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Relating to the Mullikine/Amuliganes

1575-1599





[292] John Amuligane of Blackmyre
February 9, 1575: [Carsphairn] Testament testamentar of Christian McCourtie sometime spouse of William McClammeroch in Holm of Dalquhairn who died February 15, 1575, given up by herself on 9 February, in the presence of Patrick Hislop in Holm, Patrick Wrytman in Holm and Andrew McClammeroch son to Downie McClammeroch. There was owing to the defunct sums by John Amulligane of Blakmyre, Dungal McMichael in Lurg, John Williamson in Waterhead, Alexander Sinclair in Glen, John McMichael in Blackcraig and Hector McMath burgess in Edinburgh. She appointed her said spouse and John Amulligane of Blakmyre as executors.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on October 27, 1576.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 52]

[293] John Milligane
May 11, 1575: [Dumfriesshire] Testament testamentar of Michael, Lord Carlyle who died in June 1575, given up on 11th May 1575 before these witnesses John Maxwell in Lanridding, Peter Carlyle, John Carlyle and Symon Lawson. The defunct owed sums of money to a number of people including John Aitken, his wife, Symon Lawson and John Milligane.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on January 17, 1577.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 158, p. 86]

[294] Cuthbert and William Amuligane in Dempsterton
October 21, 1575: [Dunscore] Instrument of Sasine by Edward Makee and Margaret Porter, his spouse, in favour of John Makee of Staitfurde for the seven shilling lands of Staitfurde in the barony of Drumsleit [Troqueer] and Stewarty of Kirkcudbright. Witnessed by Sir John Baty, prebendary of Lincluden, William Cunningham, son of the deceased Paul Cunningham, Cuthbert Amuligane and his son William Amuligane both in Dempsterton.
[Calendar of Charters (NAS), vol. X-XII, no2372]

[295] Alexander Mullikin
November 3, 1575: [Caithness] Bond by Henry Bain, son of the deceased Alexander Bain, and William Bain, younger, son of the deceased Andrew Bain, to George, Earl of Caithness. They had been slandered by John, master of Caithness, as his accomplices in the breaking of his ward in Girnigo; they undertake to be "obedient subjects to the king’s majesty and his authority, guide Caithness men" and to be true servants to the said earl and to George, his son, chancellor of Caithness, and to take their part against the said master of Caithness. Dated at May and witnessed by William Bain, Alexander Bain, William Caldwell and Alexander Mullikin.
[Mey Papers (NAS), GD96/161]

[296] Margaret Amulligane
January, 1576: [Dumfries] Testament testamentar of Christine Nicolson sometime spouse to John Irving burgess of Dumfries who died in January 1576, given up by herself in presence of Sir John Bryce vicar of Dumfries, James Johnston in Corhead, Robert McKynnell baille of Dumfries and David McGhie notary. In her legacy she appoints her spouse and James Kellock her son as executors with Sir John Bryce vicar of Dumfries as overman. Amongst other things, she leaves certain legacies to Margaret Amulligane (possibly a relative).
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on July 21, 1576.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 162, p. 10]

[297] Cuthbert Amwligane
August 3, 1576: [Holywood] Instrument of Sasine narrating that Hugo Maxwell in Steilston resigned the 20s land of Steilston and 10s land of Kilnes, extending in all to a 30s land of old extent lying in the parish of Holywood in favour of his son and heir apparent John Maxwell. Witnessed by John Kirkhauche in Bogrie, Robert Maxwell in Fourmerkland, Arthur Fergusson in Drumcrosche, Cuthbert Amwligane and Adam Paterson.
[Presentations, T.D.G.N.H.A.S. 3rd Series, Vol. II, p.269]

[298] Margaret Mullekin
April 10, 1577: [Mauchline] Testament testamentary of Margaret Crawford, spouse of George Campbell of Montgariswood, who died on last May 1577, given up by the said George as executor appointed by her at Montgariswood on 10th April preceding in presence of John Campbell, Mr. Peter Prymrose, minister at Mauchline, and others. In her testament she leaves legacies of gifts of money to George Hamilton in Rootinzaird, Margaret Mullekin, a poor women, and others.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on June 17, 1577.
[The Clan Campbell, abstracts of Entrie relating to Campbells in the Early Unprinted Records Relating to Ayrshire 1515-1650, Vol. V, p. 226-227]

[299] John Amuligane, burgess of Dumfries
April 21, 1577: [Dumfries] Compeared William Bell, dwelling at Brigend of Dumfries, who acted to pay John McGill in Glencairn the sum of 10 shilling at Lammas and Yule, until the whole debt was paid. Witnessed by John Amuligane and Andrew Cunningham.
[Sheriff Court Book of Dumfries 1577-88, TDGNHAS, Vol. XII, p. 131]

[300] The land of Mulligan
1577: [Strathlay, Banffhsire] Account: remittit and dischargeit be my lord regentis grace precept to William Ruddach in Mulligan the composition of the confirmation of his feu charter of viij oxingait of land in Mulligan, as the said precept shawin upon compt beris.
[Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer 1574-1578, Vol. 13, p. 154]

[301] Katherine Mullakin
October 3, 1577: [Glencairn] Testament testamentary of Peter Dennem, elder, laird of Crichen in Nithsdale who died in April 1578, given up by himself on 3rd October 1577 in presences of Robert Grier in Inglistoun, Cuthbert Walker and John Donaldson. There is the usual inventory of stock and crops on the grounds of Crichen and Caldside followed by the debts owing to the defunct, and the debts owed by the defunct. He owed sums amounting to £76. 14s. to a number of people including John Donaldson, Archibald Glencorse, the laird of Craigdarroch, elder, and Katherine Mullakin.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on January 6, 1582.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 159, p. 10]

[302] William Amuiligane, ploughman
January 14, 1578: [Lochmaben] Testament testamentar of John Johnston in Lochmaben who died in January 1578, given up by himself on January 14, 1578, in the presence of Robert Smyth, William Ewart, John Ewart and Alexander Gardener, minister of Lochmaben. He owed sums of money to a number of people, including, William Amuiligane ploughman. Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on August 26, 1581.
[Commissariot of Edinburgh, Johnston MSS (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 87, page 74]

