane places and tounes within this realme of Scotland, most necessar to the commoune weall therof and inhabitantes of the samene, and wherwnto he, considering how necessar it was to have particulare faires and mercat dayes to be appoynted and set yeerlie in the toune of Dunkell within the shereffdome of Pearthe for buyeing and selling of nolt, horse, sheepe and other bestiall and goodis accustomed to be sold in the saidis boundis, to the great proffit and commoditie to the inhabitants within the samene and otheres resorting therto for buying and selling, who man be interteaned in the said citie upon ther owne expenss, quhilke lyes in suche ane commodious pairt neer to the Hielandis wherfra the bestiall and goodis are and were in wse and custome to come to be sold, quhairfoir his majesties said umquhill darrest father, with advyse and consent of the thrie estates of this kingdome of Scotland, in ane parliament holdene at Pearth, the ellevinte day of Junii jM vjC and sex yeeres, ratified, approved and confirmed, and also of new gave, granted and disponed to Peter, then beshope of Dunkeld and to the citineres of Dunkeld, the priviledges and liberties granted of old to the beshopes of Dunkeld and citineres of the said citie be him and his noble progenitores of thair haill faires and weeklie mercates in use to be holdine within the said citie and freedome therof, with the haill jurisdictiones, freedomes, toolles and customes of the samene. And sicklyke his majesties said umquhill darrest father and estates foirsaid, being informed how necessar it was to have ane mercat and fair to stand in and aboute the said citie of Dunkeld at Mertimes yeerlie, being ane proper tyme of the selling of goodis to the sustentatione of the leidges, quhair ane great multitud of the Hielandis would resort rather then to ane other pairt, therfore, his hienes said umquhill darrest father and three estates foirsaidis, be vertewe of the said act of parliament, of new gave and granted full libertie to the said beshope of Dunkeld and citiners of the said citie of Dunkeld to hold ane mercate and publicte faire within and about the said citie and freedome therof, to begine yeerlie wpoun Mononday eftir Mertimes day and thereftir to continowe for the space of eight dayes, with the haill jurisdictiones, freedomes, tholl and customes of the samene sua that the haill leidges and subjectes in those boundis might resort therto for buying and selling, as the said act of parliament at mair lenth proportes. And our said soverane lord, being also of the lyke goodwill, and alse considdering how necessar it is to have the particulare faires and mercate daye foirsaid keeped and stand in and about the said citie of Dunkell at the tymes abovespecified, therfore his majestie, with advyse and consent of his three estates of this parliament, ratifies, approves and confirmes the foirsaid act of parliament made be his hienes umquhill darrest father of worthie memorie and three estates of the said kingdome of Scotland, haldine at Pearth the said ellevint of Junii jM vjC and sex yeeres theranent, with the letteres of publicatione raised thairwpoun of the dait at Edinburgh, the last day of Junii jM vjC and sevine yeeres, and executions therof, and also of new agane gives, grantes and dispones to the saidis citiners of Dunkeld the priviledges and liberties granted of old to the beshopes of Dunkeld and citineres of the same citie be his majesties most noble progenitoures of thair haill faires and weeklie mercates in use to be holdine within the said citie and freedome therof, with the haill jurisdictiones, freedomes, tholl and customes of the samene, and speciallie, but prejudice of the generalitie foirsaid, the priviledge and libertie to hold the foirsaid mercate and publict fair within and aboute the said citie and freedome of Dunkeld, to begine yeerlie wpoun the said Monday eftir Mertimes day and thereftir to continowe for the said space of eight dayes, with the haill jurisdictiones, freedomes, toll and customes of the samene, sua that his majesties leidges and subjectes in these boundis may resort therto for buying and selling as said is. And sicklyke our said soverane lord, with advyse and consent foirsaid, ratifies, approves and confirmes ane chartour givine and granted be umquhill Peter, somtyme beshope of Dunkeld, with advyse and consent of the deane and chapter therof, to and in favoures of the said citie of Dunkeld, citineres and induelleres therof and ther successoures, for the helpe and support of there commone good, all and haill the landis of Aikinebanke bake and fore in sua fare as aike and birke wes wont to growe, with the pertinents, lyand in the lordshipe of Dunkeld and withine the shereffdome of Pearth, betuixt the landis of Hallotone of Tullimille, the barnes upoun the west, the landis of Auchnagoule and Birkerburne upon the north and the landis of Tullimill upoune the south, to be holdine of theme and there successoures in few ferme and heritadge for evir, paying therefor yeerlie to them and ther successours therteene shillingis, foure pennyes money usuall of Scotland at tuo termes in the yeere, Whitsonday and Mertimes in winter, be equall portiones, and also faithfull homadge with service used and wont, quhilke chartour conteanes ane precept of seasing, and alse makes mentione in the narrative thairof that the saidis landis were holdine of before be the said citie, citineres and toune of Dunkeld of his hienes said umquhill darrest father be vertewe of the act of annexatione of kirke landis to the croune in the parliament holdine at Edinburghe, the tuentie nynt of Julii jM vC fourscoir sevine yeeres, for payment of the few dewetie abovewrittin, and thereftir in the parliament haldine at Pearth, the [...] day of Julii jM vjC and sex yeeres, that the said act of annexatione wes reshindit and all infeftments, chartoures and seasingis granted be his majesties said umquhill darrest father to any persone in few or otherwayes of kirklandis wer ordeanit to be holdine of beshopes and other kirkemen as they were haldine before the said act of annexatione, the said chartour is daited the tuentie third day of December jM vjC and sex yeeres, togidder with the instrument of seasing fallowing therwpoun, in all and sindrie poyntes, heedis, articles, clauss, conditiones and circumstances whatsomevir therineconteanit, efter the formes and tennoures, with all that hes fallowed or may fallow therwpoun, and ordeanes this present generall ratificatione therof to be alse valied, effectuall and sufficient in all respectes as if the samene wer insert at lenth heerintill, quhairanent our said soverane lord, with advyse foirsaid dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the Laird of Barnes and James Maxwell

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament ratifies and approves the letters patent granted be his majestie wnder his hienes great seale of this kingdome, of the dait the tuentie tuo day of Apryle jM vjC therttie sex yeeres, to James Maxwell of Innerweeke, ane of his majesties bed chalmer, and to Johne Cunynghame of Barnes, thair aires and assigneyes, for erecting and menteyneing of ane lighte wpoun the Ile of Maii; and for mentinance therof, hes givine to theme ane impost and dewtie of tuo shilling Scottes to be payed upoun the tune of all shipes and vesshellis cuming within Dunnoter and St Tobes Heid be natives, and four shillingis money foirsaid to be payed be strangeres, for ilke veadge in maner and dureing the space conteyned in the saidis letters patent, as the samene of the dait abovewrittin at mair lenth proportes; togidder with ane act of conventione of burrowes of the dait at Edinburghe, the therteene day of September jM vjC therttie nyne yeeres, quhairintill the saidis patenteres being willing to give all reassonable satisfactione to the commissioneres of burrowes then conveined, they then restricted the foirsaid patent and duetie abovewrittin therineconteyned to this quantitie, viz: to eighteene penneyes Scottes to be payed be the natives and three shilling Scottes to be payed be strangeres wpoun ilke tune of shipes and otheres veshelles comeing within the foirsaidis boundis, as also declaired that all barkes, creirkes and otheres weschelles comeing from any pairt within this kingdome within the saidis boundis or passing to ony pairt within the kingdome dureing the monethes of Maii, Junii and Julii, and fyftene dayes of August farder for northland victuelles, shall bee free of all duetie whatsomevir; lykeas the saidis patenteres, be the foirsaid act, obleist them, there aires and assigneyes not to exact nor seeke any greater duetie nor the restricted duetie abovewrittin, bot renunced the samene greater duetie for evir, in respect wherof the saidis commissioneres of burrowes, in name of there burrowes, obleist them to cause ther neighboures make thankfull payment to the saidis patenteres of the foirsaid restricted duetie and to assist them in the wplifting and collectione therof fra the natives and strangeres whenever they shall come within ther boundis and liberties, as also to delyver to the saidis patenteres ane list and inventar of the haill shippes perteaneing to ther burghes, with the nomber and quantie of the tunes of ilke shipe, that conforme therto the patenteres and there foirsaidis may wplifte the said restricted duetie dureing the tyme of the patent, as the said act of the conventione of burrowes of the dait abovewrittin at mair lenth beeres, in the haill heedis, articles, clauss, priviledges, circumstances, conditiones and restrictiones mentionat in the foirsaids letters patent, and in the said act of conventione of burrowes respective foirsaidis, and that conforme to the restrictione abovewrittin mentionat in the samene act for the quantitie of the duetie and tymes conteyned therintill and remanent heedis and conditions of the samene, and according to the tennour therof and of the letters patentes foirsaidis sua fare as the saidis letters patentes are not restrict nor impaired be the foirsaid act of the conventione of burrowes in maner conteaned in the samene act. And allse oure said soverane lord and estates of parliament declaires that this present generall ratificatione is and shall be alse valied and effectuall in all poyntes as if the letters patent and act of burrowes foirsaid wer at lenth and word be word insert heerintill, albeit the samene be not sua done; quhairanent our said soverane lord and estates foirsaidis heerby dispenses for ever and ordeanes the foirsaidis letters patent and act of burrowes to be good, valied and effectuall to the saidis patenteres conforme to the tennours therof and conforme to the restrictione and relevant conditiones and obleismentes specified in the said act of burrowes, and this present ratificatione of the same, and ordeanes letters and executione to be directed wpoun the foirsaidis lettires patent and act of burrowes in maner to the effect respective therinmentionat and conforme therto, and for the restricted duetie conteaned in the said acte.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the Erle of Dalhoussie

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies and approves to and in favoures of Williame, erle of Dallhoussie, lord Ramsay etc., the lettir of take and assidation made, set and granted be our soverane lord, the kingis majestie, with advyse and consent of his hienes thesaureres principall and deputie, comptrolleres and collectoures and remanent lordis of his hienes exchekker of Scotland, to the said Williame, erle of Dalhoussie, his aires maill, assigneyes and subtennentes, ane or ma, off all and haile the teyndshaves of the toune and landis of Abbotshall and Mylnetoune therof, with all and sindrie ther pertinentes, cottages, outsettes and pendicles whatsomevir, lyand within the regalitie of Dumfermeling and shereffdome of Fyffe, for all the dayes, space, yeeres and termes of tuyse nynteene yeeres, conteyneing therttie eight croptes nixt eftir his entrie therto, quhilke was appoynted to be and begine at the feist of Lambmes nixtocome, callit Petri ad vincula, in this present yeere jM vjC fourtie ane yeeres, and fra then furth to be peaceablie bruiked, joysed, teyndit, collected, let, wsit and disponit wpoun be the said Williame, erle of Dallhoussie and his foirsaidis, dureing the haill space, yeeres and croptes abovexpremed and ay and whill the samene be fullie compleet and togidder furthrune, for yeerlie payment to be made be the said Williame, erle of Dallhoussie and his foirsaidis to our said soverane lord and his hienes successours the soume of fourtie pundis usuall money of this realme (whilke wes the silver teynd dewtie conteaned in the former take of the saides teyndshaves) at tua termes in the yeere, Whitsonday and Mertimes in winter, be equall portiones allenerlie, as the saidis letter of take of the dait wnder the privie seale at Whythall, the therteene day of Februarie lastbygone at more lenth beeres, in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, clauss, articles, circumstances and conditiones therinconteaned, and efter the formes and tennours therof in all poyntes. And willis, grantes, decernes and ordeanes the said take to be ane sufficient right and securitie to the said Williame, erle of Dallhoussie, his aires maill, assigneyes and subtennentes foirsaids, for bruiking of the saidis teyndshaves of the saidis landis abovewrittine, with the pertinentes, dureing the haill space, yeeres and termes thairinconteaned, for payment of the foirsaid yeerlie dewtie thairinmentionat, conforme thairto in all poyntes, notwithstanding of whatsomeveir objectiones, defectes or imperfectiones that may be proponit or alledged in the contrair; quhairanent our said soverane lord and estates of parliament hes dispenssit for them and ther succesours and, be thir presentes, dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Alexander Gordoun of Erlestoune

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament have ratified and approvine and, be the tennour, heerof ratifies and approves the infeftment and seasing granted to Alexander Gordoune of Erlestoune proceeding wpoun ane retour as air to umquhill Johne Gordoune of Erlestoune, his father, off all [...] merke land of Erlestoune, the merke land of Mylnetoun, the merke land of Ardochie, the halfe merke land of Overbartie, the halfe merke land of Blaquhairne, the merke land of Knokgray, the tua merkeland with the halfe merke land of Marbroke, with the toure, fortalice and mylne of Erlestoune, mylnelandis, multores and sequelles thairof, and all and sindrie pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes whatsomevir of the landis respective abovewrittin, lyand in the lordshipe of Erlestoune, parochine of Dallray and stewartrie of Kirkecudbrighe; and sicklyke of all and haill the halfe land of Quhatparke, and of all and sindrie the landis of Airdis, viz: Over, Midle and Neddir Airdis, with all and sindrie ther annexis, connexis, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes whatsomevir, lyand in the lordshipe of Galloway beneath Crie and stewartrie foirsaid; and alse of all and haill the fourtie shilling land of old extent of Monydow and fourtie shilling land of old extent of Barmosatie, with houss, biggingis, yairdis, orchyairdis, mylnes, multores, woodis, fishings, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes therof, lyand in the barrony of Kirkepatrike Durhame and stewartrie foirsaid, quhilke infeftment and seasing is daited the sevine and eight dayes of November the yeer of God jM vjC tuentie eight yeeres; togidder with the chartour and infeftment granted be the said Alexander Gordoune, his aires and assigneyes, off all and haill the merke land of Over Glenhoule and halfe merke land of Nether Barke, with houss, biggingis, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes therof, lyand within the said sheriffdome of Kirkecudbright, quhilke is of the dait the [...] day of [...] jM vjC and [...] yeeres; and with all and sindrie other infeftmentes, chartour, preceptes, instrumentes of seasing, procuratories and instrumentes of resignatioune, confirmatione and otheres evidentes and writtes, rightes, tytles and securities whatsomevir made and granted to the said Alexander Gordoune of Erlestoune or to the said umquhill Johne Gordoune of Erlestoune, his father, or any of there predicessours and authoures of and conserneing the landis and otheres respective abovewrittin, with the pertinentes or any pairt therof, off whatsomevir daites, tennour or contentes the samene be of. And in lykemaner our said soverane lord and estates of parliament have ratified and approvine and, be thir presentes, ratifies and approves the chartour and infeftment of alienatione, venditione and dispositione therinconteyned, with the precept of seasing insert thairin and instrument of seasing falloweing therwpoun, made, givine and granted be umquhill James Gordoune of Markaitnay to the said Alexander Gordone, his aires and assigneyes quhatsomevir heritablie, off all and haill the tuo merke, ellevine shilling land and eight penny land of Over Markaitnay, therttie eight shillingis and eight penny land of Nether Markaitnay of old extent, with the maner place, houss, biggingis, outsettes, pairtes, pendicles and all ther pertinentes, lyand in the said parochine of Kirkepatrikedurhame and stewartrie of Kirkecudbright foirsaid, to be holdine of our said soverane lord and his hienes successoures in few ferme and heritadge in maner thairinconteanit, quhilke chartour and infeftment is daited the tent day of Merche jM vjC thertie tuo yeeres; togidder with the contract of alienatione past betuixt the said James and Alexander Gordones one the ane and other pairtes, wherwpon the said chartour and infeftment proceedit and of the dait therof foirsaid; togidder also with the decreet and proces of apprysing led and deduced at the instance of Sir Robert Spotiswood of Dunipace, knycht, designed therin of Newabay, president of the colledge of justice, againes the said umquhill James Gordoune and all otherse haveand entres, within the tolbooth of Edinburghe wpoun the fourt day of Februarie jM vjC therttie four yeeres, wherby the said land of Markaitnay and lands of Glengapoke, with houss, biggingis, yairdis, orchyairdis, annexis, connexis, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes therof, lyand in the said stewartrie of Kirkecudbright and shereffdome of Wigtoune, and all takis of teynd therof, decreetes and actes of prorogatione of the samene, and all and sindrie reversiones, alsweell legall as conventionall, bandis, contractes, obligatiounes, promiss, provisiones and conditiones of reversiones and otheres evidentes and wrettis therinmentionat, made and granted to the said umquhill James Gordoune or any of his predicessoures and authoures, ware apprysed fra him and all otheres haveand entres to the said Sir Robert Spottiswood, his aires and assigneyes, in payment and satisfactione to him of the soume of nynehundreth and threescoire pundis money of this realme as principall, and fourtie punds money foirsaid as shereffie awand be him to the said Sir Robert in maner therinexprest; togidder lykewayes with the lordis of counsell and sessione ther act, alloweance and approbatione writtin one the bake of the said apprysing, daited the tuentie sext day of Februare jM vjC therttie four yeeres foirsaid, and also with the assignatione and dispositione of the samene decreet and proces of apprysing, soumes of money therinconteint, act, allowance and approbatione writtin one the bake therof and haill groundis wherwpoun the samene proceedit, with all benefite, proffite and commoditie that might redound therby, and all that had fallowed or might fallowe theron, made and granted to the foirsaid Sir Robert Spootiswood in favoures of the said Sir Alexander Gordoun, his aires and assigneyes, daited the tuentie sevine day of the said moneth of Februarie jM vjC therttie four yeeres foirsaid; and with the band and ratificatione of the said umquhill James Gordone in favoures of the said Sir Alexander Gordone, his aires and assigneyes, relative to the foirsaid contract of alienatione, chartour and infeftment falloweing theron, decreet and proces of apprysing abovewrittin, assignatione and dispositione foirsaid made to the said Alexander therof, and be the whilke band the said umquhill James Gordone was obleist in payment and satisfactione to the said Alexander of ane certane soume of money therinexprest at Mertimes jM vjC therttie four yeeres or then to make, subscryve and delyver to the said Alexander and his foirsaidis ample and sufficient letters of renunciatione and dischairge of the said reversione, band, promeise and conditione of reversione conteaned in the contract abovewrittin granted to him for redeemeing of the saidis landis of Markaitnay and should make, subscryve and delyver to them new and ample dispositiones of the samene landis of Markaitnay, chartoures, procuratories of resignatione, preceptes of seasing and otheres evidentes and writtis needfull for ther heritabell and irredeemable right and securitie of the samene, as they should devyse, and sickelyke to ratifie and approve be his letters of approbatione and ratificatione the foirsaid proces and decreet of apprysing with all that had fallowed or might fallowe therwpoun and assignatione foirsaid conceived in favoures of the said Alexander of the samene; lykeas the said umquhill James Gordoune, for him and his foirsaidis, be the band foirsaid, ratified and approved the samene decreet and proces of apprysing and assignatione therof granted to the said Alexander with all that had fallowed or might fallowe theron, quhilke band and ratificatione conteanes diverse otheres heedis and conditiones conceived and set doune in favoures of the said Alexander Gordoune and his foirsaidis thairintill, and is daited the therteene day of Apryle jM vjC therttie four yeeres foirsaid; and alse with all and sindrie otheres chartoures, infeftmentes, rightes, tytles and securities mad and granted to the said Alexander Gordoune of Erlestoun or to the said umquhill James Gordoune, his authour, or any otheres his predicessoures and authoures of or concerneing the landis and others abovewrittin of whatsomevir dait or daites, tennour or contentes the samene be of, in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, articles, circumstances and conditiones therof; and willis, grantes and declaires that this present generall ratificatione and approbatione of the samene is and shall be alse valied, effectuall and sufficient to the said Alexander Gordoune and his foirsaidis as if the foirsaid chartour, infeftmentes and wtheres evidentes and writtes particularlie and generallie abovewrittin and everie ane of them were at lenth word be word ingrossit and set doune heerintill; anent the whilke and all faultes and imperfectiones therof, or that may be proponit or alledged in the contrair, his majestie and estates foirsaidis have dispensit and be thir presentes dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the Erle of Rothes

