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TITLE
Lord Thomas of Tain Presented to Bishop of Moray as Chaplain of Inverness Parish Church, 1451 (Back)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_081_2
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
20 May 1451
PERIOD
1450s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
784
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Lord Thomas of Tain Presented to Bishop of Moray as Chaplain of Inverness Parish Church, 1451 (Back)

In this document dated 20 May 1451, Inverness burgess, Andrew Reid, presents Lord Thomas de Tayn to John, Bishop of Moray, as the candidate for the chaplainship of Inverness Parish Church.

The image shows the back of the document.

In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 120), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh translates and paraphrases the original Latin document thus:

[For a glossary of some of the terms used in the Inverness burgh documents please follow the link towards the foot of this page]

'On the 20th May 1451, Andrew Reid, Burgess of Inverness, whose name appears in so many deeds, and who had filled the offices of Provost and Commissary of Inverness, with consent of his spouse, Marjory Grant, presents a discreet man, Lord Thomas de Tayn, to the perpetual chaplainry of the altar of St Catherine, within the Parish Church of Inverness, and humbly entreats John, Bishop of Moray, to admit the presentee to foresaid presentation by delivery to him of his ring, and that he command the rural dean to induct and invest the presentee in corporal and real possession of said chaplainry, with the pretinents. Given under his seal, at Inverness, on the day on which he made his will, viz., 20th day of May 1451.'

NB - To access the bishop's confirmation of Lord Thomas's appointment you can use Am Baile's 'Advanced Search' facility using the unique identifier GB1796_2002_075_1

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.081

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Lord Thomas of Tain Presented to Bishop of Moray as Chaplain of Inverness Parish Church, 1451 (Back)

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1450s

charters; legal; law; documents; land rights; property rights; seals; burghs

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Inverness Burgh Documents (1)

In this document dated 20 May 1451, Inverness burgess, Andrew Reid, presents Lord Thomas de Tayn to John, Bishop of Moray, as the candidate for the chaplainship of Inverness Parish Church.<br /> <br /> The image shows the back of the document.<br /> <br /> In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 120), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh translates and paraphrases the original Latin document thus:<br /> <br /> [For a glossary of some of the terms used in the Inverness burgh documents please follow the link towards the foot of this page]<br /> <br /> 'On the 20th May 1451, Andrew Reid, Burgess of Inverness, whose name appears in so many deeds, and who had filled the offices of Provost and Commissary of Inverness, with consent of his spouse, Marjory Grant, presents a discreet man, Lord Thomas de Tayn, to the perpetual chaplainry of the altar of St Catherine, within the Parish Church of Inverness, and humbly entreats John, Bishop of Moray, to admit the presentee to foresaid presentation by delivery to him of his ring, and that he command the rural dean to induct and invest the presentee in corporal and real possession of said chaplainry, with the pretinents. Given under his seal, at Inverness, on the day on which he made his will, viz., 20th day of May 1451.'<br /> <br /> NB - To access the bishop's confirmation of Lord Thomas's appointment you can use Am Baile's 'Advanced Search' facility using the unique identifier GB1796_2002_075_1<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.081 <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.ambaile.org.uk/?service=asset&action=show_zoom_window_popup&language=en&asset=708&location=grid&asset_list=19947,708&basket_item_id=undefined" target=”_blank”>Glossary</a>