Ratification to [Patrick Mowat], laird of Balquholly

2Our sovereign lord and estates of parliament having [seen]3 and considered the new infeftment granted by his highness after his perfect age of 21 years complete to Patrick Mowat of Balquholly of the lands and barony of Lescragie, alias Balquholly, with the tower, fortalice thereof and pertinents of the same, together with the lands of Freshwick and others lying in Caithness, with the advocation, donation of the kirk of Cannesbie, tailzie and union contained in the same infeftment, which is of the date at Holyroodhouse, 6 February 1588 [1589]; which infeftment our said sovereign lord and estates foresaid ratify, approve and confirm in all points, articles and conditions thereof after the form and tenor of the same, and decree the said infeftment is to have full force, strength and effect, notwithstanding his highness's late revocation, under the which the same shall be in no way comprehended, but expressly reserved and excepted out of the same.

  1. NAS, PA2/14, f.62r.
  2. Written in margin: 'P'.
  3. APS interpolation.