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Presentation to Chaplainship of St Peter, Inverness Parish Church, 1501 (Back)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_152_2
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
20 October 1501
PERIOD
1500s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
921
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Presentation to Chaplainship of St Peter, Inverness Parish Church, 1501 (Back)

In this document dated 20 October 1501, George Andrew Ferquhard presents Donald, son of Walter, to the chaplainship of St Peter at Inverness Parish Church. The post was made vacant by the resignation of Thomas Copland.

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 venerable and distinguished Master Gavin Dunbar, Dean of the Cathedral Church of Moray, vicar-general, the Episcopal seat thereof being vacant, I, your humble and devout son, George Andrew Farchardi, son and heir of Andrew Farchardi, late burgess of Inverness, send the reverence and honour due: To the Chaplaincy of St Peter, founded in the Parochial Church of Inverness, vacant de facto by the demission or preferment, and express intimation thereanent of Lord Thomas Coupland, last chaplain and possessor thereof, and of full right belonging to my presentation and your collation during foresaid vacancy, present, by these by my present letters, the circumspect man, Lord Donald, son of Walter, with the intention neither of varying or increasing your donation, humbly entreating your lordship that you admit the said Lord Donald as my presentee to said Chaplaincy, and confer the same on him as is proper, and cause him to be provided with the fruits, rents, and produce of said Chaplaincy, and to do the other things which by your office it is incumbent to your donation to perform. Given under my seal at Inverness, the 20th day of the month of October, A.D. 1501, before these witnesses - Lords John Makky, John Dingwaell, notaries public; Thomas Walter, and William Cordinar, with divers others.'

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.152

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Presentation to Chaplainship 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 20 October 1501, George Andrew Ferquhard presents Donald, son of Walter, to the chaplainship of St Peter at Inverness Parish Church. The post was made vacant by the resignation of Thomas Copland.<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 venerable and distinguished Master Gavin Dunbar, Dean of the Cathedral Church of Moray, vicar-general, the Episcopal seat thereof being vacant, I, your humble and devout son, George Andrew Farchardi, son and heir of Andrew Farchardi, late burgess of Inverness, send the reverence and honour due: To the Chaplaincy of St Peter, founded in the Parochial Church of Inverness, vacant de facto by the demission or preferment, and express intimation thereanent of Lord Thomas Coupland, last chaplain and possessor thereof, and of full right belonging to my presentation and your collation during foresaid vacancy, present, by these by my present letters, the circumspect man, Lord Donald, son of Walter, with the intention neither of varying or increasing your donation, humbly entreating your lordship that you admit the said Lord Donald as my presentee to said Chaplaincy, and confer the same on him as is proper, and cause him to be provided with the fruits, rents, and produce of said Chaplaincy, and to do the other things which by your office it is incumbent to your donation to perform. Given under my seal at Inverness, the 20th day of the month of October, A.D. 1501, before these witnesses - Lords John Makky, John Dingwaell, notaries public; Thomas Walter, and William Cordinar, with divers others.'<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.152 <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>