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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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WILLIAM THE LION.

9 December 1165–4 December 1214.

1. Charter by King William The Lion, granting to God and St. Kentigern, and to Bishop Jocelin and his successors, that they should have a Burgh at Glasgow, with a market on Thursdays, and all the liberties and customs of the King's burghs. Traquair, 1175–1178.

Registrum Vetus Ecclesiæ Cathedralis Glasguensis, known as the Ancient Register, fol. 5.

Liber Ruber Ecclesiæ Glasguensis,. fol. 70.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 33, 34.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis (Maitland Club), pp. 36, 37, No. 40.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. i.

2. Grant by Bishop Jocelin to God and the Church of St. Mary of Melrose, and the monks serving God there, of that toft in the burgh of Glasgow which Rannulf of Hadintun built in the first building of the burgh. A.D. 1179–1199.

Liber Sancte Marie de Melros (Bannatyne Club), pp. 36–38.

Appendix to the Liber Collegii Nostre Domine; necnon Munimenta Fratrum Predicatorum de Glasgu (Maitland Club), p. 235.

National MSS. of Scotland, Part I., No. 41.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. ii.

3. Charter by King William, granting to God and St. Kentigern and the Church of Glasgow, and to Bishop Jocelin and his successors, a right of fair there annually for eight days following the octaves of St. Peter and St. Paul (6 July). Edinburgh. 1189–98.

The Ancient Register, fol. 5.

Liber Ruber Ecclesiæ Glasguensis, fol. 71.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 34, 35.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 38, No. 42.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. iii.

4. Charter by King William, granting his firm peace to all attending the fair at Glasgow. Edinburgh, 27 June, ante 1211.

The Ancient Register, fol. 54.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 33.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 38, No. 43.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. iv.

ALEXANDER II.

4 December 1214–8 July 1249.

5. Charter by King Alexander II., confirming to God and St. Kentigern and the Church of Glasgow, and to Bishop Walter and his successors, the right to have a Burgh at Glasgow, with a market on Thursdays, and all the liberties and customs of the King's burghs, as the same had been granted by his father, King William the Lion. Edinburgh, 23 July 1224–7.

The Ancient Register, fol. 56.

Liber Ruber Ecclesiæ Glasguensis, fol. 139.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, p. 141.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, pp. 113, 114, No. 134.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. y.

6. Charter by King Alexander II. confirming to God and St. Kentigern and the Church of Glasgow, and to Bishop Walter and his successors, the right to hold a fair annually, with his firm peace to all attending it, as the same had been granted by King William the Lion. Edinburgh, 23 July 1224–7.

The Ancient Register, fol. 30.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 112, No. 132.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. vi.

7. Charter by King Alexander II., confirming to God and St. Kentigern, and to Bishop Walter and his successors, the right to have a Burgh at Glasgow, with a market on Thursdays, and all the liberties and customs of the King's burghs. as the same had been granted by King William the Lion. Cadihow, 22 November 1225.

The Ancient Register, fol. 10.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, p. 141.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 113, No. 133.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. vii.

8. Charter by King Alexander II., granting to God and the Church of St. Kentigern, and to Bishop Walter and his successors, that the provost, bailies, and officers of Rutherglen should not levy toll or custom within the town of Glasgow, but only at the cross of Schedenestun (now Shettleston), as they used to be levied of old. Jedeworth, 29th October 1226.

The Ancient Register, fol. 55, 56.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 49, 50.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 114, No. 135.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. viii.

9. Charter by King Alexander II., granting to Bishop William of Glasgow, his chancellor, that he and his successors, Bishops of Glasgow, and their bondmen and belongings, should be exempted from paying toll through his whole kingdom, as well in as outwith burghs, for their proper goods, or such others as they might purchase for their own use. Cadihow, 13 October 1235.

The Ancient Register, fol. 58.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 143, No. 174.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. ix.

10. Charter by King Alexander II., granting to Bishop William of Glasgow and his successors, that his burgesses and men of Glasgow should have the same rights of trade and merchandise in Argyle and Lennox, and throughout the whole of his kingdom, as they had anciently enjoyed, without obstruction by the bailies of Dumbarton or of any others his bailies; and confirming to all attending the fair and market at Glasgow his firm peace and protection. Edinburgh Castle, 11 January 1242–3.