[303] Cuthbert Amuligane in Dempsterton
April 11, 1578: [Dunscore] Court of Session - Estract of Minute in the trial of Cuthbert Amullikin in Dempstertoun. He is charged with the crime of Adultery, committed with Elizabeth Hamilton the spouse of Roger Kilpatrick of Closeburn, committed at diverse times. Pursuers: Roger Kilpatrick of Closeburn and Mr. Thomas Fermore. Defence: Mr. Robert Crichton & William Graham. Verdict. (Original text): The Affyife, for the maist pairt, conuictis and fyllis this Cuthbert Amullegane, for art and committing of the filthie and abhominabill cryme of Adulterie with Elizabeth Hammiltoune, fpouse to Roger Kirkpatrik of Cloifburne, conuerfand his bodie with hir in the fame filthie act, with the place of Cloifburne, diuerfe and findrie tymes, preceding lawfull admonitiounis maid to him to abftene thairfra, quhilk was the aucht day March, the year of God, 1576-7. As alfwa for his committing of the fame filthie and abhominabill cryme of Adulterie with the faid Elizabeth, diuerfe and findrie tymes, within the faid place of Cloifburne, burch of Edinburghe, and parits of the cuntrie in findrie houffis and chalmeris theirof, fence the tymes of his confeffioun of the fame, and repentance maid thairfoir, and fence the tyme of lawfull and dew admonitioune maid be him the day foirfaid, and vtheris dayis and tymes fpecifeit in the teftimoniall gevin thairanent. And conuictis him alfwa of the thiftuous fpending, waifting and putting away of the faidis Rogeris guidis and geir, during the fame fpace and tymes, quhill he vfit in maner foirfaid to hant and converfe with the faid Elizabeth, in the faid Adulterie. In witneffe heirof, the Chancellare, in name of the reft of this Affyife, hes fubfcriuit this delyuerance with his hand.
[Pitcairns, Robert: Ancient Criminal Trials in Scotland, vol. I, p. 78]

[304] Alexander Mulikyn
May 1, 1578: [Caithness] Extract of Contract whereby John Sinclair, archdeacon of Caithness, assigned to George, Earl of Caithness, and George Sinclair, chancellor of Caithness, his son, a bond by David Bruce of Stanstell to the said archdeacon anent the teind sheaves of Kyrk, Stastell, Lyth and Alterwall, of date April 9, 1573. Contracted dated at May and witnessed by William Sinclair of Dunbeath, Oliver Sinclair, his brother german, John Sinclair, apparent of Dun, Ingram Sinclair of Blinserie and John Sinclair in Sorabuist, David Fyfe, William Bane, Alexander Mulikyn and John Walkersoun.
Registered in the books of Council and Session on 27 May 1578.
[Mey Papers (NAS), GD96/171]

[305] Alexander Mullekin
May 12, 1578: [Caithness] Instrument of Sasine narrating that Robert Caldwell in Achingill, as bailie for George, Earl of Caithness, gave sasine to William Sinclair in Vospistar, as attorney of George Sinclair, chancellor of Caithness, of the lands of Kirklatheron, Landhallow, Campistar, Harpisdall, Esterdall and Vostirdall; on precept dated at Edinburgh, December 21, 1577, before William Bain, Alexander Mullekin and John Waltirson. Witnesses to sasine: Matthew Murray, clerk of the consistorial court of Caithness, William Finlayson in Snottirgill and Alexander Gerstane in Vospister. Notary - Mr. Thomas Brady.
[Mey Papers (NAS), GD96/172]

[306] John Ameligane, burgess of Dumfries
1578: [Dumfries] The Custom Book of Dumfries, Worst (the dozen of bolts xvjd)

Johnne Glassan … iiij bolts
Thomas Glassan … iij bolts
Johne Ameligane … ix bolts
Johne Davidson … x bolts
John Kirkpatrick … viij bolts
Edward Edzer … ij bolts

A ‘bolt’ is an old measure of worsted, canvas, satin etc.
[Reid, R. C.: An Introduction to the History of Dumfries, p. 265]

[307] Johne Milliken in Kriss
July 19, 1578: [Wigtown] Testament testamentar of Johne McClellan in Carslea within the sheriffdom of Wigtown who died in July 1578, given up by himself on 19 July in the presence of Michael McClellan in Kerrowmanoth and Matthew McClellan in Wigtown. Debts owing to the defunct included sums of money from Johne McDowell in Clare, John Milliken in Kriss and David McDowell in Torres.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on July 8, 1579.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 36]

[308] William Amuligane
July, 21, 1578: [Glencairn] Undertaking by Arthur Fergusson in Glencrosh to deliver his half acre of meadow, called half acre, next adjacent to Michael McKittrick, in the barony of Crawfordton, set by the said Arthur to the said Michael, to William Amuligane until the said Arthur has paid him 12 merk.
[Sheriff Court Book of Dumfries 1577-88, TDGNHAS, Vol. XII, p. 145]

[309] William Amuligane in Clune
January 18, 1579: [Penninghame, Wigtownhsire] Testament testamentar of John Mure parishioner of Penninghame who died on 12 September 1579, given up by himself on 18 January 1579 in the presence of Richard Campbell baillie of Wigtown, John Campbell in Wood, William Campbell son to the said John Campbell in Wood, Michael Stewart, Patrick McKee and William Mure son to the defunct. The defunct owed sums of money to William Amuligane’s wife for ale. In the legacy it states that he is to be buried in the Kirk of Penninghame and appoints William Mure his son and Janet Campbell his wife executors. On 6 September the said John Mure (defunct) called before him the minister William Amuligane and John Mure in Wood and said there was a dispute between him and his master (or minister) as to the sum of £3 and ordains them to give it to him if he will take it up his conscience (passage very obscure). He leaves to Lady Garlies, Anthony and Robert Stewart her sons £15 to be kind to his wife and son. He also leaves to William Amuligane’s three bairns 3 merks. His testament is witnessed by William Amuligane in Clune, John Keit servant to John Dunbar, Michael Stewart in Penninghame, Richard Campbell baillie of Wigtown, John Campbell in Wood, Wm Campbell son of William Campbell and others.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on April 15, 1580.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 194]

[310] George Milligane in Bennan
January 20, 1579: [Tynron] Action by George Milligane against Elizabeth Maxwell of Glencorse as principal and Duncan Hunter of Ballagan as cautioner concerning the lands called Burnsyde in the earldom of Glencairn.
[Acts and Decreets 1578-1581 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 155, p. 7]

[311] Cuthbert Amullikin in Dempsterton
February 18, 1579: [Dunscore] Court of Session - Decreet by the Lords of Council in the case of Cuthbert Amullikin in Dempstertoun. ‘Johnne Hammiltoun, parfon of Crawfurd, Johnne and Cuthbert Amullikin ferwand to my Loird Ruthuene, become foureties conjunctlie and feverelie for Cuthbert A. in D. conuict for Adulterie, committit with Elizabeth Hammiltoun, Ladie Cloifburne, that he fall deparit furth of this realme, within thre fcoir dayis, immediatlie eftir the dait heirof, and remane benift furth of the famin in tyme cuming: And als, that he fall abftene fra the cryme abouewritten, vnder the pane of ane thowfand merkis: And this done at command of secreit counfale, be thair precept direct to that effect: Lykeas the faid Cuthbert, of his awin confent and will, reffaueit the faid baniefment’.
[Pitcairns, Robert: Ancient Criminal Trials in Scotland, vol. I, 80]

