|DE LA HAY, William of Erroll, 'Cupbearer' (Pincerna)
(About 1140-After 1201)
DE LA HAY, William of Erroll, 'Cupbearer' (Pincerna) 1
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"He (William de la Hay) is a witness to some of the later charters of Malcolm IV., in one of which he is styled pincerna or cupbearer. He is also so styled in some early charters of William the Lion, and in a charter by himself granted in 1171. The charter in which Ranulph de Soulis styles himself pincerna plainly falls between 1165 and 1170. The pincerna of 1171 is clearly the person who married Eva, got with her the lands of Petmulin, and was the father of David de Haya..." (page 555)
1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 3 (1906).
e-books, Historical Account of the Family of Hay of Leys (1832).