An Account of the Antiquity of the City of Aberdeen

An Account of the Antiquity of the City of Aberdeen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1768 edition. Excerpt: ...th&, X the bygone annuities, on condition, that he paid regularly the 1s Merks Scots yeaeiy for tb- time to come. The parson of Kiiakd wasa great; man in the Chanry (or Chapter) iov he was Patron of seven parishes: via. KinkeU, KiatpreB Kinellar, Skene, Kemnay, Dyce andDrumblait. Tfais Parsonage and Patronage were annexed to the Principal of St. Leonard's College of St. Andrew's, who is Dean thereof, which, Arch Bishop Sharp got effectuated after the restoration of K.Charles II. about Anno 165a The said Bp. Lichtoun added the parsoa of Coldstone to the aforesaid number of Canons, and to be a Member of the Bp's Chapter, Anno 1424 but where his manse, yard and gleib was, appointed him, is not certainly known, or he had none in the Chanry. Ingram.Lindsay, who became Bishop o Aberdeen immediately after Bisl1op Lichtoun'a death, about Anno 1441, added the same year the parson of Rathven to the aforesaid number of Canons, to be a Member of the Bp's Chapter, but it ieems this parson had no manse, yard nor; gleib in the Chanry. The said Ingram Lindsay joined the Rector, of the Church of Monymusk to the aforesaid number of Canons, &c. Anno 1441. with the consent of the Bp. of tit Andrew's; his manse, yard and gleib, was on the N side of the Chanry, having the Bishop's Hospital on the E. and the Water of Don on the.North This manse, after the Reformation, belonged to Alexr Gordon of Bersemore; and at last, to Adam Gordon of Inverebrie, who sold it to the said Mr. Smith, who built therewith his said house, and yardrf;te afterwards the Heritor of the Crives, and ft ether Nether-Don purchased the said yard and gleib, which of old pertained to the Rector of Monynui&, and disposed of them lately to the poor men who live in the Bp's...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236581431
  • 9781236581433