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procurator et prolocutor nomiue et ex parte dicti domioi. huniilitor petiit ot rt«|ui>iu!i;
a vicecomite tmtedicto, dosoriiirione cuiusdam brcuis partitionis sine diTrI>ioni.s capeik-
regie per ipisum duniinum impetrati ot dioto viceconiiti prosentati. ac ad cruceru fori
de Striuolin^ per Wilelmuiu (.Jiiodi^iLhtn seri.-iadiua do Scriuelinrr publice proclamnti,
deseruiendi fori iu pretnrio biir^d de Striucling. die proscripto. Qundquidom breiie
dictus Johannes Domimis Erskin vioocomes reccpit, et ibideni iu cnria perlegi fecir et
siuiBi offieiarimn sen sc-riandmn in fenestra pretorie de Striuellng. partem aduersam. f^i
fpia fiierat. pro sno jure et interesse iu de.^cruitione dioti breuis ter per proehxniatum p:d)-
licmn voeare fecit, nulla'pie parte aduersa coniparcnte, idem Andreas prolocutor noniiiie
quo supra ibidem in curia pctiir et elaiuauit diuiediam. partem omuiuui et singuliLriuii
terranmi de Tnuerallone. dini-d-i.-ni T';irtem niolendini eanindem. cum pHrrii;o>i'-ii.<
jaeentium infra vicecouutatum de ^triueling, et predieto doiuino pertiuentem heredil-;.irie.
Et tunc dicius vieecome-j eligero fecit condignani assi.-am ad hoc jiu'acam pro de-^e'-ui-
tione died breui-; partitir.nis siuc diuisionir^. vid-licet. hoiiorabllej viros. Ouncanuni
Fort-siar de Irerdeo. Ninianuni Setoun de Tulchircsale, SVaiterum Forestnv de ToiT\-od
milites, Jacobum Edaionstoun de Boucliipihaderok. Arthioriira Ste"V7art de Oi-.lbeee.
Jacobimi Spettale de Blair, ri'ibertuni >[ore de Bo'|uKopiil. Eichardimi Bume de Hill.
Johannem Knok de Ardmaniiei. Eobertnrn Calen-ler do ^I:Ln..T. Alesandruni LeTpii^ -
stoun do Treuenteran. l\o],erruui Bruy:-,s de xVueiiinbo\^, Thooiam Somerrel nliiiro et
heredem apperentem Dauid .SouK-vvel de Plane. Patricium Pardowin de Thre-:;.- Akeri - .
et Walterum Cellar. Qua assisa supradicta. de curia remota. ac ciun inntructionibus
jm-ibu; et allegatiouibus dicri Audree ^lortoua proiocuti>ris bene avisata. in eadem curia
reentrans, decreuit. inuenit et deliberauit (pK.d dictus Alexander tenetiu* habere dimc-
diern omuiuin or siugulamm te'-raiusu de lunen.Iloun. dimedicm niolendini earundem.
dimediem domutuu emu suis pertinc ricii?;. secuu'luiii tenorera carte .«uo. Po^t (•uani'iui'ieci
deliberatiouein. idem vieecomes. virtute ?;ui eriicii, de.supcr Ne/ie mittere fecit ^i: moii-s
est in talibus fieri con-suetum. uuibus .st-)rtiba.s ■^ic dati^^ et proiecti.s, sor-s dicti 'leiij'ni
Alexandri Hume pro sua [larte ■i:.;r:iruni tei-rr.rum do Inneralic-un^ diDiodia pr;rte
molendani earunleui. cum pertinentiid cecidit .vnper .sr.u.-ni, rldelicet le sonesvue. T>^ et.
super ([uibro ouinibu> et singulis tlictus Andrearf Mortouu, prolocutor noniineijue prefati
Domini Hume, a me notario publico subscripto .sibi Ueri petiil -i-niim aut plura, pabHeuin
seu publica. instrumentum aut iti.srnuneuta. Acta evant hec iu preiorio prefaii b;irgi
de ttriueling. hora prima po-t meridiem Tel eocirca, .^ub anno, dit;, meitse. indictione et
pontificatu nuibus ^upra. Prtx'atii'us ibidem prom'di.s viri= vid.-'.ieet. AIexa;iujrr> Fo-
re^tare de Bad. Jobanr.e '^\'-','.u;\i\. TL-nvi PurrirfdM. ilenrlco Stcw.-.rt. Ji.Iianne Daro-v,
J'^hanne Gentilman, "'v\iiieiiii>> jv:n-iv - t, Johauno (.ialloway. Buberl... Fe;-gu;-soua,



