Ratification of the friars' lands and annualrents of Aberdeen to the hospital thereof

Our sovereign lord, with advice and consent of the three estates of this present parliament, ratifies, approves and confirms the gift and disposition made by our said sovereign lord, with advice of the lords of his highness's secret council, of all and whole the lands which pertained to the friars of Aberdeen, given and conveyed to the hospital of the said burgh for sustentation of the poor, and decrees and declares the same to have full strength, force and effect in all points, clauses and articles thereof; and also declares by this act that the aforesaid lands, with their pertinents, nor any part thereof, are not, nor shall be, in any way comprehended under our sovereign lord's revocation to be ratified in this present parliament, but that the same are, and shall be, excepted, likewise his highness, with advice aforesaid, by the tenor hereof, excepts the same out of the said revocation; and also decrees this present declaration and exception is, and shall be, of as great force, strength and value as if the same had been contained and inserted therein, to the effect that the poor men of the said hospitality may peaceably possess and enjoy the said lands, with their pertinents aforesaid, according to their provision in all points.

  1. NAS, PA2/12, ff.132r-v.