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TITLE
Sale of Land in the Eastgate, 1454 (Front)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_103_1
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
2 April 1454
PERIOD
1450s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
825
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Sale of Land in the Eastgate, 1454 (Front)

In this document dated 2 April 1454, Inverness burgess Hugh Angus sells to fellow burgess Alexander Vaus, two shillings of annual rent of one particate of land in the Eastgate area of Inverness.

The image shows the front of the document.

In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (pp 125-126), 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]

'Hugh Angus, son and heir of the late Angus Peter, burgess of Inverness, sells to Alexander Vaus, burgess of said burgh, 2s of annual rent of one particate of land, lying in the burgh of Inverness, in the street le Estgate on the south side thereof, between the land of Eugenius Faber at the east on the one part, and the land of Mychael Betun at the west on the other, whose front extends to the King's common highway towards the north, and the back to the old fosse of the Bernhill towards the south, for a certain sum of money, &c. "In testimony of which thing my seal is appended to the present charter, and for the greater security of this matter I have procured and caused to be appended to my present charter the seal of the discreet man John Thomson, one of the bailies of said burgh, who for me gave hereditary state and sasine, as the manner is, of said 2s of annual rent to the foresaid Alexander, at said burgh, 2nd April 1454: Witnesses - the discreet men Donald Johnson, William de Buyth, Donald of the Old Castle, and John Gray, with many others called and specially required."

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.103

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Sale of Land in the Eastgate, 1454 (Front)

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 2 April 1454, Inverness burgess Hugh Angus sells to fellow burgess Alexander Vaus, two shillings of annual rent of one particate of land in the Eastgate area of Inverness.<br /> <br /> The image shows the front 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' (pp 125-126), 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 /> 'Hugh Angus, son and heir of the late Angus Peter, burgess of Inverness, sells to Alexander Vaus, burgess of said burgh, 2s of annual rent of one particate of land, lying in the burgh of Inverness, in the street le Estgate on the south side thereof, between the land of Eugenius Faber at the east on the one part, and the land of Mychael Betun at the west on the other, whose front extends to the King's common highway towards the north, and the back to the old fosse of the Bernhill towards the south, for a certain sum of money, &c. "In testimony of which thing my seal is appended to the present charter, and for the greater security of this matter I have procured and caused to be appended to my present charter the seal of the discreet man John Thomson, one of the bailies of said burgh, who for me gave hereditary state and sasine, as the manner is, of said 2s of annual rent to the foresaid Alexander, at said burgh, 2nd April 1454: Witnesses - the discreet men Donald Johnson, William de Buyth, Donald of the Old Castle, and John Gray, with many others called and specially required."<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.103 <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>