Act in favour of [Andrew Murray], laird of Balvaird

Our sovereign lord, with advice and consent of the estates of parliament, ratifies and approves the charter and infeftment granted by his majesty to Master Andrew Murray of Balvaird and to his male heirs and of tailzie specified therein, of all and whole the lands and barony of Drumduff, comprehending therein the particular lands, kirks, teinds, offices and superiorities at length specified and contained in the said infeftment, all united and annexed in a whole and free barony, called the barony of Drumduff, to be held of his majesty in manner and form mentioned in the said infeftment, as the same infeftment of the date at Holyroodhouse, 14 July 1632 at more length bears, in the whole heads, articles, clauses and conditions therein contained; and wills and grants that this present ratification shall be as valid and effectual to the said Master Andrew Murray of Balvaird and his foresaids as if the said infeftment were word for word inserted herein, notwithstanding the not inserting thereof; concerning which, our said sovereign lord has dispensed and by this ratification dispenses for ever.

  1. NAS, PA2/21, f.133v.