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5 x documents: notarial instruments relating to lands in Nether Carlowrie, west of Edinburgh, and in Invertiel, 1528-1566. Marks of 16th century Scottish notaries

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Identifier: Coll-1747

Scope and Contents

5 x documents - notarial instruments - being:
Invertiel, 13 November 1528
Nether Carlowrie, 23 January 1529
Nether Carlowrie, 22 June 1535
Nether Carlowrie, 23 February 1540
Nether Carlowrie, 19 April 1566
At the foot, each document bears a fine penned mark of a 16th century Scottish notary. Old folds, contemporary endorsements.

Dates

  • 1528-1566

Biographical / Historical

Bailiffs employed by such men as the lawyer and diplomat Sir William Scott of Balwearie (d. 1532), William Graham 2nd Earl of Montrose (1492-1571) and James Sandilands of Calder, 1st Lord Torphichen (d. 1579), former Prior of the Knights Hospitallier of the Order of St. John, record the transfer of seisin of lands in Nether Carlowrie in Kirklistoun to the west of Edinburgh.
The lands in question are now in the vicinity of the site of Edinburgh Airport.
The notaries that created the documents were: James Toucht, chaplain of the diocese of Dunkeld, notary public; Thomas Kene, clerk of the diocese of Glasgow, notary public; John How, priest of the diocese of St. Andrews, notary public; and, James Bannatyne, clerk of the diocese of Glasgow, notary public.

Extent

0.05 linear metres

Physical Location

CLX-A-1556

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie, 17 May 2016.
Title
5 x documents: notarial instruments relating to lands in Nether Carlowrie, west of Edinburgh, and in Invertiel, 1528-1566. Marks of 16th century Scottish notaries

Repository Details

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