The Ancient Register, fol. 30.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 148, No. 183.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. x.

11. Letters of Protection by King Alexander III., to Bishop William of Glasgow, his lands and men and all their possessions. Roxburgh, 30 April 1251.

The Ancient Register, fol. 56.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 162. No. 202.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xi.

ALEXANDER III.

8 July 1249–19 March 1286.

MARGARET.

19 March 1286–September 1290.

12. Charter by King Alexander III., directing his charter to the sheriff, bailies, and provost of Dumbarton, setting forth the right granted to the Bishop of Glasgow before the foundation of the burgh of Dumbarton whereby his men of Glasgow might go to and return from Argyle with their merchandise freely without any impediment, and commanding that if they had taken any thing from the Bishop's men they should without delay make repetition; and that none should vex or trouble them against this concession upon the King's highest displeasure. Edinburgh Castle, 18 June 1275.

Inventure of the Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1696), M.S. in Archivis ejusdem, A1, b. 1, No. 2.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xii.

Ratified by Act of Parliament 1633, c. 79, 28 June 1633. Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. v., p. 88.

13. Charter by Robert Of Mithyngby, conveying his lands in the town of Glasgow, after being duly offered to his relatives in the court of the burgh of Glasgow, to Master Reginald Irewin, Archdeacon of Glasgow. A.D. 1280–90.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 64.

Codex Universitatis Glasguensis, fol. 244.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, fol. 197–8, No. 236.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xiii.

JOHN BALLIOL.

17 November 1292–July 1296.

14. Charter by the Prepositi and Citizens of Glasgow, assembled in the court of the burgh, setting forth a gift by Odard, son of the then deceased Richard Hangpudyng, of lands for providing lights for the Church of Glasgow. 15 September 1293.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 77.

Codex Universatatis Glasguensis, fol. 287.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 210–211, No. 248.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xiv.

ROBERT I.

27 March 1306–7 June 1329.

15. Charter by King Robert I., granting to Bishop Robert of Glasgow, his churches, lands, and whole possessions. Arbroath, 26 April 1309.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 82.

Codex Universitatis Glasguensis, fol. 315.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 220, No. 258.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xv.

16. Charter by King Robert I., confirming the charter of King Alexander II. (No. 7). Scone, 28 July 1324.

Inventure of the Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1696), MS. in Archivis ejusdem, p. 1, A1, b. 1, No. 1.

Abstract in Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xvi.

Ratified by Act of Parliament 1633, c. 79, 28 June 1633. Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. v., p. 88.

17. Charter by King Robert I., confirming the charter by King Alexander III. (No. 12). Glasgow, 15 November 1328.

Inventure of the Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1693), MS. in Archivis ejusdem, p. 1, A1, b. 1, No. 2.

Abstract in Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xvii.

Ratified by Act of Parliament 1633, c. 79, 28 June 1833. Acts of the Parliaments of Glasgow, vol. v., p. 88.

ROBERT III.

[19 April 1390–4 April, 1406.]

18. Precept by King Robert III. to the Bishop of St. Andrews, his chancellor, ordaining a charter under the Great Seal to be granted to the burgesses and community of Glasgow, empowering them to keep their market day on Monday instead of on Sunday, 14 October 1397.

Inventure of the Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1696), MS. in Archivis ejusdem, p. 1, A1, b. 1, No. 3.

Abstract in Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xvii.

JAMES II.

[20 February 1437–3 August 1460.]

19. Notarial Instrument, certifying the payment of two acres of land to Mr. Richard Gardenar, Vicar of Commonell, keeper of the lights about St. Mungo's tomb, for liberty to the burgh to build a mill upon the south side of Gardyngad Hill on the Molindinar Burn, within the commonty of the burgh. Glasgow, 4 February 1446–7.

Original Instrument in the Archives of the City.

Inventure of the Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1696), p. 37, B. C., b. 10, No. 1.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xix,

20. Letters by King James II., prohibiting the bailies, burgesses, and community of Renfrew and Rutherglen, and all others, from entering within the barony of Glasgow, or within any lands belonging to the freedom of St. Mungo, to take toll or custom by water or land. Edinburgh, 4 February 1449–50.

