Notes of an Inventory of the Goods and Household Plenishing and Relative Will and Testament of Agnes Betoun, a Daughter of Cardinal David Betoun by his Reputed Wife Marion Ogilvy : Along with Notice of a Carved Oak Cabinet from Ethie House, said to have belonged to the Cardinal : and, in Appendix, an Inventory of Ancient Writs of the Lands of Kelly

Alexander Hutcheson (Author)


Keyword(s):
Gate Posts, Gate Post, Churchyard
Period(s):
Early Eighteenth Century, 12th June 1562

Abstract


The document is an early eighteenth century copy of the original will and testament which was written on 12th June 1562. An account of the life of Agnes Betoun is presented along with the contents of the will. A carved oak cabinet reputed to belong to Cardianl Betoun is described in detail. The door of the cabinet is in two leaves, four panels in each leaf and no two panels alike; the panels filled in with tracery. The tracery is an imitation of that usual in stonework in the windows of ecclesiastical buildings. The ancient writs of the lands of Kelly are transcribed in Latin.

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Published
30-11-1917
How to Cite
Hutcheson, A. (1917). Notes of an Inventory of the Goods and Household Plenishing and Relative Will and Testament of Agnes Betoun, a Daughter of Cardinal David Betoun by his Reputed Wife Marion Ogilvy : Along with Notice of a Carved Oak Cabinet from Ethie House, said to have belonged to the Cardinal : and, in Appendix, an Inventory of Ancient Writs of the Lands of Kelly. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 51, 213-231. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7416
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