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TITLE
Sale of Annual Rent from Land in Eastgate, 1467 (Front)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_156_1
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
8 July 1467
PERIOD
1460s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
928
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Sale of Annual Rent from Land in Eastgate, 1467 (Front)

In this deed dated 8 July 1467, William Graym sells to Lord John Genour, Chaplain of the Altar of St Michael, Inverness Parish Church, an annual rent of two shillings from a particate of land in the street called the 'Estgate' (Eastgate).

The image shows the front of the document.

In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 147), 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]

'William Graym, son of Andrew Graym, late burgess of Inverness, sells to the discreet man Lord John Genour, Chaplain of the Altar of St Michael the Archangel lying within the parish Church of said burgh for the perpetual use and advantage of said Chaplaincy, 2s of annual rent of one particate of land lyning in said burgh, in the street which is called the Estgate, at the south between the land of John Duff, carpenter, at the east on the one side, and the land of Robert Henryson at the west on the other, extending in front and backwards as the other particates of said street extend, to be had and held, etc. "In testimony of which thing, since I have no seal of my own at present I have with instance procured the seal of the discreet man Hugh Clark, one of the bailies, who gave sasine of said annual rent as the manner is to said Chaplain, and caused it to be appended to this my charter. At said burgh 8th July 1467." The witnesses are Alexander Waus, Gilbert Vaus, Maurice Donald, John Smith, Walter and Adam Johnsons, burgesses of said burgh with divers others.'

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.156

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Sale of Annual Rent from Land in Eastgate, 1467 (Front)

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1460s

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

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Inverness Burgh Documents (1)

In this deed dated 8 July 1467, William Graym sells to Lord John Genour, Chaplain of the Altar of St Michael, Inverness Parish Church, an annual rent of two shillings from a particate of land in the street called the 'Estgate' (Eastgate).<br /> <br /> The image shows the front 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' (p 147), 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 /> 'William Graym, son of Andrew Graym, late burgess of Inverness, sells to the discreet man Lord John Genour, Chaplain of the Altar of St Michael the Archangel lying within the parish Church of said burgh for the perpetual use and advantage of said Chaplaincy, 2s of annual rent of one particate of land lyning in said burgh, in the street which is called the Estgate, at the south between the land of John Duff, carpenter, at the east on the one side, and the land of Robert Henryson at the west on the other, extending in front and backwards as the other particates of said street extend, to be had and held, etc. "In testimony of which thing, since I have no seal of my own at present I have with instance procured the seal of the discreet man Hugh Clark, one of the bailies, who gave sasine of said annual rent as the manner is to said Chaplain, and caused it to be appended to this my charter. At said burgh 8th July 1467." The witnesses are Alexander Waus, Gilbert Vaus, Maurice Donald, John Smith, Walter and Adam Johnsons, burgesses of said burgh with divers others.'<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.156 <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>