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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Includes authorizations granting the power to perform a task or duty and documents appointing or hiring someone to perform a task.

Found in 221 Collections and/or Records:

Charters collected by Sir James Balfour of Denmilne., 12th century-1553.

Identifier: Adv.MS.15.1.18 (2 of 2)
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Confirmation by William I of gift by Hugh and William Giffard to the church of St. Andrews of the church of Tealing. Kincardine, 1189x1195. (Hugh de Roxburgh, chancellor; no date). Printed in ‘Regesta regum Scotorum’, volume ii, number 358.(ii) Confirmation, [1173-1178], by William I of gift by Walter, son of Philip to the church of St. Andrews of the land of Adhebrecces. Kinghorn, 1173x1178. (D.G.: Richard, Bishop of Dunkeld). Printed...
Dates: 12th century-1553.

Collection of genealogical material on various Scottish families and items of historical interest copied by Robert Mylne, the antiquary, in the late 17th or early 18th century.

Identifier: Adv.MS.34.6.10
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) ‘The Portrait of True Loyalty exposed in the Family of Gordon, without interruption to this present year 1691. With a Relationof the Castle of Edr. in the year 1689’ (folio 1), which is attributed to David Burnet, a Catholic Priest. The original manuscript, which was in Blairs College, Aberdeen (‘The House of Gordon’, page xxxvi), is at the Scottish Catholic Archives, Columba House, Edinburgh, where it has the...
Dates: 1554-1720.