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies and approves the gifte of pensione made, givine and granted be our soverane lord the kingis majestie, with advyse and consent of his hienes thesaureres, comptrolleres and collectoures, and thesaureres of his majesties new augmentationes, principall and deputie, and remanent lordis of his majesties excheker, his hienes commissioneres, to and in favoures of Johne, erle of Rothes, his aires and assigneyes, of all and haill ane yeerlie pensione of ten thowsand pundis Scotes money yeerlie, to be takine up at tua termes in the yeere, Whitsonday and Mertimes be equall portiones, furth of the reddiest of his majesties rentes, customes, casualities, and dueties of his majesties thesaurarie, comptrollarie and collectorie or new augmentatiounes or patrimonie of this realme, or any of them, and that yeerlie and ilke yeere dureing the space of his naturale lyfe nixt eftir his entrie therto, quhilke is ordenit to be and begine be the said lettir at the feist and terme of Mertimes last in this instant yeer of God jM vjC fourtie ane yeeres and sua furth yeerlie and termelie thereftir, dureing the space foirsaid. And for mair sure payment of the said pensione yeerlie and ilke yeere dureing the space foirsaid, his majestie, with advyse foirsaid, be the said letter hes assigned and disponed to the said Johne, erle of Rothes, his aires and assigneyes alsemeikle of the first and reddiest of the dewties of his majesties customes and impostes of wyns comeing into this his hienes kingdome of Scotland as will extend to satisfie and pay the said Johne, erle of Rothes his said pensione yeerlie and termlie dureing the said space of his naturall lyffe abovespecified, in maner at lenth specified in his hienes said letters of gifte wnder his majesties privie seale of the dait at Halyrudhouse, the tuentie third day of September lastbygone, at mor lenth beeres, in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, clauss, articles, circumstances and conditiones therincontenit, and eftir the forme and tennour therof in all poyntes. And our said soverane lord and estats of parliament willis, grantes, decernes and ordeanes that the said letters of pensione and this present ratificatione therof is and shall be ane valied and sufficient right to the said Johne, erle of Rothes for bruiking, joysing and wptaking the said pensione yeerlie and ilke yeer dureing his said lyftyme, conforme therto in all poyntes, but ony obstacle, impediment or objectione to be made, proponit or alledged in the contrair. Lykeas our soverane lord and estates of parliament decernes and declaires this present ratificatione to be alse valiede, effectuall and sufficient to the said Johne, erle of Rothes and his foirsaidis for bruiking and uplifting of the foirsaid pensione abovementionat as if the samene lettir of gifte and pensione wer insert ad longum word be word in this present ratificatione therof, quhairanent his majestie and estates of parliament his dispensit and heerby dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the chirurgianes in Edinburghe

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates of parliament now presentlie convenit, ratifies and approves and, for his hienes and his successoures, perpetuallie confirmes, all and whatsomevir priviledges, liberties and immunities made, givine and granted be the proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of Edinburghe, wnder ther commoune seale of cause, of the dait at Edinburgh the first day of Julii the yeer of God jM vjC and fyve yeeres, to and in favoures of the chirurgianes and barboures of the said burghe, quhilkis all and sindrie priviledges, freedomes, liberties and immunities at lenth specified in the said seale of cause, the kirke maister and bretherine of the said craft for the tyme be ther supplicatione cravit to be granted to them be the saidis proveist, baillies and counsel, wherwith they being weell and rypplie advysit thought the samene conform to reasone, and therfor the saidis proveist, baillies and counsell consented and granted the saidis priviledges, liberties and immunities to the saidis chirurgianes and barboures and ther successoures and ratified the samene, as the said lettir of ratificatione and approbatione wnder the commoune seale of cause of the said burghe more fullie proportes; and sicklyke ratifies and approves the lettir of ratificatione and approbatioune made and granted be King James the Fourt of most worthie memorie wnder his hienes privie seale, of the dait the thertene day of October, the yeere of God jM vC and sex yeeres, ratifieand, approveand, authoreizand and confirmeand the saidis reules, statutes, priviledges contenit in the said lettir, wnder the said commoune seale of cause of the said burghe of Edinburghe, as in the said other lettir of ratificatione wnder his hienes privie seale of the daite abovewrittin at mair lenth is conteent; and in lykmaner ratifies and approves the lettir of confirmatione and approbatione made and granted be King James the Sext of blissed memorie, his majesties darrest father, wnder his hienes privie seale, off the dait at Greenwitch, the sext day of Junii jM vjC and thertene yeeres, quhairby his majesties umquhill darrest father willis and grantes, and for his hienes and his successoures, ordeanes and declaires the said lettir givine wnder the commoune seale of cause of the said burghe of Edinburghe be the proveist, baillies and counsell therof, lettir of ratificatione mad be the said umquhill King James the Fourt of most worthie memorie, to be good, valied and effectuall to the saidis chirurgianes and barboures in all tymecomeing, as the said confirmatione of the dait foirsaid at mor lenth beeres; togidder also with ane last act, daited the tent of September jM vjC fourtie ane yeeres, quhairby the proveist, baillies and counsell of the said burghe of Edinburgh, considering that it is expedient for the good of his majesties leidges who reseides without the burghe of Edinburgh and within the liberties perteaneing to the said burghe that in the mater belonging to the airt of chirurgarie they be provydit with skillfull and honest men and not lefte to the arbitrament and impostor of weomene and ignorantes, and therfor they dischairged and inhibite all and sindrie persones whatsomevir not being freemen of the chirurgianes within the said burgh and hes not givine sufficient proofe of ther qualificatione and knowledge in the said airt of chirurgerie, to use and exerce any point of the said airt within the boundis and priviledges of the said burgh, and appoynted the magistrates to be judges in all contraversies quhilke shall aryse betuixe the inhabitantes of the saids boundis and bretherine of the said crafte, as the act at mair lenth beeres. And farder his majestie and estates foirsaidis, considdering the daylie evillis and inconvenientes that aryse be reasone of ane nomber of men and weomen who at ther owne hand, without libertie and never being bred in the airt of chirurgerie, take wpoun them to exerce the dueties and poyntes of that airt within the suburbes and about the said burgh of Edinburgh, to the hazard and lose of the lyfes of many good subjectes, and to the great hurt of the bretherine of the said crafte, whose burdings are great in his majesties service and commoune effaires of the said burghe, therfore his majestie, with advyse foirsaid, dischairges all and whatsomevir persones, except they be free men of the said crafte in Edinburgh, to use and exerce any poynt of the airt of chyrurgerie within the said burghe of Edinburgh or any suburbes about the samene or belonging to ther jurisdictione thereof, with power to the deacone and maisteres of the said airt present and to come at all tymes convenient to pas, searche, seeke, take and apprehend all suche persones exercing the said airt within the said burghe, suburbes and jurisdictione [...] therof foirsaid, not being free men of the said airt within the said burghe, and to cause them set catione to desist intymecomeing, and if they failyie, to unlawe theme in the soume of tuentie pund Scottis money toties quoties, and this to be done with conconrse of the magistrates of the said burghe, and the wnlawes to be devydit equallie betuixt the saidis magistrates for the use and releeffe of there poore and the maisteres of the said trade for the commoune use of there crafte, and the saidis magistrates to be judges in all contraversies shall aryse heeranent betuixe them and ony within the saidis boundis, and ordeanes the saidis magistrates to concurre with them to the effect foirsaid.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the burghe of Peebles

