Vedast Grierson's Charters of Lagg

Vedast Grersoun
Miscellaneous Charters #10. 02 October 1453.--Letters of confraternity by Brother David Crage, minister of the Order of the Holy Trinity and Redemption of Captives, in favour of VEDAST GRERSOUN and JONET [GRERSOUN], his spouse. (R.H.C. 331.)

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 51; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar. APPENDIX: Miscellaneous Charters and Documents relating to the family of Grierson of Lag.

Vedast Grersoun
Charter 08. 18 October 1457.--Instrument recording that VEDAST GRERSOUN of Lag came in person to the lands Betwixt the Waters, that is to the house in which Patrick McQuonquhe dwells, and that he there took up earth and stones, with these words, "I justly break and destroy the intrusion, called sasine, wrongfully taken by William McCoulach of these lands with their pertinents", and he cast down the earth and stones in front of the house and broke, destroyed, annulled and quashed the said intrusion, called sasine, as far as in him lay. Done in the house of Patrick McQuonquhe aforesaid, at the hour of eleven before noon or thereabouts. Witnesses: ANDREW GRERSOUN, Adam de Gordoun, Finlay McIhauch, Matthew McMurde, ANDREW GRERSOUN and Donald de Meligane.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 11; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Grierson
Born: Lag, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. after 1481.

Succeeded in 1457 and in that same year, he obtained a Charter from Edmund de Crauford, confirming that of George de Dunbar, Earl of March, to Gilbert Grierson, his grandfather.

"Troquhrin" was resigned by Vedastus Grierson, June, 1465." Records show he was living in 1481. "His wife is believed to have been Isobel (née Dalrymple) Grierson, dau. of William de Dalrymple." They left four (4) sons, viz: (1) Gilbert Grierson, (2) Roger Grierson, (3) Donald Grierson, & (4) Alexander Grierson.

Source: (1) The History of Lands and their Owners in Galloway, by Peter Hardyside MacKerlie, Vol. 05; emphasis supplied.

Vedast Greyrson
Miscellaneous Charters #11. 27 March 1459.--Instrument setting forth that VEDAST GREYRSON, lord of Lag, presented himself ready to implement certain conditions agreed on between him and his cousin, William McCwllouch, regarding the division and exchange of certain particles of land, for transacting which the said William neither appeared himself, as he was bound, nor sent a substitute, and the said VEDAST [GREYRSON] calling together his friends and kinsmen there present publicly declared the agreement between himself and the said William, of which he held himself exonerated for the future. (R.H.C. 353.)

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from pp. 51 & 52; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar. APPENDIX: Miscellaneous Charters and Documents relating to the family of Grierson of Lag.

Vedast de Greyrsone
Miscellaneous Charters #12. 04 May 1459.--Instrument setting forth that in presence of Sir Thomas de Gilhagy, depute of Masters William Heris and Thomas Tynding, commissaries of Andrew, bishop of Glasgow, sitting in judgment, there appeared VEDAST de GREYRSONE, lord of Lag, who demanded that the following persons who had been cited by the said Judge should be examined as to what they knew concerning the sasine given by Fergus Mccrey, serjeand, to a certain Edward de Craufurd, son and heir of the deceased John de Craufurd, lord of Trarinzane, viz.: --Fergus Duncanson, THOMAS GRERSON, Thomas Androson, Thomas Goldsmycht, Thomas Mccallan, Patrick Ahowran and John Goldsmycht, younger, who being sworn said that they were present and heard and saw when the late Fergus Mccrey, serjeand, on the precept and command of Sir William de Douglas, sheriff of Dumfries, as he asserted by the authority of the Earl of March, gave to the said Edward de Craufurd sasine of the lands of Dalgarnok by delivery of earth and stone, about nine years before the date of the presents, that sasine was given at Ravinhill in the house of John Mccallan, that the sasine ox was taken from Patrick Ahowran and that they were at that time, some of the age of 17, some of 18 and some of 20 years. (R.H.C. 354.)

