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TITLE
Will of George, Earl of Seaforth (1 of 3)
EXTERNAL ID
Z_CC000800008_00077_00414
DATE OF IMAGE
1684
PERIOD
1680s
SOURCE
Scottish Archive Network
ASSET ID
2513
KEYWORDS
Earl of Seaforth
Montrose Wars
wills
SCAN wills
Will of George, Earl of Seaforth (1 of 3)

This is the will of George, Earl of Seaforth 1684, kindly supplied by the Scottish Archive Network (SCAN).

George MacKenzie (1609-1651), 2nd Earl of Seaforth, fought on both sides during the Montrose Wars, latterly with the defeated Covenanters at Auldearn in 1645. He was in Holland with Charles II, who appointed him Secretary of State for Scotland.

'George Ealre of Seaforth 7 Ja[nu]ary 1684 The Testament dative and Inve[nto]r[y] of the goods and debts pertaining to Umq[uhi]ll George Earle of Seaforth the tyme of his Lo[rdships] decease who deceased in the moneth of 16 ix Faithfullie made and given up be Robert Sinclair of Durinis assigney after mentioned only exe[cuto]r dative decerned as Creditor to the s[ai]d defunct In sua far as be contract of Marriage of the dait the 14 day of Oct[obe]r 1648 years past betwixt the s[ai]d umqll Nobell Earle as takand burdaines upon him for Lady Margrat Mckenzie his Lo[rdship's] second daughter on the one pairt and Sir James Sinclair of Camasbie knight for himselfe with consent of his friends ther mentioned as takand burdens upon him for William Sinclair his eldest Sone in contemplatione of the ? marriage then contracted and therafter Solemnised betwixt the sd William Sinclair and Lady'

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Will of George, Earl of Seaforth (1 of 3)

1680s

Earl of Seaforth; Montrose Wars; wills; SCAN wills

Scottish Archive Network

SCAN Wills

This is the will of George, Earl of Seaforth 1684, kindly supplied by the Scottish Archive Network (SCAN).<br /> <br /> George MacKenzie (1609-1651), 2nd Earl of Seaforth, fought on both sides during the Montrose Wars, latterly with the defeated Covenanters at Auldearn in 1645. He was in Holland with Charles II, who appointed him Secretary of State for Scotland.<br /> <br /> 'George Ealre of Seaforth 7 Ja[nu]ary 1684 The Testament dative and Inve[nto]r[y] of the goods and debts pertaining to Umq[uhi]ll George Earle of Seaforth the tyme of his Lo[rdships] decease who deceased in the moneth of 16 ix Faithfullie made and given up be Robert Sinclair of Durinis assigney after mentioned only exe[cuto]r dative decerned as Creditor to the s[ai]d defunct In sua far as be contract of Marriage of the dait the 14 day of Oct[obe]r 1648 years past betwixt the s[ai]d umqll Nobell Earle as takand burdaines upon him for Lady Margrat Mckenzie his Lo[rdship's] second daughter on the one pairt and Sir James Sinclair of Camasbie knight for himselfe with consent of his friends ther mentioned as takand burdens upon him for William Sinclair his eldest Sone in contemplatione of the ? marriage then contracted and therafter Solemnised betwixt the sd William Sinclair and Lady'