Catalogue description Petitioners: John de Strathbogie, Earl of Atholl. Name(s): John Addressees: ...

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Details of SC 8/90/4461
Reference: SC 8/90/4461
Petitioners: John de Strathbogie, Earl of Atholl.
Name(s): John
Addressees: King.
Occupation: Strathbogie, Earl of Atholl
Nature of request: The earl requests that Aboyne Castle is not delivered to Comyn until he is better advised as Comyn already has powerful castles there, and Lachlan and his friends can raise galleys of 20 oars.
Nature of endorsement: The castle should remain etc. until the king ordains otherwise because the king considers that the castle is sufficient for Comyn.
Places mentioned: Aboyne Castle, [Aberdeenshire, Scotland]; Urquhart Castle, [Inverness-shire, Scotland]; Tarradale [Ross-shire, Scotland]; Aberdeen Castle, [Aberdeenshire, Scotland].
People mentioned: Alexander Comyn; Earl of Ross; Bishop of Ross; Lachlan (Gillespie MacLachlan).
Note: The petition is dated to 1304 by Bain, and the earl of Atholl was executed in 1306 (Bain, vol. II, no.1633).
Date: [1304]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: Parliamentary Petition 275
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: French
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland, vol. II, 1272-1307, Ed. J. Bain, (Her Majesty's General Register House, 1884), no.1633 (full summary of petition)

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