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TITLE
Sale of annual rent from land in Eastgate, 1452 (Front)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_157_1
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
19 October 1452
PERIOD
1450s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
930
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Sale of annual rent from land in Eastgate, 1452 (Front)

In this document dated 19 October 1452, Marion Scot, with the consent of her husband John Reoch, sells to William de Buthe an annual rent of three shillings from land in the Eastgate area of Inverness.

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' (pp 123-124), 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]

'At Inverness, on the 19th October 1452, Mariota (Marion) Scot, wife of John Reoch, burgess of Inverness, with his consent, and that of Adam Reoch, her son, sells to William de Buthe, burgess of said burgh, an annual rent of three shillings, furth of a particate of land which belonged to the late David Genor, lying in said burgh, in the Estgate on the south side thereof, twixt the land and stone house of the late John Scot, at the east on the one part, and the land of the late Donald Tailzeour at the west on the other, extending in front to the King's highway towards the north, and behind to the vennel of the said King towards the south, for a certain sum of money, &c. No red.:-
"In witness of which matter, since I have no seal of my own, I have with instance procured the seal of my beloved cousin, Alexander Waus, to be appended before the underwritten witnesses, and for the greater security of this matter, the seal of the prudent man, Hugh Clerk, one of the bailies of said burgh, who gave sasine to the said William of said annual rents to these presents. At said burgh, the 19th day of October 1452. Witnesses - John Grant, and the discreet men Lord Patrick Flegear, chaplain of the Holy Cross of the Parochial Church of Inverness: Friar Alexander, Andrew de Brechy, Maurice Reoch, Donald de Auldcastell, John Grey, and Cristin Skynar, and many others."

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.157

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Sale of annual rent from land in Eastgate, 1452 (Front)

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 19 October 1452, Marion Scot, with the consent of her husband John Reoch, sells to William de Buthe an annual rent of three shillings from land in the Eastgate area of Inverness.<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' (pp 123-124), 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 /> 'At Inverness, on the 19th October 1452, Mariota (Marion) Scot, wife of John Reoch, burgess of Inverness, with his consent, and that of Adam Reoch, her son, sells to William de Buthe, burgess of said burgh, an annual rent of three shillings, furth of a particate of land which belonged to the late David Genor, lying in said burgh, in the Estgate on the south side thereof, twixt the land and stone house of the late John Scot, at the east on the one part, and the land of the late Donald Tailzeour at the west on the other, extending in front to the King's highway towards the north, and behind to the vennel of the said King towards the south, for a certain sum of money, &c. No red.:-<br /> "In witness of which matter, since I have no seal of my own, I have with instance procured the seal of my beloved cousin, Alexander Waus, to be appended before the underwritten witnesses, and for the greater security of this matter, the seal of the prudent man, Hugh Clerk, one of the bailies of said burgh, who gave sasine to the said William of said annual rents to these presents. At said burgh, the 19th day of October 1452. Witnesses - John Grant, and the discreet men Lord Patrick Flegear, chaplain of the Holy Cross of the Parochial Church of Inverness: Friar Alexander, Andrew de Brechy, Maurice Reoch, Donald de Auldcastell, John Grey, and Cristin Skynar, and many others."<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.157 <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>