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Renunciations. Legal instruments.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: The act of renouncing a right, often recorded in letters of renunciation. There are three forms of renunciation in Scots law, renunciation by an heir, renunciation of redeemable rights and renunciation of a lease. For the renunciation of a non-heritable right, use discharge. Source: Bell's dictionary and digest of the law of Scotland. 7th ed. (1890) .

Found in 9 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.

Gaelic poetry and a Deed of Renunciation, apparently from the papers of Colonel Robert Bruce Aeneas McLeod Sutherland.

Identifier: MS.14875
Scope and Contents The poems are apparently from the papers of the donor, Norman Kent’s grandfather Colonel Robert Bruce Aeneas McLeod Sutherland (died 1887). The latter’s father, Captain Alexander Sutherland, was brought up at Sciberscross, Strath Brora, received his commission in 78th (Seaforth) Regiment in 1794, and served as a recruiting officer throughout Scotland.The contents are as follows.(i) Deed of Renunciation of Barbara Guthrie, wife of James Sutherland of Evelix, 1713...
Dates: 1st half of 18th century, undated.

Miscellaneous papers, including charters and sasines, some concerning the Hope family., 1558-1665.

Identifier: Acc.12092/4
Scope and Contents Contains:67. Charter by Robert Stewart of Rossyth in favour of Agnes Scrymgeour spouse of Peter Bruce apparent of Erlishall and their heirs failing which the heirs of Peter Bruce of the middle third of the lands of Cragy in the barony of Rossyth to by held in fee. Baillie for sesine William Barklay. At Edinburgh, 6 August 1558. Witnesses: William Galt, David Grege and Finlay Martin.68. Instrument of sasine dated 16 June 1576 in favour of David Seitoun son of Alexander...
Dates: 1558-1665.

Renunciation, Marion Carmichael to William Wardrop., 1669.

Identifier: Acc.9843/18
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

Papers, nearly all formal documents, mostly relating to the lands of Foulshields and the families associated with them. The papers are principally those of the Wardrops and their heirs, the Scotts, but also include documents relating to Shaw, Kinloch, Baillie, Weir, and Carmichael families.

Dates: 1669.