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament ratifies and approves therin to and in favoures of the proveist, baillies, counsell, burgess and commountie of the burghe of Peebles and ther successoures proveist, baillies, counsall, burgess and commontie therof, ane chartour of confirmatione, conteyneing therin ane clause de novodamus mad and granted to the said burghe be umquhill King James the Sext of worthie memorie, his majesties father, quhairby his majestie confirmed to the said burghe of Peebles the particulare chartours and infeftments falloweing, viz: ane chartour granted be umquhill King James the Second to the said burghe of Peebles, burgess and commountie therof, off all and sindrie infeftmentes, liberties, seasingis and possessions made and granted to the saidis burgess and the said burghe be the said umquhill King James the Second and his predicessoures of the infeftmentes and liberties of the said burghe, courtes, creatione of burgess and of the repladgioun of ther comburgess and inhabitantes of the said burghe fermes, small customes, escheates and amerciamentes of courtes, electione, creatione and approbatione of officeres, punishment of transgressours, mylnes, multures and sequelles, halking and hunting in sua fare as pertenit to the said umquhill King James the Second and his predicessoures befor the infeftment of the said burghe, with commonties, pasturage, frie ishe and entrie to the mure of Caidmure, Hamill, Doune and Venlaw, with the pertinents and commoune pasturage, with free ishe and entrie to the landis of Glentrase fra the sune rysing to the doune passinge of the same, whilke wer annexit to the said burghe of Peebles. Item, ane wther chartour made, givine and granted be umquhill King James the Fourt to the said burghe of Peebles, comburgess and commontie therof and ther successours, of all and sindrie liberties, seasingis and possessiones hade and usit be them and ther predicessoures of befor, as also of all and sindrie infeftmentes, seasingis, possessiones and priviledges of the foirsaidis infeftmentes and liberties givine and granted to the said burghe at any tyme of before, with pouer to the saidis toune, burgess and commountie to hold and keepe courtes, with creatione of burgess and of the repladgiatioune of there comburgess and inhabitantes of the said burghe, togidder with the burrow maill, small customes, amerciamentes of courtes, escheetes, electione of officeres and punishment of transgressours within the said burghe as the kingis royall burghes hes, togidder with mylnes, and speciallie with the mylne biggit upoun the syde of the castellhill of Peebles, mylne, dames, multores, fishingis, huntingis and halkingis in sua fare as perteenit to the said umquhill King James the Fourt and his predicessours befor the infeftment of the said burghe, with hilles, landis and valayes and use of the samene upoun ther owne commoune landis of Caudmure, Hamill, Downe, Venlaw and Commoune Struther, and to use and enjoy the samene be pasturing, teilling and sawing as shall seeme most fitt and expedient to themselves, and as they and ther predicessoures hes used and enjoyed the samene of before, and with commoune pasturage, free ishe and entrie to the common of Glentrasie fra the rysing of the sune to the setting therof, and in useing the gaites, merches and commonties as have beene in use, but whatsomevir impediment of any persone or persones, for carieing and leeding of there fewell and all other necessaries to the said burgh and commontie therof, but impediment of whatsomevir persone or persones duelling within or about the said burghe as said is, with commoune pasturage upoun the mure of Kingis Mure in the passage of Cadmure, and als freelie as the said burghe bruikit and possessit any of the foirsaidis priviledges at any tyme bygane, as in the said chartour granted be King James the Fourt at mair lenth is contenit. Item, ane wther chartour granted be umquhill King David of worthie memorie of the chaplandrie of Saint Marie foundit within the said burghe of Peebles, of the mylne of Innerlethane, with the haill multours quhilke of old perteened to the mylne of Traquair wpoun the north syde of the water of Tueed, fra the village of Horsburghe to Gallhopeburne, as in the said chartour of the dait the tuentie day of September and thertie eight yeere of the said King Davidis rigne also at more lenth is contenit. Togidder with all and sindrie chartoures, infeftmentes, giftes, donationes, priviledges, immunities, actes of parliament, decreetes and sentances made and granted be the said umquhill King James the Sext or his most noble progenitoures, or be whatsomevir other persone or persones, to and in favoures of the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burghe of Peebles for the tyme and ther predicessour and successoures whatsomevir anent the erectione of the said burghe in ane free burghe royall, and of all rightes, tytles and priviledges be the law and custome of this kingdome perteaneing to the samen, and all and sindrie landis, hillis, vaillayes, gaitis, rodis, muires, maresis, rentes, customes, amerciamentes and escheates of court, houss, biggingis, tenementes, yairdis, donationes, possessiones, mylnes, mylnelandis, multers, dames and braes, rentes, anualrents and all pertinentes of the samene, and of all faires and mercates, with immunities, priviledges and custome of the same usit and wont, and of all otheres liberties, landis, rentis and jurisdictione quhilke the saidis proveist, baillies, counselloures and commontie of the said burghe of Peebles be themselffes or ther predecessours hes bruiked, possest and used at any tyme bygone or quhilkes they for the present bruike, use or possess. And als all and sindrie mortificationes, rightes of patronages, infeftmentes, donationes and dispositiones givine and granted be the said umquhill King James the Sext or his predicessoures, or whatsomevir persone or persones, to the foirsaidis proveist, baillies, counselloures and commontie of the said burghe and ther predicessoures, off whatsomevir landis, houss, biggingis, Heighe and Croce kirke of the said burghe, kirkeyairdis, prebendries, chapelles, chaplandries, few ferm, obites and anniversaries quhairevir they be withine or without the said burghe, particularlie and generallie contenit in the saidis giftes, donationes, mortificationes, dispositiones or any of them, efter the formes and tennoures of the samene, with all actes, sentances, decreetes made and granted of them or any of them, as in the foirsaid chartour of confirmatione granted wnder his majesties great seale, conteaneand the foirsaid clause de novodamus beiring that his majestie of new, for himselffe and his successours, gave, granted and disponed to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burghe of Peebles and ther successoures for evir all and haill the foirsaid burghe of Peebles, withall and sindrie liberties, seasingis, priviledges and possessiones usit and hade bee theme and ther predicessours, with all and sindrie infeftmentes, seasingis, possessiones and priviledges givine and granted to the foirsaid burghe wpoun the saidis infeftmentes and liberties at ony tyme bygone; with power to the saidis comburgess and commontie and inhabitantes to hold and keepe courtes, with creatione of comburgess and repledgetioune of ther comburgess and inhabitantes of the said burghe, with the burrow maill and small customes of the samene, escheetes and amerciamentes of the saidis courtes, creatione of officeres and punishinge of transgressoures within the said burghe, as the rest of his majesties royall burghes within the said kingdome hes; with power also to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsellours and commontie of the said burghe and ther successours to haunt, use and exerce merchandice, traide and trafficque of merchandice, to buy, transact, sell and sell overagane all sort of merchandice, alsweell strange merchandice as of these within the kingdome, not onlie within the libertie and territorie and jurisdictione of the said burghe, bot also within all other pairtes within the haill boundis of the shereffdome of Peebles, alsweell regalitie as royaltie; with power also to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burghe of Peebles and ther successoures, factoures and servitoures in ther names to intromet with, lifte and receive all small customes and other dewties within the foirsaid boundis and within the samene burghe and territorie therof, and to bruike, joyse and possess for evir the gild of merchandis with gildis, courtes, counsell, memberes and jurisdictione perteaneing to the samene liberties and priviledges thairof, sicklyke and alse freelie as be his majestie or his predecessours are granted to any of his free burghes royall within the kingdome of Scotland, and also to hald, bruike, joyse and exerce weeklie within the said burghe mercat dayes, according to the use and custome of the said burghe, togidder also with three free faires thryse in the yeer, the first of the samene to begine yeerlie wpoun the third day of Maii, Beltane Day, and to hold and continue the same for the space of fourtie eight houres thereftir; and the second of the saidis faires to begine upoun the tuentie nynt day of Junii, callit Saint Peiteres Day, and to continowe for the space of fourtie eight houres therefter; and the third of the saidis faires to begine upoun the tuentie fourt day of August, callit Saint Bartholomewes Day, and to hold and continowe be the space of eight dayes therefter, according to the use, custome and wont, togidder with the shereffie and shereffes gloves, tolles, customes, impositiones, exactiones and all other fies, dewties, priviledges and liberties quhilkis are knowne to perteene to the saidis faires and mercattes dureing the tyme of the samene, sicklyke and alse freelie in all respectes as any other free burghe within this kingdome bruikes and possess ther faires and mercates, or whilkis they or ther predicessoures bruikit or possest the samene of before, commanding and chairging that no persone or persones ather of regalitie or royaltie who are not burgess of the said burghe presume to usurpe, exerce and occupy within the shereffdome of the said burghe of Peebles or boundis of the samene shereffdome, mercates or wse of merchandice, alsweell forrane as homeward, perteaneing to ane frie burghe or any pairt or priviledge tuitching ane frie burghe wnder the paine of imprisonement of ther persones and confiscatione of ther merchandice. Fardere, his majestie gave and granted full power, commissione and authoritie to the saids proveist, baillies and counsellers of the said burghe and ther successoures to make and publishe actes, statutes and ordinances for the commone good and proffite of the said burghe, and for mentinance of the liberties and priviledges of the samene, to be observed be all the inhabitantes and burgess of the same and all other persones ther abyding and haunting, wnder sicke paines as shall seeme expedient to them, with speciall power to them to put to finall executione within the said burghe the saidis actes and ordinances, with all actes of parliament of generall or secreet counselles, constitutiones of burrowes and all other decreetes, sentances givine and pronunced in favoures of the saidis liberties, and for the bettir executione of the samene, to sit, judge and decerne in the samene, with speciall power to them to call, persewe, arreist and incarcerat all persones violateres of thair saidis priviledges, actes, constitutiones, decreetes and sentances foirsaidis, and to wnlaw and amerciat them [as sall seim expedient to thame], quhilkis paines and wnlawes his majestie gave and disponed to the said commone use of the said burghe, and to the supplie of the commoune necessares of the samene. And farder, be the said chartour of new gave, granted and disponed to the saidis proveist, baillies, counselleres and commontie of the said burghe of Peebles and ther successoures, all and haill the landis of Cadmure, Hamill, Downe, Venlaw and Struther, castellhill of Peebles, with the cornemylne, callit the Rudemylne, and walkemylne buildit upoun the syd of the said castellhill, and with the cornemylne, callit the Old Mylne, wpoun the water of Peebles wpoun the northsyde of the samene, with mylne landis, mylne dames, multores, sequelles and ther pertinentes, with the haill houss and tenents biggit wpoun the said castellhill and pertinentes of the samene, the said cornemylne of Innerleithane, with the haill multores whilke of old perteent to the said mylne of Traquair wpoun the northsyde of the said water of Tueid, fra the village of Horsburghe to Gallhope burne, with mylne landis, mylne dames, astricted multores, sequelles and pertinentes of the samene, and the landis neer the said mylne, callit Hillhouse, with the landis callit Thomas Hauche and pertinentes of the samene, togidder with the walkemylne of Innerlethane and pertinentes therof, togidder with the haill wateres and fishingis, alsweell of salmond as of other fishes, wpoun the wateres of Tueed and Peebles, and otheres fishingis perteaneing to the said burghe, and whilke they and ther predicessoures hes possest at any tyme bygone, togidder with the customes at the bridge of Tweed usit and wont. And alse gave, granted and disponed to the said burghe in commontie allenerlie, according to the infeftmentes abovespecified, all and haill the landis of Glentrase, comprehending the particular landis wnderwrittin, viz: Charlado, Dowbanke, Brunemure, Collilaw, Cramsickes, Pillmure, Cruikeshope, Cruikeslaw, Wheitfeild, Rigamountes, Dounerige, Annettishope, Duncleuche, Birnibanke, Hilleincleuche, Kingiskippis, Carleenecraige, Langhopheid, Sommercleuch, Craigendis, Glenferriate, Sommersyd, Commounehill, Whytsyke, Glenrud, Hairfauldrige, Catillgarret, Lamblaw, Brounehillis, Gard, Tuafaldrige, Eister Cattell, Garret Wester, Gramesykes and Gairesman, togidder with all other pairtes and pendicles of the landis of Glentrase as the samene goes fra the bounds of Hamil doune to the Burnefute, and fra that to Gallhope, and doune Gelhope burne to Tueed. And sicklyke his majestie, be the said chartour, gave, granted and disponit to the saidis proveist, baillies and counsell of the said burghe of Peebles and ther successoures all and sindrie the saids landis callit the Kingis Mure, lyand neer the said burgh of Peebles, quhilke perteenit to umquhill Cuthbert Elphingstoune of Henderstoune and Johne Elphingstoune, his sone. And farder, his majestie, be the said chartour, gave, granted and disponit to the saidis proveist, baillies, counselleres and commontie of the said burghe of Peebles and ther successoures the priviledge and libertie to protect and conserve the haill wayes, cassayes and passages goeing to and fra the said burghe to whatsomevir uther pairtes with[in] this kingdome of Scotland, and to keepe the saidis wayes and passages in ther breadeth and integritie that the samene be not distroyed or diminished be any persone or persones, that therby his majestie may have easier passage therto. And alse be the samene chartour, his majestie gave, granted and disponit to the saidis proveist, baillies, counselloures and commontie of the said burghe of Peebles and ther successoures all and haill the comone landis of the said burghe, with power and libertie to pow hether, caste and wone peetes, turves, fewell, faill and devot in the commoune mure and moss of the said burghe within all the four halfes compassing the said burghe fare and neer, and whilkes the saidis proveist, baillies, counsellers and commontie of the said burghe and ther predicessors now possesses or possest at any tymebygone. And farder his majestie, considdering that ther wer diverse prebendries, chaplandries and alterages, hospitalles and otheres of the same nature foundit within the said burghe of Peebles, and haveing in his mynd to dispone the samene to the said burghe to this effect: that the proffittes therof may be imployed to the commoune workes of the said burghe, thairfor his majestie gave, granted and disponit to the saidis proveist, baillies, counselleres and commountie of the said burghe of Peebles all and sindrie landis, mylnes, multores, annuellrentes, tenementes, fewfermes, mailles, caynes, customes, teyndis, teyndshaves, casualities, proffites and dewties whatsomevir, of all and sindrie the prebendaries wnderwrittin, foundit within the said burghe and perteaneing and belonging to the samene, viz: the prebendarie of Saint Marie, the prebendarie of Holiecroce, the prebendarie of Sant Michaell the arkangell, the prebendarie callit Saint Marie major, the prebendarie callit Saint Johne the Baptiste, the prebendarie callit Saint Marie Dallgeddes ther, the prebendarie callit Saint Androw, the prebendarie callit Saint James, the prebendarie callit Saint Laurence and prebendarie callit Saint Christopher, with the chaiplanrie callit Saint Marie; and alse gave, granted and disponed to the saids proveist, baillies, counsell and commountie of the said burghe of Peebles and ther successoures all and sindrie others landis, tenementes, houss, biggingis, kirkis, with the Hie and Croce Kirkes of the samene and kirke yairdis therof, chappelles, yairds, orchyairdis, croftes, annuellrentes, teyndis, fruites, rentes, dewties, emolumentes, almous silver, obite silver and anniversaries, whilkes perteened to whatsomevir chaiplandries, alterages or prebendaries foundit be whatsomevir patrone in whatsomevir kirke, chappell, colledge or hospitall within the liberties of the foirsaid burgh, whilkis the saidis chaiplandis or prebenderes possest wherevir they ly within the libertie of the said burghe or awand be the saidis landes and tenementes lyand within the samene, perteaneing to whatsomevir kirke, chaiplandrie, prebendrie or benefice lyand and foundit without the said burgh, within any other pairt of the said kingdome of Scotland and diverse otheres clauss therintill, and speciallie of ane clause of unione and incorporatione of the haill landis and otheres abovewrittin with the said burghe in ane free burghe royall, tenement and tennandrie for evir, declaireing that seasing tane at the mercat croce of Peebles shall be sufficient for the haill, off the dait the nyntene day of November, jM vjC tuentie ane yeeres, at mair lenth is conteined, togidder with the precept and instrument of seasing falloweing thairwpoun in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, clauss, articles, circumstances and conditiones therinconteanit, and eftir the forme and tennoure therof in all poyntes. And our said soverane lord and estates of parliament willis and grantes and, for his hienes and his successoures, decernes and ordeanes that this present ratificatione is and shall be alse valied and sufficient and of als great strenth and effect to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell, burgess, inhabitantes and commontie of the said burghe of Peebles and ther successoures for bruiking of the said burghe, haill customes, liberties and priviledges therof, the landis, tenementes, mylnes, multours, mures, moss, pulling of hether, casting and winning of peetes, turves, fewell, faill and devette in the four quarters about the said burghe, fishingis, annuellrentes, fruites, rentes, emolumentes and dewties whatsomevir, and of the saids chaiplandries, kirkes and kirkeyairdis, and the saidis liberties, and of pasturage and of gaittes, for carieing of the said fewell to the said burghe faires and mercates and otheres whatsomevir speciallie and generallie abovewrittin, conteaned in the said chairtour of confirmatione abovementionat and precept and instrument of seasing fallowing therwpone, as if the samene haill chartour, precept and instrument of seasing wer at lenth speciallie ingrossit and insert de verbo in verbum in this present ratificatione, notwithstanding that the samene be not sua done; quhairanent, and with all other defectes and imperfectiones and objectiones whatsomevir quhilkis may be proponit or alledged againes the said chartour, precept and instrument of seasing and validitie of the samene, or this present ratificatione thairof, our said soverane lord and estates of parliament hes dispensit and be thir presentes dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the Laird of Dune of tuo takes

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies, approves and perpetuallie confirmes ane take mad be way of contract at Halyrudhous and Cannogait, the fyfteeine and sexteene dayes of Merche, jM vjC tuentie sevine yeeres, betuixt his majesties thesaureres principall and depute and remanent lordis of excheker for the tyme one the one pairt, and Alexander Erskeene of Dune one the other pairt, quhairby they set in take and assidatione to the said Alexander Erskeene of Dune and to his assigneyes and subtakesmene of no hier degree then himselfe, all the customes due to his majestie of all goodis, geir and merchandice exported out of the kingdome or imported within the samene at the port and burghe of Montroise or other portes, harberies or creekes along the coastsyde fra the north water of Eske inclusive to the south water of Eske inclusive (except onlie of certane merchand goodis contenit in the said take as the samene is except therine), and that for all the dayes, yeeres and termes of the said Alexander Erskeene of Dune his lyftyme, for payment of tuelfe hundreth merkes be yeer of take duetie in maner specifeit in the said take, quhilk is registrat in the bookes of excheker the sexteine day of Merche jM vjC tuentie sevine yeeres. And alse ane other take made be way of contract betuixt the king's majestie, with consent of his thesaureres principall and deput and remanent commissioneres of excheker one the ane pairt, and the said Alexander Erskene of Dune one the wther pairt, relative to the foirsaid contract, be vertewe wherof his majestie, with consent foirsaid, set of new in take and assidatione to the said Alexander Erskene of Dune and to his assigneyes and subtakismen of no hier degree nor himselffe all his majesties customes foirsaids due to be payed to his majestie of all goodis, geere and merchandice exported out of this kingdome or imported within the samene at the said port and burghe of Montroise and all other portes, herberies and creekes along the cost syde from the north water of Eske inclusive to the south water of Eske inclusive (except only of certane merchand goodes conteyned in the said contract as the samene is excepted therin), and that for the space of fyve yeers and from fyve yeeres to fyve yeeres dureing the lyftyme of the said Alexander Erskeene of Dune for payment of the foirsaid tuellffe hundreth merkes yeirlie of take duetie at tuay termes in the yeer, and making ane compt and payment of his majesties bullione effeirand to the proportione of the goodis exported in maner specified in the said contract, quhilk is daited at Halyrudhous, the tent day of November instant, in all and sindrie heedes, poyntes, articles, clauss and circumstances of the saidis takes and contractes respective. And willis and grantes that the foirsaidis takkes made be way of contractes shall be ane sufficient right to the said Alexander Erskeene of Dune and his foirsaidis for bruiking of the foirsaidis customes dureing the tyme and space mentionat therin, and alse willis and grantes and, for his majestie and his successoures, with consent of the estates of parliament, decernes and ordeanes that this present confirmatione is and shall be of alse great availl, force, strenth and effect to the said Alexander Erskene of Dune and his foirsaidis as if the foirsaidis takes made be way of contractes wer word be word exprest herein; quhairanent, and with all that may fallow therwpoun, his majestie and estates of parliament hes dispensit and be thir presentes dispenss for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Act in favoures of the hatmakers of Edinburghe

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament, considdering that it heathe pleased God, be the vertew and industrie of diverse skillfull persones hatmakeres that haife within thir few yeeres within this burghe of Edinburgh, to bring that trade and calling to ane greater perfectione and more considerable then it hes bene in any yeer bygone, wherby the samene hes so florished and growne to ane greater nomber of workemen nor hes bene in preseeding aiges, and for the menteyneing thairof and giveing occasione to workemen to stryve daylie to ane greater degree of perfectione in the said calling of hatmakeing, and for eshewing the great hinder and prejudice quhilke may fallow be the grouth of wnskillfull people therintill be the occasione of laike of good governement among them, therfore his majestie and estates of parliament, for the farder advanceing of that calling and tred within Edinburghe and haill kingdome, and for the reformatione of disorderes therintill, the bettir serving of the leiges of the realme and bringine of the said tred to ane greater perfectione, gives and grantes full pouer and libertie and priviledg to the said hatmakers of ane oversear and quartermaister yeerlie off ther owne calling to be elected, nominat, chosine and givine to them be the proveist, baillies and counsell of the said burghe of Edinburghe.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the Laird of Leslie Forbes

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament ordeanes ane act to be made thairintill in favoures of his hienes lovit Johne Forbes of Leslie, ratifieand and approveand, lykeas be thir presentes our said soverane lord and estates foirsaidis ratifies and approves the decreet obtenit at the instance of the said Johne Forbes of Leslie wpoun the therteene day of Maii lastbypast 1641 yeeres befoir the lordis and otheres of the committie of estates of parliament aganes Johne Gordoune of Haddo, makeand mentione that wher the said Johne Forbes, haveing supplicat the said committie of estates for redrese of certane wronges and injuries done and committed againes hime and Williame Forbes, his sone, be the said Johne Gordoune, and namelie for suppressing of his persone and taking him captive to Strathbogie, and when the said Williame Forbes did repair thither for his said fatheres liberatione efter assurance of indamnitie granted to him, the said Johne Gordone of Haddo inforced the said Williame to give band to him for payment of ane thowsand merkes within eight dayes therefter, whilke was accordinglie payed, lykeas the said Johne Gordoune of Haddo than berefte the said Williame of his horse, worth fourtie pieces, and tooke ane other naig from his man worth ane hundreth pundis, and then robbed them of all ther armes, suordis, carrobines and pistoletes, estimat to be worth three hundreth merkes, and thereftir the said Johne, be himselfe and his complices, spuilyied the said Johne Forbes his house of Banchorie, tooke away his haill inseight and plenishing therof, and brake the haill doores and lookes of the samene, and thereftir passing to the Lord Fraiseres house of Durris (than lent be the said Lord Fraser to the said Johne Forbes of Leslie) they broke wpe the yettes thairof and toke all that he had transported thither from his other duelling house of Banchorie, with the said Lord Fraiseres haill goodis that were there, the skaith so done to the saidis tuo houss being estimate to the soume of ane thowsand pundis money; and therfor decerning and ordeaneing the said Johne Gordoune of Haddo to refound and delyver bake againe to the said Johne Forbes the horse, armour, plenishing, soume of money and otheres abovementionat violentlie and maisterfullie reste, intrometted with and away takine from the said Johne Forbes and his said sone in maner abovewrittin, or elles to content and pay to him the availles, worth, pryces and estimatione of the saidis horss, armour, inseight, plenishing and others soumes abovementionat, extending to the particulare soumes of money abovewrittin for the reasoune and cause contenit in the said decreet, as the samene of the daite foirsaid at maire lenth beeres. Togidder with all lettires of horneing, poynding, inhibitione, denunciatione, apprysing and otheres raised and used or to be raised and useit therwpoun, and all comprysingis led and deduced or to be led and deduced therwpoun, infeftments and otheres falloweing or to fallowe wpoun the samene, and all that hes fallowed or may fallowe wpoun the said decreet in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, clauss, articles, circumstances and conditiones therincontenit, and eftir the formes and tennoures therof in all poyntes, and willis, grantes, declaires, decernes and ordeanes that the said decreet and all executione that hes fallowed or may fallowe therwpoun shall stand valied and sufficient ay and whill the said Johne Forbes of Leslie, his aires and assigneyes be dewlie, fullie and compleitlie payed of the soumes of money abovewrittin, contenit in the said decreet conforme thairto in all poyntes, notwithstanding of whatsomevir act of pacificatione, oblivione or other act or constitutione made or to be made in the contraire in respect the saidis wronges and injuries were done and comited be the said Johne Gordoune of Haddo aganes the said Johne Forbes of Leslie and his sone, not as be antecovenanteres aganes covenanteres, bot long eftir the said Johne Gordoune hade come in and subscryved and suorne to the covenante, declaireing therfor and ordeaneing that no sicke act of pacificatione, oblivione or other act or constitutione made or to be made in this present parliament is nor shall no wayes be extendit to the said decreet above ratified and soumes thairinconteyned, nor no executione that hes fallowed or may fallowe thairwpoune, bot that the samene is heirby and shall be allwayes and alluterlie excepted and reserved furth and fra the said acte of pacificatioune, oblivione or any uther act or constitutione made or to be made in the contraire sicklyke and alse freelie as if the samene wer expresslie excepted and reserved furth therof. Lykeas our said soverane lord and estates foirsaidis of this present parliament ordeanes the said decreet, soumes of money therinconteaned and executione therof to be expresslie excepted and reserved furth and fra the said act of pacificatioune and oblivioun, and insert and conteanied therin for that effect