[312] George Muligane in Bennan
February 24, 1579: [Tynron] Action by George Muligane continued against Elizabeth Maxwell, lady Glencorse regarding a decreet of suspension concerning the occupation of the lands of Shroanshalloch called the Burnsyde being a merkland in the earldom of Glencairn.
[Acts and Decreets 1578-1581 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 155, p. 11]

[313] John Mullekin
March 3, 1579: [Dumfries] Testament testamentar of Thomas Paterson burgess of Dumfries who died in March 1579, given up by himself on 3 March 1579 in the presence of William Paterson his brother, John Paterson his son, John McKinney, Sir John Batty and Sir John Bryce vicar of Dumfries. There was owing to the defunct sums of money by a number of people including John Herries as cautioner of John Mullekin, William Clerk in Sanquhar, John Wright in Cargane.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on August 15, 1579.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 13]

[314] John Amuligane
April 2, 1579: [Twynholm, Kirkcudbrightshire] Testament testamentar of Marion Arnot sometime spouse of Robert Wilson in Over Cumstoun in the parish Twynholm who died in April 1579, given up by her said spouse and by David Arnot of Barcaple, her father, as executor under legacy dated at Over Cumstoun 2nd April 1579. There was owing to the defunct sums of money by a number of persons including James Dalzell in Barwhinnock, Matthew Neilson, Wm. Bell in Kirkchrist, John Denneystoun as cautioner for John Amuligane (possibly of the burgh of Kirkcudbright).
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on June 17, 1579.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 158, p. 13]

[315] George Amulicane in Bennan
April 30, 1579: [Tynron] Action by George Amulicane continued against Elizabeth Maxwell, lady Glencorse, concerning an action by Robert Fergusson of Craigdarroch over the merkland of Shroanshalloch called the Burnsyde being a merkland in the earldom of Glencairn, and another action also against John Glencorse of that Ilk, with William Hunter, Edward Maxwell and Walter Glencorse being his cautioners.
[Acts and Decreets 1578-1581 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 157, p. 18]

[316] George Mulicane in Bennan
May 21, 1579: [Tynron] Action by John Glencorse of that Ilk, with William Hunter, Edward Maxwell and Walter Glencorse being his cautioners, and Elizabeth Maxwell, lady Glencorse against John McKittrick, George Mulicane in Bennan, John Fergusson in Inglishtoun and Robert Fergusson of Craigdarroch concerning actions “pwynding” by Robert Fergusson of Craigdarroch and John McKittrick and John Fergusson his tenants of the £10 land of Stroanshalloch called the Burnsyde against George Mulicane in Bennan.
[Acts and Decreets 1578-1581 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 155, p. 33]

[317] George Mulicane in Bennan
June 20, 1579: [Tynron] Action by John Glencorse of that Ilk, and William Hunter, Edward Maxwell and Walter Glencorse his curator against George Mulicane in Bennan, Robert Fergusson of Craigdarroch, John Fergusson in Inglishtoun and John McKittrick occupiers of a merkland of Stroanshalloch called the Burnsyde. Decreet.
[Acts and Decreets 1578-1581 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 155, p. 36]

[318] Marion Melligane in the Kirklands of Anwoth
July 8, 1579 [Anwoth] Action by David Murray vicar of Anwoth son Charles Murray of Clauchope who was David’s administrator against Marion Melligane, James Mure now her spouse, tenants of the Kirklands of Anwoth.
[Acts and Decreets 1578-1581 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 155, p. 39]

[319] William Milliken in Auchenfedrick
July 20, 1579: [Glencairn] Action by Hew Crichton tacksman of Auchenfedrick against Archibald McConnell, Andrew McGown, Thomas McGown, Katherine McGown, Jonet Maxwell, William Mullikin and John Tennant, tenants in the land of Auchenfedrick in the barony of Snade.
[Acts and Decreets 1578-1581 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 155, p. 41]

[320] John Amuligane in Dumfries
September 15, 1579: [Dumfries] Compeared John Amuligane, son of John Amuligane, wright, who acted to pay the of £16 to Andrew Maxwell, burgess of Dumfries, at St. Andrew’s day next.
[Sheriff Court Book of Dumfries 1577-88, TDGNHAS, Vol. XII, p. 159]

[321] Margaret Mulikin in Canongate
1580: [Edinburgh] Rental of Canongate: - land of the late John Drysdale, now of his widow, Margaret Mulikin, feued (margin: Inde 19s.)
[Records of the Ancient Privileges of the Canongate (SRS), p. 46]

[322] Bessie Amuligane
June 2, 1580: [Nithsdale] Intromitt to Bessie Amuligane and Thomas Anderson, her son, against Patrick Anderson in the Holm, her spouse.
[Sheriff Court Book of Dumfries 1577-88, TDGNHAS, Vol. XII, p. 166]

[323] William Milliken in Auchenfedrick
April 29, 1580: [Glencairn] Decreet by the Lords of Council decerning William, Lord Hay of Yester to defend Hew Crichton in a tack dated February 26, 1579 made by him and his son William master of Yester to the said Hew of the three merkland of Auchenfedrick in the barony of Snade against Archibald McConnell, Andrew McGown, Thomas McGown, Katherine McGown, Jonet Maxwell, William Mullikin and John Tennant.
[Yester Writs 1166-1625 (SRS), no. 824]

[324] Andrew Amuligane in Hallhill
May 26, 1580: [Kirkpatrick Irongray] Compeared Andrew Amuligane in Hallhill in the parish of Kirkpatrick Irongray, as principal, and Peter Curran and William Whitehead, dwelling in the same parish, acted themselves to pay the sum of £22 10 shillings to Andrew Morrison.
[Sheriff Court Book of Dumfries 1577-88, TDGNHAS, Vol. XII, p. 153]

[325] John Mylligane in Creochs
May, 1580: [Balmaghie] Testament testamentary of Alexander McGhie of Balmaghie who died in the month of May 1570, given up by Alexander McGhie of Balmaghie, James McGhie and Florence McGhie, lawful sons and daughter only on life to the said defunct and executors dative decerned to him. The defunct had debts due to him from a number of people including John Mylligane in Creochs and William McClammeroch in Parton. Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on 3 March, 1586.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 102]

[326] William Milliken in Auchenfedrick
July 9, 1580: [Glencairn] Action by Hew Crichton tacksman of Auchenfedrick continued against Archd. McConnell, Andrew McGown, Thomas McGown, Katherine McGown, Jonet Maxwell, William Mullikin and John Tennant, tenants in the land of Auchenfedrick, to remove.
[Acts and Decreets 1578-1581 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 155, p. 93]