Liber Ruber Ecclesisæ Glasguensis, fol. 158.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, p. 133.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 369, No. 353.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xx.

21. Charter by King James II. to William Bishop of Glasgow, and his successors, Bishops of the Church of Glasgow, erecting the city of Glasgow, the barony, of Glasgow, and the lands commonly called Bishops Forest, into a regality. Edinburgh, 20 April 1450.

Original Charter in the Archives of the City.

Codex Universitatis Glasguensis, fol. 587.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 92.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, pp. 375, 376, No. 356.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxi.

22. Bull by Pope Nicholas V., obtained by William Turnbull, Bishop of Glasgow, issued at the suit of James II., King of Scots, erecting a "Studium Generale" in the city of Glasgow, as well for theology, cannon and civil laws, as for arts and any other lawful faculty; conferring on the doctors, masters, and students all privileges, honours, and immunities enjoyed by the University of the Pope's city of Bologna; bestowing on the Bishop of Glasgow the office and jurisdiction of chancellor, with the right, after due examination, of conferring degrees and making licentiates, and granting to all persons so graduated or licensed full liberty of reading and teaching, as well in the University of Glasgow as in all other Universities without any farther examination or trial. Rome, 7 January 1450–1.

The Ancient Register, fol. 69.

Liber Ruber Ecclesisæ Glasguensis, fol. 160.

Liber Rectoris Universitatis Glasguensis, pp. 1, 2.

Theiner's Vetera Monumenta Hibernorum et Scotorum, pp. 382, 383.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 3, No. 1.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, pp. 385–7, No. 361.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxii.

23. Charter by King James II., in terms similar to those of No. 21. Edinburgh, 22 February 1450–1.

The Ancient Register, fol. 69.

Liber Ruber Ecclesiæ, fol. 160.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 388, No. 362.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxiii.

24. Letter by King James II., under the Great Seal, obtained by William Turnbull, Bishop of Glasgow, granting the King's firm peace and protection to the rectors, deans of faculties, procurators of nations, regents, masters, and scholars of the University, and exempting the rectors, deans, procurators, regents, masters, beadles, scribes, stationers, parchments sellers, and resident scholars, prelates only excepted, from all manner of taxes, duties, watch and ward exigible within the King's realm. Stirling, 20 April 1453.

The Ancient Register, fol. 77.

Liber Rectoris Universitatis Glasguensis, pp. 2, 3.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, pp. 396, 397, No. 374.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 6, No. 2.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxiv.

25. Charter by William Turnbull, Bishop of Glasgow, with consent of his Chapter, granting and confirming various privileges to the rector, doctors, masters, and others supposts of the University of Glasgow, and to their beadles, esquires, domestics and servants, and to their scriveners, stationers, and parchment sellers, with their wives, children, and handmaidens. Glasgow, 1 December 1453.

The Ancient Register, fol. 78.

Liber Rectoris Universitatis Glasguensis, p. 3–5.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, p. 397, No. 375.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 7, No. 3.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxv.

26. Indenture between John Stewart, "the first Provost that war in the Citie of Glasgow on the one part, and the prior and convent of the Friars' Preachers of the same city on the other part." Glasgow, 18 December 1454.

Original Charter in the Archives of the University of Glasgow.

Munimenta Fratrum Predicatorum de Glasgu (Maitland Club), No. 32, p. 176–178.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxvi.

JAMES III.

3 August 1460–11 June 1488.

27. Donation by Arthur Stewart, of Arthurlie, to the Chapel founded by him to the memory of St. Mungo, bishop and confessor in the Cathedral Church, on the south side of the transe or walk there, gifting many annual rents and others thereto, and declaring the chapel to appertain to him and his heirs, whom failing to the burgh. Dated 23 July 1460.

Original in the Archives of the City.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow, p. 99, G. H., b. 42, No. 3.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxvii.

28. Donation by Simon Dalgleish, Precentor and Officiar of Glasgow, in favor of Master Alexander Galbraith, Rector and Master of the Grammar School, as master of that school, and his successors in office, of a tenement lying on the west side of the Meikle Wynd of Glasgow, leading from the Church to the Cross, between the great vennel commonly called Ronald's Wynd on the north side, with the whole pertinents thereof. To be holden by the said master and his scholars for certain religious services, and the provost, bailies, and councillors of the burgh to be patrons, governors, and defenders of the said donation. Dated 20 January 1460–1.

