'Charters of Crossraguel Abbey'

 

AYRSHIRE AND GALLOWAY ARCHÆOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION - 1886

 

CONTENT

Please note that the extensive references contained in the works will be indexed as the final step in putting the volumes on this site.

FRONTISPIECE

 

NOTABLES - President, Vice Presidents, Secretaries, Treasurer and Council

 

PREFACE

 

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

 

I.

Crosraguel Abbey - Views of the Ruins

II.

Map of the Regality of Crosraguel

III.

Charter by Malcolm of Carrick to John Kennedy of Dunure

IV.

Indenture between Thomas Flemyng and John Kennedy of Dunure

V.

Charter by John McGillelane to Fergus Kennedy of Bomunyne

VI.

Charter by Sir James Douglas to the Earl of Cassillis

VII.

Letter by Henry, Bishop of Galloway, to the Abbot of Crosraguel

VIII.

Charter by Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel to the Earl of Cassillis

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION:



CHARTERS OF THE ABBEY OF CROSRAGUEL.

1.

Bull of Honorius III. confirming to the Monks of Paisley the Lands of Crosragmol and Southblane [1225]

2.

Confirmatio Alexandri regis Scotie, de tribus ecclesiis de Karryc, videlicet de Tornbir', de Stratton', et de Dalmakeran, et de donatione denariate terre de Crosragmol, et de Sut'blan in Carrek [5th August 1236]

3.

Scriptum de Crosragmol [15lh August 1244]

4.

Contra Abbatem de Crosragmol [6th February and 11th June 1265]

5.

Bull by Clement IV., confirming to the Monks of Paisley the Lands of Crosragmol [1269]

6.

Appendix I. (Bagimont's Roll). Taxatio Beneficiarum Prefer Prelacias Scotie in decima parte eorundem—Anno MCCLXXV.

7.

Donatio ecclesie Sancti Querani in Kentyir per Alexandrum de Hyle [circa 1286]

8.

Letter from Henry de Percy, at Crosraguel, to Sir James Dalileghe [25th July 1306]

9.

Carta Abbatis et Conventus de Crosragmer [4th June 1324]

10.

Carta Abbatis et Conventus de Crosragmer [1324]

11.

Carta Abbatis et Conventus de Crosragmer [20th July 1327]

12.

Gifts to Crosraguel from the Royal Purse [1329-30]

13.

Charter by Marjory de Montgomery to John Kennedy, of the Lands of Cassillis in Carrick [not dated: circa 1360]

14.

Instrumentum visitationis et resignationis Abbatie de Crosragmol [27th September 1370]

15.

Allusion to Abbot Roger in Fordun [1370]

16.

Charter by Malcolm, son of Roland of Carrick, to John Kennedy of Dunure, of the lands of Treuchane and Kenethane [no date: circa 1370]

17.

Confirmacio Monasterii de Crosragmer [14th November 1374]

18.

Confirmacio Abbatis et Conventus de Corsragmer [14th November 1374]

19.

Confirmacio Monasterii de Corsragmer [14th November 1374]

20.

Indenture between Thomas Fleming and John Kennedy of Dunure, for the Wadset to the latter of the lands of Cumbernauld [16th February 1374]

21.

Charter by John Kennedy of Dunure to the Chapel of S. Mary of Maybole [1st March 1383-4]

22.

Charter by King Robert the Third, granting to the Monastery of Crosraguel certain Churches and Lands [24th August 1404]

23.

Report on Crosraguel, in the Archives of the Abbey of Cluny [1405]

24.

Charter of John McGillelane to Fergus Kennedy of Bomonyn, of the Upper Half of the Barony of Glenstyncher [18th March 1415-6]

25.

The Abbot of Crosraguel Ambassador to Ireland [1429]

26.

Indenture between Lord Kennedy and his Son, and Gilbert Kennedy of Bargany [15th September 1465]

27.

Renunciatio subsidii Roberti episcopi Glasguensis [24th September 1487]

27a.

The rebuilding of Crosraguel by Abbot Colin [1480-90]

28.

Instrumentum Abbatis et Conventus de Pasleto, inter eosdem et Magistrum David Cunyngham decanum ruralem ad instantiam eorum excitatum [31st January 1489-90]

29.