[327] Henry, John and Patrick Amullikin
September 1, 1580: [Holywood/Keir] Testament testamentar of William Porter in Keir in the parish of Holywood who died on 6 September 1580, given up by himself on 1 September in the presence of Malcolm Dalrymple, Homer Grier, Ninnian Porter, John Kirkpatrick and James Williamson reader at Dalgarnock. There was owing to the defunct sums of money by a number of people including Henry Mullekin in Holywood, Cuthbert Grier in Dalgarnock and Patrick McClellan in Morton, John Reid elder in Templeland, Janet Wilson in Holywood, Katherine Grier, John Reid elder as surety for Henry Amulikin and Bennie Reid his brother and John Amulekin in Gait. The defunct owed fees to his servants Patrick Amulekin, Cuthbert Rowan and Bennie Smyth.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on 2 December, 1580.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 162, p. 16]

[328] William Milliken in Auchenfedrick
November 23, 1580: [Glencairn] Action continued against Archd. McConnell, Andrew McGown, Thomas McGown, Katherine McGown, Jonet Maxwell, William Mullikin and John Tennant, tenants in the land of Auchenfedrick, who were warned by Hew Crichton tacksman of Auchenfedrick to remove, but the Lords absolved the defenders.
[Acts and Decreets 1578-1581 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 155, p. 117]

[329] John Mullekin
May 25, 1580: [Buittle] Testament testamentar of John Douglas portioner of Buittle, who died in June 1580, given up by himself on 25 May in the presence of David Douglas in Almernes, John McMorran in Barlochan, John Corsbie in Almernes, John Pawling and Andrew Loweris. There was owing by him, amongst other things, fees to John Mullekin, John Pawling, Grizzel Aitken, and Agnes Anderson his servants.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on December 29, 1580.
[Adams, P. W. L: A History of the Douglas (1921), app. B, no. 6]

[300] Andrew Amuligane in Hallhill
January 8, 1581: [Kirkpatrick Irongray] Compeared William Whitehead, dwelling in the parish of Kirkpatrick Irongray in Over Clowden, who submitted to the jurisdiction of the sheriffdom of Dumfries, acted himself to pay the sum of £25 to Andrew Morrison burgess of Dumfries as cautioner for Andrew Amuligane “his guidson”, and Janet Whitehead his daughter, intromittor with the said Andrew’s goods, obliged themselves to relieve the William of liability for the said sum.
[Dumfries Sheriff Court Book 1577-88, TDGNHAS, Vol. XII, p. 167]

[331] Oswald Amuligane
June 15, 1581: [Glencairn] Compeared Alexander Edgar in Beirdwell who acted to pay the sum of £10 to Oswald Amuligane, the said Alexander putting the said Oswald in possession of an acre of land with house and yard and a cow’s grass and grass for five sheep for the space of three years. On repayment the bond as to the land and house to be redeemed, and that for the yearly payment of twenty shillings with six days’ shearing. Witnessed by Andrew Glencorse and John Nicholson.
[Sheriff Court Book of Dumfries 1577-88, TDGNHAS, Vol. XII, p. 176]

[334] George Mullekin in Bennan
November 16, 1581: [Tynron] Testament testamentar of Edward Fergusson of Mid Inglistoun in the parish of Glencairn, who died in November, 1581, given up at Craigdarroch on 16 November, in the presence of Robert Fergusson of Craigdarroch, his father, Robert Kirkpatrick of Blarioch, his godfather, John Fergusson of Craigdarroch, younger, James Fergusson in Chapelmerk, Thomas Fergusson in Cammonell. There was owing to the defunct certain sums by William Reid, Thomas Fergusson, Robert Kirkpatrick of Blarioch his godfather rest of tocher, 250 merks, Robert Fergusson of Craigdarroch his father, George Mullekin in Bennan and Robert Grier of Inglistoun as cautioners for John Edgar of Inglistoun, William Fergusson in Kirkland, Janet Fergusson there, the laird of Dalwhat, Cuthbert Walker in Waulk Myln and many others.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on August 31, 1582.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 159, p. 42]

[335] John Millikin in Wigtown
February 10, 1582: Letter from Mr. John Young, minister at Wigtown, to the Laird of Barnbarroch.

Transcription: ‘My lord, and belowit gossip, efter my hartle saluation in the lord Jesus, I haff thocht it gud to advertis your L that, at my last being in edinburche, I purchast a presept and direction from the kirk to John donkanson, to desing me my gleib and mans; the quhilk direction hes fullfillit in all pointis, and I haff oisit (used) letteris of inhibition, nocht onle agans the possessoris, bot agans all that pretendis enteres thairto. Nevir the les I will proceid no forder in sic thingis till I knaw your L guid will and mynd thairinto, for your L vill remember the communing betwix your L and me at barnbarrache, befoir my last passing to edinburche, touching this matter, and your L promes wes to content me; upon the quhilk prornes I will stay upone gud hoip. in the mem tyrne I wad the possessoris war remowitt, for Jon Millikin, and Wille Culloche, hes sa purit that land this four yeir bygayn, withowt any enner guding (manur) that it is not abill to rander any frut, and yet ye wald stik still with the same, alleging a tytill of tax, and quhat guid payment your L gettis for the same your L knawis: and I will assure your L, as tuching Wille Cul-loche, your L myndis nocht to trubill your self with him, for he may at this present proclame and sweir him selff beir man at every mercat croce, and thairfor I wad nocht that he possessit that land to your L henderans and myn to siklyk. the tyme is now that the yardis ar to be occupeit, and your L mynd vas, quhen I spak last with yow in edinburche, that culloche sulld remowe thairfra; bot now he is preparand to dres the yardis, and to posses bathe landis and yardis as of befoir. I wad your L sat to this in tyme, and cawss richard Campbell, or sum wther, to enter a pluche (plough) in the land in your L avn name, or els in myne, giff it be your L will, for I will posses na land withowt your Lo will and kyndnes, and at your Lo comming in the cuntre I will rander the same to yow agane; for I will staye, as I said befoir, apon your L promes. and as tuching the yardis, giff your L thocht it gud, I wad ye cawsit richard Campbell to put me in possession of thame in your Lo name, befoir Wille Culloche enter to the occopeing of thame, and I sail lyk wayis kepe tham till your L cumming in the cuntre, quhen your L and I sail apoint and agre upon all thingis to your L contentment, and myne bathe. but this your Lo sall not forget, to cawss richard campbell to seis all that is in Wille cullochis howss to your Lo instans, for gif he knawis that he man flit, he vill care all avay, and leff the howss bare off insycht (furniture) and loftein (flooring) as Jon Waus did quhen he red fra the same, and leff no thing hot the bair wallis. Marover your Lo will advertis me quhat ye haff done tuching my presentation, quhilk I left with master george younge. Nocht elss bot your lo will send in word with diligens concerning the premisses, and god preserve your Lo. from Wigtown, the tent off febrar, 1581.—Your Lo gossope at command in the lord.’ ........ Jon younge minister at Wigtown.
To the rycht honor Lord
and his belouit gossope
My lord of Barbaroch.
[Correspondence of Sir Patrick Waus of Barnbarroch, knight, 1540-1584, edited by Robert V. Agnew, Part I, p. 236-238]

