Wadset transfer to John Saint Michael, 1541

Scope and Content

Wadset under the privy seal of Scotland.

Transfer by James V, king of Scotland, to John Saint Michael ofwadset right and use in the land of Mosshouses, in the barony of Malewing, sheriffdom of Edinburgh, granted by Henry Douglas of Lugton to the king. Edinburgh, 13 September 1541.

Administrative / Biographical History



Single item

Access Information

By appointment with the Keeper of Manuscripts. Access to records containing confidential information may be restricted.

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed to the library by Rev John Stirton, 1945


Call number used to be ms666.

Other Finding Aids

Individual Manuscripts and Small Collections database available as part of Manuscripts Database.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Parchment. 32.8x15.3cm. Privy seal on tie in red wax.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database.

Conditions Governing Use

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Custodial History

Formerly Phillips ms27616.



Geographical Names