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TITLE
Sale of annual rents to Alexander Waus, 1457 (Back)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_112_2
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
8 February 1457
PERIOD
1450s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
844
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Sale of annual rents to Alexander Waus, 1457 (Back)

In this document dated 8 February 1457, Hugh Angusson sells to Alexander Waus, various annual rents to fund worship and a chaplaincy at the Parish Church of Inverness.

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' (pp 134-135), 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]

'Upon the 8th February 1457, the before-mentioned Hugh Angusson, burgess of Inverness, sells to his beloved and special cousin, Alexander Waus, burgess of said burgh those annual rents of the lands under written with the intention and to the end of the assignation thereof being made to the altar of St Michael within the Parish Church of Inverness, for the augmentation of divine worship there and to a chaplain to perform divine service for ever. 1st, 18d of the particate of land of John Faber, which lies next the vennel of the Lord the King at the east, and 2s of the land of Andrew Grame, lying adjoining to the foresaid particate towards the west, and 2s of the land of the late Henry M'Lilan, adjoining the particate immediately foresaid, and towards the west, and 2s of the land of Hugh Donaldson, lying on the west side of the land of Andrew late of Henry M'Lilan, according as these four particates annexed lie in the Estgat on the west side thereof, and 3s of the land of the late Richard Johnson, which lies in the Church Street, on the west side thereof between the land of John Thomasson at the south on the one part, and the land of the said late Richard Johnson at the north on the other, and all, &c.'
"In witness of which thing I have caused my seal to be appended to my present charter, and for the greater evidence and security of the matter, I have procured with instance to be appended to this present charter, the seal of the prudent man Hugh Clerk, one of the bailies of said burgh, who gave sasine of said annual rents to the foresaid Alexander, before these witnesses Andrew Grame, Donald of the Old Castle, John Gray, Andrew Gardin, and William Grame, at said burgh, 8th February 1457."

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.112

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Sale of annual rents to Alexander Waus, 1457 (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 8 February 1457, Hugh Angusson sells to Alexander Waus, various annual rents to fund worship and a chaplaincy at the Parish Church of Inverness.<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' (pp 134-135), 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 /> 'Upon the 8th February 1457, the before-mentioned Hugh Angusson, burgess of Inverness, sells to his beloved and special cousin, Alexander Waus, burgess of said burgh those annual rents of the lands under written with the intention and to the end of the assignation thereof being made to the altar of St Michael within the Parish Church of Inverness, for the augmentation of divine worship there and to a chaplain to perform divine service for ever. 1st, 18d of the particate of land of John Faber, which lies next the vennel of the Lord the King at the east, and 2s of the land of Andrew Grame, lying adjoining to the foresaid particate towards the west, and 2s of the land of the late Henry M'Lilan, adjoining the particate immediately foresaid, and towards the west, and 2s of the land of Hugh Donaldson, lying on the west side of the land of Andrew late of Henry M'Lilan, according as these four particates annexed lie in the Estgat on the west side thereof, and 3s of the land of the late Richard Johnson, which lies in the Church Street, on the west side thereof between the land of John Thomasson at the south on the one part, and the land of the said late Richard Johnson at the north on the other, and all, &c.'<br /> "In witness of which thing I have caused my seal to be appended to my present charter, and for the greater evidence and security of the matter, I have procured with instance to be appended to this present charter, the seal of the prudent man Hugh Clerk, one of the bailies of said burgh, who gave sasine of said annual rents to the foresaid Alexander, before these witnesses Andrew Grame, Donald of the Old Castle, John Gray, Andrew Gardin, and William Grame, at said burgh, 8th February 1457."<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.112 <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>