XXIII: A second charter of James II regarding erecting of Glasgow into a regality (1451)

Page 36

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

This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.


In this section

XXIII. Charter by King James II. to the Bishop of Glasgow and his successors of the regality of the city and barony of Glasgow, and of the lands of Bischopforest. Edinburgh, 22 February 1450–1.

[Latin text]

Jacobus Dei gracia Rex Scotorum, omnibus probis hominibus tocius terre sue clericis et laicis, salutem. Sciatis nos, in honorem et laudem Dei Omnipotentis, et gloriose Virginis Marie, ac beate Kentigerni confessoris [etc., ut supra number XXI. usque huc]. Testibus, Willelmo domino Creychton nostro cancellario et consanguineo predilecto, venerabili in Christo patre Andrea abbate de Melross nostro confessore et thesaurario, dilectis consanguineis nostris, Patricio domino Glammys magistro hospicii nostri, Patricio domino de le Graham, Willelmo domino Sommerweil, Georgio de Creychton de Carnes admirallo regni nostri, Dauid de Murray de Tulybardyn, Alexandro Ramsay de Dalwolsy, militibus, Magistris Johanne Arows archidiacono Glasguensi, et Georgio de Schoriswodd rectore de Cultyre clerico nostro. Apud Edynburch vicesimo secundo die mensis Februarii anno domini millesimo iiijc quinquagesimo et regni nostri decimo quinto.


James, by the grace of God King of Scots: to all good men of his whole land, clerics and laics, greeting. Know ye that we in honour and praise of Almighty God etc. [as above, Number XXI. continuously thus far.] Witnesses, William lord Creychton our chancellor and well beloved cousin, the venerable father in Christ Andrew abbot of Melrose our confessor and treasurer; our beloved cousins Patrick lord Glammys master of our household, Patrick lord of the Graham, William lord Sommerweil, George of Creychton of Carnes admiral of our kingdom, David of Murray of Tullybardyn, Alexander Ramsay of Dalwolsy, knights, Masters John Arous archdeacon of Glasgow and George of Schoriswodd rector of Culter our clerk. At Edinburgh, the twenty second day of the month of February in the year of our Lord one thousand four hundred and fifty, and fifteenth of our reign.