Collection of late sixteenth- and seventeenth-century accounts of places in Scotland, partly compiled by Sir John Skene, Lord Curriehill. Edit




  • Late 16th century-17th century. (Creation)


  • 1 Volumes (Whole)



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  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows.

    (i)-(ix) Accounts compiled by Sir John Skene.

    (i) ‘Ane tabill and repertour of the Cheker Rollis [...] collectit and put in ordour conforme to the number and ordour of Kingis [...] be Mr Jhone Skene [...] 1595.’ (ii) ‘Ane particular and perfyte rentall ... collectit be Maister Johne Skene Clerk of the Register. 1595.’ (iii) ‘The rentall buik of the propertis.’ (iv) ‘Computa et libri thesaurariorum.’ (v) ‘Libri responsionum.’ (vi) ‘Libri responsionum super terris ecclesiasticis nunc corona annexatis.’ (vii) ‘Libri collectorum tertie beneficiorum.’ (viii) ‘Particular comptis Jac. 6.’ (ix) ‘Ane table of charteres and [...] [...] writen upon ye bak of ye rolles of ye Kingis propertie [...].’

    (x)-(xvii) Other accounts.

    (x) ‘The compt of Sr Gedeon Murray.’ (xi) ‘Followes the severall valued rents of all the paroches within ye bounds of ye Sherifdome of Perth, as the said valued rents are now debydit and drawine out in this new rentall book. 1680.’ (xii) ‘The taxt roll of the stewartrie off Ffyff.’ (xiii) ‘Rentall of the [...] of Falkland.’ (xiv) ‘Ane abreviat of what is due to the Stewart of Fyffe. 1663.’ (xv) ‘Rentall of the lands of Pitlockie.’ (xvi) ‘Rentale of my Lord Stormonds interest in Ffalkland paroche 1654, the time off the valuatione.’ (xvii) ‘The particular rents of the [...] within the Shyre of Fyfe.’

    The description of the manuscript in the folio catalogue (F.R.186) includes the reference: W.2.19.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.