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the Lord Fraiser

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament ratifies and approves the decreet obteenit at the instance of the said Lord Fraser, for himselfe and in name and behalfe of his tennentes of his landis of Dures and Muthall, wpoun the therteene day of Maii last bygone, before the lordis and otheres of the committie of estates of parliament aganes Johne Gordoune of Haddo, decerneing and ordeaneing him to refound and delyver bake to the said Andro, lord Fraiser the moveables, bedding, wtheres goodis, furnishing and plenishing of his house and place of Durres, tuentie four musketes, tuentie four pickes, with ther pertinentes lykeas and barres of the windowes and doores of the said place and office, houss therof, sevine scoire bolles meell takine out of the garnell therof, tuo younge staiges, three younge horss, ane meare, with certane inseight and plenishing perteaneing to the tennentes of the said barrony of Durres all wrongeouslie, violentlie and maisterfullie reste, spoyled and awaytakine be the said Johne Gordoune and his complices fra the said Andro, lord Fraiser, his tennentes of the said barrony of Durres, the tyme and in manner specified in the said decreet, quhilkis particulares immediatlie abovementionat, with the other loss and skaith done to the said Andro, lord Fraiser, his house and place and tennentes be the said Johne Gordoune and his foirsaidis, are estimat to the soume of four thousand merkes money of this realme and above; and sicklyke to refound, restore and delyver bake agane to the said Andro, lord Fraiser fourscoir bolles beer, threescoir bolles aittes, lockes, bandis and yrone worke of the barnes and barneyairdis of Mulhall, pleuch gerir and fourscoir draweing oxen, and three scoire and ten heed of kyne and young goodis, with three hundreth heed of sheepe and aught horses and meares, with certane insight and plenishing, all lykewayes maisterfullie and violentlie reste, intromettit with and awaytakine be the said Johne Gordoune and his complices from the said Androw, lord Fraser, his landis and maines of Mulhalle, barnes and baurneyairdis therof, and from his tennentes of the said barrony, quhilkis particulares, with the samene loses and skaiths done be the said Johne Gordoune and his foirsaidis to the said Andro, lord Fraiser and his tennentes of the said barrony of Mullhall, are estimat to be worth the soume of fyve thowsand pundis money and above; and to restore and repaire his looses and skaithes abovementionat sustenit be the said Androw, lord Fraser and his tennentes in maner specified in the said decreet; and als to content and pay to him the availles, pryces, estimationes of the saidis goodis and loses abovementionat susteind be the said Androw, lord Fraiser and his tennentes in maner foirsaid, extending to the saides tuo soumes of four thousand merks and fyve thowsand pundis money foirsaid, altogidder in the haill to the soume of ellevine thowsand and fyve hundreth merkes money for the reasones and causes conteyned in the said decreete, as the samene of the dait foirsaid at mair lenth beeres, and all letters of horneing, poynding, denunciatione, apprysing, inhibitione and otheres usit therwpoun, and all apprysingis led and deduced and to be led and deduceit therwpon and all that hes fallowed or may fallow wpoun the said decreet. And willis and grantes, declaires, decernes and ordeanes that the said decreet and all executione that hes fallowed or may fallow therwpoun shall stand and be sufficient ay and whill the said Androw, lord Fraiser, his aires and assigneyes, be dewlie, fullie and compleetlie payed of the saidis soumes conteened in the said decreet, conforme therto in all poyntes, notwithstanding of whatsomevir act of pacificatione, oblivione or other act or constitutione made, or to be made, in the contrair, declairing and ordeaneing that no sicke act of pacificatione, oblivione or other act or constitutione made or to be made in this present parliament is nor shall nowayes be extendit to the said decreet abovespecifeit and soumes therincontenit, nor no executione that hes fallowed or may fallow therwpon, bot that the samene is heerby and shall be allwayes altogidder and alluterlie excepted and reserved fra the said act of pacificatione, oblivione, wther act or constitutione made or to be made in the contrair, sicklyke and alse freelie as if the same were expreslie excepted and reserved furth therof. Lykeas our said soverane lord and estates foirsaidis of this present parliament ordeanes the said decreet, soumes of money therinconteened and executione therof to be expreslie excepted and reserved furth and fra the said act of pacificatione and oblivione, and insert and contenit in the said act for that effect.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Maister David Forrester

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies and approves the gifte of the shereffclerkeshipe of Stirlingshyre granted be Johne, erle of Marre to Johne Williamesone dureing all the dayes of his lyftyme, and eftir his deceis to Maister David Forrester, his serveand, for all the dayes of his lyftyme, quhilke is of the dait the nynt day of Apryle, jM vjC thertie and sevine yeeres, in the haill heedis, articles and clauss thairof, and dispenses with the not inserting of the same, and willis and ordeanes that the foirsaid gifte granted to them respective and successive is and shall be ane perfyte right to them for bruiking and exerceing the said office dureing all the dayes of ther lyftymes, ilke ane successive eftir other as said is, with the haill liberties, priviledges, benefite and casualities belonging therto, conforme to the foirsaid gifte in all poyntes.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the toune of Abirdene of the kirke of Saint Nicolas

Our soverane lord and haill estates of this present parliament ordeanes ane act to be made therine ratifieing and approveing the letters of gifte made and granted be our said soverane lord to and in favoures of the proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the burghe of Abirdene now present, and to there successoures in all tymecomeing, of the dait the ellevint day of November instant, quhairby our said soverane lord, for the considerationes therincontenit, hes givine, granted, foundit, mortified and disponed to the saids proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burgh and ther successoures in all tymecomeing, all and haill the kirke of Saint Nicolas within the said burgh, with the haill teyndis, personage and viccarage therof, togidder with the right of patronage and presentatione of the ministeres therto, as ofte and sua ofte as the samene shall happine to occurre in tymecomeing, to remaine with the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burgh and ther successoures for evir in all tymecomeing; and sieklyke hes unite and annexit the said kirke of Saint Nicolas and teyndis, personage and viccarage therof, with the right of patronage therof foirsaid, to the said burghe of Abirdene, and hes ordeaned that ane seasing to be now once takine therof be the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burgh at the mercat croce thairof shall stand effectuall and be ane sufficient seasing to them for evir in alltymecomeing, without any necessity or taking new seasing therof at any tyme thereftir, to be holdine in maner specified in the said gifte, as the samene of the dait foirsaid at mair lenth beeres, in all and sindrie the heedis, clauss and conditiones therincontenit, and eftir the forme and tennour thairof in all poyntes.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione anent the disuniting of Kirkmadaill and Kirkbrek fra Anwithe

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies, approves and confirmes tua severall decreetes befor the comissioneres for surrenderes and teyndis at the instance of the kingis majesties advocate and Maister Williame Dallgleis, sometyme minister at Kirkmabreke, for disuniting and disjoyneing the said kirke of Kirkemabreke and Kirkedaill from the kirke of Anwith, and appoynting them to be tua severall distinct paroches, and for the common elementes, and for augmenting the old stipend for the minister of Kirkemabreke and Kirkedaill, and for setling the localitie bothe of the old and new stipend, quhilke decreetes are of the dait the nyntene day of Februar and tuentie ane day of Merch, jM vjC therttie sex yeeres, in the haill heedis, articles, clauss and conditiones thairof with all that fallowed or may fallowe thairwpoun.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the Laird of Keire

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament ratifies and approves the take made be way of contract at Hammiltoune, the fyfte day of September, the yeere of God jM vjC therttie sex yeeres, betuixt Maister Walter Quhytfuird, therby designed Walter, beshope of Brechine and subdene of Glasgow, with consent of the deane and chapter therof, one the ane pairt, and Sir George Stirling of Keir, knycht, heritable proprietar of the landis of Hiltoune, Kirketoune, Caldercut, Daster Calder, Boogtoune, Boclay and Balumbie, lyand within the parochine of Calder and subdeanerie of Glasgow, quhairby the said Maister Walter Quhytfuird, with consent foirsaid, for the yeerlie duetie therinconteined (and therby haveing power be the parliament haldine at Edinburgh, the tuentie eight day of Junii jM vjC threttie three yeeres to sett takes of the teyndis, fruites and rentes of the subdeanerie of Glasgow to the heritoures thairof), set in take and assidatione to the said Sir George Stirling, his aires and assigneyes all and sindrie the personage teynds and teyndshaves of the landis particularlie wnderwrittin and that dureing the haill space and yeeres of three nynteene yeeres, conforme to the tennour of the act made in the said parliament theranent, next eftir the said Sir George his entrie therto, whilke is declaired be the said take to have bene and begune at Lambes in the said yeere of God jM vjC therttie sex yeeres, as the samene subscryved be the said subdeane and be the said deane and chapter of the said subdeanerie at mair lenth beeres, in the haill heedis, articles, clauss and conditiones therof conceaved in favoures of the said Sir George, saiffeand and reserveand to our said soverane and his majesties successoures the dewties, rightes and services due to his majestie for the teyndis foirsaidis of the saidis landis befoir this present ratificatione. Lykeas his majestie and estates of this said present parliament willis, grantes, decernes and ordeanes that this present ratificatione of the foirsaid letter of take is and shall be alse valied and sufficient to the said Sir George Stirling, his aires and assigneyes foirsaidis, as if the samene wer at lenth word be word insert and exprest heerintill; quhairanent, and anent all other defectes and imperfectiones quhilkis anywayes may be proponit or alledged aganes the validitie of the said take, or this present ratificatione thairof, our said soverane lord and estates of parliament hes dispenssit and be thir presentes dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Maister Williame Wardlawe

Oure soverane lord, remembering the good, trewe and thankefull service done to his hienes umquhill darrest parentes of woorthie memorie and to his majestie himselff in the office of challmenlarie of the erldome of Ros and lordshipe of Ardmannoche be umquhill Sir Hendrie Wairdlaw of Pittravie, knycht, and be his majesties lovit Maister Williame Wairdlaw of Ballmule, his sone, therfore, and for otheres good causes moveing his hienes, his majestie, with advyse and consent of the estates of this present parliament, hes ratified and approvine the letters of gifte granted be his majestie wnder the privie seale off the dait at Quhythall, the sevinteene day of Februare jM vjC and therttie four yeeres, quhairby his majestie, with consent of his hienes thesaureres principall and depute, and the remanent commissioneres of exchekker, made and constitute the said umquhill Sir Hendrie Wairdlaw and the said Maister Williame Wairdlaw, his sone, the langest liver of them tua, dureing ther lyftymes, his hienes challmerlanes and ressaveres of the haill mailles, fermes, kaines, customes and otheres dueties belonging to his majestie within the said erldome of Ros and lordshipe of Ardmanoche, with the pertinents, there entrie therto beginand for the cropt and yeere of God jM vjC threttie one yeeres, Whitsonday and Mertimes termes therof, and sua furth yeerlie thaireftir dureing ther lyftymes, alloweing to them in yeerlie fiell the soume of ane thousand merkes money of this realme, as the said gifte produced befor the saidis lordis of exchekker and seene and admitted be them and registrat in ther bookes of exchekker according to the order wpoun the twentie fyfte day of August jM vjC therttie four yeeres at mair lenth proportes, in all and sindrie the heedis, articles and clauss of the said gifte, to the effect the said Maister Williame Wairdlaw may bruike and possess the said office of challmenlarie of the erldome and lordshipe forsaid dureing all the dayes of his lyftyme, for the whilke his majestie willis he shall have allowance of the yeerlie fie abovespecifeid. Attour, our said soverane lord willis and grantes that this present ratificatione is and shall be alse valied and sufficient to the said Maister Williame as if the gifte foirsaid wer heerintill at lenth mentionat and ingrossit, notwithstanding the samene is not insert heerintill.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Williame Gordoune of Kirkconnell

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament have ratified and approvine, and be thir presents ratifies and approves the chartour and infeftment mad, givine and granted be his majesties umquhill darrest father, of happie and blissed memorie, wnder the great seale of this kingdome to his majesties lovitt Williame Gordoun, now of Kirkconnell, his aires maill and assigneyes whatsomevir designed for the tyme, sone laufull to Alexander Gordoune of Kirkeconnell, off all and haill the fourtie shilling land of Drumconkraa with houss, biggingis, yairdis, wodis, fishingis, annexis, connexis, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes therof whatsomevir, lyand in the stewartrie of Kirkecudbrighe and shereffdome of Dumfrees, to be holdine of our soverane lord and his hienes successours in few ferme and heritadge, quhilke chartour and infeftment is of the dait the last day of December, the yeere of God jM vjC and therteene yeeres, togidder with the precept and instrument of seasing falloweing therwpoun and all otheres infeftmentes, rightes and securities made and granted to the said Williame Gordoun or any of his predicessoures or authors of or conserneing the saidis landis, with the pertinentes, in the haill heedis, articles, clauss, circumstances and conditiones therof. And willis, grantes and declaires that this present generall ratificatione and appropbatione of the samene is and shall be alse valied, effectuall and sufficient to the said Williame Gordoune and his foirsaidis as if the said chartour and infeftment, precept and instrument of seasing falloweing theron, and otheres writtis, rightes, tytles and securities respective and everie one of them were at lenth word be word ingrossit and set doune heerintill; quhairanent his majestie and estates foirsaidis have dispensit and be thir presentes dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the Duke of Lennox

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies, approves and confirmes the signatoure and gifte granted be his majestie, as now haveing right to the landis, barrony and otheres eftirspecifeit of the temporalitie of the late archbeshoperike of Glasgow, as vacand and become in his majesties handis and at his hienes dispositione throw the abolishing of the estate of archbeshopes and beshopes within this realme for the causes onerous contein[it] in the said signatour, to and in favoures of his hienes darest cusigne and counsellor James, duke of Lennoxe and Richmond etc., and his aires maill mentionat and conteyned in his infeftment of the dukedome of Lennox, quhilkis failyeing, to his aires and assigneyes whatsomevir, viz: off all and sindrie the landis, lordshipe, burghe, barronyes, regalitie and otheres eftirspecifeit, that is to say: all and haill the landis and barrony of Glasgow, castle, citie, burghe and regalitie of Glasgow, with all landis, boundis and tenementes, houss, biggingis, orchyairdis, yairdis, tailles, killis, barnes, brewhouss and other biggingis within the said burgh, with all other castles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairdis, yairdis, wodis, mylnes, fishingis, annexis, connexis, pairtes, pendicles, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes and all other ther pertinentes; off all and haill the landis and barrony of Cairstaires, with the castelles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairdis, yairdis, wodis, mylnes, fishings, annexis, connexis, outsetis, pairtes, pendicles, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes and all ther pertinentes; all and haill the landis and barrony of Erlestoun, with castles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairdis, yairdis, wodis, mylnes, fishingis, annexis, connexis, outsetts, pairtes, pendicles, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes and all ther pertinentes, lyand within the shereffdome of Peibles; all and haill the landis and barrony of Ancrume with castles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairdis, yairdis, wodis, mylnes, fishingis, annexis, connexis, outsetes, pairtes, pendicles, tennentes, tennendrees, service of free tennentes and all ther pertinentes; all and haill the landis and barrony of Stobo, with the castles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairdis, yairdis, wodes, mylnes, fishingis, annexis, outsetes, pairtes, pendicles, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes and all ther pertinentes; all and haill the landis and barrony of Lilisleiffe, with castelles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairdis, yairdis, wodis, mylnes, fishingis, annexis, connexis, outsettes, parts, pendicles, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes thairof, and all ther pertinentes; all and haill the landis and barrony of Eskirke, with castelles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairdis, yairdis, mylnes, fishingis, annexis, connexis, outsettis, pairtes, pendicles, tennentis, tennendries and service of free tennentes therof, and all ther pertinentes, lyand within the shereffdome of Roxburghe; all and haill the landis of Beshopes Forrest, and right and priviledge of regality within the samene; all and haill the landis of Niddrie Forrester; the landis callit Halfepenny Land of Carrike; the kirke landis of Cambusnethane; and all and whatsomevir landis perteaneing of old to the archbeshoprike of Glasgow wherevir the samene ly within this realme, priviledges and immunities thairof quhatsomevir. Togidder also with the heritable right of the nominatione and yeerlie electione of the proveist, baillies and other officeres of the magistracie of the said burghe and citie of Glasgow alse ample as perteaned to the archbeshopes of Glasgow of before, and makeand, constitutand and ordeaneand the said Duke of Lennox and his successoures lordis of the regalitie of the barrony of Glasgow and of the Beshopes Forrest within the haill boundis therof, alsweell propertie as tennendrie, and of all other lands and barroneyes within the whilks the saidis archbeshopes of Glasgow had regalitie of before, with ample poures and priviledges to the said Duke of Lennox and his successoures thairanent in maner at lenth set doune in the said signatoure and gifte, and unitand, anexand, creatand and incorporatand all and sindrie the landis, lordshipe, barronies, burgh and regalitie abovementionate with castles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairdis, yairdis, midowes, wodis, mylnes, fishingis, offices, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes, outsettes, pairtes, pendicles and otheres generallie and particularlie abovespecifeid, and all ther pertinentes, in ane haill and free barrony, temporall lordshipe and regalitie, with the priviledge of free chapell and chancellarie and other priviledges, immunities, liberties, honoures, dignities, casualities, proffittes, dewties and commodities whatsomevir perteaneing to ane free regalitie, within the said barrony of Glasgow and Beshops Forrest, and within all other landis, barronyes and otheres wherin the saidis archbeshopes of Glasgow had regalitie of befor to the said James, now duke of Lennox and Richmond and his foirsaidis, to be callit now and in all tymecomeing the lordshipe of Glasgow, ordeaneing ane seasing now to be tane be the said James, duke of Lennox and Richmond, and be his aires foirsaidis in all tymecomeing, at the castle and fortalice of Lochewode to stand and be ane sufficient seasing for all and sindrie the saidis landis, lordshipe, barronyes, office and otheres abovewrittin, to be ane sufficient seasing with dispensatione thairanent in maner specified in the said signatour, all to be holdine of our soverane lord and his hienes successoures in fewferme and heritadge for evir, for yeerlie payment to his hienes and his successoures, ther chalmerlanes and factoures in ther names, for the saidis landis, lordshipe and barrony of Glasgow, castle, citie, burgh and regalitie thairof, with the priviledges and pertinentes abovespecifeid, the soume of tua hundreth merks money of Scotland; for the saidis landis and barrony of Carstaires, with ther pertinentis, fourtie merkis money foirsaid; for the saidis landis and barrony of Stobo, with the pertinentes, threescoir merkis money foirsaid; for the saidis landis and barrony of Erlstoun the soume of therttie merks; for the saidis landis and barrony of Ancrum, with the pertinentes, the soume of fourtie fyve merks; for the saidis landis and barrony of Leillisleiffe, with the pertinentes, the soume of fourtie four merks; for the saidis landis and barrony of Eskirke the soume of fourtie fyve merks money foirsaid; for the saidis landis of Beshops Forrest, with the pertinentes, the soume of tuelffe merks; for the saidis landis of Niddrie Forrester, with the pertinentes, the soume of ten merks; for the landis callit Halfepenny Land in Carrike, aucht merkis; and for the saidis landis of Cambusnethane, ane merke; extending in the haill to the soume of fyve hundreth merks usuall money of this realme of Scotland, at the terme of payment specifeit in the said gifte in name of fewferme allenerlie, as the said signatour and gifte granted be his majestie to the said Duike of Lennoxe and his foirsaidis, therwpoun signed and superscryed with his majesties hand of the daite the sext of September last, at mair lenth beeres; with the chartour, infeftment and seasing to fallow thairwpoun, in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, clauss, articles, circumstances and conditiones thairincontenit, and eftir the formes and tennoures therof in all poyntes. Lykeas our said soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the saidis estates of parliament, be thir presentes, gives, grantes and dispones to the said James, duke of Lennox, his aires foirsaidis, all and sindrie the saidis landis, lordshipe and barony of Glasgow, castle, citie, burgh and regalitie of Glasgow, with the right of nominatione of the proveist, baillies and magistrates of the said burghe as said is, landis and barronyes of Carstaires, Stobo, Erlestoun, Ancrum, Leillisleeffe, Esskirke, the saidis landis of Beshopsfrorrest, the landis callit Halfe Penny Land of Carrike, the lands of Niddrie Forrester, and kirke landis of Cambusneth, and all other tounes and landis particularlie and generallie abovementionate, with castles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairdis, wodis, mylnes, fishings, annexis, connexis, pairtes, pendicles, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes and all ther pertinentes, all to be unit, annexit and incorporate in the haill and free lordshipe and regalitie, with free chappell and chancellarie, with the heritable right of the nominatione of the magistrates of the said citie of Glasgow, and other priviledges conteyned in the said signatour, to be holdine of our soverane lord and his hienes successoures in few ferme, heritadge, free temporall lordshipe and regalitie for payment of the yeerlie few duetie abovewrittin in maner, forme and withall the liberties and priviledges mentionat and set doun in the said signatoure. And our said soverane lord and estates of parliament for this effect ordeanes the said signatour to be past and expede throw the haill registeres and seales without the advyse and consent of his hienes thesaureres, comptrolleres and collectoures principall or deputie and remanent commissioneres of exchekker to be sought or craved therto, as is appoynted be the said signatour, quhilke is heerby declaired to be supplied be this present generall ratificatione and consent of the estates of parliament heerunto in maner foirsaid; and ordeanes the writteres and keeperes of the registeres and seales to proceed in passing of the said signatour throw the haill seales and registers, and expeding ane chartour thairon at the great seale, and in derecting of preceptes of seasing to fallowe thairon, notwithstanding the samene be not past and subscryved be the commissioneres of excheker, nor ther consent craved therto, as was appoynted be the said signatoure; quhairanent our said soverane lord and estates of parliament dispenses be thir presente. And our said soverane lord and estates of parliament willis, grantes, decernes and ordeanes that the said infeftment sua to be past wpoun the said signatour is and shall be ane good, valied and sufficient right to the said James, duke of Lennox and his foirsaidis for bruiking and joysing of all and sindrie the forsaids landis, lordshipe, barronyes, burgh and regalitie abovementionat, with the castelles, toures, fortalices, maner places, orchyairds, yairdis, midowes, wodis, mylnes, fishingis, offices, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes, outsettes, pairtes, pendicles and wtheres generallie and particularlie abovespecifeid, and all thair pertinentes, in ane haill and free barrony, temporall lordshipe and regalitie with the priviledge of free chappell, chancellarie and other priviledges, immunities, honoures, dignities, casualities, proffites, dueties and commodities whatsomevir perteaneing to ane free regalitie within the barrony, forrest and otheres boundis speciallie and generallie abovewrittin, in fewferme heritablie, irredeemablie and perpetuallie in all tymecomeing, but obstacle, impediment, contradictione or againe calling whatsomevir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favours of the minister of Donoone