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 52; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar. APPENDIX: Miscellaneous Charters and Documents relating to the family of Grierson of Lag.

Vedast Grersoun
Charter 09. 24 July 1464.--Instrument recording that VEDAST GRERSOUN of Lag, personally present in the court of Ard, there gave sasine of the lands of Grenane, with the pertinents, in the barony of Tybbris, sheriffdom of Drumfres, to Jonet and Isabel, heirs of the deceased Duncan John, reserving terce to Jonet de Dalrympil, spouse of the said Duncan. Upon which Robert Fergussoun of Bracansid, in name and behalf of the said Jonet and Isabel, asked instruments. Done at the capital messuage of the lands of Ard. Witnesses: Robert Crechtoun of Achynsoul, George Cunynghame of Snaid, Simeon Hall of Kyrktoun, Matthew Fergussoun, Cuthbert Momorson and John (?), David de Crechtoun with many others.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 11; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Grerson
Miscellaneous Charters #13. 04 June 1465.--Letters of reversion by Robert Heris of Kirkpatrik Irengray to VEDAST GRERSON of Lag of the lands of Larglangle, parish of Ur, and Half Mathrewne, parish of Trokquher, lordship of Galloway. (Larglanglie 2; Nat. Lib. Ch. 2545.)

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 52; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar. APPENDIX: Miscellaneous Charters and Documents relating to the family of Grierson of Lag.

Vedast Grerson
Miscellaneous Charters #14. 09 August 1465.--Instrument setting forth that before the commissaries of Nytht there appeared the following witnesses produced by VEDAST GRERSON of Lag to give faithful testimony in the cause between him and Patrick de Hamylton, viz.:--ISABEL de KYRKPATRIK, lady of Rokell, WILLIAM GRERSON of Dalton, GILBERT GRERSON, ANDREW GRERSON, Donald Huntar, Nevin Clerk, Andrew Mcag, John de Ronan and John de Tynron, who being sworn and examined deponded that the said VEDAST [GRERSON] constituted and ordained the said Patrick de Hamylton by letter under his seal, his assignee for releasing certain lands called Bordlande and Coulach, barony of Cumnok, sheriffdom of Ayr, wadset to John Fostar of Barnton, which he did, and he is bound by his great oath, as soon as the said VEDAST [GRERSON] and his heirs shall pay him the sum of 240 merks to surrender and resign to the said VEDAST [GRERSON] and his heirs all charters &c. and all right &c. which he can have to the said lands. (R.H.C. 384.)

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 52; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar. APPENDIX: Miscellaneous Charters and Documents relating to the family of Grierson of Lag.

Vedast Grerson
Miscellaneous Charters #15. 11 March 1466/7.--Instrument of resignation by John Litstar, indweller in Bridgend (Fine pontis), near Dumfries, into the hands of VEDAST GRERSON of Lag of the fee of a tenement on the south side of the said town, between the tenement of Patrick de Bondbi on the east and the road leading to the kirk of Troquer on the west, also a croft on the south side of the said town between the croft of Simon Donaldson, burgess of Dumfries on the south, the said tenement on the north, the water of the Nith on the east and the foresaid road on the west. (R.H.C. 401.)

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 52; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar. APPENDIX: Miscellaneous Charters and Documents relating to the family of Grierson of Lag.

