Please Sign In | Register
Google pluspinterestShare on Stumble UponShare on RedditFacebookShare on Tumblr
TITLE
Deed by Finlay Murchison to William de Bught, 1452 (Back)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_110_2
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
6 March 1452
PERIOD
1450s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
837
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Deed by Finlay Murchison to William de Bught, 1452 (Back)

In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (pp 122-123), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh gives the following description for this document written in Scots:

The image shows the back of the document.

'As a good specimen of the mortgage of real estate at this time, written in the Scottish language, there is now quoted a deed by Finlay Murchison, burgess of Inverness, with consent of Ellen Anderson, his spouse, and of John Hay and Janet Anderson, his wife, to William de Bught, dated 6th March 1452:-'

The Scots document is transcribed 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]

'Be it maide kende till all men be thir present letters, me Fowill Morthoison, burges of Innuernys, with ye consent of Elyne, my spouse, dochter of vmquhile Walter Anderson, burges of ye saide burch , Johnne Hage and his wiff Jonate, dochter and ayre to quhilum Alxander Anderson, burges of ye said burch, to be haldyn, ande stractly be thir my present letters to be oblist of ane discreit man Wilzame of Buth, burges of yat ilk burch, in a somme of foure ponds ten schelings of vsuale mone of Scotland to me thancfully lent in my strenzeande myscery lauchfully provit, and in myne oyse convertit, ffor y quhilk somme of mone I haf put in plege, ande als be thir my present letters, putts in plege thre schelings of annuell rent of ane rude of lande lyande in ye saide burch, in the estgat, on ye north pairt of yat ilk, be twix ye lande of Donalde Cristison to ye est on ye ta pairt, and ye lande of Walter Thomson to ye west on ye tother pairt, of ye quhilk ye forfront extends to ye King's gate fornent ye south, and ye tayle to ye common venale fornent ye north: Alsua thre schelings of annuell rent of ane rue of lande lyande in ye saide gate on ye south side of yat ilk gate, betwix ye lande of Patrik Genour to ye est on ye ta pairt, ande ye lande of Thome Cuthbert to ye west on ye tother pairt, of ye quhilk ye forfront extends to ye common gate fornent ye north, and ye taile to ye common venale fornent ye south: To be haldyn and hade, ye saide sex schelings of annuell rent to ye forsaid Wilzame, his ayrs and assignees, fra me, myne ayrs and assigneis, with all law ande rycht yat I haf, hade, or may haf tyme cummyng, perpetually in ya lands, frely, quytly, fully, honorabilly, weile and in pece, as ony bures within ye saide toon of Inuernys, yair annuell rents of yair lands to feferme of yar haldyn, sall halde or posseide euir: Quhill me or Elyne , Jone or Jonat, oure ayrs or assigneis, ye forsaide somme of four ponds ten schelings to ye saide Wilzame, his ayrs or assigneis, betwix ye son rising ande settying, of a day within ye saide burch of Inuernys, but fraude, gile, cauillacioun, or exception, it be fully contentit, peit ande asseichit; Ande giff it happynis vs ye saide Foule, Elyne, Jone, or Jonat, oure ayrs, executours or assigneis, to gayn call yes forsaide wedsetyne, or it in ony manner off way to reuok, we obliss vs conjunctly and severally, our ayrs, executours, and assigneis in ten ponds of vsuale mone of Scotlande, to pay to ye paroche kirk werk of Inuernys, before or we be herde in plede, neueryeless yis present evident to remayne in ye propir strength. In witness of ye quhilk my seile to yis present is hungyn; Ande for ye nare sekernes of ye quhilk thing ye seile of ane honorabill man, John Thomson Skyner, yat tyme ane of ye bailzeis of ye saide burch, ye quhilk be me gaf saysing as of weidsettyne of ye saide annuell rent to ye forsaide Wilzame, with instance I haf procurit, and to yis present has gert be hungyn at Inuernys, ye sex day of Marche, ye zer of Lord a thousande four hundreth fyfftie and twa zers: Witnes, Alxander Vauss, Donalde of Auld Casteile, John Gray Skynar, and Davi Clerk, with others syndri.

On the margin we have -

Item. - To Fowill, hys dochter, and to John Cezar and his wyffe, Jonat Ross, to mak ye V. ponde heyll.

And on the back -

Mem. - Yt Yonat, ye dochter of ye saide quhilm Alx. Anderson, has resauyt of ye forwretyn soume thre schelings and sixpenys.'

