Articles from Tain & District Museum

Tain Papal Bull

Issued,17th July 1492 by Pope Innocent VIII and signed by Cardinal Secretary Alexander Farnese, who later became Pope Paul III. This Papal Bull granted St Duthac’s Church in Tain official permission to become a Collegiate Church.

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The Kings Sons

A story from the Chronicle of the Earls of Ross of the origins of the legendary Paul MacTyre.

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The Earl of Ross returns North 1303.

A document from the English Exchequer detailing the journey and expenses of the Earl of Ross as he returned to Scotland after years of being a prisoner of King Edward I of England.

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The Pitcalnie Rosses

An article packed with 18th-century history, written by Rosemary Mackenzie, from a talk she gave to the Inverness Highland Family Society in January 1989.

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