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies and approves the gifte of mortificatione granted be his majestie to Maister Ewine Camrone, present minister of Donoone at his successoures ministeres thairat, off the soume of tuelffe hundreth merkis Scottis money yeerlie out of the reddiest of the teyndis, teynd dueties and otheres rents of the beshoprike of Argyle with this declaratione allwayes: that the said Maister Ewine Camerone and his successoures foirsaidis shall give yeerlie to ane schoolmaister who shall remaine at the said kirke of Donoone the soume of tua hundreth merkis Scotes money, as the said gifte of mortificatione superscryved be his majestie, beerand dait at Halyrudhouse, the eight day of November jM vjC fourtie ane yeeres, mair fullie proportes, in the haill heedis, articles, clauss and conditiones of the samene gifte of mortificatione abovementionat; and declaires and ordeanes the foirsaid gifte, with this present ratificatione thairof, to be ane sufficient and valied right and title to the said Maister Ewine Camrone and his sucessours foirsaids for bruiking and intrometing with the foirsaid soume of tuelfe hundreth merks yeerlie conforme to the foirsaid gifte of mortificatione thairof, and to the effect, and with the declaratione thairinmentionat. Lykeas our said soverane lord and estates of parliament declaires that this present generall ratificatione abovespecifeit is and shall be alse sufficient as if the foirsaid gifte wer insert verbatim heerintill; quhairanent our said soverane lord and estates foirsaidis dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favours of the minister of Dornoche

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament, considdering that forsamekle as it hes pleased his sacred majestie out of his royall zeale and fatherlie affectione to the grouthe and increase of religione within this his majesties ancient and native kingdome, to give, mortifie and dispone to Maister Alexander Monro, present minister at Dornoche, and his successoures ministeres serveing the cuire at the said kirke, being the cathedrall kirke of the diocie of Caithnes, all and haill the soume of eight hundreth merkis Scotes money or eight chalder of victuall in the optione of the said minister and his successoures foirsaidis in augmentatione, to be wplifted out of the first and reddiest of the rentes of the said beshoprike of Caithnes and few dewties that perteaned to the beshope in Sutherland and his rentes and few dueties in the parochine of Thurso and elsquair in Caithnes, at the optione and electione of the said Maister Alexander and his successoures serveing the cuire at the said kirke of Dornoche, with this declaratione: that the said minister and his successours foirsaidis pay yeerlie three hundreth merkes of the foirsaid soume for repairing and wpholding the fabrike of the said kirke, and tua hundreth merkis yeerlie for helping to provyde a schoolmaster for the grammer schoole therat, in maner at lenth specified in the said signatour; therfore, his majestie and estates of parliament ratifies, approves and confirmes the foirsaid signatour and gifte in the haill heedis, articles, clauss and circumstances therof, and willis and grantes that this present confirmatione shall be of alse great availl, force, strenth and effect to the said Maister Alexander Monro and his successoures ministeres serveing the cuire at the said kirke in all tymecomeing for payment of the augmentatione abovespecifeid in maner and for the wses mentionat in the said gifte, as if the said gifte wer word be word exprest heerin. And farder, his majestie and estates of parliament dissolves the foirsaidis augmentationes of eighte hundreth merkis or eight chalderes victuall apoynted to be wplifted and payed as said is from his majesties croun and patrimony therof, and fra the lait beshoprike of Caithnes and all other benefices wherwnto the samene perteaned or wes annexed to of before, to the effect the samene may remaine with the ministeres serveing the cuire at the said kirke of Dornoch for the wses respective foirsaid as ane testimony of his majesties favor perpetually in all tymecomeinge.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favours of the Erle of Findlatere

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies, approves and confirmes the signatour, daited the therteene day of November instant, superscryved be his majestie, granted to and in favours of James, erle of Findlater, lord Desfuird, his aires and successoures, in the right of the landis and liveing of Findlater and Desfurd, with the chartour, precept and instrument of seasing to fallow therwpon, off all and haill the lands of Clochmarie, alias Ladyland, with the pertinentes, with the office of heritable bailliarie of the landis and barrony of Strathylay, with the haill liberties, priviledges and immunities perteaneing to the said office, and wherof the said erle and his predicessoures hes bene in possessione at any tyme bygone, in maner specified in the said signatour, in all and sindrie heedis, articles, clauss and circumstances therof. And his majestie willis and grantes, and for his hienes and his successoures, with consent of the estates of parliament, decernes and ordeanes that this present confirmatione is and shall be of alse great availl, force, strenth and effect to the said James, erle of Findlater and his foirsaidis as if the foirsaid signatour, with the chartour, precept and instrument of seasing to fallow therwpoun, wer word be word insert herein; quhairanent his majestie and estates of parliament hes dispensit and be thir presentes dispenses for evir, to the effect the saidis landis, office and otheres foirsaidis contenit in that signatour may remaine with the said James, erle of Findlater and his foirsaidis as ther owne proper heritadge, heritablie and irredeemeablie in all tymecomeing, to be holdine of his majestie and his successoures in maner specifiit in the said signatour and conforme to the tennour therof and chartour, precept and instrument of seasing to fallow wpoun the said signatour.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favors of the burghe of Abirdene

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament ratifies and approves and, for his hienes and his successoures, perpetuallie confirmes the chartor mad and granted be his hienes, with advyse and consent of his majesties thesaures, principall and deputie, and remanent lordis of his hienes excheker of this realme for the tyme, wnder the great seale of the dait the nynt day of September, the yeer of God jM vjC therttie eight yeeres, quhairby our said soverane lord hes ratified and approvin and, for his hienes and his successoures, perpetuallie hes confirmed ane chartour made and granted be his hienes umquhile darrest father King the Sext, king of Great Brittane, France and Ireland of eternall memorie, with consent of his majesties thesaureres, principall and deputie, and remanent lordis of his hienes secreet counsell, his hienes commissioners for the tyme, wnder the great seale of the dait at Falkirke, the sevinteine day of Julii jM vjC and sevinteene yeeres, wherby his hienes said umquhill darreste father, with consent foirsaid, not onlie ratified, confirmed and approved all and sindrie chartoures, infeftmentes, preceptes of seasing, instrumentes, confirmationes, actes, sentances, decreetes, donationes, exemptiones, rightes, tytles, securities, letters, writtes, evidentes, grantes, liberties, commodities, immunities and priviledgs therin mentionat made, granted and confirmed be his hienes said umquhill darrest father and his most noble predicessoures, kingis and quenes of Scotland, or be ther governoures, regentes or lordis of sessione for the tyme, to and in favoures of the burgh of Abirdene, proveist, baillies, eldermen, deane of gild, thesaureres, counselloures, burgess and commontie thairof, and to the kirkis, ministeres and hospitalles of the said burghe and ther successoures, off whatsowevir forme or formes, content or contentes, dait or daites the samene respective be of, and speciallie, but prejudice of the said generalitie, the particular chartores, infeftmentes, confirmationes, decreetes, donationes, exemptiones, actes, writtis, evidentes and otheres speciallie and particularlie mentionat in the said chartour, bot also of new gave, granted, erected and disponit to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsellores, burgess and commontie of the said burghe of Abirdene and to ther successoures for evir, all and haill the said burghe of Abirdene, with the presinct, walles, fuseas, portes and otheres priviledges at lenth mentionat in the said chartour, with the landis and otheres eftirmentionat therinconteined, with the precept of seasing, instrument of seasing, with the act of dissolutione thairinmentionat, wherwnto the said chartour hes relatione, with all and sindrie otheres chartoures, infeftmentes, preceptes of seasing, confirmationes, actes, sentances, decreetes, donationes, exemptiones, rightes, tytles, securities, letters, wrettis, evidentes, grantes, liberties, commodities, immunities and priviledges therinmentionate, mad, granted and confirmed be his majesties most noble predicessoures speciallie mentionat in the said chartour, or be any of them or any otheres, ther predicessoures kingis and quenes of Scotland, or be ther regentes, governoures or lordis of sessione for the tyme, to the said burghe of Abirdene, proveist, aldermen, baillies, deanes of gild, thesaureres, counselloures, burgess and inhabitantes of the said burgh, and to the kirkis, ministeres and hospitallis thairof and ther successoures quhatsomevir of whatsomevir forme or formes, content or contentes, dait or daites the samene be of, off and conserneing the erectione of the said burghe of Abirdene in ane free burghe royall with all the rightes, tytles and priviledges thairof, and hes ordeaned the said generall confirmatione and ratificatione of the premiss to be alse sufficient as if everie particulare wret thairinspecifiit ware at lenth thairin ingrost, and hes dispensit with the not ingrossing thairof. And sickelyke, our said soverane lord, with consent foirsaid, hes therby of new givine, granted, erected, disponed and confirmed to his majesties trustie and faithfull serveandis, the proveist, baillies, counselloures, burgess and commontie of the said burghe of Aberdene and ther successores, all and haill the said burghe of Abirdene, with the presinct, walles, foussies, portes, wayes, streetes, passages and all and sindrie houss, bigingis, yairdis, tenimentes, croftes, aikeres and landis within the territorie and libertie of the said burghe; and sicklyke all and sindrie the commoune landis and otheres landis, wateres, sallmond fishingis and otheres speciallie and generallie mentionat in the said chartour, with the inshes, sheelles, liberties, priviledges, draweing, spreading and drying of nettis one bothe the sydes of the wateres of Die and Done, alsweell wpoun his majesties hee wayes as wpoun any other maist commodious pairtes neer the saidis wateres, as the said burgh and ther predicessoures hes bene in use to doe of before, with the libertie and priviledge of ferrie boates, ane or mae, one the saidis wateres, with the fies, deuties and commodities thairof, commoun mylnes of the said burghe, viz: the tua mylnes within the said burgh callit the Over and Nether Mylnes, tua without the samene, callit the Justice Mylnes, and wther tua within the said burghes libertie, the ane thairof one Bukes Burne and the other one the Denburne, with the wind mylne at the Gallowgait heid and the tua sea mylnes laitlie biggit, with libertie and priviledge to them to bigg more mylnes at ther pleasour, with the multores and sequelles of the saidis mylnes, castlehill, greene suburbes, callit Fittie, with the chaipell thairof, boates and whyt fishingis belonging thairto, bullwarke, port and shore of Abirdeene, mylne dames and passages thairof, libertie and priviledge of the samene, wplifting and receiveing of the haill small customes, anchorages and shore silver and otheres dueties therof, alse freelie in all respectes as the burghe of Edinburgh and there collectoures receives at the shore of Leith or ony other free burghe at any other shore within this kingdome receaves the lyke, the bell customes, small customes, toll and otheres customes used and wont, tron weight of the said burgh, fies and dueties belonging therto, all otheres weightes and measoures, liberties, priviledges and immunities belonging to the said burghe in any sort, speciallie and generallie mentionat in the said chartour, deane of gild, courtes, counselloures and memberes thairof, free mercates and faires, with power to build ma mylnes, alsweell wind mylnes as cornemylnes and walkemylnes, within the said burgh, libertie and territorie thairof, and to set the samene in take or few, and to call, persue, arreist and incarserat persones, delinquentes and contraveeneres of the priviledges, actes, statutes, decreetes and sentances of the said burghe and to fyne them; and alse all and sindrie landis, houss, tenementes, yairdis, kirklandis, with all thair pertinentes, lyand within the presinct of the said burgh perteaneing of befor to whatsomevir abbacyes, pryories, preceptories, ministries, chaiplanries, prebendries, alterages and others benefices, with the haill few dueties and otheres dueties therof, in all tymecomeing, entress of heritable vasselles and tennentes to receive with all annuellrentes, few fermes and other yeerlie dueties of the saidis houss, yairdis, tenementes, kirkelandis and otheres tenementes foirsaidis usit and wont, all and sindrie chaiplanries, alterages and annuelrentes belonging of old to the chaiplanries of Saint Nicolas within the said burghe, daillsilver and annniversaries whatsomevir whilkis perteent of befor to whatsomever chaplanries, prebendaries or alterages foundit in whatsomer kirke, chappell or colledge within the libertie of the said burghe be whatsomevir persone or persones wherevir they ly within this kingdome; all and haill mansion houss, place, biggings, yairdis and perteaneing of befor to the gray freires of the said burghe, with the haill dueties and rentes thairof, commoun loche, hillis, greenes and feildis callit the linkes, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes of the saidis landis and fishingis with the pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes therof, withall otheres liberties, immunitis, rightes and priviledges whatsomevir belonging to the said burghe, and wherof the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie thairof and ther predicessoures hes beene in possessione in any tyme bygone with alse ample and great priviledges and immunities as hes bene granted and disponed be our said soverane lord or his predicessours to the burrowes of Edinburghe, Pearth, Dundie and otheres burrowes royall within this kingdome at any tyme bygone, withall right and entress therof; and alse ratified, approved and confirmed the act and statute of the said burghe made be the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burgh, quhairby they statute and ordeaned that no ground malt shall be brought, presented nor sold within the mercate of the said burgh privatlie nor publictlie, quhilke act is of the dait the ellevint day of Januar, the yeere of God jM vjC tueentie eight yeeres, with ane ample additione thairto; and hes givine, granted and disponed to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burgh and ther successoures for evir, the offices of shereffis, colonall and justice of peace within the said burgh and haill boundis of the landis, mylnes, wateres, fishingis and pertinentes thairof withall liberties, priviledges, fies, casualities, dueties, immunities and commodities thairof, and to visit, inquyre for, search and try all mettis, weights and measoures within the boundis of the said burgh and haill shereffdome of Abirdeene and within all commoun mercates and faires, alsweell to burghe as landes, within the boundis foirsaidis, and to marke all weshelles, measoures and weightes great and small and to exact the fies due thairfoir; and hes also ratified the act of secreet counsell made at Halyrudhouse, the fyfteene day of Julii the yeer of God jM vjC and nynteene yeeres anent the constant measour of salmond throw this haill kingdome, conforme to the old gadge and standard of Abirdene in the haill heedis thairof, and hes made theme and ther successoures keeperes thairof for evir withall fies, dueties and commodities thairof usit and wont, and to take, apprehend, incarcerat and punishe all persones weering and beering wnlaufall and forbiddine weapones, and with diverse others priviledges and liberties specified in the said chartour, wherby our said soverane, with consent foirsaid, hes unit, annexed and incorporat into with the said burghe of Abirdene, landis, mylnes, multores, fishingis, anchorage, port, herberie and otheres liberties and priviledges thairof foirsaidis granted to the said burghe, all and haill the saidis offices of sherreffe, corroner and justice of peace within the boundis foirsaidis and liberties thairof foirsaidis, escheates, amerciamentes, liberties, priviledges of the samene, visiting, inquyreing for, searching and trying the saidis measures and weightes within the boundis foirsaidis, keeping of the said gadge and standarde, with the priviledge of electing, nominating, presenting and provyding ministeres to the kirkis and chaplanries foirsaidis, or any of them alse ofte as they shall vaike, in ane frie burghe royall to be callit now and in all tyme comeing the burghe of Abirdene, with ample power and priviledge in maner at lenth specified in the said chartour to be haldine be the saidis proveist, baillies, deane of gild, thesaurers, counselleres, burgess and commontie of the said burghe and ther successoures off our said soverane lord and his hienes successoures, in free burghe royall, free heritadge, free burgadge, free offices of shereffiship, corroner and justice of peace and within the boundis foirsaidis for evir, as the said chartour of the dait foirsaid at mair lenth beeres, with the precept of seasing fallowing therwpon under the testimony of the great seale of the samene dait, and instrument of seasing falloweing thairupon off the dait the last day of October, the said yeer of God jM vjC therttie eight yeeres, in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, clauss, articles and conditiones therinconteined, and eftir the formes and tennours thairof in all poyntes. And our said soverane lord and the estates of parliament willis and grantes and, for them and ther successoures, decernes and ordeanes that this present ratificatione of the said chartour, precept and seasing falloweing thairwpoun and others actes and chartours thairinmentionat is and shall be alse valied and sufficient, and of alse great strenth, force and effect to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burghe of Abirdene and ther successoures for bruiking and joysing of the said burgh of Abirdeine and all and sindrie landis, heritadges, forrestes, mylnes, wodis, fishinges, offices, casualities, liberties, priviledges, immunities and others whatsomevir conteaned in the said chartour and otherwayes belonging therto, as if the samene chartour, precept, seasing, actes and otheres abovespecifeid therinmentionat ware all at lenth word be word insert, ingrost and conteaned in the said ratificatione therof, notwithstanding that the samene be not sua done; quhairanent, and withall other defectes and imperfectiones whatsomevir whilkis may be proponit or alledged aganes the samene chartour, precept and seasing, actes, chartours and otheres writtes foirsaidis thairinmentionat or any of them, and the said ratificatione thairof, our said soverane lord and estates of this present parliament hes dispensit and be thir presentes dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the kirk of Glenluce