Vedast Grersoun
Charter 11. 04 May 1468.--Precept of sasine by Isabel de Kirkpatrick, lady of Rocaill, directed to Gilbert McQuonquhe, bailie, to infeft VEDAST GRERSOUN of Lag, her son and apparent heir, in all the lands in the part of Drummuir within her lordship of Kowlyn, sheriffdom of Drumfries, and all her land of Parkflatt and the 6s. 8d. land of le Hagis, in her lordship of Rocail. At Dumfries.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 11; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Grersoun
Charter 12. 22 July 1468.--Instrument of resignation by David Kirkpatrik of Rokalhed into the hands of VEDAST GRERSOUN of Lag, as assignee and in name of Isobel de Kirkpatrik, his mother, of the land of Parcarsflat and le Haggis, in the stewartry of Annandale. Done in the dwelling of David de Peblis, burgess of Edinburgh. Witnesses: Robert, lord le Maxwell, Master Robert Hamyltoune, chancellor of the Cathedral Church of Glasgow, George de Cunynghame, Robert Murheid, William Wynstort (?) and John Weimys.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 11; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Greirsoun
Charter 13. 22 July 1468.--Instrument of resignation by David Kirkpatrick of Rocailheid into the hands of VEDAST GREIRSOUN of Lag, of the lands of Windyhills, in the sheriffdom of Dumfries. Done within the dwelling of David Peblis in Edinburgh. Witnesses: Robert, lord le Maxwell, Robert Hamyltoun, chancellor of Glasgow, George Cunynghame, Robert Murheid and John Weimys.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 11; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Greresoun
Charter 14. 20 October 1471.--Reversion by Donald Maclellane of Gileston in favour of VEDAST GRERESOUN of Lag of the 5 merkland of Corawlaw and Killecrosch and 5 merkland of Holm of Daltallachane, in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, SIR PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 12; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Grersone
Charter 15. 07 October 1472.--Instrument under the hand of James de Fawsyde, notary, recording that Thomas Moffat of Mekillholmsyd, bailie of Alexander, duke of Albany, gave sasine to VEDAST GRERSONE of le Lag of the lands of Kirkbride, in the parish of Kirkpatrick, stewartry of Annandale. At Hillhous. Witnesses: Robert Moffet of Grantoun, John Moffet, elder, of Ariksteine, AMAND GRERSONE, John Moffet of Rig, John Vauch, John Ewart, Thomas Bell, John Moffet, younger, of Ariksteine and Ziletin Moffet.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, Sir PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 12; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Grersonne
Charter 16. 24 October 1472.--Retour of special service made at Drumfres before William Douglace, steward of Annandale in that part specially constituted, by Robert, lord Maxwell, Thomas Kirkpatrik of Closborne, David Heris of Tereglis, knight, John Lindissay of Walchop, George Cunynghame of Snade, Robert Heris, Robert Maxwell, Edward Crechtoune, James Kirkhalch, Amer Maxvell of Kirkconnell, Henry Kirkpatrik, Alexander Rorisonne, Archibald Douglace, Edward Menzeis, James Douglace, Alexander Crechtonne, William Johnstonne and Robert Mure, who say that ISABEL KIRKPATRIK, [DIED cJULY, 1472] mother of VEDAST GRERSONNE of Lag, died last vest and seised of the lands of Roukell and Kirkbrid Rig with their pertinents, in the sheriffdom of Drumfres and stewartry of Annandale, and that the said VEDAST [GRERSONNE] is nearest lawful heir, and that he is of lawful age, and that the lands of Roukell are worth now L10 and were worth as much in time of peace and that the lands of Kirkbride Rig are worth now L20 and were worth as much in time of peace, and that they are held in chief of the Duke of Albany by ward and relief and are in his hands by ward throught the death of the said ISABEL, [DIED cJULY, 1472] who died about thirteen weeks ago.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, Sir PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 12; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Grersone
