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Identifier: redwhitebookofme00menz
Title: The "Red and white" book of Menzies...
Year: 1908 (1900s)
Authors: Menzies, David Prentice, 1851-
Subjects: Menzies clan
Publisher: Plean, Stirlingshire : Menzies
Contributing Library: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
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iggar. It is pleasantly situated, embowered among shrubsand trees. The present parish of Culter appears to form the old Menzies baronyof the Menzies of Culter, which Sir Robert Menzies received from his father bythe foregoing charters. It would appear that about 1390 additional grants of land were given toSir Robert Menzies by his father. These were in the native country of theclan in Athole, and this was probably given in consequence of his fatherpurposing going to the Continent, so that his son would be able to look afterthe interests of the clan in his absence. These lands are named in thefollowing charter, A.D. 1390 :— Transumpt of a charter by John Illnstris Regis Scocie priinogenitiis(afterwards King Robert III.), Earl of Carrick and Steward of Scotland, to hisshield-bearer Robert Menzeis, of the lands of Weme, Abirfallibege, Comnery,and thanage of Cranach, Achmor, Kinknock, with the two Rachrewis andAuchccrosk, in the earldom of Athole and shire of Perth, which lands belonged

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THE MENZIES FALLS O MONESS AND BIRKS OF ABERFELDY. The hoary cliffs are crownd wi flowers,White oer the linn the burnie pours,And rising, weets wi misty showersThe Birks of Aberfeldy. —Burns. Hiuitii-s IVoo.ls, Forests, and Estates of Perthshire. A.D. 1390.] THE BELOVED SHIELD-BEARER OF KING ROBERT II. 93 to John Menzeis his father, by whom they were resigned into the granters handsat Perth : To be held by the said John and the heirs male of his body, whomfailing, to the heirs male of the foresaid John, of the granter and his heirs forthe services used and wont. The frank tenement of the lands is reserved tothe said John Menzeis during his lifetime. This charter bears no date, but was granted between 1374 and 1390. Thewitnesses are:—Robert, Alexander, and David, Earls of Fife, Buchan, andStrathearn, the granters brothers ; Robert de Erskine, knights ; John Steward,Lord of Innermeth ; Robert de Atholia, Maurice de Drummund, Walter deMoray, Andrew Mercer.—Original Traustimpt of i^


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