The History of Leith

August 7, 2012

A charter by James V

There is a charter by James V., 2ist May, 1531,
confirming a previous one of i6th May, 1531, by the
lady before mentioned. ” Janet Kennedy Domina
de Bothvill,” of tenements in Edinburgh, and an
annual rent of twenty shillings for a prebendary to
perform divine service ” in the college kirk of the
Blessed Virgin Mary-in-the-Fields, or without the
walls of Edinburgh, pro salute ipsius Domini Regis
(James V.), and for the souls of* his father (James
IV.), and the late Archibald, Earl of Angus.”

source-Old and New Edinburgh

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