Charter 17. 02 August 1473.--Precept of sasine by Alexander, duke of Albany, directed to Archibald de Carrutheris of Mouswalde, Thomas de Kirkpatrik of Closbarne, William Douglas of Drumlangrig, John Gordoun of Lochinvar, George Hayes, William Johnstoune of Merioybank and Henry de Kirkpatrik of Knok, bailies in that part, to infeft ROGER GRERSONE, son of VEDAST GRERSONE of Lag, in the lands of Rokkell with their pertinents, in the lordship of Anandirdale, sheriffdom of Drumfres, which VEDAST [GRERSONE] had resigned in the duke's hands at Edinburgh, according to the tenor of the duke's charter to ROGER [GRERSONE]. At Edinburgh.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, Sir PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 12; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Grersone
Charter 18. 24 August 1473.--Charter of resignation by Alexander, duke of Albany, of the lands in the above (No. 17) reserving liferent to the said VEDAST GRERSONE and terce to his widow. At Edinburgh. Witnesses: Sir James Lidale of Halkerstone, knight, master of the duke's household, Master Martin Wane, chancellor of Glasgow, George Liddale, parson of Forest, Malcolm Drummond, parson of Pennersax, David Raynton of Bille, Gavin Maxwell, John Liddale and William Brown.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, Sir PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 12; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Greirsoune
Charter 19. 18 September 1473.--Instrument of sasine following on precept (No. 17). At the mansion of Rokell. Witnesses: GILBERT GREIRSOUNE, Alexander de Gordoun, William de Gordoun and Roger de Gordoun.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, Sir PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 12; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Greresone
Charter 20. 02 October 1473.--Precept of sasine by Alexander Conynghame of Kilmauris directed to his kinsmen, GILBERT GRERESONE and JOHN GRERESONE, brothers german of VEDAST GRERESONE of Lag, Alexander Gordoun, William Gordoun and Roger Gordoun, as bailies of the barony of Glencairn, to infeft his kinsman, ROGER GRERESONE, son of the said VEDAST [GRERESONE], and ISABEL GORDOUN, his wife, in the 5 merkland of Trorenene and 7 1/2 merkland of Corochdow, Murmulloch, Cormyligane, Crostane and Marganady, in the barony of Glencairn, sheriffdom of Dumfries. At Kilmauris.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, Sir PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from pp. 12, & 13; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Greresone
Charter 21. 24 January 1473/4.--Crown charter of resignation in favour of ROGER GRERESONE, son of VEDAST GRERESONE of Lag, of the lands of Arde Dalgarno, the superiority of Messingerislandis, the lands of Windyhillis and the lands of Lag, in the sheriffdom of Dumfries, the lands commonly called Betweine the Watteris, Dullarge, Maby and Dalskerthholme, with the superiority of Barchare and Auchinfrankach, in the lordship of Galloway and sheriffdom of Dumfries, which were resigned by the said VEDAST [GRERESONE]; to be held by the said ROGER [GRERESONE] and the heirs male of his body, whom failing, by the said VEDAST [GRERESONE] and his heirs male bearing the name the arms of GRERESONE; reserving liferent to the said VEDAST [GRERESONE] and a reasonable terce to his widow. [Not in Registrum Magni Sigilli.]

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, Sir PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 13; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

Vedast Greresone
Charter 35. 29 May 1485.--Instrument of resignation by George Heris of Terawchtie of the six merkland of Dalskairth, in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright, held by him in liferent, into the hands of VEDAST GRERESONE of Lag, as superior as to the free tenement, and of ROGER GRERESONE of Trorarane, as superior as to the free tenement, and of ROGER GRERESONE of Trorarane, as superior as to the fee thereof. At Traqueyr. Witnesses: Gilbert Neilsone of Barnesoulle, Philip Conynghame of Snade, Herbert Asloan of Gawrawche, Master Robert Heris, vicar of Tereglis, Sir Gilbert Dune, chaplain, Nicholas Ahannaye, John Ahannaye, John Durande and Thomas Durande.

Source: (1) Scottish Record Society: THE LAG CHARTERS, 1400-1720, Sir PHILIP JAMES HAMILTON-GRIERSON'S CALENDAR, edited by Athol L. Murray, M.A., LL.B.: With an introduction by LT.-COL. J.R.H. GREEVES, T.D.: Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & Company, LTD. 1958, taken from p. 14; charters are numbered & listed here as they were originally listed in Hamilton-Grierson's calendar.

 

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