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URQUHART, Catherine 1
- Born: About 1520
- Marriage (1): MUNRO, Andrew of Newmoir 1
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Catherine married Andrew MUNRO of Newmoir, son of George MUNRO and Unknown.1 (Andrew MUNRO of Newmoir was born about 1520 and died about 1590 2.)
"28 Nov 1577 Dated at the Chanonrie of Ross
Contract between Andrew Monro of Newmoir Catherine Urquhart his Spouse and George Monro their son on the one part and Marion McCulloche daughter and heir of the deceased John Makculloche of Meikle Tarrell with consent of Robert Monro of Foules James Dunbar of Tarbat George Dunbar of Awache and George Monro Chancellor of Ross her Curators on the other part
For the Marriage of the said George Monro (Younger of Newmoir) and the said Marion McCulloche; For which Marriage the said Andrew Monro becomes bound to infeft the said George and Marion in conjunct fee and the lawful heirs of their bodies whom failing to return to the said Georges heirs in the Lands of Milton of Meddet Mills and pertinents thereof to be held of the Crown for payment of the duties and others specified in the ancient Infeftments thereof under reservation of the liferent of the said Andrew and Catherine his Spouse also the said Andrew becomes bound to infeft the said Marion before her Marriage in liferent in the lands of Nitoune of Newmoir to be held of the Chaplain of Newmoir the Superior and also to dispone in favour of her and her heirs and assignees foresaid the ward non-entry and relief of the Lands of Meikle Tarrell together with the Marriage of the said Marion heiress thereof etc. etc. And the said Marion on her part becomes bound to pay in name of Tocher 8000 merks."
from GD305/1/127/2 1
National Records of Scotland, GD305 Papers of the MacKenzie Family, Earls of Cromartie (Cromartie Muniments)1257-1970 GD305/1 Cromartie Muniments 1257-1877 GD305/1/127 Marriage Contracts 1550-1849 GD305/1/127/2.
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