Inventures of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the burgh of Glasgow, p. 82, G. H., b. 38, No. 1.

29. Grant by Andrew, Bishop of Glasgow, with consent of his Chapter, to the Rector of the University of full jurisdiction in all causes and quarrels between the supposts of the University, and the supposts and the burgesses and other subjects of the bishop; and also of the first place after the bishop, before all the prelates of the diocese, in synods, processions, and other solemn occasions of whatever kind. Glasgow, 1 July 1461.

Liber Rectoris Universitatis Glasguensis, p. 5.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 16, No. 8.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxviii.

30. Decree of the Lords Auditors of Causes and Complaints in favour of the Bishop, and of the provost, bailies, and community of Glasgow, pursuers in an action and cause against the provost, bailies, and community of Dumbarton, in regard to the stopping and impediment made to the pursuers in the buying of wines from a Frenchman, out of his ship in the water of Clyde. Edinburgh, 29 November 1469.

Acta Dominorum Auditorum, p. 9.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1696), p. 25, A2 b. 4, No. 1.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxix.

Ratified by Act of Parliament, 1633, c. 79, 28 June 1633. Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. v., p. 88.

31. Letter by King James III., under his Great Seal, confirming to his well beloved daughter the University of Glasgow the Letter of Exemption from taxes granted by his progenitor King James II. No. 24. Edinburgh, 10 December 1472.

MS. Registrum Magni Sigilli, lib. vii., No. 272.

Liber Rectoris Universitatis Glasguensis, pp. 6, 7.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 25, No. 13.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxx.

32. Letter under the Privy Seal by King James III., charging the Bishops of his realm that under no pretext of tax or subsidy shall they trouble or molest in person, things, goods, office, or benefice, the rectors, deans of faculties, procurators of nations, regents, masters, beadles, scriveners, stationers, parchment-sellers, members, and scholars continuing in the University of Glasgow; nay, rather that they shall, as far as in them lies, keep and defend in their immunity from taxation all and each of the persons above written, being incorporated in the University, of whom it shall be duly certified by letters under the hand and seal of the scribe of the University that they are continual students in the same, or are sojourning there for the sake of study. Edinburgh, 10 December 1472.

Liber Rectoris Universitatis Glasguensis, pp. 7, 8.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 26, No. 14.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxxi.

33. Charter by King James III., granting and confirming to Bishop John of Glasgow, and his successors, bishops of the church of Glasgow, the city of Glasgow, barony of Glasgow, and lands of Bishopforest, in full and free regality, and as one barony, and empowering the bishop to appoint and remove the provost and magistrates, to appoint a sergeant for making arrestments and executing the precepts of the prelate; as also, ratifying and confirming all gifts, grants, and foundations by his predecessors and others, to the bishops, prelates, and see of Glasgow. Edinburgh, 15 July 1476.

Liber Ruber Ecclesisæ Glasguensis, fol. 187.

Codex Universitatis Glasguensis, fol. 711.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 104.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, pp. 430–433, No. 410.

Acts of the Parliament of Scotland, vol. ii., pp. 190, 191.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxxii.

34. Decree of the Head Court of the Burgh and City of Glasgow, adjudging a waste tenement in the Ratounraw to the vicars of the choir of Glasgow, for payment of annual rents due to the vicars out of that tenement. Glasgow, 27 January 1477–78; 7 April 1478; 13 October 1478; and 26 January 1478–9.

Ex processu precedenti in Archivis Universitatis Glasguensis.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, pp. 458–462, No. 453.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxxiii.

35. Charter by King James III., under his Great Seal, confirming the Decree of the Lords Auditors of Causes and Complaints, No. 30. Edinburgh, 1 December 1479.

Inventure of the Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1696), p. 25, A2, b. 4, No. 1.

Abstract in Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxxiv.

Ratified by Act of Parliament, 1663, c. 79, 28 June 1663. Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. v., p. 88.

