Account of the burial of Sir John Drummond

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscript entitled 'Account of the Burial of Sir John Drummond of Innerpafray [Innerpeffray Perthshire] in the Lady Kirk of Innerpafray - Jan 19 1660'. The document also gives a short account of Sir John's family, including the names of his five daughters (one a natural child), of their husbands, and of his three step-sons (sons of Margaret, Lady Gordon by her previous husband). The youngest step-son was 'James Gordon persone of Creiff who relates this in a short declaration he gives of Queen Marie her authoritie and what fell out betwixt her and the Lords of the Congregation'.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.

Arrangement

Single item.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Bought from Jabez Elliott, (Cat. 7/70, item 221), in 1970.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

130 x 215mm

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.