[336] Robert Mullekin in Balmae
February 15/16, 1582: [Kirkcudbright] Testament testamentar of Margaret Robson and of the deceased William Tait her spouse in Barley in the parish of Kirkcudbright who died on 17 or 18 February 1582, given up by themselves on 15 or 16 February 1582 in the presence of James Tait, Robert Langrig, William Thompson tailor and James Robson. The defunct owed sums of money to Patrick McBinnie, Margaret Carson in Drumboy, John Robson for his fee, Robert Langrig for his fee, James Tait son to the defunct, Robert Mullekin and William McClellan of Balmae (sic. Balmayane) apparently for steilbow goods.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on March 29, 1582.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 162, p. 45]

[337] Thomas Mullekin in Dunjarg
July 17, 1582: [Crossmichael] Testament testamentar of John Smyth in Camdudzeall in the parish of Balmaghie who died in August 1582, given up by himself on 17 July in the presence of John Smyth at Brandieford, Alexander McGuffock boat in Crossmichael, John McClim son to John McClim in Spottis and William Auchennane. There was owing to the defunct sums of money from a number of people including David McNaucht in Dornell Thomas Mullekin in Dunjarg, William Gordon in Glentow.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on April 3, 1584.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 162, p. 74]

[338] Charles Amulliken in Corsock
July 29, 1582: [Colvend] Testament testamentar of William McMorane in Laggan in the parish of Colvend who died in August 1582, given up by himself at Laggan 20 July in the presence of William Tait in Barnchowrie, John Clerk, Richard Moir and John Brown. There is the usual inventory of crops and stock pertaining with certain persons including Charles Mullikin and Alison Carrocuhane parishioners of Colvend. There was debts owing to the defunct by a number person such as the laird of Mabie, William Tait in Barnchowrie, John Smyth in Corsock and Charles Amulliken there. In his legacy, he leaves a hog to Margaret Amuligane and to Janet McClaine my youngest nurse a hog. Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on December 17, 1582.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 179]

[339] John Mulikane of Blackmyre
July 25, 1582: [Penpont] Action before the Lords of Council by John Lord Maxwell against John Maitland of Auchengassel, Marion McCall of Eshetries, John Maitland her spouse, and John Mullekin of Blakmyre with William Earl of Gowrie as treasurer. Anent molestation on the lands of Greenholm in the barony of Morton.
[Acts and Decreets 1581-1583 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 156, p. 62]

[340] John Mulikane of Blackmyre
September 19, 1582: [Penpont] Letters dated 15th year of the King’s reign directing that John Maitland of Auchengassel and others be charged to observe a decree of cognition and division. The letters proceed on the complaint of John, Earl of Morton, Lord Maxwell, against John Maitland of Auchengassel, Marion McCaul of Eshetries, John Maitland, her spouse, John Mulikane of Blakmyre, William, Earl of Gowrie, Lord Ruthven, King's Treasurer, and Mr David M'Gill of Nesbit, King's Advocate. The said Earl of Morton had obtained a decree before certain commissioners constituted sheriffs in that part to divide the land of Greenholm within the barony of Morton specified in an action of molestation pursued by him against the parties aforesaid, concluding that they should desist from troubling him and his tenants in their possession of the said land. Witnessed by John Ireland, John Kirkpatrick, Mungo Douglas in Hillhouse, James Douglas, his son, Andrew Muirhead, George Aikman, burgess of Edinburgh, Archibald Boyd, tailor, Andrew Maxwell, glover, and David Rae, burgess of Dumfries.
[Sheriff Court Book of Dumfries 1577-83, TDG NHAS, Vol. XII, p. 201]

[341] Thomas Amuligane, burgess of Edinburgh
June, 1583: [Edinburgh] Thomas Amuligane of Edinburgh paid stent tax.
[Edinburgh, M. S. Stent Roll (NAS), I fos 15-30]

[342] James Millikin
June 20, 1583: [Caithness] Extract of Contract whereby George, Earl of Caithness, with consent of his curators, set in tack to George Sinclair, chancellor of Caithness, the four penny lands of Bordland of Murkill, with the "scheiltounis" called Achechrastall and Cormabind, for the duration of the ward and non-entries thereof; the earl gives warrandice of these lands; the chancellor sets in tack to the earl the lands of Noss and Quhystane and the place of Girnigo, for the duration of the ward and non-entries, and binds himself to infeft the earl in these lands and also in the lands of Canisbay, four penny lands in Strowma, the superiority of Waris and Smedies, and the lands of Sitter and Quyis (reserving a liferent of Sitter and Quyis to Katharine Dunnet). Witnessed by David Sinclair, brother natural of the said earl, William Bain in Papingo, James Millikin and John Sinclair, servitor of the said chancellor.
Registered in the books of Council and Session on 4 July 1583.
[Mey Papers (NAS), GD96/204]

[344] Alexander Mullikin
October 8, 1583: [Caithness] Discharge by David Sinclair, son of John, Master of Caithness, to George, chancellor of Caithness, son and executor of the deceased George, Earl of Caithness, for £300 and certain clothing bequeathed to him by the said deceased earl. Witnesses: Alexander Mullikin, Donald Sunderland, John Sinclair and William Purdy, servitors of the said chancellor.
[Mey Papers (NAS), GD96/207]

[345] The land of Myllegin
July 1, 1584: [Strathlay] Precept of Confirmation on a feu charter of Walter, Abbot of Kinloss, and the Convent, to Alexander Innes, son and heir apparent of Thomas Innes, son and heir apparent of Thomas Innes of Pethnik, and Jonet Leith, his spouse, the survivor and their heirs, whom failing the heirs of the body of the said Alexander, … of eight oxgangs of the lands of Myretoun of Ethereis, six oxgangs of the lands of Nethertoun of Myllegin, two oxgangs of the lands of Nether Mylne, with the brewhouse, the barony of Strathlay and regality of Kinloss and sheriffdom of Baniff.
[Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland 1581-1584, Vol. II, no. 2193]

[300] James & George Amyllikyne in Caithness
May 19, 1585: [Caithness] Precept of Remission granted at Holyrood to George, Earl of Caithness, James, Magistrate of Caithness, David Sinclair, Matthew Sinclair son of the deceased David Sinclair of Dune, John Sinclair son of William Sinclair, rector of Olrik, Donald Sutherland son of Angus Hecterson, James Paxton servitor of the Magistrate of Caithness, James and George Amyllikyne, and many others for the murder of David Home of Crenshawes in the month of [blank] 1584 and Ingram and David Sinclair brothers in February 1584.
[Register of the Great Seal of Scotland 1580-1593, Vol. V, no. 826]

