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GD124Papers of the Erskine Family, Earls of Mar and Kellie1189-1957
GD124/1Charters and property writs1189-1898
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference GD124/1/1073
Title Instrument narrating that Thomas Wemis [Wemyss], son and heir of deceased John Wemis of Pettincreif [Pittencrieff], compeared in collegiate church of St Giles at Edinburgh
Dates 18 May 1500
Access status Open
Location On site
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And, after reading of premonition to William Keith of Inverrugy [Inverugie], Kt, son and heir of deceased Gilbert Keith of Inverrugy, Kt, and Mr Andrew Keith and Gilbert Keith, brothers german of said William, to compear in said place to receive sum of 120 merks Scots, 'plakis' and black money excepted, in terms of letter of reversion granted by said deceased Gilbert Keith in respect of lands of Pertyok and Ludequharn [Ludquharn] to said deceased John Wemis, said Thomas counted out this sum on the high altar, in gold and silver, eg, gold unicorns, French crowns, Scots crowns, ducats, ecus, demi's, salut's, lion's, rose nobles, angel nobles of gold, and white money, 'plakis' excepted; and said Mr Andrew and Gilbert, being present, refused to accept this money or to resign said lands in hands of Alexander, Lord Arskyne [Erskine], superior thereof; and thereafter said Thomas offered to consign the money, contained in two boxes, in hands of Thomas Tod [Todd], Kt, provost of Edinburgh, who nevertheless refused to accept same; whereupon said Thomas made protest for his free regress to said lands and for 'remeid of law' at suitable time and place. Witnesses - William, Lord Borthuic [Borthwick], Symon Prestoun [Preston] of that ilk, and Alexander Borthuic, Kts, Archibald Forster [Forrester] of Corstorphing [Corstorphine], John Sinclar [Sinclair] of Hirdmanstoun [Hermiston], James Wardlaw of Ricardtoun [Riccarton], William Schaw [Shaw], Mr Thomas Grenlaw [Greenlaw], vicar of Arth [Airth], John Borthuic of Crukstoun [Crookston], John Bissat [Bisset], burgess of Edinburgh, John Maxwell, Sir Thomas Maxwell, notary. Notary - Richard Mekle [Meikle], clerk, St Andrews diocese.
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