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Poser 346 – Secretary's Register of Sasines for Perthshire, 17th century

In this week's poser, taken from the Secretary's Register of Sasines for Perthshire (National Records of Scotland, RS48/1 page 10), we asked you what the this sasine excerpt tells us about John Pitcairn.

Image of the introductory clause of a sasine (National Records of Scotland, RS48/1 page 10).

Answer: John Pitcairn is the brother-german of Andrew Pitcairn and a burgess of Perth.

Transcription:

Ane sasing of Andro petcairne of Innernethie off
the sonny half of the landis of pittindie togidder w[i]th
the aickeris callit mekillflat p[resen]tit be
Johnne petcairne brother germane to the said Andro
and burges of per[th] And reg[ist]rat the aucht day
of August the yeir of god Jaj vj hundred and ane
yeir
Quhairof the tennor followis

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