[301] Cuthbert Milligan in Edgarton
December, 1585: [Dunscore] Precept of Clare Constat in favour of John Kirkpatrick, now of Alisland [Ellisland] as heir of the deceased Thomas Kirkpatrick of Alisland, his father, in 24s. 6d. lands, of which 6s. 3d. lands lie in Edzertsoun is occupied by Cuthbert Milligan, 6s. 3d. lands lie in McCubbinston now occupied by Elizabeth Muirhead, 5s. lands lie in Mauchanliston, Riddinnis, occupied by Cuthbert Fyt, and the 7s. lands of Fardingwall occupied by Andrew Allan, with pertinents, lying in said parish of Dunscoir, for the yearly payment of 40s. 7d. Dated Linlithgow.
[Records of the Regality of Melrose 1547-1706 (1917), Vol. II, p. 324]

[302] Cuthbert Milligan in Edgarton
December 7, 1585: [Dunscore] Precept of Clare Constat in favour of John Kirkpatrick, now of Alisland as heir to his father the deceased Thomas Kirkpatrick of Alisland in the 24s. 6d. lands, of which a 6s. 3d. land in Edzertsoun is occupied by Cuthbert Milligan, and 5s. lands lie in Mauchanliston, Riddinnis, occupied by Cuthbert Fyt, and the 7s. lands of Fardingwall occupied by Aymer Ireland lying in said parish of Dunscoir, for the yearly payment of 40s. 7d.. Dated at Linlithgow and witnessed by Alexander Colvill, Bartholomew Kello, John Forrest and James Prymoise, notary public, servitors of Iconimus.
[Records of the Regality of Melrose 1547-1706 (1917), Vol. II, p. 389]

[303] John Mullikin laird of Blakmyre
September, 1586: [Carsphairn] Testament dative of Patrick Hislop in Holm of Dalquhairn in the parish of Dalry who died September, 1586, given up by Beatrice Hislop his only daughter and Thomas McMichael elder in Blackcraig heirs executors dative by decreet of the Commissary of Edinburgh on 27 November 1588 There is the usual inventory of crops and stock valued at £204. 13s. 4d. There was owing to the defunct sums of money by Dungual McMichael in Lorgfoot, the deceased Edward Strit in Glencairn and Fergus McMillan in Arnderroch amounting in total to £38. The defunct owed sums to John Mullikin laird of Blakmyre, for his share of the mails in Holm amounting to £13. 6s. 8d.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on November 22, 1589.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 37]

[305] John Mullikin in Dumfries, Thomas Mullikin in Edinburgh
December 14, 1586: [Dumfries] Testament testamentar of John Grier in Cormuligane in the parish of Tynron who died in Edinburgh on December 19, 1586 and given up by himself and by Gilbert Grier in Corriedow his lawful brother and John Grier in Corfandine his son natural executors constituted in his latter will dated at Edinburgh 14 December. There is the usual inventory of crops and stocks on his land of Cormuligane and pasture with Thomas Fergusson in Brigmark. There was owing to the defunct sums from a number of people, which included Robert Brown, burgess of Glasgow, Thomas Fergusson in Brigmark in Galloway, Matthew Wilson laird of Croglin, Thomas Hog flesher in Edinburgh, John Mullikin in Dumfries and the laird of Lag. Witnessed by Thomas Mullikin burgess of Edinburgh, Gilbert Grier in Craigdarroch, John Grier in Corfandine, John Grier in Stroanshalloch, Cuthbert Barton, servitor and John Ormiston burgess of Edinburgh.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on July 6, 1587.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 159, p. 161]

[306] John Mullekin in Holm of Daltallochan
April 24, 1587: [Carsphairn] Testament testamentar of Andrew McCadam of Waterhead in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbrightshire who died on 15 October 1587, given up by himself and Christine Kennedy his relict and Gilbert McCadam his son-in-law executors under his latter will dated at Waterhead 24 April 1587. The defunct owed sums of money to number of people including John Mullekin in Holm of Daltallochan.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on May 14, 1590.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 1]

[307] Thomas Milligane in Clois
May 15, 1587: [Kirkcudbright] Obligation dated at Kirkcudbright by William McClellan of Crofts of Crossmichael as principle with Herbert McClellan of Nether third and James Auchennane as cautioner to pay Robert Paterson in Lochdougan the of £100 Scots. Witnessed by Edward Cairns of Auchengule, Thomas Milligane in Clois and William Cunningham. Robert Forester notary subscribed.
[Kirkcudbright Commissary Court Register 1585-1588 (ELD), R. C. Reid Vol. 134, p. 101]

[308] Archibald Mullekin
November 21, 1587: [Caithness] At Edinburgh before the Privy Council of Scotland letters of complaint raised by Lawrence, Lord Oliphant, reciting that he had peaceably possessed the lands and baronies of Berrydaill, Aldwik, Thrumbustar, Tusbustar, tower and fortalice, and manor place of Tusbustar, lying within the sheriffdom of Inverness. It goes on to recite that upon 15th September 1583, Archibald Hephburn, master household to the said Earl, James Mason, his master stabler, Henry Cruckeshank, porter, John Bakie, Baxter, John Fyffe, Archibald Mullekin, etc, all domestic tenants and servants of the said Earl, James Sinclair, Master of Caithness, his brother, and hounded on by the said Earl and John Sinclair, his brother, forcibly ejected several of Lawrence, Lord Oliphant’s tenants from the tower and fortalice of Tusbustar and other lands. The Lord’s ruled that the said servants and tenants of the Earl of Caithness should be denounced as rebels.
[Register of the Privy Council of Scotland 1585-92, Vol. IV, p. 229]

[309] John Amuligane, burgess of Dumfries
February 11, 1588: [Dumfries] Testament testamentar of John Blak merchant burgess of Dumfries who died in February 1587, and given up by himself in his dwelling place in Dumfries in the presence of Robert Hislop, John Amuligane and Robert Hislop merchant burgesses of Dumfries. The defunct owed sums to John Amuligane merchant.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on December 2, 1588.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 158, p. 57]

[310] Marion Muligane of Anwoth
March 2, 1588: [Anwoth] At Kirkcudbright Marion Muligane relict of James Mure of Anwoth is obliged to pay to Henry MacKie £20 of the goods and geir owing to him by the deceased James Mure at his death.
[Kirkcudbright Commissary Court Register 1585-1588 (ELD), R. C. Reid Vol. 134, p. 144]

[311] John & Abraham Mullekin of Blackmyre
March 15, 1588 [Carsphairn] Testament testamentar of William McClammeroch in Holm of Dalquhairn who died on 26 March 1588, given up by himself there on 15 March in the presence of Quintin McCaddam in Knockengorroch, David McClammeroch tailor in Meikle Auchrae and William Roberson his servant. The defunct was owed sums of money by James Gordon of Crogo, John Rowan an Meikle Auchrae and Fergus McMichael in Corlae amounting to £36 13s 4d. The defunct owed sums to the laird of Blakmyre elder his master for mails, the parson of Dalry for teinds, Abraham Mullekin and William Roberson his servant for fees, amounting to £20 12d.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on May 4, 1588. [Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 25]