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Doiuildu Ho^v'at. >..-viaULli^. cr Archibaldo Daw-onn. ouui diuersi-s aln< ad preniissa
vocatis speuialiter at^ue rogatis.

Et ego Robertiis CunynghaiDO clericii? Sanotiandvee diocei?i.« piiMicii.-; auctoritate
apo?tolica notaviiis. Quia etc.

RoBERTCS CuN^">'OTTAMF..



Oblioatiox by John Euvl of Leueaas and L<>rd Dernlio. to infeft William .Striuelyng
of Gi'n-et in the laud.s uf Kepocli. ord February 1514.

0-"1. Be it kond till all men be tbir pre-eut letcevis. ws Johne. Erie of Leucnax and Lord
Devnlie : That forsamekle a.s our traist cousvng and familiar ^enutour, Williame
Striuelyng of Gloret. has be hi.s labouri.-. travellis. costis. and espen.sis. gotten and
optenit to ws the Castale of Dunbovtane ; and for his faithfiill and tbankfull sendee
maid be hjTii to ws in tyniis bigune, and to be maid to vrs for all the dais of his life :
Thaii-for \re b^^ld and obli.-is w?. be the faitht and treuth in oui- body, to the said
William om- scniitour. that we saU. God -williug, vitliin ane zer nist efter the dai of
the dait her of. infeft heretablie tbe said William, for the causis abone espremit. be
charter and sesing in dew forme, in all and syndrie r.ur landis of the Kepoch. extend-
ing ro fyve p\md land of auld extent, wyth the pertinence. Hand in our erldome of the
Leuenas. within the sebirefdome of Diiabertane, fre. for a pcnue of blanchferme. to be
haldin of ws and oxu* airis : and for the sekir infcfting of the said William heretablie
in the saidis fornemmit lardis within the said z<.r. we Sail caus apone nra' expen.-is my
lady our moder to denud hir of hir coniunotfeftment and r\-cht that scbo has now of
the saidis lands of Kepoch ; swa for the cavisis abone exprerayt we sail caus the said
A^'iUiam and his airis to be maid sovir •mil .-'kir in tlie sahlis lamlis. but fraud or die :
And failzeing that we or our airis infeic noeht heretablie be charter au'l sesing. in the
maist sekir wis that can be deuisit. the said AVilliam and his airis in the fornemmit
landis of Kepoch in raaner and k\Tid forsaid. we byud and oblisis ws. faithtfully as said
is, to content and pay to the said Williame within fourti :h'<< nixt ufter the out runnyng
of the said zer. the sovme of f\-ve Imndreth nierkis of the jiiid and vsuale money of
Scotland for the causis abone expremit. and fur co.stis, scaithis. dammagis. and oxpensis
sustenit and to be su.?tenit be the -aid Wiiliaino ih.airtlirov : To tlie ob-t-ruyng. keping.
and fulfill\-ng of all and .-uube the promis.-j.i and eucry part of it. we bind and oblisis
ws faithtfully as said is. our airi>< executnuri^ and a-^si-jnis. our and thair landis. rentis.
possessi'inis. gudis mouable and vnmouaV»le. had and to lie had within the kinrik of
Sci-rland. to the said Wil'iaiue Srriui.'lvntr. iiis airis and a>signis. in the siekerest tV.rmu

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:iud Stile of obligfitiono vsit ^r that can be niaiil. na rciueid of law in the contrar to Ix-
propouit nor allcgit but fraud or gilo : lu witnes of the ..juliilk thing to thir present
letterL-^. subscriiiit with om- hand, our 'ole is aflaxt. at the burgh of Punbertaue. th«*
third dai of the mnncth of Februar. the zer of God P' v'. and fuiii-tene zerii. bc-for thir
witnes, Master James Stewart. Persone of Cardroas. blaster Eobert Maxwell Persone
of Tarboltoune. Patrik Maxwell of Xewerk. Johne Srmpill of Foidwod. Patrik
Danzclstouue. and Audr<' Stewart, v.ith vtheris diuers.



