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TITLE
Will of George, Earl of Seaforth (2 of 3)
EXTERNAL ID
Z_CC000800008_00077_00415
DATE OF IMAGE
1684
PERIOD
1680s
SOURCE
Scottish Archive Network
ASSET ID
2516
KEYWORDS
Earl of Seaforth
Montrose Wars
wills
SCAN wills
Will of George, Earl of Seaforth (2 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.

'Margrat Mckenzie and foe the provisions therein - ? the sd umqll George Earle of Seaforth band and obleigt him his airs exe[cuto]rs or successors to gave pay[m]e[n]t to the sd Sir James Sinclair his executors or assigneys in name of tocher guid with his sd daughter the somme of xm £ib[ra] betwixt and the xj day of Nov[emb]er 1649 years but delay with iijm iijC £ib of Liq[uida]t[e] expense in caise of failzie and @ rents thereafter during the not As the sd contract of the dait forsd containing diverse others claims and provisions in itselfe at mair Lenth bears Lykas the sd umqll Sir James Sinclair be his assignatione sub[cribed] with his hand of the dait the 17 day of Ja[nua]ry 1649 years for the cause therein Spe[cified] made and constitute ? Elizabeth John Robert and George Sinclairs his five Children his undoubted cessioners and assigneys in and to the sd soume of xm £ib prin[cipa]ll heall @ rents thereof bygaine and to come and Liquidat expens contained in her contract equallis and proportionallie amongst them As the sd assignatione of the dait forsd reg[ist]rat in the Commissars court books of Caithness upon the 26 day of Ja[nua]rry 1649 years forsd in itselfe at Lenth bears And Sicklyk the sd John Sinclair one of the five children of the sd Dir James mentioned in the sd assignation forsd be his translatione sub[scribed] with his hand of the daite the 14 day of oc[to]b[e]r 1664 years for the ? therein contained Transferred and disponed in favors of the sd Robert Sinclair his brother his airs and donators the soume of ijm £ib as his just fyft pairt of the forsd prin[cipa]ll soume of xm £ib contained in contract of Marriage and assignatione above men[tione]d Togither with the heall bygaine @ rents thereof bygone and in tyme coming during the not payment and to the proportionall pairt of the sd Liquidat penultie therein spe[cified] As the sd translatione of the dait forsd reg[ist]rat in the books of Counsell and Sessione upon the 17 day of April 1667 years And Therffor the sd Robert Sinclair is only executor dative decerned as Creditor to the sd umqll George Earle of Seaforth for the payment and satisfactione to him as giving right in man[n]er forsd'

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Will of George, Earl of Seaforth (2 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 /> 'Margrat Mckenzie and foe the provisions therein - ? the sd umqll George Earle of Seaforth band and obleigt him his airs exe[cuto]rs or successors to gave pay[m]e[n]t to the sd Sir James Sinclair his executors or assigneys in name of tocher guid with his sd daughter the somme of xm £ib[ra] betwixt and the xj day of Nov[emb]er 1649 years but delay with iijm iijC £ib of Liq[uida]t[e] expense in caise of failzie and @ rents thereafter during the not As the sd contract of the dait forsd containing diverse others claims and provisions in itselfe at mair Lenth bears Lykas the sd umqll Sir James Sinclair be his assignatione sub[cribed] with his hand of the dait the 17 day of Ja[nua]ry 1649 years for the cause therein Spe[cified] made and constitute ? Elizabeth John Robert and George Sinclairs his five Children his undoubted cessioners and assigneys in and to the sd soume of xm £ib prin[cipa]ll heall @ rents thereof bygaine and to come and Liquidat expens contained in her contract equallis and proportionallie amongst them As the sd assignatione of the dait forsd reg[ist]rat in the Commissars court books of Caithness upon the 26 day of Ja[nua]rry 1649 years forsd in itselfe at Lenth bears And Sicklyk the sd John Sinclair one of the five children of the sd Dir James mentioned in the sd assignation forsd be his translatione sub[scribed] with his hand of the daite the 14 day of oc[to]b[e]r 1664 years for the ? therein contained Transferred and disponed in favors of the sd Robert Sinclair his brother his airs and donators the soume of ijm £ib as his just fyft pairt of the forsd prin[cipa]ll soume of xm £ib contained in contract of Marriage and assignatione above men[tione]d Togither with the heall bygaine @ rents thereof bygone and in tyme coming during the not payment and to the proportionall pairt of the sd Liquidat penultie therein spe[cified] As the sd translatione of the dait forsd reg[ist]rat in the books of Counsell and Sessione upon the 17 day of April 1667 years And Therffor the sd Robert Sinclair is only executor dative decerned as Creditor to the sd umqll George Earle of Seaforth for the payment and satisfactione to him as giving right in man[n]er forsd'