Roll of Guild Burgesses of the Royal Burgh of Aberdeen, 1399-1631

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Page 117 - James, be the grace of God, King of Great Britane, France, and Ireland, defendar of the faith...
Page xlix - Smith, Macdonald, Brown, Robertson, Thomson, Stewart, Campbell, Wilson, Anderson, Mackay, Mackenzie, Scott, Johnston, Miller, Reid, Ross, Paterson...
Page xli - Auncestors were either Lordes or possessors of them ; but may assure themselves that they originally came from them or were borne at them ". 2.
Page 119 - Mylne, virginall macker, quhome he hes seruit seuin yeiris as prenteis, and thrie yeiris sensyne as a feit servand, as his indenture and discharge thairwpoun proportis, and now hauing learned the said calling, and being purposed (God willing) to duell and mak his residence in this his natiue toun, he thairfoir desyrit the counsall...
Page liv - Henry I wished to marry his natural son Robert to Mabel, one of the heiresses of Fitz-Hamon. The lady demurred : "It were to me a great shame To have a lord withouten his twa name.
Page 119 - ... not present moyen to pay for his friedome, as at mair length wes contenit in his said supplicatioun, quhairwith the counsell being adwyisit, and hauing seine and considderit his maisterstick, exhibite befoir thame, to witt, a pair of virginallis, and thairwith considdering that the said calling is not vnder a deacone, being bot latlie put in practice within this burght be the said Thomas Mylne his...
Page xvi - Burgesses there are four distinct classes who though all nominally admitted to the freedom of the burgh had very different privileges conferred upon them.
Page xxv - Council to a craftsman on his admission still bears that he is "admitted and received a Free Burgess of the Burgh of Aberdeen of his own craft only, with all the liberties and privileges thereto competent in virtue of the Decreet or Indenture passed between the Brethren of Guild and craftsmen of said Burgh, dated in July, one thousand five hundred and eighty-seven".
Page liv - Henry the first would have maried her to his base sonne Robert, shee first refusing answered ; It were to me a great shame To have a Lord withouten his twa name. Whereupon the King his father gave him the name of Fitz-Roy, who after was Earle of Glocester, and the onely worthy of his age in England.
Page xvi - Scots to all good men of his whole land greeting. Know all men, present and to come, that I have granted, and by this my charter have confirmed, to my burgesses of Aberdeen, and to all burgesses of Moray, and to all my burgesses dwelling to the north of the Munth, their free hanse, to be held where they will and when they will ; as freely and...

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