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament ratifies, approves and confirmes the gifte and mortificatione thairinconteaned granted be his majestie in favoures of ane sufficient minister to be provyde to serve the cure within the parochine of Glenluce, quhairby his majestie hes givine, granted, mortified, disponed and confirmed to the said minister, to be provydit for serveing the cure at the said kirke of Glenluce in place of the Beshope of Galloway, and ane schoolemaister to reseid at the said kirke of Glenluce, all and haill the presinct and roumes of the said abbay of Glenluce for manss and gleebe, and the soume of ane thowsand merkis money of stipend out of the beshopes rentes within the said paroch yeerlie, and the soume of tua hundreth merkes to be lykewayes payed out of the rentes of the said beshoprike for ane schoolmaister to reseed at the said kirke of Glenluce, quhilke soume of tuelffe hundreth merkis his majestie hes ordeaned to be payed to the minister and schoolmaister and thair successoures in all tymecomeing, in forme and maner mentionat in the said mortificatione, quhairby his majestie hes dissolved the said precinct and roumes of the said abbay of Glenluce and the said tuelfe hundreth merks to be payed to the said minister and schoolmaister and ther successors fra the said beshoprike of Galloway, and hes mortified the samene for the use of the said minister and schoolmaister in all tymecoming, and hes ordeaned the said mortificatione to be expede wnder his hienes great seale, as in the samene of the dait the fyfteene day of November instant at lenth is conteaned, in the haill heedis, articles, clauss, circumstances and conditiones therof. And heerby his majestie and the saidis estates willis and grantes that this present ratificatione thairof is and shalbe alse valied, of alse greate force, strenth and effect to the minister and schoolmaister to be provydit as said is, and ther successoures, as if the said lettir of mortificatione wer at lenth insert heerintill, quhairanent, and with all defectis thairintill and all objectiones that may be proponite againes the said letter of gifte of mortificatione, our said soverane lord and the saidis estates dispenses for evir. And farder, our said soverane lord and estates of parliament hes dissolved, and heerby dissolves, the foirsaid precinct and roumes of the said abbay of Glenluce, with the said soume of tuelfe hundreth merkis yeerlie out of the rentes of the said beshoprike of Galloway within the parochine of Glenluce and remanent rentes of the said beshoprike in maner mentionat in the said mortificatione, from his hienes croune and patrimony thairof, and fra the beshoprike of Galloway and fra all other benefices whatsomevir wherunto the samene were annexit or perteaned of before, to the effect the said precinct and roumes of the said abbay of Glenluce and soume abovementionat conteaned in the said signatour, gifte and mortificatione abovewrittin may remaine with the said minister and shollemaister above designed in maner and to the effect contenit in the said mortificatione perpetuallie in all tymecomeing; and declaires that the foirsaid gifte and mortificatione, with thir presentes ratifieing the samene, shall be sufficient and valied rightes to the said minister and schoolmaister for bruiking of the said precinct and wplifting of the foirsaid tuelffe hundreth merkes abovewrittin to the effect respective befoir rehearsit in all tyme heereftir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Johne Malcome

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies and approves the letters of gifte granted be his majestie, with advyse and consent of his hienes thesaurer, comptroller and collectour or thesaurer of his hienes new augmentationes, deput, within this realme and kingdome of Scotland, and of the remanent lordis and otheres of his hienes excheker of the said kingdome of Scotland, his hienes commissiours, to and in favoures of Johne Malcolme wnder his majesties privie seale of the dait at Quhythall, the tuentie fyfte day of Julii lastbygone, quhairby his majestie, with advyse and consent foirsaid, hes made, constitute and ordeaned the said Johne Malcolme his hienes challmerlane off his majesties lordshipe and stewartrie of Fyffe and wptaker and receiver of his hienes rents, mailles, fermes, caynes, customes, casualities and dueties to be payed to his said forth of his said lordshipe and stewartrie of Fyffe, landis, lordshipis, barronyes and otheres perteaneing therto, off all yeeres and termes to come dureing the said Johne Malcolme his lyftyme, and giveand and granteand to him the said office and place thairof, withall fies, dueties, priviledges and commodities belonging to the said office of chalmenlarie of Fyffe dureing all the dayes of the said Johne Malcome his lyftyme, now vaikeand, falline and become in his hienes handis and at his hienes donatione, gifte and dispositione in maner specified in the saidis letters of gifte, with ample power and priviledges to the said Johne Malcolme anent the said office, using and exerceing therof, as the said letters of gifte of the dait foirsaid at mair lenth beeres, in all and sindrie the heeds, poyntes, clauss, articles and conditiones thairinconteaned, and eftir the forme and tennor in all poyntes. And our said soverane lord and estates of parliament willis, grantes, decernes and ordeanes that the saidis letters of gifte and this present ratificatioune therof is and shall be ane sufficient right to the said Johne Malcome for bruikeing, useing and exerceing of the said office dureing his lyftyme, conforme thairto in all poyntes, but questione or contradictione.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Collonell Johne Lesly

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates of this present parliament, for seene and weightie causes moveing his hienes, hes ratified, approvine and perpetuallie confirmed and, be thir presentes, ratifies, approves and perpetuallie confirmes, ane chartour and infeftment wnder the great seale, daited the tuentie tua day of Februar, jM vjC therttie four yeeres, granted be the kingis majestie in favoures of Collonell Johne Leslie, laufull sone to umquhile David Leslie of Otterstoune and Agne Logane, his spous, togidder with the instrument of seasing falloweing thairwpoun, off the dait the tuentie nynt day of Maii, jM vjC therttie four yeeres, wnder the not and subscriptione of Androw Glesfoord, notar, givine be vertewe of ane precept directed forth of our soverane lordis chancellarie in favoures of the saids Collonell Johne Leslie, laufull sone to umquhile David Leslie of Wtterstoune and Agnes Logane, his spous, off all and haill the landis of Myres, Over and Nether, landis of Auchtermuchtie, with the maner place, toure, fortalice, dowcates, orchyairdis, yairdis, pairtes, pendicles, annexis, connexis, dependences and that outset callit Dunsheill, toftis, croftes, houss, biggingis, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes and pertinentes thairof whatsomevir, with the priviledge of commontie in the hillis of Auchtermuchtie and other commonties perteaneing to the saidis landis usit and wont, and of all and haill the midowes of Auchtermuchtie, and haill landis alsweell arrable as wnarrable, the suard yairds within the said boundis, lyand within the stewartrie and shereffdom of Fyffe. And alse ratifieand and approveand and perpetuallie confirmand ane signatour superscryved be his hienes, of the dait the tuentie ane day of October jM vjC fourtie ane yeers, quhairby his majestie hes givine and granted to the said Collonell Johne Leslie in lyferent, and to Patrike Leslie, his sone, his aires maill and assigneyes whatssomevir heritablie in fie, the office of meassarie and serjandrie of armes, togidder with the haill dignities, priviledges and dewties perteaneing and belonging therto, togidder also with the fewferme dueties of the landis of Myres, Over and Nether, lyand within the parochine of Auchtermuchtie, stewartrie and shereffdome of Fyffe perteaneing heritablie to the said Collonell Johne Leslie, the samene extending yeerlie to the soume of ten pundis ten shillingis Scottis money, with all that hes fallowed or may fallow therwpoun in all and sindrie the heedis, clauss and conditione thairof; and declaires this present ratificatione to be alse effectuall to the said Collonell Johne Leslie, his sone and there foirsaidis as if the samene wer insert and set doune heerintill ad longum et de verbo in verbum; quhairanent our said soverane lord and estates of parliament hes dispensed and heerby dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Act anente the erectione of the hospitall of Ballhagardie

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament, considdering that ther wes ane supplicatione givine in to the generall assemblie haldin in Edinburghe in anno jM vjC therttie nyne yeeres at the instance of Thomas Erskeene of Pittodrie, makeand mention that wheras the said Thomas his predicessors of the barrony of Ballhallgardie, since the dayes of King Robert the Bruce of worthie memorie, had bene still infefte in the patronage of the chaplanries of Worthill, Coillhill, Pitgevine and Knokinglase as pairt and pertinent of the said barrony, ratified and confirmed in diverse parliamentes and in the last parliament haldine at Edinburgh be our said soverane lord, quhilkis haill chaiplanries and landis therto mortified had bene of ane long tyme since fewed be the chaiplanes to the heritoures for small few deuties, sua that ther remained bot ane verrie finall dewtie to be payed yeerlie out of these haill landis, and the said Thomas as patrone being most willing that the small dewties yit remaineing might be imployed to some piouse use had upoun his owne chairges and expenss erected and buildit ane house of tua house heighte at the Chappell of Garioche, off intentioun to put some old, poore and decreepit men therin for ther bettir accommodatione of ther service to God, whilke intentione of his could not so weell be put in executione wnles these small dueties yit remaineing of these chaplanries wer ane pairt of there provisione and mentinance; and seing the said Thomas had the right of patronage and also that ther wes no use for the said small duetis according to there first fundacion, therfore he, as patrone foirsaid, thought it meete to alter the said fundacion and conferr the same to these poore men for ther bettir mentinance, wherwnto he did most humblie supplicat the approbatione of the foirsaid generall assemblie sua farr as did concerne the ecclesiasticke pairt, and from the samene assemblie be represented to this present parliament, wherby the civill and legall authoritie might be interponed, and that the said lait erected house might be callit the Hospitall of the Barrony of Ballhaldgardie in all tymecomeing, quhilke supplicatione and desyre therof being seine and considdered be the said generall assemblie and fand the same to be reassonable, they referrit the same to this present parliament, as the extract of ane act of the samene assemblie of the dait at Edinburghe, the tuentie nynt day of August jM vjC therttie nyne yeeres foirsaid, at mair lenth beeres. And his majestie and estates of parliament, finding the desyre of the said supplicatione and act foirsaid of the said assemblie not onlie to be reassonable, bot alsso the intentioune of the said Thomas Erskene religious and pious, hes therfor altered and changed and, be thir presentes, alteres and changes the first fundacione of the fewdewties foirsaids of the saidis chaiplanries, and hes erected and, be thir presentes, erectes the said house buildit be the said Thomas Erskeene at the Chappell of Gareoche in ane hospitall house, callit and to be callit in all tymecomeing the Hospitall of the Barrony of Ballhalgardie, and destinates and ordeanes the foirsaidis few dueties of the chaiplanries abovewrittin to be imployed for a pairt of the provisione and mentinance of the said poore, old, decreept men to be put in the said hospitall, to the effect foirsaid; and makes and constitutes the said Thomas Erskene, his aires and successoures patrones of the said new erected hospitall callit and to be callit the Hospitall of the Barrony of Ballhalgardie in maner foirsaid, and gives, grantes and dispones to the said Thomas and his foirsaidis the right of patronage of the said new erected hospitall with all priviledges belonging thairto, to be holdine of our soverane lord and his hienes successoures, and ordeanes ane infeftment to be past and exped thairwpoun in favors of the said Thomas and his foirsaidis wnder his majesties great seale in forme as effeires, and alse declaires the said Thomas Erskene and his foirsaidis to be superioures to the vasselles of the foirsaidis chaiplanries in place of the chaiplanes therof for receiving of vasselles and entering of aires to the landis fewit be the chaiplanes therof, conforme to that act of this parliament mad in favoures of laik patrones of provestries, prebendaries, chaiplanries and alterages.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Alexander Maxwell of Dechmonte

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates presentlie conveened, ratifies, approves and confirmes the chartour granted be his majestie in favoures of his hienes lovit Alexander Maxwell of Dechmont, ane of the ordinare maisseires befor the lordis of counsell and sessione, and Margaret Bortwicke, his spous, and langest liver of them tua, in conjunctfie, and the aires laufullie gottine or to be gottine betuixt them, quhilkis failyieing, the said Alexander Maxwell his nearest and lauchfull aires and assigneyes whatsomevir, off all and sindrie the landis of Over Dechmonte, with all thair pertinentes, lyand within the shereffdome of Linlithgow, all and haill the temple landis, with the pertinentes, lyand in Over Dechmont lyand rinrig betuixe the landis of Westerbangoure one the ane pairt and the landis of Nether Dechmonte one the other pairt, within the said shereffdome of Linlithgow, quhilkis landis, with the pertinentes lyand as said is, are all erected in ane haill and free barrony, callit the barrony of Dechmont; togidder with the precept and infeftmentes falloweing therwpoune, as the said chartour granted to them therwpoun wnder his hienes great seale of the dait the tuentie first day of December, jM vjC and thertie sevine yeeres at lenth beeres, in the haill heedis, articles, clauss, circumstances and conditiones thairof abovewrittin thairinmentionat. And our said soverane lord willis and grantes and, for his majestie and his successoures, with advyse of the saidis estates, decernes and ordeanes that this present ratificatione is and shall be alse valied and sufficient, and of alse great force, strenth and effect to the said Alexander Maxwell, his said spous and ther foirsaids for bruiking and possessing of the saidis landis and barrony of Dechmonte, with the pertinentes, as if the said chartour, infeftment, preceptes and rightes falloweing thairupon wer at lenth de verbo in verbum insert heerintill; quhairanent, and all defectes and objectiones that may be proponit in the contraire, our said soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the saidis estates, dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Maister Harie Chaipe

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates of this present parliament, for sindrie weightie causes moveing his hienes, hes ratified and approvine the chartour and infeftment wnder the great seale, daited the first day of Merch jM vjC therttie four yeeres, made in favoures of Maister Harie Chaipe of Ormistoune, advocat, in lyferent, and Maister James Chaipe, his sone, in fie, his aires and assigneyes therinspecified, off tua pleughes of land of the Grange of Lindores, callit Ormistoun Wod and Whytparke, and otheres specified in the said chartour, togidder with the instrument of seasing and all other rightes and securities fallowing therwpoun, in the haill heedis, clauss and conditiones thairof, and declaires this present ratificatione to be alse valied and effectuall as if the said chartour, instrument of seasing and all other writtis, rightes and securities falloweing therwpoun wer insert and set doune heerintill ad longum et de verbo in verbum, notwithstanding the samene be not sua done; quhairanent our said soverane lord and estates of parliament hes dispensit and heerby dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the toune of Edinburghe

