22 January 1527–8.
The quhilk day, the baillies and counsale statutes and ordanis that [blank]
Wilsoun, tailyeour, and all vtheris suspect of lipper within this towne
devoyde thame of the samyn within xv dayes, and gif the said [blank] Wilsoun
will allege that he hes nocht na sic seiknes that he caus the medicinaris to purge
him be thair aythis in the meanetyme; and als chairges all maner of lipper folkis
that ar in lugeis and hospitales about this towne that thai convers nocht amang
clene folks nother in kirk merkat or vther wayes bot hald thame be thame
selffis in quyet vnder the payne of banissing the towne. (This amang the lowse
24 January 1527–8.
It is thocht expedient be the baillies and counsale that the pynt stowpe of
Dalkeyth be send for, and that wyse and discreitt men mesoure the vther commoun pynts of this towne and of Striueiling with that pynt, swa that ane just
mesour may be maid vniuersally throw all this towne. (In the convict buik
begynand in Julij 1505.)
1 February 1527–8.
Chaplain of St
(Decreitt gevin decerning Sir Thomas Ewyne chaiplen of St Cristophers alter
and brether of the skynners and furrours to be putt in possessioun of the xl s.
annuell, viz. xx s. of vmquhill Jhone Hathweis buith, and vther xx s. of his pairt of
the land quhilk George Lethe dwellis in on the eist syde of Alexander Cants
tenement, and to poynd thairfore.—Tr.)
The pace of
xij s. the boll.
The counsall fyndis and delyueris, be the price of the quheit fundin the
last mercatt day at xij s., that the baxteris baik commounlie to all our Souerane
Lordis liegis xj vnces j half weill baikin breid and dryit sufficient stuff for j d.;
and that thai furneis the tovne with ij d. breid and penny breid, and that thay
sell nocht to the tovne vnder the payne of spaining fra the occupatioun yeir
and day; and that thay cum to the clerkis buith and tak thair tikket heirvpoun.
22 February 1527–8.
Waist at the
The quhilk day, the baillies and counsale ordanis the dene of gild or
thesaurer till caus the waist land of the townis that thai gat fra Hew Dowglas
and his spous, lyand at the west kirk dur, to be fillit vp with red, and to calsay
the samyn honestly as efferis.—(Lowse Leiffes.—Tr.)
28 February 1527–8.
to be lowsit.
The quhilk day, the baillies and counsall decernis and ordanis Mungow
Tennent, thesaurar of this yeir bygane, till content pay and deliuer till Jhone
Purves thesaurare the sowme of twa hundreth markis restand in his handis of
the commoun guid of the said last yeir he was thesaurare, and dischairgis him
thairof be this present writting now and evir; and als ordanis the said Jhone
Purves thesaurar till content and pay incontinent to Michaell M'Quhane for the
commoun buithis quhilk he has in wedsett of the guid toun for redemptioun of
the samyn the sowme of fyftie pundis, and to Williame Rynd for ane vther buith
quhilk he hes in wedsett of threscoir pundis, and to resaue ouer thair said rycht
of the saidis twa buithis, with all lettres and euidentis maid to thame thairvpoun; and als ordanis the said Jhone Purves thesaurare till content and pay
till Alane Mosman goldsmyth for to perfurneist and end furth the siluer
chandler that he hes in his hand to mak, the sowme of xx li till guid compt
and recknyng; quhilkis sowmes being payit be the said Jhone Purves
thesaurare salbe thankfullie allowit till him in his comptis, kepand this writt
and precept for his discharge and warrand.