Collection name . Aberdeen Cartulary
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Register of constitutions and other legal documents concerning the bishopric of Aberdeen, written in the 16th century and covering the 13th to 16th centuries.
Scope and Contents Chartulary produced in Scotland containing various documents relating to the Bishopric of Aberdeen. The documents include constitutions, ordinances, royal charters, inquisitions, and lists of bounds.Davis has dated the manuscript to the 1st half of the 16th century. Innes suggests that the volume was begun circa 1520 due to two factors. The first is the mention in an inscription on folio 50r of Alexander Galloway as a canon of Aberdeen and patron of the manuscript. Galloway was a...
Dates: 1st half of 16th century.
Register of the Cathedral Church and Bishopric of Aberdeen, also known as the 'Registrum Album', written between 1380 and 1550.
Scope and Contents Manuscript written in Scotland containing the register of the cathedral church and bishopric of Aberdeen. This volume, also known as the 'Registrum Album', is a composite work containing miscellaneous charters of the church and see, including sections of royal and papal charters, as well as grants by the bishops. The manuscript dates from the late 14th century, with additions which extend into the 16th century. Davis has suggested that the work was probably begun during the...