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates of this present parliament, be thir presentes, ratifies and approves the signatour, donatione and mortificatioune therinmentionat, subscryved be his majesties hand, givine and granted be his hienes to and in favoures of the proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the burghe of Edinburghe and ther successoures for the helpe of ther colledge of certane few mailles, few fermes, teyndis, quottes of testamentes and otheres particularlie mentioned and conteaned in the foirsaid signatour, gifte and mortificatione abovespecifeid, togidder with the advocatione, donatione and right of patronage of the kirkis of Halyrudhous and North Leith, quhilkes, with the saidis few mailles, fewfermes, teyndis, quottes of testamentes and otheres specified and conteaned in the foirsaid gifte and mortificatione, perteaned to the late beshoperike of Edinburgh, be the whilke gifte, donatione and mortificatione abovewrittin his majestie hes dissolved the foirsaidis fewmailles, fewfermes, quottes of testamentes and otheres generallie and particularlie thairinconteanit fra the croune and beshoprike of Edinburgh foirsaid, and hes mortified the samene to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burghe of Edinburgh in maner and for the effect conteyned in the said signatour, as the samene of the dait at his majesties palace of Halyrudhouse, the last day of September jM vjC fourtie ane yeeres mair fullie proportes and beeres, togidder with the chartour to be expede and past wpoun the said signatour wnder the great seale, with the precept of seasing and instrument of seasing to fallow thairwpoun, in all and sindrie poynts, articles and clauss conteaned in the foirsaid signatour, and to be conteaned in the chartour and infeftment to be past and exped thairwpoun; and declaires this present ratificatione therof to be alse sufficient in all respectes as if the samene wer at lenth and word be word insert and ingrost heerintill, dispensand be thir presentes with the not inserting therof. And farder, his majestie and estates of parliament hes dissolved and be thir presentes dissolves all and sindrie the foirsaidis fewfermes, wtheres fermes, teyndis, teynd dewties, patronages and others mentionate in the said signatour, gifte and mortificatione abovewrittin from his hienes croune and patrimony therof, and fra the said beshoprike of Edinburghe and fra all other benefices whatsomevir, wherwnto the samene wer annexit or perteaned of before, and suppress and extinguishes the name and memorie of the said beshoprike of Edinburghe in all tymecomeing to the effect the saidis fewfermes, uthers fermes, teyndis, teynd dewties, patronages and otheres abovementionat conteanit in the said signatour may remaine with the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burgh of Edinburgh and ther successoures to the uses respective specified in the samene signatour perpetuallie in all tyme heereftir. And als our said soverane lord and estates of parliament declaires, statutes and ordeanes that the foirsaid signatour, with the chartour, infeftment and seasing to be expede thairwpoun, with this present ratificatione therof, shall be sufficient and valied rightes and securities to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the said burgh of Edinburgh and ther successoures for bruiking and joysing of the fewfermes, otheres fermes, teyndis, teynd dewties, patronages and otheres therinmentionat to the uses respective abovespecified perpetuallie in all tymecomeing. And our soverane lord and estates of parliament declaires that this present ratificatione shall nowayes derogat to the strenth, validitie and force of that act of this present parliament, wherby the quottes of all testamentes are dischairged as the act mad thairanent proportes, quhairwnto thir presentes shall nowayes be prejudiciall.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the Laird of Ballfoure

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament ratifies and approves the few chartour and infeftment made, givine and granted be umquhill Johne Lauder, archdeane of Teuidale and commendatour of the viccarage of the paroche kirke of Killrinnie, within the diocie of Saint Androis, with consent of the commendatour of the convent of the monastrie of Dryburghe, patrone thairof, Archbeshope of Saint Androis and other the convent of the said monastrie, to umquhill Johne Beatoune of Killrinnie and Agnes Anstruther, his spous, and langest liver of them tua, and the aires then lauchfullie gottine or to have beine gottine betuixt them, quhilkis failyieing, the aires maill of the said umquhihll Johne whatsomevir, off all and sindrie the tent or teynde of fishes, and cheeflie of herring and otheres fishes whatsomevir occuring or comeinge to the new port or herberie of Killrinnie, or to have bene bigged therto, and perteaneing and belonging to the said viccar or his successoures for evir, with all liberties, commodities, easmentes and righteous pertinentes whatsomevir, excepting allenerlie these whilkes wer incumbent to the citizenes of the eist pairt of the burne of the toune of Anstruther to the viccare of Killrynnie, to have beene bigged in the said new port, for the tyme to be tane that thereftir should happine, quhilkis teyndis wer reserved to the viccares or commendateres of Killrynnie for the tyme, whilke wer reserved forevir wpoun the conditione newertheles that tyme about the teyndis of the boates of the said new port of Killrynnie in the portes of Anstruther within the parochine of Killrynnie for the tyme to be applyed shold perteane and belong to the saidis umquhill Johne and Agnes, off the dait the nynteene and tuentie third dayes of Februarie, jM vC fourtie three yeeres, with the instrument of seasing fallowing thairupoun, and with all wther and subsequent rightes, tytles and securities made, granted, conceavit or that onywayes may be extendit or interpret in favoures of David Beatoune of Ballfour and Johne Beatoune, his eldest laufull sone, feare thairof, now wndoubted heritoure of the saidis teyndis, in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, clauss, articles, provisiones, conditiones and circumstances therof, and eftir the formes and tennoures of the samene in all poyntes. And willis and grantes that this present generall ratificatione of the saidis writtis, rightes and securities speciallie and generallie abovewrittin shall be alse valied, effectuall and sufficient to the saidis David and Johne Beatounes, ther aires and successours, for bruiking of the saidis teyndis in all tymecomeing, as if the samene wer heerin speciallie and particularlie de verbo in verbum exprest, insert and conteaned; quhairanent our soverane lord and estates of parliament hes dispensit and heerby dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of Johne Innes of Leuchares

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies and approves the signatour and gifte and dispositioune conteanit thairin, superscryved be his majestie, to and in favoures of Johne Innes of Leuchares, his aires maill and assigneyes of the bailliarie of the lordshipe and regalitie of Spinye and constabularie of the castell thairof, and keeping of the wood and loche of the same with the accustomed fies and three hundreth pundis Scotes mair for wpholding of the said castell, to be haldine of the kingis majestie and his successoures for payment of the blenshe dueties conteaned in the said signatour in maner thairinspecified, quhilk is daited at Halyrudhous, the first day of October last, with the chartour, precept and instrument of seasing to fallow thairwpoun, in all and sindrie heedis, articles, clauss, and circumstances thairof. And willis and grantes, and for his majestie and his successours, with consent of the estates of parliament, decernes and ordeanes that the foirsaid ratificatione and confirmatione is and shall be of alse great availl, force, strenth and effect to the said Johne Innes, his aires maill and assigneyes as if the foirsaid signatour wer word be word exprest heerin; and alse as if the chartour, precept and instrument of seasing to fallow thairwpoun wer also exprest herein; quhairanent, and with all that may fallow thairwpoun, his majestie and estates of parliament hes dispensit and be thir presentes dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the minister of Dunkell of ane thousand merkes

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament, considdering that forsameekle as it hes pleased his sacred majestie out of his royall zeale and fatherlie affectione to the grouth and increase of religione within this his majestie ancient and native kingdome, be his signatour of mortificatione, daited at Halyrudhouse, the eight day of November instant, to found, mortifie and dispone to the cathederall kirke of Dunkell and to the ministeres serveing the cuire thairat present and to come, ane thousand merkis Scotes yeerlie for interteaneing the ministeres therat, and ane hundreth pund Scottes for wpholding the fabrike of the said kirke, to be wplifted furth of the late beshopes rentes of Dunkell in maner at lenth specified in the said signatour, therfor his majestie and estates of parliament hes ratified and approvine and, be thir presentes, ratifies and approves the foirsaid mortificatione with all that is appoynted to fallow thairupon, in all and sindrie heedis, articles, clauss, circumstances therof, and willis and grantes and, for his hienes and his successoures, with consent of the estates of parliament, decernes and ordeanes this present confirmatione to be alse valied and sufficient to the ministeres serveing the cuire at the said kirke of Dunkell now present and to come, as if the foirsaid signatour and mortificatione were word be word exprest herein, quhairanent and with all that may fallow thairwpoun, his majestie and estates of parliament be thir presentes dispenses for evir; and dissolves alse many of the rentes of the said beshoprike of Dunkell as will make wpe the foirsaidis soumes for the uses respective abovespecified conteaned in the said signatour fro his majesties croune and patrimonie therof, and fra the said late beshoprike of Dunkell and other benefices, quhairwnto the same wes annexit of befor, to the effect the foirsaidis soumes of money may remaine with the said kirke of Dunkell and ministeres serveing the cuire thairat, present and to come, for the wses respective foirsaids, as ane testimony of his majesties favour in all tymecomeing.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to James Gordoune

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament have ratified and approvine and, be thir presents, ratifies and approves the chartour and infeftment of alienatione, venditione and dispositione thairinconteaned, with the precept of seasing insert thairin (and instrument of seasing falloweing thairwpoun) made and granted be Robert Keith of Seatoune to his majesties lovite James Gordoune, sone laufull to Maister James Gordoune, wretter in Edinburgh, procreat betuixt him and umquhill Jonet Kirke, his spous, his aires and assigneyes whatsomevir heritablie and irredeemablie, off all and haill the sonny and shaddow halfe of the toune and landis of Seytoune, with the pertinentes, conteaneing, lyand and boundit in maner specified in the said chartour, with power to brew and sell aill within the saidis lands, and alse to have ane ferrie wpoun the water of Done and ferrie fraught thairof, with ane cunyngar and cunyngar landis of the Seatoune, of that peace or portione of the saidis landis callit Brigfeeldis, conteaneing the boundis and limites mentionat in the said chartour, with the mylne of Brigfeeldis, mylnelandis, multeres and sequelles thairof, and of that ward called the Beshopes Ward, with ane half nettis salmond fishing of the water of Done wnder and above one both syds of the brigge thairof, with all and sindrie ther priviledges, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes, lyand within the shereffdome of Abirdeene, to be holdine of the said Robert Keeth, his aires or successoures or of his immediat superioures of the samene, in fie and heritadge for evir, quhilke chartour and infeftment is of the dait the tuentie tua day of August lastbypast jM vjC and fourtie ane yeeres instant; togidder with the signatour of confirmatione of the foirsaid chartour, precept and instrument of seasing and otheres thairinmentionat, made and granted be our said soverane lord with consent thairinnoyat to the said James Gordoune, his aires and assigneyes foirsaidis, whilke also conteanes ane gifte de novo damus of the landis, cunyngar, ferriboat, salmond fishing, mylne, mylne landis, multours, warde and otheres abovewrittin and particularlie thairinmentionat, with all ther priviledges, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes, lyand and boundit in maner thairinconteaned, to be haldine of our said soverane lord and his hienes successors in few ferme and heritadge, whilke signatour and infeftment is of the dait the second day of September lastbypast; and with all and sindrie otheres infeftmentes, charters, seasingis, giftes, presentationes, services, retours and otheres evidents and writtis, rightes, tytles and securities whatsomevir made and granted to the said James Gordoune, or to the said Robert Keith, his authour, or to umquhill Williame Keeth, his father, or ony otheres his predicessoures and authores off or conserneing the landis, mylne, ferrie boate, salmond fishing, mylne, mylnelandis, multours, waird and wtheres abovewrittin off whatsomevir dait or daites, tennour or contentes the samene be of, in all and sindrie the heedis, poyntes, articles, clauss, circumstances and conditiones thairof; and willis, grantes and declaires that this present generall ratificatione and approbatione of the samene is and shall be alse valied, efectuall and sufficient and of alse great availl, force, strenth and effect to the said James Gordoune, his aires and assigneyes foirsaidis, for ther peaceable bruikeing, joysing and posseiding of the saidis landis, ferrie boat, salmond fisheing and otheres abovewrittin with all ther priviledges, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes, as if the said chartour, precept and instrument of seasing, confirmation, gifte de novodamus and otheres evidentes and writs particularlie and generallie foirsaidis and everie ane of them were at lenth word be word ingrossit and set doune heerintill; quhairanent his majestie and estates foirsaidis have dispensit and be thir presentes dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the parochineres of Markinche

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies and approves the decreet of valuatione and localitie therinconteaned of the teyndis of the said parochine of Markinch and ministeres stipend of the said kirke, givine be the comissioners appoynted be his majestie and estates of parliament for the surrenderes and teyndis at the instance of his majesties advocat, for his hienes entres, and of Doctour Androw Lawmont, then minister at the said kirke of Markeinche, againes the heritoures therinconteaned of the said parochine, of the dait the first day of Merch, jM vjC therttie sevine yeeres, be the whilke decreet the saids lordis commisioneres, in recompence to the saidis heritoures of the landis and takismene of the teyndis of the parochine of Markeinche of that eight chalderes victuall yeerlie imposit wpoun them to be payed to the minister of the said kirke of Markeinch and his successoures furth of the teyndis therof more nor they were due to pay furth thairof of befor be ther takes thairof standing in maner mentionat in the said decreet, have addit and eiked to thair former takes of thair teyndis of the said parochine (quhairof ther is yit to rune the lyferent of Williame, erle of Dallhoussie, and nyntene yeeres thereftir) the nomber of ten yeeres mair eftir the ishe and expyreing of the saidis takkis yit to rune, in maner and for the reassones and causes at lenth specifiit in the said decreit, as the samene of the dait foirsaid at mair lenth beeres, in all and sindrie the heedis and poyntes thairof, in so far as the said decreet consernes and may be extendit to the saidis heritours of the landis of the said parochine and takismene of the teyndis thairof, ther right and bruikeing of the saidis teyndis of the said parochin dureing the said space of ten yeeres nixt eftir the said expyreing of the said ten yeeres eftir the said expyreing of ther said present takes therof, standing in maner and conforme to the said decreet. And willis and grantes, decernes and ordeanes that the said decreet is and shall be ane good, valied and sufficient right to the saidis heritouris and takismen of the said parochine of Markeinche and ther successoures for bruiking of ther saidis teyndis of the said parochine dureing the said space of ten yeeres eftir the said expyring of thair said present takes thairof, conforme to the said decreet, additione and act thairinconteanit in all poyntes, but questione, objectione or contradictioune.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the Laird of Kinhilte

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates presentlie conveened, ratifies, approves and confirmes to and in favoures of his hienes lovit Robert Adair of Kinhill, his aires and assigneyes, ane chartour granted be his majesties darrest father of eternall memorie, wnder his hienes great seale, in favoures of umquhile Niniane Adaire of Kinhilt off all and haill the fyve merke land of Drumore, with the toure, fortalice, maner place, houss, bigingis, yairdis, orchyairdis, mylne, multores, annexis, connexis, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes and all ther pertinentes, with the advocatione, donatione and right of patronage of the paroche kirke and parochine of Kirkmadine in the Rynes, all lyand within the shereffdome of Wigtoun, togidder with the precept and instrument of seasing falloweing therwpoun; togidder also with the retoures, infeftments and other rightes made and granted in favoures of the said Robert Adair of Kinhilt succeeding as air to the said umquhill Niniane Adair of Kinhilt in quhais favoures the said chartour wes granted, as in the samene, of the dait the tuentie eight day of September jM vjC and tua yeeres, at lenth is conteaned, in the haill heedis, articles, clauss, circumstances and conditiones therof mentionat in the said chartour, infeftment and otheres rightes granted in ther favoures. And our said soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the saidis estates, willis and grantes and, for his hienes and his successoures, decernes and ordeanes that this present confirmatione is and shall be alse valied and sufficient and of alse great availl, force, strenth and effect to the said Robert Adair of Kinhilt for bruiking and possesseing of the landis and otheres foirsaidis sickelyke and in the samene maner as any of his predicessoures or authores bruikit and possest the samene before, or as if the said chartour, preceptes, instrumentes of seasing, retoures, confirmationes and otheres rightes granted to the said Robert and his predicessoures wer at lenth verbatim insert heerintill; quhairanent, and all defectes and objections to be proponitte in the contraire, our said soverane lord, with advyse and consent foirsaid, dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione in favoures of the burghe of Rutherglen

