Papers concerning the Lauderdale and Tweeddale families. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1663-early 18th century, undated. (Creation)


  • 257 Leaves (Whole)



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    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Accounts, 1663-1680, of the Duke of Lauderdale with Sir William Sharp (folio 1);

    (ii) Accounts, 1677-1678, of debts due by the Duke of Lauderdale (folio 47);

    (iii) Memoranda, 1666, concerning the marriage contract between the 2nd Marquess of Tweeddale and Lady Mary Maitland, with a copy of the discharge, 1668, by the 1st Marquess of Tweeddale to the 2nd Marquess and Lady Mary Maitland (folio 57);

    (iv) Papers, 1671-1684, undated, relating to the executry of Anna, Countess of Lauderdale, especially the disposal of her jewels (see also MS.14499, folio 19) (folio 81);

    (v) Copies of the Duke of Lauderdale’s will, 1675-1677 (folio 141);

    (vi) Papers, 1671-1708, undated, chiefly legal, concerning the teinds of Pinkie and Inverkeithing (folio 147);

    (vii) Papers, circa 1686, including rentals, concerning the exchange of Pinkie and Lethington between the 2nd Marquess of Tweeddale and the Duchess of Lauderdale (folio 147);

    (viii) Rentals, late 17th century or early 18th century, of Lauderdale lands (folio 209);

    (ix) Inventories, 1672-1714, of writs and papers (folio 217).

  • Arrangement

    257 folios.