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Chartularies of Inchcolm Abbey and of Scone Abbey transcribed for Walter Macfarlane of Macfarlane., 14th century-16th century, 1700-1707, or after.

Identifier: Adv.MS.35.2.5

Scope and Contents

The contents of the volume are as follows:

(i) `Registrum Coenobii Inch-colm: Impensis Walteri McFarlan De Eodem In ipsius usum transcripturn. 1739` (folio 1), copied from the originals belonging to the Earl of Moray (Moray Charters, 42.3, 1420, and 42.4, 1423; ‘Medieval Cartularies’, numbers 1158-1159), with a few additional documents also from the Moray Charters (cf. ‘Charters of the Abbey of Inchcolm’, page vii) (folio 25), extracts from Hay on Inchcolm, 1700-1707, or after (folio 29 verso; from Adv.MS.34.1.8, pages 463-478), Iona (folio 38; from Adv.MS.34.1.8, pages 479-500), Linaores (folio 52; from Adv.MS.34.1.8, pages 517-526), and Scone (folio 59; from Adv.MS.34.1.8, pages 668-675), and a list of the charters (folio 64).

(ii) `Registra Coenobii Sconensis: Impensis Walteri Macfarlan De Eodem In ipsius usum transcripta. MDCCXXXVIII` (folio 68), copied from Adv.MSS.34.3.28, 14th century (folio 72), and 34.3.29, 15th century-16th century (folio 141 verso; the defective last leaf is not transcribed), with a list of the charters (folio 178).


  • Creation: 14th century-16th century, 1700-1707, or after.


0.00 Linear metres (181 folios.)

Existence and Location of Originals

Moray Charters, 42.3 and 42.4.


Adv.MSS.34.3.28 and 34.3.29.


Davis, G R C. ‘Medieval Cartularies of Great Britain’ (London, 1958).

Hasson, D E, and A Macdonald. ‘Charters of the Abbey of Inchcolm’ (Scottish History Society, 1938).

Repository Details

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