Catherine Sinclair (c.1530 - d.)

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Nicknames: "Kattrine"
Birthplace: Orkney Islands, UK
Death: Died in Orkney Islands, UK
Managed by: Ellen Dahl
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CXLI Disposition, John Robson to his brother William Mudy, of the half of Leirquoy in Stromness. Original in possession of the Venerable Archdeacon Craven, D.D. May 27th, 1554. Kirkwall.

Be it kend till all men be this present writ, me Johne Robsoun, son and ane of the lauchfull airis of innqnhill Kattrine Sinclair my moder, to have sauld, annaleit, and ofhent, and be the tenour of thir presentis sellis, annaleis, and ofhentis fra me my airis, executouris, and assignais, to [my] weilbelovit broder William Mudy, his airis and assignais, all and haill the ane half of Leirquhy hand in Wttertoime in Stromness in Orknay, with all rycht and roytht pertenand thairto, with housis, begynnis, toftis, croftis, and uthir pertenance quhatsumevir, for the soume of four poundis usuall money of Scotland, thankfullie giffin and payit to me the said Johne Robsoun be the handis of the said William in my gret mister and urgent necessity. [He discharges William Mudy of the price and warrants him in the land, 'asweill as ony siclik land is brukit within the lord- schipe of Orknay,' along with ' all rycht titill of rycht roytht.']

In witnessing of the quhilk thing, becaus I the said Johne hed nocht ane proper seill of myne awine, I have procurat with instance the seill of ane venerabill man Maister Petir Huxtone subdane of Orknay to be hungyne to thir presentis chartour of alienatioun, at Kirkwall the twenty sevin day of Maii in the yeir of God m. v c fyfty four zeris, befoir thir witnes, venerabill and discrct men, Maister Petir Huxtone subdane forsaid ; Schir Johne Gifferd, chorist of the cathedral] kirk of Orknay ; Maister Johne Huxtone, scoill maister ; Alexander Cromarty ; Henry Chahnir ; Andro Scartane, with uthiris divers. (Signed) ' Petrus Houstoun, subdecanus Orchaden.'

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