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Gra.xt bv Juhn Eivl vt Leutnax and Lord Dcrule. to TVilliain Stviuelvng Mt Gloret. t'>
be Captain and Keeper of the Castle of Dunbertane. during his life. Hth February
1514.

94. Be it k -nd till nH men be tliir present lotteris. ws Johne, Erie of Leuenax and Lord
Dernle. till haf maiil. con.<rinit, and ordanit. and be the tenriiir of thir present letteri-.
makls, constitutis. and ordanis <>ur traisc cini.s\-ng and familiar .-eruitoiu", V\ illianii-
Striuclvng of Glo -et, our Cajjitano ;\n-l Kepar t-l the Casrale of Dunbertane iuduryng
all the dais of his lif ; for his thaidifull and faitlifuil sei-tiiee maid and to be maid be
hym to W5 indiu'jng hi-« .-^aid lif tynie : Geiifand. grauntand. and connnittand to oiu-
said Capitane and Kepar of t\n.' .said Castale. oiu- fidl plane poAvere and specialc
licence to depiit ordane and mak Mider h^Tiie, constabiiii.-. portaris. jevt-lleris. and
wachmene. and thaim to input and output at his wiR and emplt.-.<our. induryng all the
dais and t}Tne of his said lif: And atuur assignis and trac-ferris to the .said William
our Capitane. the hale profit pertenyng t-j the keping of the said Cantale. \-idelicet.
landis. annuell rentis, femiis. gersumniis. dcwitois. and dew .seruice. with the wache-
raeile of Kilpatrik. and all vthir thingis and profiiis pertening to the keping of the said
Castale : -Vnd mar atour we obl'.s ws faithfiJlv to the said Williame. that i[uhar he
or his seruitouris ar disobeyit in the payment getting of the malis. fermi.s. gersuiomis.
annuell rentis. dewiteis. dew seruice. rwA wnche nieil. or \:i f^ny pairt <>f thaiui. per-
ten\Tig to the kepin_' "f the sjiid C::~tale: that we sal incontinent tUerefter iubring the
samiu wp..ne our expeu.-is. to the utilite and prritit of rhe said WHliame. to the behuif



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and proffit of the ku'.iii.' oi the .-^aid Castaie. vAn "h aud h>r.v uii it bci- haiiiu t'ru the
•said ^^'illiame : aad aid sail do ail diligouce to get mair vi-vlt to the kepiug of the said
Castole. at the Kiugis handis. or the govoruoiir of the realme : And atour has coa-
Ntitut and maid the said Williame our Eake of all and bale the landis perrenvng ro
the ke-ping of the said Castle, liand within the reahuo of Scotland: geidand and
gi-auntand to oui- said bake, our full and plane power, all and avndi-ie court or eoxirtis
iudurjmg ail the dais of liis said lit. to taid. -er. eiioniie, and begin cf the saidi?
landis. and thaim to prolong and eontiuew as he sail think caus : svytis to gar call ;
trespassouris to piinva ; vnlawes. o.^cheris. and ameroiament.s of the said eourtis to
vplift, rais. and tak to his vse and profit, and f;;r thaim, geif neid beis. to poynd and
distrenze : all membris and officiaris of the said eourtis. to chus, niak. and gar be
suorne : The landis qiohatsumeuer pertenyng to the keping of the said Castale. to set
for midle, gersum. and ferme. as he sail think maist .speidfull. for lang teriiiis or
sehort : The men. tenentis. malaris. and cotaris. induellaris ap'-ne the saiui.> lau'lis.
thaim to input and out put of the saidis landis. at hi.^ will and iniplesoioT, and VTheri>
to input in the samyne as he sidl thinlv caus, induryng all the diiis of his said lif :
The men. tenentis, and inhabitantis ^vithin the saidis foinemmit landis. thar eorue.
catalc. or vther gudis r|uhatimneuer. attaohit or arrestit. fir liuharsumeuer eaus. befnr
quhatsumeuer jugo of law, to borow. replege. and huuic bring to the fredome and
priuilege of oui- said eourtis. culraiehis to fynd dais and places till partiis : eon.signa-
cioiin for ministracione of justice to hTiiniit and set ; protestacionis to mak. and iu-
.>trumentis to rais : Forme and staljiil haldaud aud for to haid all and fjuhatsumouer
thingis the said "Vv'iliiamo. om* Capitauo aud 13alze forsaid. in om* name I-dis ro bo
done : And this our letter to last aud iudm-e to the said WiUiame f -r uU the dais of
bi^ lif. but fraud or gilo : In witnes of the quhiik thing to thir present letteris. .sub-
seriuit with our hand, our sele is afiixt, at Dunbortane. the seit dai of the monctht of
Februar, the zer of (jrod, 1^' t': and fourtene zeris, befor thir witnes. blaster James
Stewart, Persone of Cardrn.ss, Master Eoberr Maxwell. Persone of Tarbokone. Patrick
Maxwell of Xeuerk. Jolmo Sv-mpill of F< -ulwrid, Johne Ltigane of Ihirt eon well. Getirge
C'ul(|uhen of the Gleyne. and Patrik iJanzelstone. with vtlieris diuers.

