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GD3Papers of the Montgomerie Family, Earls of Eglinton1363-1931
GD3/1Montgomerie Family, Earls of Eglinton: Titles12th-19th century
GD3/1/1Earldom of Eglinton and Barony of Kilwinning1438-19th century
GD3/1/1/56Bundle 56: Woodhill or Woodale, Little Fordell (Fardalehill) and Unthank (Onthank) in the Barony of Roberton1527-1624
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference GD3/1/1/56/2
Title Charter granted by King James V in favour of his beloved cousin and councillor Hugh, Earl of Eglinton
Dates 5 Sep 1528
Access status Open
Location Off site
Description Charter granted by King James V in favour of his beloved cousin and councillor Hugh, Earl of Eglinton for his good and faithful service done to him and to be done to the King and his heirs of the said lands which had pertained to Archibald Douglas, formerly of Kilspinday and were then in the King's hands as his escheat by reason of the forfeiture lawfully led against the said Archibald for certain great treasons and crimes of lese majesty committed by him and of which he had been convicted in parliament; to hold of the King as Stewart of Scotland for service used and wont before the said forfeiture

Witnesses: Gavin, archbishop of Glasgow, chancellor, George, bishop of Dunkeld, Gavin, bishop of Aberdeen, clerk register, James, Earl of Arran, Lord Hamilton, Colin, Earl of Argyll, Lord Campbell and Lorne, Hugh, Earl of Eglinton, Lord Montgomery (he thus witnesses a charter in his own favour), Patrick, prior of the metropolitan church of St Andrews, Alexander, abbot of the monastery of Cambuskynneth, Thomas Erskine of Haltoun, secretary, James Coluille of Uchiltree, comptroller and director of chancery
Dated at Edinburgh
Level Item
Previous numbers GD3/1/525

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