Instrument of Resignation by Duncan Fergusson of Knockgarron in favour of John Fergusson his Son, of the lands of Knockgarron and Alticaple [27th August 1490]

30.

Charter by Colin Abbot of Crosraguel to John Fergusson and Agnes Kennedy his Wife of the Lands of Alticaple and Knockgarron [27th August 1490]

31.

Precept by Colin Abbot of Crosraguel for infefling John Fergusson and his Wife in the lands of Alticaple and Knockgarron [29th August 1490]

32.

Consistorial Act relating to the election of Robert Whyteford to the Abbacy [7th November 1491]

34.

Charter by Robert, Abbot of Crosraguel, to John Fergusson, of a portion of the lands of Alticaple [26th May 1492]

35.

Decision by the Lords Auditors in the Action by the Abbot of Crosraguel against Thomas Kennedy of Bergany, [26th June 1493]

36.

Decreet of Transumpt by the Official of Glasgow, of two Charters, obtained at the instance of John Fergusson [12th December 1500]

37.

Precept by David Abbot of Crosraguel for infefting John Fergusson in the land of Altichapel [2d November 1501]

38.

Decree by the Lords of Council in an action by Abbot David against John Hamilton [12th March 1501]

39.

Abbas de Pasleto [3d September 1509]

40.

Facultas concessa ab Andrea Archiepiscopo Sanctiandree, legato a latere, de non visitando Monasterium de Pasleto nec quicquid aliud eidem subjectum [5th February 1515]

41.

Acts relating to the election of William Kennedy [1520]

42.

Charter by Sir James Douglas to the Earl of Cassillis of his house at Maybole [20th December 1520]

43.

Precept by Abbot William for infefting Niel Fergusson in the lands of Knockgarron and Altichapel [14th February 1523-4]

44.

Instrument of Sasine proceeding on the aforesaid Precept [21st February 1523-4]

45.

Surrender by Duncan, and Investiture of Niel Fergusson, of the lands of Knockgarron, etc., by William Abbot of Crosraguel [7th July 1523]

46.

Rental of Paisley Abbey.

47.

Resignation by Niel Fergusson of Altichapel and Knockgarron into the hands of William Abbot of Crosraguel [6th February 1526]

48.

Procuratory by Niel Fergusson, appointing William Abbot of Crosraguel his Procurator in his action [17th May 1527]

49.

Contract between the Earl of Cassillis and William Abbot of Crosraguel, his Tutor, and James Kennedy of Blairquhan [28th May 1528]

50.

Contract between William Abbot of Crosraguel and Mr. James Kennedy, Chamberlain to the Earl of Cassillis [29th January 1528]

51.

Slaughter—Deadly Feud [1528]

52.

Letter of Reversion by David Kennedy of Pennyglen to William Abbot of Crosraguel of the lands of Altichapel [1529]

53.

Licence to William Abbot of Crosraguel to pass beyond seas on his pilgrimage [8th April 1530]

54.

Signature by James V. to William Abbot of Crosraguel [12th April 1530]

55.

Copy of the Deed of Settlement of Egidia Blair, Lady Row, who lived in Carrick, in the County of Air, executed on the 31st August 1530

56.

Letter of Assedation by William Abbot of Crosraguel to James Kennedy of Blairquhan

57.

Letter by Henry, Bishop of Galloway, to the factors of the Abbot of Crosraguel [5th July 1536]

58.

Letter by Henry, Bishop of Galloway, to the Abbot of Crosraguel [5th December 1536]

59.

Discharge by William Abbot of Crosraguel to the Earl of Cassillis [17th February 1539]

60.

The Abbot of Crosraguel to the Earl of Cassillis [23d March 1544-5]

61.

The Abbot of Crosraguel not to set the Fruits of the Abbey to the Earl of Cassillis or James Gordon of Lochinver [22d November 1546]

62.

The Contribution of Crosraguel Abbey to the General Taxation of the Church [1456?]

63.

Discharge by Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel to the Earl of Cassillis of all the goods of the late Abbot William [1st February 1548]

64.

Gift by Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel to the Earl of Cassillis of the nonentries of certain lands [19th May 1548]

65.

Testamentum quondam reverendissimi patris et domini Gavini archiepiscopi Glasguensis ac monasterii Insule missarum perpetui Commendatarii [confirmed 31st May 1548]

66.

