Appendix
Governors and officers of the Castle

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J. D. Marwick (editor)

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1869

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'Appendix: Governors and officers of the Castle', Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Edinburgh, 1403-1528 (1869), pp. 287-291. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=58495 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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Governors and officers of the Castle

A.D.
1107.Thomas De Cancia, Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, by Mr James Grant, p. 280.
Registrum Sancte Marie de Newbottle, p. 109.
1153–1165.Galfrid De Mailville, Vicecomes de Castello Puellarum. (fn. 1)
Registrum Sancte Marie de Newbotle, p. 122, xxxvi.
1165–1214.Reginald, Janitor Castelli
Registrum Sancte Marie de Newbottle, p. 229, 289.
1171–77.Rodbert, Janitor Castelli.
Charters, &c., relating to the City of Edinburgh, p. 13.
1230–31.Philip De Moubray, Constabularius.
Registrum de Dunfermline, 107, 123, 124.
1251.Walter Cumin, Earl of Menteith, Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 280.
1263.William de Lysurus, Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 280.
1278.Willielmus Clericus Constabularii Castri de Edinburgh.
Registrum de Dunfermline, pp. 52, 53.
1284.William De Kinghorn, Constable (July 1).
Registrum Sancte Marie de Newbottle, p 31.
Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, vol. i., p. 86**.
1288.William De Kinghorn, Constable (12th March).
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. i., p. 64.*
1292.William De Kynggorn, Governor.
Registrum Sancte Marie de Newbottle, p. 292.
Sir Rauf Basset de Dreyton, Constable.
Rymer's Foedera (Record Edition), vol. ii., p. 772.
Rotuli Scotiæ, vol. i., pp. 1, 3, 7, 12.
Acts of the Parliament of Scotland, vol. i., p. 4, 7, Appendix.
1296.Walter De Huntercombe, entrusted with the Castle of Edinburgh, and Sheriffdom of Edinburgh, Linlithgow, and Haddington.
Rymer's Fodera vol. ii., p. 73.
Rotuli Scotiæ vol i., p. 36.
1298.Sir John De Kingeston,Constable and Keeper.
Acts of the Parliament of Scotland, vol. i., p. 15, App.
1299–1300.Sir John De Kingeston, Constable and Sheriff of Edinburgh.
Wardrobe account, cited by Chalmers—Caledonia, vol. ii., p. 579.
1300.William De Rue Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 280.
1301.Sir John De Kingeston, Constable.
Wardrobe account, cited by Chalmers—Caledonia, vol. ii., p. 888.
1305.Sir John De Kingeston, continued Contstable.
Ryley's Placita, 505, cited in Caledonia, vol. ii., p. 588.
1310.Sir Piers De Lombard [Luband?], Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 280.
1311.Peter Lyband or Luband, Keeper of the Castles of Edinburgh and Linlithgow.
Rotuli Scotiæ vol. i., pp. 105, 106.
Caledonia, vol. ii., p. 375, note (f).
1312–13.Peter De Luband, Keeper of the Castles of Edinburgh and of Linlithgow.
Rotuli Scotiæ vol. i., p. 111.
Monachi Malmesburienisis Vita Edwardi 11., p. 144, cited by Tytler, History of Scotland, vol. i., p. 267.
Barbour's Bruce (Spalding Club edition), pp. 231, 247.
A writ by king Edward I., dated 8th November 1312, is addressed to the Sheriff of Edinburgh, and Constable of the Castles of Edinburgh, Linlithgow, and Levyngston.
1334.Sir John De Kingeston, Keeper of the Castle, and Sheriff of the Shire of Edinburgh, with the Constabularies of Haddington and Linlithgow.
Rotuli Scotiæ, vol. i., p. 271.
1335.Sir John De strivelin, Sheriff of Edinburgh and Keeper of the Castle.
Ayloffe's Calendar, p. 161–62.
Rotuli Scotiæ, vol. i., pp. 382,386, 387,396.
1336.Sir John De Strivelin, for life.
Ayloffe's Calendar, p. 169.
1337.Sir John De Strivelin (20th July and 6th October).
Rotuli Scotiæ, vol. i., pp. 437, 438, 441, 458, 496, 504.
1337.Thomas Kingston, Captain and Marshal.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 280.
1338.Thomas De Rokeby, Constable of the Castles of Stirling and Edinburgh.
Rotuli Scotiæ, vol. i., pp. 542, 545, 551, 554, 562, 568, 570, 580, 582, 584, 596, 601.
1340.Sir Thomas Rokesby, Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 280.
1341.Sir Richard De Limoisen, Governor.
Archibald Douglas (brother of Lord Liddesdale), Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 281.