[312] John Amuligane, burgess of Dumfries
May 20, 1588: [Dumfries] Testament testamentar of Thomas McCrery merchant burgess of Dumfries who died on 3 July 1588, given up by himself on 30 May in the presence of John Clerk, Andrew Morrison burgesses of Dumfries, John Paul younger in Edingham and Archibald Sinclair notary. The defunct owed sums of money to a number of people including Alison Murertoun spouse to John Amuligane burgess of Dumfries. Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on August 6, 1588. [Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 62]

[313] Mabie Miligane in Kirkcudbright
May 31, 1588: [Kirkcudbright] Contract dated at Kirkcudbright between Andrew Bell merchant in Dumfries on the one part and Matthew Ramsay burgess of Kirkcudbright and Mabie Miligane, his spouse, taking burden on them for Janet Ramsay their daughter on the other part, for the marriage of Andrew and Janet. By the terms of the contract, the couple were to become joint tenants of a tenement within the burgh of Kirkcudbright. Witnessed by Cuthbert McClellan and Michael McClellan burgesses of Kirkcudbright.
[Kirkcudbright Commissary Court Register 1585-1588 (ELD), R. C. Reid Vol. 134, p. 166]

[314] Thomas Amuligane, burgess of Edinburgh
June 6, 1588: [Edinburgh] Instrument of Sasine narrating how that Helen brown relict of James Johnston, burgess of Edinburgh, with consent of Thomas Amuligane, her spouse, resigned a tenement on the High street of Edinburgh in favour of James Johnston son and heir of James Johnston who then resigned it in favour of Robert Smart merchant of Edinburgh.
[Calendar of Charters (NAS), Vol. XIII 1587-1591, no. 2970]

[315] John Amuliken in Holm of Daltallochan
September 30, 1588: [Carsphairn] Testament testamentar of George McMillan of Holm of Daltallochan in the parish of Kells who died October 2, 1588, given up by himself on September 30 in the presence of Donald McMillan in Knockengarroch, George McMillan in Holm, John Amuliken in Holm and John Grierson in Longford. He appointed Fergus and John McMillan his sons as executors and leaves his tack and kindness of Holm to Fergus his eldest son, and gives his wife and John his youngest son the half merkland of Knockgray during her widowhood.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on February 2, 1591.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 166]

[316] John Mulligane of Blackmyre
November 29, 1588: [Penpont] Testament testamentar of John McMath in Castlegilmore in the parish of Kirkbryde who died in December 1588, given up by Jane Hunter his widow and James McMath his son as executors. In his testament dated November 29, 1588, he describes himself as tutor to John McMath of that Ilk his cousin, and appoints his spouse and son aforesaid his executors, who are to act with the advice of James Crichton of Carco, James Hunter of Ballaggan, John Mulligane of Blakmyre, James Hunter in Drumschinnoch, and John McMath burgess of Edinburgh his brother.
[Adams, P. W. L: A History of the Douglas (1921), app. B, no. 19]

[316] Thomas Millekin, burgess of Edinburgh
May 17, 1589: Anent the Supplication given in be Helene Broun relict of umquhil John Huntar merchant burgess of Edinburgh, Robert Hunter their son lawfull and apperand heir and Thomas Mulliken also burgess of the same burgh her spous for his entres John Johnston of Newbie and Thomas Aikman merchant burgess of Edinburgh curators of the said Robert for their entres agains Thomas Henderson son and heir of umquhil Thomas Henderson burgess of the said burgh’ and 2 others…. The defenders not compeiring the said Lords ordain the said contract and appointment be registered in the Books of Cousell and Session.
The Contract.
‘At Edinburgh 17 May 1589 it is appointed contractit and finallie aggreit betwixt Thomas Henrieson (sic) son and heir of umquhil Thomas Henrieson burgess of Edinburgh on the ane part and Helen Broune relict of umquhil Johne Huntar merchant burgess of Edinburgh and Robert Hunter lawfull son and apparent heir with consent and assent of John Johnston of Newbie and Thomas Aikman burgess of Edinburgh lawful curater of the said Robert also with the consent of Thomas Millieken merchant burgess of Edinburgh now spouse to the said Helene on the other part’ That is to say Helen Broun and Thomas Milliken have paid 600 merks Scot to the said Thomas Henriesoun, Which he says he has received and ‘therefore the said Thomas Hendersoun (sic) faithfulie binds and obliges him be his charter and infeftment of alienation made for sommes of money Titulo oneroso with of seasing therintill to infeft the said Helen Broun in lyferent for her life and the said Robert Hunter heretablie but reversion of an annual rent of £40 to be uplifted at 2 terms of the year Witson and Martinmas, in Thomas Henrieson’s haill land and testement lying on the south side of the High Street of Edinburgh, in the close and vennel callit Loinshe clois?’ The said Thomas Henrieson is to resign into the hands of one of the bailies of Edinburgh for it to be given out to Helen Broun, until the haill redemption thereof is made and the said reversion to be made there in due and competent form with 40 days warning in St Giles Kirk of Edinburgh at St James altar for the payment of 600 merks forsaid and haill byrunn annual rents thereof.
Signed by ‘Thomas Amulikynne and Helen Broun with our hands at the pen lad by the notar underwritten because we cannot writt orselffis.’
[Register of Deeds (NAS), RD1/30, ff 299, r-301, r-5 sides]

[318] Robert Mullikin in Barverrock
January 12, 1590: [Kirkinner] Decreet by the Lords of Council in favour of Patrick Vaus of Barnbarroch and John Vaus, his son, against Sir Alexander Stewart of Garlies, who alleging he was baillie of the Priory of Whithorn, was molesting Sir Patrick and his tenants on the 5 merkland of Prestrie, 2 ½ merkland of Stannock McConnell, 1 ½ merkland of Sheddock, 10 merkland of Cruggleton-Kavens, 5 merkland of Mid Lurg, 10 merkland of Appleby, etc. His tenants had been arrested and detained at Glasserton, including Robert Mullikin in Barverrock, who was only released as finding caution to appear. The Lords decern that Garlies produce his letter of Bailliery and relieve Mullikin of his caution.
[Monreith Charters (Maxwell Family Mochrum), R. C. Reid, Vol. 120, p. 95]

[319] Cuthbert Amuligane in Bogfute
January 27, 1590: [Dunscore] Testament testamentar of Ninian Grierson in the merkland of Dunscore, burgess of Dumfries, who died on 28 January, 1590, given up by himself on January 27, in the presence of John Aitkin in Dumfries, Patrick Hunter there, Andrew Hannying, servitor to the defunct. There was owing to the defunct sums by a number of people including Harry Grierson in Over Laggan, Janet McMurdie in Dempsterton, Cuthbert Amulligane in Bogfute and James Johnston in Laggan.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on May 14, 1590.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, vol. 159, p. 171]