36. Instrument setting forth the Foundation by William Stewart, Canon of Glasgow, Prebendary of Killern, and Rector of Glassford, of a perpetual chantry at the high altar of the Church of the Friar's Preachers of Glasgows; the lord rector of the University and the regents in the College of Arts, with the provost and bailies of the city being constituted conservators of the chantry. Edinburgh, 15 June 1487.

Original Charter in the Archives of the University.

Liber Rectoris Universitatis Glasguensis, pp. 145–7.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 33, No. 17.

Munimenta Fratrum Predicatorum de Glasgu (Maitland Club), p. 198.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxxv.

37. Another Instrument setting forth the same Foundation as in No. 36. Glasgow, 6 July 1487.

Original Instrument in the Archives of the University.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 37, No. 18.

Munimenta Fratrum Predicatorum de Glasgu, p. 202.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxxvi.

JAMES IV.

11 June 1488–9 September 1513.

38. Charter by King James IV., granting and confirming to Bishop Robert of Glasgow all gifts, grants, and foundations by his predecessors and others, to the bishops, prelates, and see of Glasgow, and granting them a variety of other rights and privileges, and specially the right to have a free trone in the said city, and to appoint customers, tronekeepers, and clerks of coquest, to the same; also confirming to the bishop and his successors the city of Glasgow, and exempting them from payment of custom on goods and merchandise which they might export for the purposes therein set forth. Edinburgh, 4 January 1489–90.

Codex Universitatis Glasguensis, fol. 857.

Codex Civitatis Glasguensis, fol. 111.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, pp. 464–469, No. 458.

Registrum Magni Sigilli, lib. xii., No. 184.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxxvii.

39. Precept by King James IV., commanding the observance of a decree given by his father, James III., with consent of his council, and ratified by him, by which decree all manner of ships, strangers, and others, were ordained to come to free burghs, such as Dumbarton, Glasgow, Ayr, Irvine, Wigton, Kirkcudbright, Renfrew, and other such burghs, and there make merchandise; and that strangers buy no fish but salt and barrelled, and that only at free burghs, and pay their duties and take cocquets; and that none of the lieges take ships to freight under colour, to fraud the king and his lieges, under the pain of tinsel of such goods; and that no strangers do the same under pain of confiscation of their ships and goods to the king's use; and the admiral and his deputes were charged to make diligent inquisition after the breakers. Edinburgh, 20 October 1490.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1696), p. 2, A1, b. 1, No. 4.

Abstract in Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxxviii.

See the Acts of Parliaments, 1488, c. 12, and 1555, c. 37. Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. ii., pp. 209, 499.

40. Letter by King James IV. to the Provost and Bailies of Glasgow, authorizing the community to use their freedoms as they had previously done. Edinburgh, 17 January 1491–2.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1696), p. 2, A1, b. 1, No. 5.

Abstract in Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xxxix.

41. Instrument setting forth the rights of the Chancellor of the Metropolitan Church of Glasgow to the patronage of the Grammar School of the City of Glasgow, and the care and government of the school and the master thereof. 13 September 1494.

Abbreviatum de Codice Universitatis Glasguensis, fol. 939.

Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis, pp. 490–491, No. 470.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 37, No. 19.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xl.

42. Deed Of Gift by Martin Wan, Chancellor of the Metropolitan Church of Glasgow, to St. Nicholas' Hospital, of several annual rents for the maintenance of one poor person therein to be appointed by the Provost, Bailies, and Council of Glasgow. Glasgow, 1 June 1501.

Original Deed of Gift in the Archives of the City.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow, p. 98, G. H., b. 42, No. 2.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xli.

43. Instrument setting forth the appointment by Mr. Thomas Muirheid, Rector of Stobo, of the Provost, Bailies, and Councillors of the burgh as patrons of a chaplainry founded by him in St. Roche's Church. Glasgow, 3 October 1508.

Original Instrument in the Archives of the City.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow, p. 99, G. H., b. 42, No. 4.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xlii.

44. Letter by King James IV., under his Privy Seal, charging the Ordinaries Spiritual of his realm that, on production of the Letters of Exemption from taxes granted to his University of Glasgow, they take no tax from the continual regents, students, or daily officers of the said University. Edinburgh, 7 June 1509.

