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GD12Title deeds of the Swinton Family of Swinton, Berwickshire1379-1835
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference GD12/49
Title Letters of citation under the Great Seal commanding the sheriff of Edinburgh and his bailies within the burgh of Haddington to summon Patrick, lord Halis, John Leremonth of the Hill and Patrick de Knowis of that ilk to compear at Dunbar in the court of the King's brother, Alexander, Duke of Albany, Earl of March, Lord Annandale and Mann, on the day of service of a breve of inquest pursued by Laurence, lord Oliphant regarding the lands of Cranschawis; to testify concerning the process led in execution of a breve of inquest pursued by the deceased John Oliphant of Aberdalgy, father of the said Laurence, and to testify further on the breve of inquest raised by Laurence himself.
Dates 19 Jul 1474
Access status Open
Location Off site
Description Not in the Register of the Great Seal. Equivalent of the quarter seal.

26 Jul 1474
John Croser, King's servant at the bidding of James of Cokburne of Newbigging, sheriff depute of Edinburgh within the constabulary of Haddington, summoned Patrick, lord Halis, John of Lermonth of the Hil and Patrick Knollis at their places and mansions according to the tenor of these letters.
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