1346–48.Sir David Lindsay of Crawford, Governor.
Wyntoun's Cronykil, Tom. ii., p. 266.
Lives of the Lindsays, vol. i., p. 49.
1348.William Murray, Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 281.
1358.Sir Robert Erskine of Alva, Captain and Constable.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 281.
1360–61.John Del Yle, Custos.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. i., pp. 364, 379.
1362.Simon Reed, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. i., p. 397.
1364.Archibald De Douglas, Custos.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. i., pp. 411–425.
Simon Reed, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. i., pp. 409, 425, 427.
1366.Simon Reed, Custos.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. i., pp. 459, 461.
1367–8.Simon Reed, Custos.
Robertson's Index of Charters, 83.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. i., pp. 476, 496.
1369–70.Simon Reed, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. i., pp. 525, 539.
1371.Thomas De Erskine, Custos.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 4.
1372.William De Carnys, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 10.
John, Earl of Carrick (eldest son of King Robert II.), Steward of Scotland, Keeper of the Castle.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 9.
1390.William Naper, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 167.
1391.William Naper, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 196.
1392.William Naper, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., pp. 205, 259.
1394.William Naper, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 275.
1395.William Naper, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 289.
1396.William Naper, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 345.*
1398.William Naper, Constable.
Walter Stewart, Lord of Brechin (second son of King Robert II.), Custos.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., pp. 372, 378.
1399.William Naper, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 444.
1400.David, Duke of Rothsay, Governor (killed at Falkland in 1401).
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 281.
1401.William Naper of Easter Gamultoun, Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 281.
1402.William Naper, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 504.
Archibald, Earl of Douglas, Lord of Galway, Custos.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 504, 505.
1403.Archibald. Earl of Douglas, Custos.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 551.
1405.Archibald, Earl of Douglas, Custos.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii., p. 620.
1416.William Crawfurd, Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 281.
1434.Sir William de Crechtoun, Captain.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. ii. p. 239, 242, 297.
1436.Sir William de Crechtoun, Lord High Chancellor, Governor.
Crawford's Officers of State, p. 27.
Douglas' Peerage (Wood), vol. i., p. 609.
Thomas Cranstone, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. iii. p. 357.
1438.Sir William De Crechtoun, Custos of the Castle and Sheriff of Edinburgh.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. iii., p. 375, 377.
1438.Thomas Cranstons, Constable.
The Chamberlain Rolls, vol. iii., p. 399.
1443.Thomas of Cranstone, Constable.
Registrum Ecclesiæ Sancti Egidii, p. 70.
1450.— Cockburn of Newbigging, Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 281.
1482.John Stuart, Earl of Athole, Governor.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 281.
1488.Patrick, Lord Hailes, Governor.
Registrum Magni Sigilli, lib. xii., Nos. 17, 18, 21, 39, cited in Douglas' Peerage (Wood), vol. i., p. 225.
1515.James Hamilton, Earl of Arran, Governor.
Pinkerton's History of Scotland, vol. ii., p. 148.
1524.— Creichton, Captain of the Castle.
Pitcairn's Criminal Trails, vol. i., part ii., p. 257–274.
1527.James Riddel of Cranston-riddell, Governor and captain.
Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh, p. 281.

Footnotes

1 The Castellum Puellarum was here put for the town: the Town had not yet obtained the privilege of having its own sheriff. Chambers's Caledonia, vol. ii., p. 574.