Jn'i.v Eki, of Lkckx.ax.

• •(FT by Kini' J:.me> V. to Jnhu Striiielini: of the Kiir. '-f the U'-neiitry of the half
of tho I'.nds of Brekland KiuWh. l<'th October l')l.'..

l^'o. -r-VMi;-;. bo rill- jrrace "f T;,.-! Khvj of ."-^cotti.-. T" all aud -indrv <uic oftieiaris. lieg:~.



3U4 KEiR I'Ai'iciiS. ri5ir>.

and >ubilici^. 4uham it uffovis (|uhai.-; knawl"L^',- thir ouru lutttris salciuii. aud iu
speciale to oar Slureff of Pcrthe, and Stewart of Menteth. and thar'j deputis. Gretiug.
Wit ze ws, wi:h consent and a%-is of onre derrcst eou:^in«r. and tutoiir, Johne. Duke
of Albany cVe. Pvotectour and Govevnour of oiu-e Keahne. and lordis componitouris.
to hane gevin and grantit. and be thir onre lettcris. gevis and grantis. to oui'e louit
familiaro knycht. Johnne Striueling of the K.n-e. and hi.s a^signais. ane or ma. all
and hale, the males, prothtis. an'l dewiteis i^nliatsiuneuer, of all and hale the halff of
the landis of Breklaiid Kinloch. with the pcrtinentis. extending to fj.Te nierk land of
auld extent, liand within the shireffdome of Perthe. and Stewartry of 3ienteth. now
being in oure handis and perteuyng to ws. throw nonentre of the richtiits are or ayri.s
of the samyn, of all Zv.ris and tii-rmcs bigaue that the .saidis landis hes bene in the
handis of w.s. or oure predice*soris qidiatsunieuer, be resoun for.said. and of all temie.s
tocuin, that the r^aidis landis sail happin to be in oiu-is or oure successouris hand!.-,
and ay and rpiliill the t-nrre of the riehtiur* are or ayris tharof, and ay and CjuhiU thai
optene lauehfuU state .sesing and po.s5;f<. - ioun thareof. To be haldin and to be had. all
and hale the .^aidi.s males, fermes. proffittis and dewiteis of the said halii landis of
Breklaud Kinloch. with the pcrtiuenti.^. to the said Johne and a.'?signais frirsaidis, of
all zoris and ternics bigaue and tocum. as said is. with powere to thame to intromet
and tak vp the samyn. and giff neyd beis, to po^Tid eompell. and distreuze tharfor. efter
the forme of law. and to occupy the saidi^ landis with thare aMie gudis. or to sett thame
to tenneutis at thare avn pit.sour, with all and sindry commoditcis. fredomes. proffitis.
e.semeutis. and richtuis perriuentis perteuyng tharto ouhat.siuueuer. frelie. Muii^rlie. wele.
and in pece. but ony obstacle. impediaiLt or agane calling. Quharufor We charge
straitly, and comandis zow all and simlry oure liegis and subditis forsaids. tluit nane
of zow tak aiioH hand to ir.ak ony impediment, let, or distrublance to the Niid Johut-
or his assignai.'? for.saiilis. in tht; peaceable pos>essioun, braking joising, intrometting
and disponyng apoun the males, proftitiis and dewiteis of the saidis landis. of the saidis
termes bigane and tocuui. during the tynie f -rsaid. efter the teuour of thir oure letteris,
vudor all pane and charge tJiat efr.-r may fallow, and that ve oure Shin-tt" and Stewart
forsaid. and zoiu- deputis. mak the said Johnne and his saidis assisruais. be reddeiie
ansuerit and obeyt. of all the ^aidis males, feinies. proliitts. and dewiteis of termes
bigane. and gif neyd beys, to poynd. conipell. dl.>.trt-nze. and :i}>pris the >aidi> Uiudi.s
for the samyn. as ettcii.-. be all termes and proce>< of law. according fi> ju.-tieo and
vse in si'- e-i -1.-. (levin Midi r opir^ priui' -e!e at Edinbiu-Ldi. the t'-^nf dav of Orinbev
rhe zcre of God P' v". xv /• ri-. and of cure rectie the thrvd zere.



