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TITLE
Sale of land in Eastgate, Inverness, 1454 (Back)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_158_2
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
10 May 1454
PERIOD
1450s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
933
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Sale of land in Eastgate, Inverness, 1454 (Back)

In this document dated 10 May 1454, Hugh Angus, son and heir of the late Angus Peter, burgess of Inverness, sells to William Tawesson (Cawisson?), also burgess of Inverness, two particates of land in the Eastgate for five shillings.

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In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 126), 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]

'The said Hugh Angus, son and heir of the late Angus Peter, Burges of Inverness, sells to his beloved friend, William Tawesson, burgess of said burgh, two particates of his land burgage, lying together within said burgh, in the Estgat Street on the south side thereof, between the land of John Donald at the east on the one side, and the land of the late David Genour at the west on the other, whose front extends to the King's common highway towards the north, and the backs to the common vennel towards the south, for a certain sum of money, &c.: Giving therefor yearly to the heirs of the late William de Pilche 5s of annual rent, of the ususal money of Scotland, at two terms in the year - viz., one-half at Whitsunday and the other half at Martinmas, by equal portions, and to our Lord the King ten pence at the terms appointed within said burgh, &c.:- "In testimony of which thing my seal is appended to the present charter, and for the greater security of this matter I have with effect and with great instance procured and caused to be appended to my present charter the seal of the discreet man John le Gravnt, burgess of said burgh, together with the seal of Alexander Vaus, one of the bailies of said burgh, who for me gave hereditary state and sasine, as the manner is, of the said land to the foresaid William: At said burgh, 10th May 1454: Witnesses - these men and discreet lords Patrick Flegear, chaplain, Thomas Cuthbert, Donald Tailzour, William be Bothe, Alexander Man, Donald Johnson, Donald Symonson, John Williamson, and Alexander Dugallson, with many others called and specially required."

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.158

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Sale of land in Eastgate, Inverness, 1454 (Back)

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 10 May 1454, Hugh Angus, son and heir of the late Angus Peter, burgess of Inverness, sells to William Tawesson (Cawisson?), also burgess of Inverness, two particates of land in the Eastgate for five shillings.<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' (p 126), 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 /> 'The said Hugh Angus, son and heir of the late Angus Peter, Burges of Inverness, sells to his beloved friend, William Tawesson, burgess of said burgh, two particates of his land burgage, lying together within said burgh, in the Estgat Street on the south side thereof, between the land of John Donald at the east on the one side, and the land of the late David Genour at the west on the other, whose front extends to the King's common highway towards the north, and the backs to the common vennel towards the south, for a certain sum of money, &c.: Giving therefor yearly to the heirs of the late William de Pilche 5s of annual rent, of the ususal money of Scotland, at two terms in the year - viz., one-half at Whitsunday and the other half at Martinmas, by equal portions, and to our Lord the King ten pence at the terms appointed within said burgh, &c.:- "In testimony of which thing my seal is appended to the present charter, and for the greater security of this matter I have with effect and with great instance procured and caused to be appended to my present charter the seal of the discreet man John le Gravnt, burgess of said burgh, together with the seal of Alexander Vaus, one of the bailies of said burgh, who for me gave hereditary state and sasine, as the manner is, of the said land to the foresaid William: At said burgh, 10th May 1454: Witnesses - these men and discreet lords Patrick Flegear, chaplain, Thomas Cuthbert, Donald Tailzour, William be Bothe, Alexander Man, Donald Johnson, Donald Symonson, John Williamson, and Alexander Dugallson, with many others called and specially required."<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.158 <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>