A Latin seventeenth-century copy of an older charter from 1333.
"To all who shall see this charter, Hugh Earl of Ross greeting, &c. Let your whole world know that we have given and granted and by this present charter have confirmed to Hugo de Ross our beloved son for his homage and service our manor of Phylorth within the Earldom of Buchan with all our lands pertaining to the said manor and with the Church perquisites of Aberdoven, of Tyrie and of Creichmond to the said Hugo and his heir begotten of his body to be held and had the said manor [&c.] from us and our heirs in perpetuity in woods, levels, moors, marshes, pools, waters, mills, pendicles, and with all other pertinents, liberties, conveniences, and privileges belonging, or in any way by law and custom understood to belong, to [&c.] By giving thence yearly to us and our heirs Hugo himself and his heirs one pair of white gloves at Whitsunday and by giving three attendances when he is called to the three head courts for all other secular service, exaction or demand, saving the allegiance of our lord the King so far as it pertains to the said [&c.] In witness whereof our seal is affixed to this our Charter in presence of these witnesses Wm. Ross by the grace of God bishop of Ross, Master Andrew dean of Murray, and Wm. de Lowdon Chancellor of the Church of Ross, and Wm. de Ross our son and heir, Thomas de Lychton, John de Cryhton, and many others. Given at Balconie, 10th May 1333."
|B. No. 668
|Clan Ross Documents
|July 7th, 2021
|Tain & District Museum