1-">1.31 < HAHTEllS. ET>'. 305

Per Siguaturam mauibu> dicti Duiuini gubt'rnatoris> tt Duininoruiii compouitoniui

subscriptam A:c.
xviii? Jidij anno I><.uuui &c. sviij-^ Per hanc literam allocatur Senescailo .lo

Menteth de firmis terranmi de Brekland Kinloch kvj'.' xiii'. iiij4

Dkcree at the iu.stanee of John Striueling of the Koir. Knight, against Juhn Kiuro.->
of Kippanroij. loth Fdruary lolo.

!'t). At Edinbm-gh the xv day of Februar the zere of God l"'* \< and xv zeris. The lordis
of Counsale Ynderwritin. that i.? to say. ane maist reuerond audreuerend faderi.s in God.
J ames Arehbischop of Gla-sgw, chaneolar. Dauid Bischop of Galloway ; noble and
michtie lordis. James Erie of Moitoun. Hew Erie of Egliuroun. Gilbert Erie of
Caysillis, "William Lord B.-rthnic. Patrik Lord Liude^^^ay of the Byri.s. Jhone L...rd
Flemyng. Jhone Lord Simple. ^lai^ter Gawane Dunbar. Archidene of Sanct ^bidrois.
Clerk of Eegistri. and Williame Keirh of Inuerrugy knychc : Anent the simiiiiondi.s maid
at the instance of Jhone Striueliug of the Keir, knicht. a.s air and .successoiu* of
^•m<juhi]e Williame Striueling. sune and than apperand air of \-nK|uhile Lucas Striuelins
of Earherne. knicht. hi* grautschir. and als as air to vm.|ii}ule WilKame Striuelins of
Keir knycht his fader, agani.s Jhone Kinross of Kippanro.-s. as air to vmc£iiliile Jonet
Kinross of Kippanross ; to warant, acquiet and defend to the &aid Jhone Striuelins:.
all and sindry the laadis of Lubnooh wi:h the pertiucntis, liand in the lordschip of
Strogartnay, A>,-ithin the >ehir^jfdoiue ct Perth. ..ftir rhe tun'-'ur of the charter of aliena-
cioun maid be the said Tm(|Uaile J'-net Kinr-v-s. \\-irh claus of warandice f:r hir and
hir airis. to the said vniquhile Wiliiame StriuclinL'. grantschir t-.. the said Jhone. and his
airis, with vtheris bandis and euidemis thairupoun : Becaus the sai'lis landi- of Lubnoch
with the pertiuentis war recognist in the handis of vmnuhile om-e soueranu lord at last
deoessit. quhem God assolze. and decemit to pertene to his hienes for the alienacioun
of the mare part thairof be the said Johne Ivinross predeces.-ouri.';, as at mare lenth is
contenit in the decreit of propirty g-.vin tharewpoun. «iuharthr<ai the >aid Jhone (>f
LStriueling was put fi-a the propirty and nossessinuu of the saidis landis. lik as at mare
lencht is contenit in the said summondis : Baith the saidis partijs being per^«-:>ualy
present-, thare richtis. resouns and allegaciouns. herd, scnr ami vnderstaud. and
tharewitli l^eing riplie avi.^it ; The L<il;s of ('(.im.-cU decreti.-. and deliueris. tJi.tt 1>ecaus
the said landis of Lidmoch \v,tr gevin to the said Jhone Striuelinfj for his said .>eruice
■uvl vther gnd dcili- ilone to th« Kiniris (Jraice thun-for be hin<. and the s:inivn ar in