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies, approves and perpetuallie confirmes the chartour of confirmatione granted be his majesties umquhile darrest father of worthie memorie, wnder his hienes great seale, conteaneing ane novodamus in favoures of the proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie of the burghe of Rutherglen, off the dait at Edinburghe, the tuentie ane day of Merche jM vjC and sevinteene yeeres, quhairby his hienes umquhill darrest father, with advyse of his hienes thesaurer principall and deputie for the tyme therin nominat, ratified, approved and, for his hienes and his successoures, perpetuallie confirmed all and whatsomevir chartoures, infeftmentes, preceptes, instrumentes of seasing, confirmationes, actes, decreetes and sentences, with all donationes, priviledgs and immunities conteaned therin, and granted and confirmed be his majesties most noble progenitours to the said burghe of Rutherglen and induelleres thairof of whatsomevir tennour or tennours, dait or daites the same be of, and speciallie (without prejudice to the foirsaid generalitie) ane particulare chartour of confirmatione be his majesties most noble progenitores King James the Fyfte, be vertew wherof he ratified and approved all and sindrie chartoures and infeftmentes made and granted be umquhile David, Williame, Alexander and Robert, kingis of Scotland, and wtheres ther most noble progenitoures of most worthie memorie, for creatione and erectione of the said burghe of Rutherglen in ane free burghe royall, with all priviledges, liberties and immunities granted be them to the samene, and to the proveest, baillies, burgess and commontie therof then present and to come within the haill boundis and merches from Netham to Pollmadie, and from Garin to Kelvin, and from Loudoun to Prenteineth, and from Carneburgh to Carroun, and in all other places specifiit and conteaned in the saidis infeftmentes; ordeaneing also be the said chartour that no person take customes or other dueties belonging to the said burghe whilke therwnto perteaned in King Davids dayes, and wherevir the saidis proveist or baillies of the said burgh or ther officeres and serjandis could apprehend the samene persone, that the lord of that land wherin the said persone shall be apprehendit shall helpe the saidis proveist and baillies and ther serjandis whill they acquyre ther customes, rightes and deuties, and if the said lord or maister of the said toune and land failyie thairintill, that he shall be in ane wnlaw or amerchiament of ten pundis; and alse inhibiting all and sindrie our soverane lordis leiges that no persone take any goodis to be sold outwith the foirsaidis boundis except they be first brought and offered to the said burghe, and sickelyke giveing and granting to the saidis proveest, baillies and commontie of the said burgh and ther successoures that they shall be perpetually free in all pairtes of this kingdome of all tollis, customes and impositiones of ther cattell and goodis, as the said chartour of confirmatione ratifieing and approveing the foirsaidis chartoures and infeftmentes to the said burghe of Rutherglen and ther successoures in forme and maner abovewrittin, of the dait the tuelfe day of Junii jM vC fourtie tuo yeeres, at mair lenth beeres; togidder with all and sindrie otheres chartores, infeftmentes, donationes, priviledges, imunities, sentances, decreetes and otheres richtes and evidentes whatsomevir made, givine and granted be our said soverane lordis umquhile darrest father and his most noble progenitoures or any other persone or persones to the said burghe of Rutherglen, or in favoures of the proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie thairof, or thair predicessoures or successoures, conserneing the erectione of the said burgh in ane free burgh royall, and with all rightes, tytles and priviledges perteaneing therto or whilke be the lawes and consuetude of this kingdome are knowne to perteane therto; and of all and sindrie landis, tenementes, houss, biggingis, yairdis, annuellrentes, few fermes, ground anuellelles and dewties, yairdis, orchyairdis, croftes, mylnes, wodis, fishingis, coalles, coallheuches, mures, moss, wayes, passages, fermes or dewties whatsomevir, and of all and whatsomevir otheres tenementes, houss, biggingis, chappelles, chappelyairdis and annuellrentes whatsomevir perteaneing to the saidis chappelles and kirke alters foundit and lyand within the territorie, libertie and jurisdictione of the said burghe and perteaneing and belonging therto, and quhairof the said burghe wes in use and possessione of befor, as in the said chartour of confirmatione granted be his majesties umquhile darrest father thairanent ratifieing and approveing the foirsaids chartoures and infeftmentes particularlie and generallie abovewrittin to the said burghe of Rutherglen and to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell and commontie thairof and ther successoures, conteaneing the saidis clauss of novodamus and certane others priviledges, liberties and immunities at mair lenth is conteaned, in all and sindrie heedis, articles, clauss, provisiones, conditions and circumstances whatsomevir specified and conteaned therin, with all that hes fallowed or may fallow thairwpoun. Attour, our said soverane lord and estates of parliament willis and grantes that this present confirmatione and generalitie therof shall be alse valied and of alse great strenth, force and effect as if the said chartour of confirmatione granted be his majesties said umquhile darrest father conteaneing the said novodamus had beene word be word insert heerintill.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Collonell Hammilton

Our soverane lord and estates of parliament ratifies, approves and confirmes the tuo letters of gifte eftirspecified, both of the dait the sextene day of November instant, viz: ane thairof granted be his majestie to and in favoures of Collonell Alexander Hammiltoun, generall of the artilliarie, wherby his majestie makes and constitutes him generall of his majesties artilliarie and maister of his ordinance and ammunitione, togidder with the priviledges, honoures, fies and dignities belonging therto, as the said letter of gifte of the dait foirsaid at mair lenth beeres; and sicklyke ratifies, approves and confirmes ane wther gifte and confirmatione granted be his majestie of ane letter of pensione of eight hundreth pund sterling yeerlie to be wplifted out of the wyne impostes be the said Collonell Alexander Hammiltoun, generall of the artilliarie foirsaid, dureing all the dayes of his lyftyme, togidder with the bygone arreirages thairof, as the said lettir of the dait foirsaid at mair lenth proportes, in the haill heedis, clauss, articles and conditiones of the saidis tua letters of gifte abovementionat. And statutes and ordeanes that this present ratificatione shall be alse valied and effectuall to the said generall of the artilliarie as if the saidis giftes wer and hade bene granted in parliament or be advyse thairof, and as if the samene wer word be word ingrost herein; quhairanent, and with all other solemnities, his majestie and estates foirsaidis freelie dispenses.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the beedmen of Magdalene Chappelle

Our soverane lord and estates of this present parliament, haveing respect to the weell of the hospitall foundit and situat within the toune of Edinburghe now and of old callit the Magdalene Chappell, wherof the hammermen of Edinburghe are patrones, and for the good, trew and thankefull service done to his hienes and his majesties predicessoures be the saidis hammermen of Edinburgh, hes ratified and approvine and, be the tennour heerof, ratifies and approves the chartour of mortificatione mad, givine and granted be his majestie wnder the great seale, of the dait at Halyrudhouse, the nynteene day of October lasthypast, off the soume of ane hundreth and nyne pund sterling in favoures of the beedmen of the said chappell, callit Magdalen Chappell, and of the hammermen of the said burghe and ther successoures patrones therof, payable furth of the rentes of the beshoprike of Dunkell, vacand in his majesties handis throw the abolishing and suppressing of beshopes within this realme be the persones particularlie nominat and exprest in the said mortificatione, ther aires and successoures, in all and sindrie poyntes, priviledges, heedis, articles, giftes, donationes, ratificationes, clauss, circumstances and conditiones whatsomevir specified and conteaned thairintill. And his majestie and estates foirsaidis of this present parliament willis, grantes, declaires, statutes and ordeanes that the beedmen and decayed tredsmen of the said hospitall from tyme to tyme shall peaceablie and freelie possess, bruike and enjoy the benefit of the foirsaid mortificatione and soume of mony abovewrittin, therby mortified in all tymecomeing, eftir the forme and tennour of the said chartour of mortificatione in all respectes, but ony hope, trouble or impediment to be made or moved in the contrair, and that this present generall ratificatione and approbatione thairof is and shall be alse sufficient and have alse great force, strenth and effect to the saidis beedmen and to the present deacone and maisteres of the hammermen as representing the whole bodie and ther successoures patrones of the said hospitall in all respectes and conditiones as if the samene wer at lenth word be word insert heerintill.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to the Erle of Tullibardine

Our soverane lord and esteates of parliament by these presentes ratifies, confirmes and appproves the chartour and infeftment granted be his majestie, wnder his hienes great seale of the kingdome of Scotland, to and in favoures of his majesties right trust cusigne and counsellour Patrik, erle of Tullibardine, lord Murray of Gaske and Ballquhidder, and to his aires maile and assigneyes whatsomevir, off all and sindrie the landis and otheres eftirmentionat, to witt: of all and haill the landis and barrony of Logie, callit Logiealmound, with free regalitie therof, priviledges and immunities of the samene, with toure, fortalice, maner place, yairdis, orchyairdis, mylnes, wodis, fishingis, pairts, pendicles, annexis, connexis, outsettes, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennentes therof and all ther pertinentes, lyand within the shereffdome of Pearth; off all and haill the landis of Pitlandie, the toune and landis of Drumfin and pendicle therof, callit Lassillis, sex merke land of the toune and landis of Castelltonne which originallie wer set in few ferme to umquhile Williame Murray, sone and for the tyme appeirand air to umquhile Williame Murray of Tullibardine, knycht, with the pendicle thairof callit Gowanehill, and with the wod, ward and aikeres of land at Castelltoun perteaning therto; all and haill these tua merke land of the toune and landis of Castelltoun somtyme perteaneing to Oliver Murray in Casteltoun, the landis of Toftes of Drumphin, the lands of Kersheed with the midowes thairof and mylne of the samene, now commounlie callit the West Mylne of Gorthie, with the mylnelandis and multores therof, alsweell dry as other multores, quhilkis of old wer payed to the milneres therof in tymebygone, and speciallie the multores of the landis of Lacoke, Kerseheed, Mylnetoune and Gorthie, Pitmannie and pertinentes therof, with the pendicles of the saidis landis of Kersehead commonlie callit the Merchrige, Coulekerse and wtheres kerss therof, the landis of Mylnetoune, the landis of Trewin, the landis and forrestes of Corrie Mukelaw and Glenschervie, the landis callit the Kyle of Glenamount, lyand wpoun ather of the syds of the watter of Amount, boundit betuixt the said water and the height of the month and infall of the said water as wind and weather sheares one either syde of the said water in bread, and lyand betuixt the saidis landis of Corriemuklaw one the east and the landis of Strouellie and Tumpines thairof one the west in lenth, be north the said water of Almond, and betuixt the craige callit Crigagyre one the east and the corrie callit Corriehervie one the west, one the south syde of the said water in lenth; togidder with all and sindrie other corries, gleins, wodis, fishingis, sheellingis and pasturadge whatsomevir, lyand within the boundis abovewrittin, togidder also with the priviledge of free forrest within the haill boundis of the saidis landis of Corriemukelaw, Glenschervie and landis callit the landis of Kyll of Glenamount, boundit as said is, and with the right, jurisdictione and priviledge of holding of courtes of free forrest, with other priviledges and liberties of ane free forrest within the saids bounds, with all and sindrie castelles, toures, fortalices, maner places, houss, biggings, yairdis, orchyairdis, dowcates, mylnes, multores, wodis, loches, fishing of salmond and other fishingis, midowes, tennentes, tennendries, service of free tennents, annexis, connexis, dependencies, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes whatsomevir of the landis and otheres abovewrittin, all lyand within the stewartrie of Stratherne and shereffdome of Pearth; the landis callit Wardinscrofte, Abbotscrofte and Calseyend, with houss, biggingis, yairds, orchyairdis, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes, lyand within the barrony of Cardny and shereffdome foirsaid; the landis of Fornoch, the landis of Stokland and Croftstrandie extending to four aikeres and halfe ane aiker of land or therby, with houss, biggingis, yairdis, pairtes, pendicles, lyand within the stewartrie and shereffdome foirsaides, with ten merke land of Pitvare, Solliegarth and fyve pund land of the west pairt of Finnache, with the pertinentes, lyand within the said shereffdome; all and haill the landis of Moulaig, with all and sindrie pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes thairof, lyand in the barrony of Sthraernid; and also all and haill the landis of Fandowie with the maner place of the samene and pendicles thairof, callit Auchingoure and Auldmade, with yairdis, orchyairdis, mylnes, woodis, fishingis, tenementes, tennendries, service of free tennentes therof, pairtes, pendicles and pertinentes of the samene, lyand within the said shereffdome of Pearth, as the said chartour of the dait the sevinteene day of December, the yeer of God jM vjC therttie eight yeeres at mor lenth proportes, in all and sindrie the heedis, articles, clauss, conditiones and circumstances specified and conteaned thairintill, togidder with the precept of seasing and instrument of seasing falloweing therwpoun, haill heedis and clauss thairof, saiffand and reserveand to our said soverane lord and his majesties succesoures the dewties, rightes and services dew and adebted to his majestie and his majesties predicessoures for the landis and otheres abovexprest before this present confirmatione. Attoure, oure said soverane lord, with consent foirsaid, willis and grantes and, for his majestie and his hienes sucessoures, decernes and ordeanes that this present confirmatione is and shall be alse valied and sufficient to the said Patrike, erle of Tullibardine and his foirsaidis as if the said chartour, precept and seasine falloweing thairwpoun wer all word be word and at lenth insert and ingrossit heerintill, and as if the samene hade beene made and granted to theme before the taking of seasing of the landis and otheres abovexprest, notwithstanding of the seasing, if any be, allreddie takine of the samene; quhairanent, and with all other defectes and imperfectiones whilkis onywayes may be proponit or alledged againes the said chartour or this present confirmatione thairof, his majestie with consent foirsaid hes dispensit and, be thir presentes, dispenses for evir.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.272v-273r. Back
  2. Incorrect headings have been attributed to the previous and following pieces of legislation. These have been altered in APS so that the following is entitled '[Ratificatione to the toune of Pearth]'. Back
  3. NAS, PA2/22, f.273r-274r. Back
  4. NAS, PA2/22, f.274r-274v. Back
  5. NAS, PA2/22, f.274v-275v. Back
  6. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v. Back
  7. NAS, PA2/22, f.275v-276r. Back
  8. NAS, PA2/22, f.276v-277r. Back
  9. APS suggests 'Arnbuckmill' in square brackets. Back
  10. APS suggests 'Riyairds' in square brackets. Back
  11. APS suggests 'Gartluscane' in square brackets. Back
  12. APS suggests 'Paddochane' in square brackets. Back
  13. The words 'as if the charter' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  14. NAS, PA2/22, f.277r-278v. Back
  15. The words 'of the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  16. APS suggests 'Haltowne' in square brackets. Back
  17. NAS, PA2/22, f.278v-279r. Back
  18. NAS, PA2/22, f.279r-279v. Back
  19. NAS, PA2/22, f.279v-281v. Back
  20. APS suggests 'to' in square brackets. Back
  21. APS suggests 'Barlie?' in square brackets. Back
  22. The word 'and' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  23. NAS, PA2/22, f.281v-282r. Back
  24. NAS, PA2/22, f.282r-283r. Back
  25. NAS, PA2/22, f.283r-286v. Back
  26. APS interpolation taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/6, '17 November 1641'. Back
  27. NAS, PA2/22, f.287r-287v. Back
  28. NAS, PA2/22, f.287v. Back
  29. NAS, PA2/22, f.288r-288v. Back
  30. NAS, PA2/22, f.288v-289v. Back
  31. APS suggests 'lockes' in square brackets. Back
  32. 'geir' in APS. Back
  33. NAS, PA2/22, f.289v. Back
  34. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  35. NAS, PA2/22, f.290r. Back
  36. APS inserts the correction 'Kirkmabrek and Kirkdaill' in square brackets. Back
  37. NAS, PA2/22, f.290v. Back
  38. APS suggests 'Easter' in square brackets. Back
  39. APS suggests 'abovewrittin' in square brackets. Back
  40. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r. Back
  41. NAS, PA2/22, f.291r-291v. Back
  42. NAS, PA2/22, f.291v-293v. Back
  43. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  44. The word 'outsetes' is repeated at this point in the manuscript, albeit with a slightly different spelling. Back
  45. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  46. The words 'all and sindrie' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  47. APS suggests 'Edilstoun' in square brackets. Back
  48. NAS, PA2/22, f.293v. Back
  49. 'and' in APS. Back
  50. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r. Back
  51. NAS, PA2/22, f.294r-294v. Back
  52. NAS, PA2/22, f.294v-297r. Back
  53. Followed by 'James' in square brackets in APS. Back
  54. Followed by 'kirk' in square brackets in APS. Back
  55. APS suggests 'coroner' in square brackets. Back
  56. The words 'in the' are repeated in the manuscript. Back
  57. NAS, PA2/22, f.297r-297v. Back
  58. NAS, PA2/22, f.297v-298r. Back
  59. NAS, PA2/22, f.298r-298v. Back
  60. NAS, PA2/22, f.298v-299r. Back
  61. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v. Back
  62. NAS, PA2/22, f.299v-300r. Back
  63. NAS, PA2/22, f.300r-300v. Back
  64. NAS, PA2/22, f.300v-301r. Back
  65. The word 'pertinentes' is repeated in the manuscript. Back
  66. Followed by 'thair aires' in square brackets in APS. Back
  67. NAS, PA2/22, f.301r-301v. Back
  68. NAS, PA2/22, f.301v-302r. Back
  69. NAS, PA2/22, f.302r-302v. Back
  70. NAS, PA2/22, f.302v-303r. Back
  71. NAS, PA2/22, f.303r-303v. Back
  72. NAS, PA2/22, f.303v-304v. Back
  73. NAS, PA2/22, f.304v-305r. Back
  74. NAS, PA2/22, f.305r. Back
  75. NAS, PA2/22, f.305v-306r. Back
  76. 'Frewin' in APS. Back
  77. 'Carndy' in APS. Back
  78. 'Mouling' in APS. Back
  79. 'Sthraerine' in APS. APS also suggests 'Strathuird' in square brackets. Back
  80. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v. Back
  81. NAS, PA2/22, f.306v-307v. Back
  82. NAS, PA2/22, f.307v-308v. Back
  83. The word 'customes' is written but scored out in the manuscript. Back
  84. APS suggests 'George' in square brackets. Back
  85. NAS, PA2/22, f.308v. Back
  86. NAS, PA2/22, f.309r-309v. Back
  87. APS suggests 'jM vjC and fourtine yeiris' in square brackets. Back
  88. NAS, PA2/22, f.310r-310v. Back
  89. NAS, PA2/22, f.310v-312r. Back
  90. Preceded by the heading 'Thir ratificationes fallowing are extracted be Maister Williame Hay'. Back
  91. NAS, PA2/22, f.312r-313r. Back
  92. APS suggests 'Innerquhomery?' in square brackets. Back
  93. NAS, PA2/22, f.313r-313v. Back
  94. NAS, PA2/22, f.313v-315r. Back
  95. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r. Back
  96. APS interpolation 'and comprehending sindrie utheris landis and utheris at lenth mentionat in the said chartor', taken from the original warrant at NAS, PA6/7, 'November 17 1641'. Back
  97. NAS, PA2/22, f.315r-316r. Back
  98. NAS, PA2/22, f.316r-317r. Back
  99. NAS, PA2/22, f.317r-318r. Back
  100. The words 'of the landis and otheres forsaidis' are repeated in the manuscript. APS inserts the words 'merchant burges in Montrois' in square brackets at this point. Back
  101. NAS, PA2/22, f.318r-319v. Back
  102. APS suggests 'tuellf' in square brackets. Back
  103. NAS, PA2/22, f.319v-322r. Back
  104. Sic. '[under]writtin' in APS. Back
  105. 'Trottoke' in APS. Back
Ratificatione to Maister Alexander Weddirburne

Our soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates of this present parliament, for seene and weightie causes moveing his hienes, hes ratified, approvine and c