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TITLE
Sale of annual rent to Sir Thomas Moray, 1480 (Back)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_135_2
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
24 March 1480
PERIOD
1480s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
887
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Sale of annual rent to Sir Thomas Moray, 1480 (Back)

In this document dated 24 March 1480, Gilbert Waus, burgess of Inverness, sells to Sir Thomas Moray, chaplain to St Catherine, two shillings of annual rent from a rood of land in the Eastgate.

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 153-154), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh translates the original Scots 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]

'Be it made known to all men by these present letters, I, Gilbert Waus, burgess of Inverness, grant me to have sold and perpetually to have alienated to a worshipful man, Sir Thomas Moray, Chaplain to St Catherine, 2s of annual, yearly, of a rood of land lying in the Eastgate, on the south side of that same, betwixt the land of Sir William Patrickson to the west, and the land of Donald Andrewson to the east, the King's gate to the north, and the Barnhill to the south. To be holden and had, the said 2s of annual, yearly, from me, my heirs, executors, and assignees, to the said Sir Thomas, his heirs, executors, and assignees, forever. And, moreover, if it happens, as God forbid it do, the said land to be destroyed or wasted by fire, war, or to be unable to pay the said 2s of annual yearly, as said is, at two usual terms in the year, I oblige me, and will that the foresaid Sir Thomas take so much annual as 2s yearly of my nearest lands lying within the said burgh or without, all fraud, guile, cavillation excluded and away put: In witness of the which of this my alienation, myself being bailie, at the time, of the said burgh, I have given heritable state and possession of the said 2s of annual yearly to the said Sir Thomas, and to the more security I have written these with my own hand and have put to my seal at the said burgh, the 24th day of the month of March, the year of God, a thousand four hundred and four score.'

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.135

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Sale of annual rent to Sir Thomas Moray, 1480 (Back)

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1480s

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

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Inverness Burgh Documents (1)

In this document dated 24 March 1480, Gilbert Waus, burgess of Inverness, sells to Sir Thomas Moray, chaplain to St Catherine, two shillings of annual rent from a rood of land in the Eastgate.<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 153-154), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh translates the original Scots 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 /> 'Be it made known to all men by these present letters, I, Gilbert Waus, burgess of Inverness, grant me to have sold and perpetually to have alienated to a worshipful man, Sir Thomas Moray, Chaplain to St Catherine, 2s of annual, yearly, of a rood of land lying in the Eastgate, on the south side of that same, betwixt the land of Sir William Patrickson to the west, and the land of Donald Andrewson to the east, the King's gate to the north, and the Barnhill to the south. To be holden and had, the said 2s of annual, yearly, from me, my heirs, executors, and assignees, to the said Sir Thomas, his heirs, executors, and assignees, forever. And, moreover, if it happens, as God forbid it do, the said land to be destroyed or wasted by fire, war, or to be unable to pay the said 2s of annual yearly, as said is, at two usual terms in the year, I oblige me, and will that the foresaid Sir Thomas take so much annual as 2s yearly of my nearest lands lying within the said burgh or without, all fraud, guile, cavillation excluded and away put: In witness of the which of this my alienation, myself being bailie, at the time, of the said burgh, I have given heritable state and possession of the said 2s of annual yearly to the said Sir Thomas, and to the more security I have written these with my own hand and have put to my seal at the said burgh, the 24th day of the month of March, the year of God, a thousand four hundred and four score.'<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.135 <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>