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his handis ; Tharfor ordaui; chat t\ic said Jhono of Kinruss. as aii" foraaid. sail wuraiit,
aequiet and dctuiid to the said Jhouc :*triuoling of the Kcir kuycht, als mekle als jrud
land, liand in als competent plaice, als fridic haldin and of als greit avale as the saidis
landi.s of Luouooh, heiotabli he chartir and saisintr. and that letteris bo direct to com-
mand and charge him to mak the said warandice, betiiis and the ferd day of -daii nixt
tecum doidj as efferis ; and failzetng thiiveof sail content and piiy to the said Jhoue
Striueling. the so^nn of vi huncketh and Hfty nierkis. gixd and vsuale money of Scot-
land for the ■^sarandice of the saitlis lauills. IJecaus it is vndirstaud to the .>aidis
Lordis that and he had cnmponit with the King or his Thesam-ar for the redL-mcioun
of the saidis landis out of liis hand:-, efrir that the dome of forfaltour ^yu5 gevin that the
componicioun for the sam\Ti wald haue exteudit to the said .-rov^'m of %if and fifty
merkis as said is ; and in that cais ordanis our souerane lordis lettei'is be dii-ect to
eompell and distrenze the said Jhouu Kiuro^;, his lanrlis and gudis for the said sowm as
eiieris, the day .of the said warj.nlice being run atd by jiast. Extractxun de libro acto-
rimi per me Magistrum ixa-^nuia Dunbar Archidi^iconiuu Sanctiandi-ee. Clericiun Eocu-
loiTun Registri ac consilii suprc-mi doiuiui uostri Regis, sub meis siguo ct subscriptionc
manuaiibus.

G.\Tri>cs Dunbar.

CoNTK.vcT between Sir Jobn Smueling of the Kcire, Knight, and John Kinross
of Kippunros-. Tilth April 1.51 '3.

97. At St[riueling. the x] day of Aprile. the zi.ir of Crod I? V^ and x\'i zeris. It is
concordit and endit betuix honorabill men. Schir Johne Strlucling of the Keire
Knycht, one the ta part, and Jr.Iiu..' Kiur-.-is "f Ivippanross one the tothor part, as
efter followis ; That forsamekiil a.s the said Schir Johne has opteuit ane decreit be
the lordis of Counsale agains the said Johne of Kinro.ss, that becaus the landis of
Lupnocht liand witldn tiie L'rdjcliipe of .^tragartuay and shirefdome of Perth, was
analiit be vunpihilo Jonet Kiuro.-s to vnn|uhik' S^-hir Williame Striueling of llaterno
Knvcht, for certane sowmes of money, and thaireftor war recognyst in the kingi.'? handis
and dome c^f pvopirtiis giffin tliairaj-on, sua that the said Schir Johne was put fra the
properte and possession tliairof. and thairfor n)y.'!it nocht bnike the .saniyn oftL-r the
.forme of the ,>aid Jouetis alietiatioun. as was charly vndcrstandin be the saidis h)nlis:
That thairfor th-.- said Johne Kinr. - -. as air and successoiir to the ^aid vni^ujiih' J'.-ni^t,
said warnnid. ;ictp!iet and d. ft nd to the- .-aid Soiiir Johne, as jiir and succes.-<>m- to
the -aid vir>>pihile Schir ^\'IHiani^•. a!- m. kill :d- Laide hin<li>. ;il- frely haldii;. 'f :d~