Liber Rectoris Universitatis Glasguensis, p. 8.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 47, No. 25.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow. No. xliii.

JAMES V.

9 September 1513–16 December 1542.

45. Foundation by John Schaw, Provost of Glasgow, of a chaplainry at St. Christopher's Altar in the High Church, of which chaplainry he constituted the Provost, Bailies, and Community of Glasgow patrons after his decease. Glasgow, 30 May 1514.

Original Foundation in the Archives of the City.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow, p. 99, G. H., b. 42, No. 5.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xliv.

46. Letter by King James V., under his signet, with the advice and counsel of his tutor, John Duke of Albany, governor of the realm, confirming the Letter of Exemption from taxes, granted to the University by King James II., No. 24; and the confirmations thereof by King James III., No. 31; and by King James IV., No. 44. Edinburgh, 20 May 1522.

Liber Rectoris Universitatis Glasguensis, p. 8.

Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis, vol. i., p. 48, No. 26.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xlv.

47. Writ by Gavin, Archbishop of Glasgow, consenting to Master James Houston, Vicar of Eastwood, founding a church to the Lady Virgin Mary of Lorretto, and Ann her Mother, in the City of Glasgow, at the south side of St. Thenaw's-gate now known as the Trongate. Dated 30 April 1525.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow, p. 46, B. C., b. 17, No. 1.

48. Instrument setting forth the appointment by Master James Houston, Vicar of Eastwood, of the Bailies, Community, and Burgesses of the burgh as patrons of seven chapels to be founded by him in the New Church built by him in St. Thenaw's gate, now known as Trongate. Dated 1 May 1529.

Original Instrument in the Archives of the City.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow, p. 47, B. C., b. 17, No. 2.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xlvi.

49. Charter by Robert Stewart of MINTO, Provost, and the Bailies, Councillors, and Community of the City of Glasgow, giving in alms to the Virgin Mary, and Ann her mother, and to Master James Houston, the founder of the New Church in St. Thenaw's gate, now known as the Trongate, and to the eight chaplains thereof, sixteen acres of land on the east side of Glasgow commonly called the Gallowmure, of which sixteen acres eight lay on the south side of the mure between the lands of Barrowfield on the south and the common mure on the west, and the remaining eight acres upon the north side of the said mure adjacent to the lands of the Subdean of Glasgow, commonly called the Westercraigs, and the town's mure on the west and south part, and the lands of the Treasurer of Glasgow on the east parts. To be holden of the town in free gift for prayers, &c. Dated 4 May 1529.

Original Charter in the Archives of the City.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow, p. 47, B. C., b. 17, No. 3.

Liber Collegii Notre Domine Glasguensis in the Archives of the City.

Abbreviate in the Liber Collegii Nostre Domine Glasguensis (Maitland Club), p. 131.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xlvii.

50. Confirmation by Gavin, Archbishop of Glasgow, of the Charter, No. 49. Dated 15 May 1529.

Original Confirmation in the Archives of the City.

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow, p. 47, B. C., b. 17, No. 4.

Abbreviate in the Liber Collegii Nostre Domine Glasguensis (Maitland Club), p. 132.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xlviii.

51. Deed by Master James Houston, Subdean of Glasgow, founder of the Collegiate Church of St. Mary the Virgin and St. Ann her mother (otherwise called Our Lady College), within the city of Glasgow, whereby he appointed the lord rector of the University and the dean of the faculty of arts, visitors of the Collegiate Church aforesaid, and bequeathed certain yearly sums to be paid to them for making such visitation. Dated about the year 1539.

Liber Collegii Nostre Domine Glasguensis in the Archives of the City, fols. 16, 17.

Liber Collegii Nostre Domine Glasguensis (Maitland Club), pp. 48, 50.

52. Act and Decree obtained by the town of Glasgow against the inhabitants of the burghs of Rutherglen and Renfrew, ordaining letters to be directed to charge the inhabitants of these burghs to suffer the bringing of the several goods therein specified to the market of Glasgow. 10 June 1542

Inventure of Wrytes and Evidents of and concerning the Burgh of Glasgow (1696), p. 2, A1, b. 1, No. 9.

Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow, No. xlix.