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Adam Glendonwyn

Sir Adam Glendonwyn
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III. Sir ADAM, who, being general receiver of all the earl of Douglas's rents, got a difcharge from William earl of Douglas, 4th September 1380, of his whole intromiffions preceding that date, the earl acknowledging himfelf L.16 : 12 : 10 in fir Adam's debt, which he had expended in the earl's affairs. He got a charter from king Robert II. of the feu-duties of Scarborough that were payable to the caftle of Roxburgh, dated the fourteenth year of his reign, that is 1385. He was fent with fir Henry Douglas of Lugton, envoys of the king of Scotland to king Richard of England, then in Picardy, before whom the faid king fwore to the obfervation of a truce, at Lenlyngham 18th June 1389. He obtained from the fame king Robert a charter of confirmation of feveral charters granted by James earl of Douglas, of many lands and baronies. The 1ft, Dilecto et fideli noftro Adæ de Glendonwyne, militi, omnes et fingulas terras de Eafter Fawhope, which fir John Towers had refigned in fir Adam's favours. The 2d, Domino Adæ de Glendonwyne, militi, pro homagio et fervitio nobis impenfo, omnes teras noftras de Brecallow, Etc. in vicecomitat. de Dumfries. The 3d Alexandro de Walchope, omnes terras de Walchope, etc. etc. upon his own refignation, et heredibus mafculis de corpore fuo ; quibus forte deficientibus, domino Adæ de Glendonwyne, militi, et heredibus fuis, etc. etc. The confirmation is dated 4th December 1389. This fir Adam appears to have been much about the court of king Robert III. being witnefs to many of that prince's charters, particularly to a confirmation of the lands of Minto to fir William Stewart of Jedburgh, anno 1390. There is a confirmation by Archibald earl of Douglas, of a charter, dilecti noftri domini Adæ de Glendonwyne, militis, domini ejufdem, mortifying certain of his lands in the barony of Hawick, for the foundation of a chapel in the parifh of Wefterker, with a fuitable maintenance for a chaplain thereto, for the fafety of the fouls of James late earl of Douglas, and fir Simon of Glendonwyn his brothergerman; alfo for his own foul, Margaret his wife, and their children, etc. dated Glendonwyn 9th December, and confirmed the penult day of the fame month, in the year 1391. By the faid Margaret, daughter of fir John and fifter of fir James Douglas firft lord Dalkeith (omitted in the Peerage, page 489) he had two fons. 1. Sir Simon, his heir. 2. Matthew Glendonwin of Glenraith. Sir Adam died anno 1397, and was fucceeded by his fon,

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Sir Robert Douglas. 1798. "Baronage of Scotland."



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