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.110

Glossary

For guidance on the use of images and other content, please see the Terms and Conditions page.
High Life Highland is a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland No. SC407011 and is a registered Scottish charity No. SC042593
Powered by Capture

Deed by Finlay Murchison to William de Bught, 1452 (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 his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (pp 122-123), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh gives the following description for this document written in Scots:<br /> <br /> The image shows the back of the document.<br /> <br /> 'As a good specimen of the mortgage of real estate at this time, written in the Scottish language, there is now quoted a deed by Finlay Murchison, burgess of Inverness, with consent of Ellen Anderson, his spouse, and of John Hay and Janet Anderson, his wife, to William de Bught, dated 6th March 1452:-'<br /> <br /> The Scots document is transcribed 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 /> 'Be it maide kende till all men be thir present letters, me Fowill Morthoison, burges of Innuernys, with ye consent of Elyne, my spouse, dochter of vmquhile Walter Anderson, burges of ye saide burch , Johnne Hage and his wiff Jonate, dochter and ayre to quhilum Alxander Anderson, burges of ye said burch, to be haldyn, ande stractly be thir my present letters to be oblist of ane discreit man Wilzame of Buth, burges of yat ilk burch, in a somme of foure ponds ten schelings of vsuale mone of Scotland to me thancfully lent in my strenzeande myscery lauchfully provit, and in myne oyse convertit, ffor y quhilk somme of mone I haf put in plege, ande als be thir my present letters, putts in plege thre schelings of annuell rent of ane rude of lande lyande in ye saide burch, in the estgat, on ye north pairt of yat ilk, be twix ye lande of Donalde Cristison to ye est on ye ta pairt, and ye lande of Walter Thomson to ye west on ye tother pairt, of ye quhilk ye forfront extends to ye King's gate fornent ye south, and ye tayle to ye common venale fornent ye north: Alsua thre schelings of annuell rent of ane rue of lande lyande in ye saide gate on ye south side of yat ilk gate, betwix ye lande of Patrik Genour to ye est on ye ta pairt, ande ye lande of Thome Cuthbert to ye west on ye tother pairt, of ye quhilk ye forfront extends to ye common gate fornent ye north, and ye taile to ye common venale fornent ye south: To be haldyn and hade, ye saide sex schelings of annuell rent to ye forsaid Wilzame, his ayrs and assignees, fra me, myne ayrs and assigneis, with all law ande rycht yat I haf, hade, or may haf tyme cummyng, perpetually in ya lands, frely, quytly, fully, honorabilly, weile and in pece, as ony bures within ye saide toon of Inuernys, yair annuell rents of yair lands to feferme of yar haldyn, sall halde or posseide euir: Quhill me or Elyne , Jone or Jonat, oure ayrs or assigneis, ye forsaide somme of four ponds ten schelings to ye saide Wilzame, his ayrs or assigneis, betwix ye son rising ande settying, of a day within ye saide burch of Inuernys, but fraude, gile, cauillacioun, or exception, it be fully contentit, peit ande asseichit; Ande giff it happynis vs ye saide Foule, Elyne, Jone, or Jonat, oure ayrs, executours or assigneis, to gayn call yes forsaide wedsetyne, or it in ony manner off way to reuok, we obliss vs conjunctly and severally, our ayrs, executours, and assigneis in ten ponds of vsuale mone of Scotlande, to pay to ye paroche kirk werk of Inuernys, before or we be herde in plede, neueryeless yis present evident to remayne in ye propir strength. In witness of ye quhilk my seile to yis present is hungyn; Ande for ye nare sekernes of ye quhilk thing ye seile of ane honorabill man, John Thomson Skyner, yat tyme ane of ye bailzeis of ye saide burch, ye quhilk be me gaf saysing as of weidsettyne of ye saide annuell rent to ye forsaide Wilzame, with instance I haf procurit, and to yis present has gert be hungyn at Inuernys, ye sex day of Marche, ye zer of Lord a thousande four hundreth fyfftie and twa zers: Witnes, Alxander Vauss, Donalde of Auld Casteile, John Gray Skynar, and Davi Clerk, with others syndri.<br /> <br /> On the margin we have -<br /> <br /> Item. - To Fowill, hys dochter, and to John Cezar and his wyffe, Jonat Ross, to mak ye V. ponde heyll.<br /> <br /> And on the back -<br /> <br /> Mem. - Yt Yonat, ye dochter of ye saide quhilm Alx. Anderson, has resauyt of ye forwretyn soume thre schelings and sixpenys.'<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.110 <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>