CXIX: Act of Parliament concerning the upkeep of the minister and fabric of the High Church (1641)

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Charters and Documents Relating To the City of Glasgow 1175-1649 Part 2. Originally published by Scottish Burgh Records Society, Glasgow, 1894.

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CXIX. Act of Parliament ordaining a confirmation to be expede in favour of the provost, bailies, council, and community of Glasgow, ratifying a signature granted by King Charles I. of the teinds, etc., belonging to the spirituality of the Archbishopric of Glasgow, for the support of the minister of the High Church, and the upholding of the fabric, with the charter and the infeftment to follow thereon. Edinburgh, 17 November 1641.

Our Soverane Lord and Estates of Parliament ordeanes ane confirmatione to be mad to and in favoures of the proveist, baillies, counsell, and commontie of the burghe of Glasgowe, ratifieand and approveand ane signatour granted be his Majestie to the samene burghe, quhairby his Majestie gives, grantes, mortifies, and dispones to them and their successoures forevir, for the mentenance of ane minister to serve the cure in place of the Archbeshope of Glasgow in the Heighe Church therof, and for repaireing and upholding of the fabrike of the samene, all and haill the teynds, both personage and vicarage, take dueties and teynd dueties quhatsomever belonging to the spiritualitie of the Archbeshoprike of Glasgow, and speciallie the teyndis great and small, personage and viccarage, of Glasgow laitlie unit and annexit to the said Archbeshoprike, togidder with the teyndis, personage, and viccarage of the kirkes of (blank) (fn. 1) and otheres at lenth therin contenit, togidder with the chairtour and infeftment to fallowe thairupon, in the haill heedis, articles, claussis, and conditiones thereof, and declaires the samene alse sufficient as if the samene writtes were at lenth and verbatim insert heirintill, quhairanent his Majestie, with consent of the said Estates, dispensis, and willis and declaires that the foirsaid gifte and mortificatione above writtin shall be ane sufficient and valied right to the saidis proveist, baillies, counsell, and commountie of the said burghe of Glasgowe for bruiking and joysing of the teynds abovewrittin, and otheres thairin mentionat in all tyme coming.


  • 1. St Drymen, Driffisdale, Camsnethan, and Traquair. See Abstract of Charters, postea p. 474, No. 220.