Record

Call numberUYSS110/A/1
TitleInstrument of sasine in favour of Bishop James Kennedy
CollectionMuniments of the University of St Andrews
Date27 August 1450
DescriptionInstrument of sasine in favour of James Kennedy, Bishop of St Andrews, of the land on which St Salvator's College was to be built.

Instrument of sasine confirming the grant by King James II to James Kennedy, Bishop of St Andrews of land in St Andrews [Fife] on which St Salvator's College was to be built, lying on the north side of North Street, between the land of John Loch to the east and the land of Henry Dryden (de Driden) to the west, for an annual rent of 24s per year.

Witnesses: John, Bishop of Brechin [Angus]; Mr Thomas Logie (Logy), rector of St Andrews University; William, Prior of St Andrews; Thomas, Abbot of Scone [Perthshire]; Mr John Legat, Archdeacon of St Andrews; Laurence Pyott (Pyot), Archdeacon of Aberdeen {Aberdeenshire]; John Beaton (Beton) and John Feldie (Ffeldew), doctors of decreets; John Campbell (Cambale) of Loudon (Lowdon) knight; David Broun Provost of St Andrews; William Bonar (Boner) and Duncan Lambie (Lamby) citizens of St Andrews; Mr Andrew Young (Yhung) and Mr David Kay bachelors in decreets, NPs; with many others.

Notary: William Boece (de Boyis). Notary's mark.

Lozenge shaped episcopal seal of James Kennedy, Bishop of St Andrews in red wax. Seal is almost complete - only minor damage. Seal inscription: 'Jacobi.dei.gracia.Episcopi.Sanctiandrei'.
Extent1 sheet
LanguageLatin
Related materialTranscripts exist. A (partial) copy also exists in St Salvator's Cartulary A, UYSS150/1, ff. 8r-v.
Publication noteR.G. Cant, The College of St Salvator (Edinburgh, 1950), pp. 49-53.
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