XIV
Charter regarding a gift of lands for providing lights in the church of Glasgow (1293)

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.D. Marwick (editor)

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1894

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20-21

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'XIV: Charter regarding a gift of lands for providing lights in the church of Glasgow (1293)', Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow 1175-1649: Part 2 (1894), pp. 20-21. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47944 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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XIV. Charter by Oliver and Richard Smalhy, Prepositi, and other Prepositi and Citizens of Glasgow, assembled in the courts of the Burgh, setting forth a gift by Odard, son of the then deceased Richard Hangpudyng, of lands for providing lights in the church of Glasgow. Glasgow 15 September 1293.

[Latin text]

Omnibus hoc scriptum visuris vel audituris, Oliverus et Ricardus Smalhy, prepositi, et ceteri prepositi ac cives Glasguensis congregati in placitis Burgi, que tenebantur apud Glasgu die Martis in crastino festi Exaltationis Sancte Crucis, anno gratie m°. cc° lxxxxiij°, salutem in Domino. Noveritis Odardum filium quondam Ricardi Hangpudyng, pro salute anime sue predecessorum et successorum suorum ac ceterorum Christi fidelium, dedisse, concessisse, et presenti scripto confirmasse luminari Sancte Marie in majori ecclesia Glasguensi, medietatem septem perticarum terre versus orientem, sicut jacent in longum et latum in croftis extra villam versus occidentem, inter terrain luminaris beate Marie in capella inferius in villa ex parte occidentali et terrain Christiane quondam sponse Symonis de Govan ex parte orientali, et saysinam ejusdem medietatis terre domino Johanni de Botheuyl vicario chori Glasguensis, tune procuratori dicti luminaris, per intol et vttol super solum, ut moris est, tradidisse; quam terram prefatus Odardus et heredes sui dicto luminari Sante Marie contra omnes homines et feminas inperpetuum warantizabunt. Et quoniam predicta donatio cum saysine traditione [facta] fuit alias coram me Olivero tunc preposito, et presentibus duodecim civibus ac Rogero filio Philippi et Johanne Dubberville servientibus, die Martis proximo post festum decollacionis Sancti Johannis Baptiste, anno prenotato secundum consuetudinem civitatis, nostre sigillum communitatis nostre, in testimonium hujus facti in dictis placitis, huic scripto fecimus apponi, et ad majorem rei geste securitatem sigillum officialitatis Glasguensis eidem est appensum.

[Translation]

To all who shall see or hear this writing, Oliver and Richard Smalhy, prepositi, and other prepositi and citizens of Glasgow, assembled in the courts of the burgh, that was held at Glasgow on Wednesday the day after the feast of the exaltation of the Holy Cross, in the year of grace one thousand two hundred and ninetythree, greeting in the Lord. Know ye that Odard son of the deceased Richard Hangpudyng, for the weal of his soul and the souls of his predecessors and successors, and the rest of the faithful in Christ, has given, granted, and by this present writing confirmed to St Mary's light in the High Kirk of Glasgow half of seven roods of land towards the east, as they lie in length and in breadth in the crofts beyond the town towards the west, betwixt the land of St Mary's light in the chapel lower in the town on the west side, and the land of Christian late spouse to Symon of Govan on the east side; and has delivered sasine of the said half land upon the ground as use is to Sir John of Botheuyl vicar of the choir of Glasgow, then procurator of the said light for intoll and outtoll. Which land the foresaid Odard and his heirs will warrant to the said St. Mary's light against all men and women for ever. And since the foresaid gift with delivery of sasine was otherwise made before me Oliver then prepositus, in presence of twelve citizens, and Roger son of Philip and John Dubbervile servants, on the Wednesday next after the feast of the beheading of St John the Baptist in the year before mentioned, we have, according to the custom of our city, caused our common seal to be affixed to this present writing in witness of the said deed done in the said court; and in further confirmation of the fact the seal of the Official of Glasgow has been appended to the same.