The History of Leith

October 10, 2010

Foundation of Corstorphine Old Parish Church ,Edinburgh

Translation-“This Collegiate Church was commenced
in the year of our Lord 1429, and that
same year Master Nicholas Bannachtyne
was provost of the said College, who,
lying here below, died in the year
147-. Commemoration of him and his
successors shall be celebrated and
observed on the 14th day of June
for which a yearly rent of £4 is set
apart from the lands of Kirk Cramond.
Pray for the Pope and for him.”

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(c) John Arthur
Source-A.S.Cowper,Historic Corstorphine and Round About

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