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Presentation of John Nairn to Chaplaincy of St Peter, Inverness Parish Church, 1501 (Back)
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GB1796_2002_136_2
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
4 October 1501
PERIOD
1500s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
890
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Presentation of John Nairn to Chaplaincy of St Peter, Inverness Parish Church, 1501 (Back)

In this document dated 4 October 1501, the burgesses of Inverness present John Nairn to the Chaplaincy of St Peter, made vacant by the resignation of Thomas Coupland.

The image shows the back of the document.

In Charles Fraser-Mackintosh's 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 180) the document is translated from the original Latin 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]

'To the honourable vicars of the Cathedral Church of Moray, as the See is vacant, - We the burgesses and community of Inverness, send you the due reverence and honour: By the tenor of these presents we present to the perpetual Chaplaincy of St Peter the Apostle, in the Parish Church of Inverness, vacant through the demission of Lord Thomas Coupland, and which belongs to our presentation and your collation, the discreet man, Lord John Narn, and we humbly beg and entreat that you, by your ordinary authority, confer on the said Lord John, our presentee or his procurator, said Chaplaincy of St Peter, vacant as aforesaid, and provide him or his procurator in his name herewith, and to induct and invest him as aforesaid with real, actual, and corporal possession of the rights thereof, and when inducted and invested to defend him as worthy, and to do the other things which it belongs to you and your ordinary office to do: In testimony of which thing we have caused our common seal to be appended to these presents. At said burgh, the 4th day of the month of October, in the year of the Lord 1501.'

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.136

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Presentation of John Nairn to Chaplaincy of St Peter, Inverness Parish Church, 1501 (Back)

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1500s

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

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Inverness Burgh Documents (1)

In this document dated 4 October 1501, the burgesses of Inverness present John Nairn to the Chaplaincy of St Peter, made vacant by the resignation of Thomas Coupland.<br /> <br /> The image shows the back of the document.<br /> <br /> In Charles Fraser-Mackintosh's 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 180) the document is translated from the original Latin 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 /> 'To the honourable vicars of the Cathedral Church of Moray, as the See is vacant, - We the burgesses and community of Inverness, send you the due reverence and honour: By the tenor of these presents we present to the perpetual Chaplaincy of St Peter the Apostle, in the Parish Church of Inverness, vacant through the demission of Lord Thomas Coupland, and which belongs to our presentation and your collation, the discreet man, Lord John Narn, and we humbly beg and entreat that you, by your ordinary authority, confer on the said Lord John, our presentee or his procurator, said Chaplaincy of St Peter, vacant as aforesaid, and provide him or his procurator in his name herewith, and to induct and invest him as aforesaid with real, actual, and corporal possession of the rights thereof, and when inducted and invested to defend him as worthy, and to do the other things which it belongs to you and your ordinary office to do: In testimony of which thing we have caused our common seal to be appended to these presents. At said burgh, the 4th day of the month of October, in the year of the Lord 1501.'<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.136 <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>