Letter of Escheat to Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel [29th March 1550]

67.

Letter of Assedation by Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel, to Gilbert, Earl of Cassillis [10th March 1552]

67a.

Acquisition of the Lands of Glenluce Abbey by Gilbert Earl of Cassillis [1560]

68.

Letter of Assedation by Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel to David Kennedy of Pennyglen [28th March 1560]

69.

Letter of Assedation by Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel to John Kirkpatrick of the lands of Clonlicht [30th March 1560]

70.

Letter of Assedation by Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel to the Earl of Cassillis of the Teinds, etc., of the Church of Straiton [9th July 1560]

71.

Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel condemned by the General Assembly of the Kirk [27th December 1560]

72.

The Valuation of the Abbacy of Crosraguel [1561]

72a.

Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel denounced Rebel for non-payment of the Third of his Benefice[1561]

73.

The Partial Destruction of Crosraguel Abbey [1561]

74.

The three days' disputation between Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel and John Knox, on Maybole Green [28th September 1562]

75.

Letters of Citation for the Confirmation of the Commission of Bailiery of Crosraguel, granted to Gilbert Earl of Cassillis [2d October 1562]

76.

Contract between Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel and Sir Hew Kennedy regarding the Salmon fishings in the River Girvan [19th January 1562]

77.

Assedation by Quintin Abbot of Crosraguel to the Earl of Cassillis of the whole Benefice of the Abbey [8th April 1564]

78.

Discharge by Abbot Quintin to the Earl of Cassillis of 350 merks [27th July 1564]

79.

The reported Death by poison of Abbot Quintin Kennedy [22d August 1564]

80.

Gift to George Buchanan the Historian of a Yearly Pension from the Rents of Crosraguel [9th October 1564]

81.

Action by Mr. George Buchanan, Pensioner of Crosraguel, against the Earl of Cassillis [16th October 1564]

82.

Gift by Queen Mary to Allan Stewart of the Abbacy of Crosraguel [19th July 1565]

83.

Apostolic Letters by John Archbishop of S. Andrews to Allan Abbot of Crosraguel [26th September 1565]

84.

Instrument of Institution of Allan Stewart as Abbot of Crosraguel [16th December 1565]

85.

Contract between Allan Abbot of Crosraguel and James Stewart of Cardonald [29th December 1565]

86.

Assedation by Allan Abbot of Crosraguel to James Stewart for five years, of certain lands in the regality of the Abbey [dated 156—]

87.

Assedation by Allan Abbot of Crosraguel to James Stewart of the teind sheaves of the Churches of kirkoswald, Girvan, and Dailly [dated 156-]

88.

Charter by Allan Abbot of Crosraguel to James Stewart of certain lands in feu-farm [dated 156-]

89.

Charter by Allan Abbot of Crosraguel to James Stewart of certain lands in feu-farm [dated 156-]

90.

Assedation by Allan Abbot of Crosraguel to the Earl of Cassillis of the whole benefice of the Abbey [dated 156-]

90a.

Letter of Tack by Henry and Mary, King and Queen of Scots, to Gilbert Earl of Cassillis, of the Abbacy of Crosraguel for 19 years [1566]

91.

Gift by Pope Pius the Fifth to Mr. Allan Stewart of the Abbacy of Crosraguel [8th June 1566]

92.

Precept of Sasine by Allan Abbot of Crosraguel for infefting Janet Wallace in certain lands [8th February 1567]

92a.

Report on Crosraguel by a Committee of the General Assembly [23d July 1567]

93.

Agreement between, Allan Abbot of Crossaguel and Mr. George Buchanan regarding the latter's Pension [28th April 1568]

94.

Letter of Charge at the instance of Allan Abbot of Crosraguel [28th January 1569]

95.

Renunciation by James Stewart to Allan Abbot of Crosraguel [8th May 1569]

96.

Instrument of Resignation by James Stewart [18th August 1569]

97.

Instrument of Sasine proceeding on a charter granted by Allan Abbot of Crosraguel to David Kennedy of Pennyglen [1st September 1569]

98.

Charter by Abbot Allan to David Kennedy of Balserroch [1st September 1569]

99.

Charter by Abbot Allan to William Kennedy of Brunston [1st September 1569]

100.

Discharge by George Buchanan to the Earl of Cassillis [12th September 1569]




  

 


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