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gi-ftf iiviil.'. ami in ah c-inpc-Cviu T)lace. ais the- <uklis hiu-Ii,- cf Lupuocht. and suM
iufeft him ii.jritabilly thairinto be chartt.-r ami seysing. botuix and the ft-rd dav .-f
Mail nixt thairoftir. and failzaend thairof. the .said Jnhnc <uM ccntt.'Qt and par to thu
said Schir Johne the so^nne of sax hundreth and fyfty morkis for Avarrandise of the
<aidis landis : becaus it was vnderstandin be- the :>aidis L-irdis that and the ?aid Sehir
Johne had coraponit -with the Kinir or his Thesanrar fi.r tlio rcdemtioiin of the saidis
landis out of his handis. efter that the dome of foi-fe-roui- was giffin. that the composition
for the ?amyn wald haue oxtendit to the said soxAine of \-if and fiftv merkis. as at
mail- knth is eonteint iu the s^aid dccreit giffin thairapou : Xutchwithstandino: the saiii
Schir Johne niovit of pete, and for the steid and afald part to be kepit to him be
the said Johne of Kinross, and for the removing of all conuenciens fra the said Schir
Johne his predecessomis or suceessum'is. and thair .sawlis heir and h:A'i<r God. ^iif onv
conuenciens be in the said mater, the said Schir Johne .sail forgif and discharge, and
be thii- presentis forgiffis and dischargis the sownie of a hundi-eth pundis of the
forenemmyt sownie of ^'i': and fifty merkis optenit for warrandise a." said is. and the
five hundi-eth merkis that restis of the .-aid sowme tn be pait be the said Johne to th -
said Schir Johne in fauorabill maner as efterfollowi.-. becaus the said Johne has nocht
the said sovnic redy in money, lie sail inf-jft heritabiUy the -aid Scdiir J.vhne and his
airis be eliarrer and soysing in all and hale hi.< lautlis of AuciJochy with the per-
tinens Hand witliin the sherifdome of Perth, to be haldia of oiu' soneraue lord the
Kingis grace, and the coufirniatioun to be rasit thairapon to be one the .said Schir
Juhuis expcusis. or than sail resing the saidis landis piu-ely and svnipilly in the Kiui-i^
handis. or my L<ird irouernoiu-is. in i'luom- of the s.-.id Schir Johne. i.juhilk as the .-aid
Schir Johne sail think maste souer : And als sail resing his hous and croft with the
pertinv.-ns. callit the Sirirr.-U croft, and ^Fcrzonis akir at the brigend <>f Dunblane, the
<|uhilk croft Jonet Siriueling has in assedatiuun. iu the handis of the Uischope <)f
Dunblane, or Balzeis of the Towne, as the said Schir Johne sail think waste expedient
in faaour of the said Schir Johne in like^vyse : And b.-caus tlie half of the saidis lamiis
I'f Aucldoch}' ar wedset be the said Johne to Walter Stewart, \Ti<Ier the reuer.iinun
apone the s^^vrae of a hundreth and ton merkis. tiiat tl.airf<.r th.e ^ald Jchiie .sail deliuer
and gif to the .-aid Schir Johne the said n uersioun. togidder with ane sufficiant power
and assignatioun to redenie and outi^uvte the said half landi« opon f^he said sowme of
a hiuidreth and ten merkis. ipiliilk -''Vnne fh(.' s.-iid Schir Jnhue .-ail ei>nt •ii', and pav
t«> the >.dd ^\'alt- r: Quhilk prensisses beand di.ue. tliu said Sehir Jnhiie sail mak and
l-'liuvr to tilt; said Julme aue sulliciand letter of reuer.-;ioun ruder his .sole, tliat it sail
•■' IcfuU to the said Johne and his airi- to r.deine and taiojuxtc the forenemmit laii'ii.-



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of Auchlochv, hulls, croft :iiid akir. wirh rhair pertinens apoue xl dais warnying ap^ue
the sowiuo of sax huuJrerh and ten morki<. to the end that the said Schir Johne sail b'.-



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