[320] Thomas Mullikin, burgess of Edinburgh
July 20, 1591: [Edinburgh] Testament testamentar of Cuthbert Archibaldson merchant burgess of Dumfries who died in August 1591 and given up by James Archibaldson his awful brother as only executor under legacy dated July 20, 1591. The inventory consisted of merchandise in his booth in Dumfries and in his chamber in Edinburgh, mainly silk and textiles: - £495. 11s. 0d. The defunct owed sums to Thomas Mullikin merchant burgess of Edinburgh for a years rent of this chamber.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on September 8, 1591.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 158, p. 11]

[321] Cuthbert Amuligane in Bennan
August 1, 1591: [Glencairn] Testament testamentar of Malcolm Fergusson in Caitloch in the parish of Glencairn, who died in September, 1591, given up by himself there on August 1, 1591, in presence of James Fergusson in Chapelmerk, James McGachan in Dalwhat, Thomas Logan in Stroanpatrick and Cuthbert Hunter in Tererran. There is the usual inventory of crops and stock, and debts owed by and due to the defunct by a number of people, including the following who owed him money: Isabell McCall in Caitloch, James Hunter in Terarran, James McGachan in Dalwhat Cuthbert Fergusson in the Bridgend of Moniavive, Andrew Rorison in Kirkcudbright, William Heroun burgess of Edinburgh, Andrew Grier burgess of Edinburgh, Gilbert McAdam at the Brig of Keir, Robert Maxwell flesher in Dumfries and Cuthbert Amulligane in Bennan.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on May 12, 1592.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 159, p. 49-50]

[322] Johnne Millekin
August 11, 1591: [Durisdeer] Decreet before the Privy Council of Scotland raised by Robert Douglas Coshogle, who complained that he was illegally charged with certain payments as surety of Sir James Johnstoun of that Ilk. It recites that Robert Coshogle appeared personally and George Campbell, procurator for the defenders, Ninian Hislop in Castlehill and John Asloan in Ingarston. It goes on to recite that George Campbell produced an Act of the justice court held in the tollbooth of Dumfries on 16th November 1590, by Sir John Carmichael of that Ilk, Warden and Justice, bearing that the said Sir James, master of Pait Moffat of Cammok, had become surety to the said Ninian for payment of six score of sheep and nine at 26s. 8d. each with a testification that the said Sir James, in the said court, became caution for caution for Pait Moffat in Cammok, Christie Moffat, his son, and Robert Johnstoun of Cartertoun, for satisfaction of Johnne Millekin of his goods stolen from him as contained in the Act made there upon.
[Register of the Privy Council of Scotland 1585-92, Vol. IV, p. 806]

[323] John & Andrew Amuligane
March 22, 1592: [Dunscore] Testament testamentar of William McFaddzen elder in Bersiewalla in the parish of Dunscore who died on 2 April 1592, given up by himself on 22 March 1592 in the presence of John Kirkpatrick of Ellisland, Henry Grier in Laggan, William McFaddzen in Newtown and Andrew Amuligane. There was sums owing to the defunct by a number of people including William Edgar in Newtown, John McKinney in Dempsterton, John Amuligane, Andrew Amuligane and William Smyth in Kelliston.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on November 12, 1592.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 98]

[324] Roger Muligane in Drumwhirn
August 12, 1592: [Parton, Kirkcudbrightshire] Testament testamentar of David McNaucht in Meikle Mochrum in the parish of Parton who died on 12 August 1592, given up by Gilbert McNaucht his lawful brother in the name of David and Janet McNaucht lawful bairns to the defunct by decreet of Robert Forrester Commissary of Kirkcudbright on 5 May 1593. There is the usual inventory of crops and stock, followed by the sums of debt owed by and to the defunct, including sums due from Roger Muligane in Drumwhirn (sic.Drumquhill).
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on July 6, 1594.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 182]

[325] Thomas Milligane in Glencairn
August 27, 1592: [Glencairn] Testament testamentar of Robert McCall in Glenjean in the parish of Glencairn who died on 31 August 1592, given up by himself on 27 August in the presence of John Fergusson in Glencairn, Andrew Reid there, John Mathieson there, Cuthbert Hunter there and John Brown minister of Glencairn. There is the usual inventory of crops and stocks, and debts owed by and to the defunct. The were sums owing to him by Gilbert Grierson elder of Dalmakerran (400 merks), Thomas Johnston in Glencairn, Thomas Milligane there, Arthur Roberson there, John Smart there, Bertie Smart there, Ninnian Miller in Eccles. Total sum owing to the defunct £836 8s 8d.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on March 24, 1592.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 13]

[326] John Milligane in Blackmyre
October 10, 1592: [Carsphairn] Testament testamentar of John Porter in Strahanna in the parish of Dalry who died 14 October 1592, given up by George Gordon in Meikle Auchrae, Beatrice McMichael his spouse executor under his latter will made on 10 October in the presence of Fergus McMichael called Reid Fergus in Corlae, Andrew McCubben merchant in Graigengillan and John Porter his eldest son. There was owing to the defunct sums of money from a number of people including Thomas McMichael in Blackcraig, Donald McMillan in Knockengorroch, Roger Grierson in Bardennoch, John Milligane in Blakmyre, John Douglas in Killiewarren and George Gordon in Auchrae.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on February 18, 1595.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 15]

[327] James Mullikin apparent of Blackmyre
October 18, 1592: [Penpont] Contract by Alexander Gordon of Auchenreoch on the one part and Jean Gordon relict of umquhile George Gordon son to umquhile John Gordon of Auchenreoch and James Mulikin apparent of Blakmyre then her spouse for his interest on the other part. Narrating that the said Alexander Gordon of Auchenreoch granted him to have received the alienation and Disposition of the said Jean Gordon her conjunct fee lands underwritten viz:- the 16s. land of Bargaly the 8s. land of “Barcheis” with the pertinents lying within the parish of Minnigaff and Stewartry of Kirkcudbright with the “thir” and third part of the lands of Little Dalbeattie and Littleton lying within the parish of Urr and Borg and Stewartry foresaid, which premises the said Alexander Gordon granted him to have received from the said Jean Gordon and for him and his heirs &c., discharged the said Jean and James spouses their heirs &c., for which cause the Disposition of the conjunct lands above narrated the said Alexander Gordon of Auchenreoch bound him, his heirs, executors, assignees and successors to infeft heritably by his charter, alienation, precept and sasine to follow thereupon in due and competent form “titulo oneroso” the said Jean Gordon and James Mulikin her spouse for his interest, the largest liver of them two and the heirs gotten or to be gotten between them, whom failing the heirs of the said James whatsoever in All and Hail the 40s. land of Nether Barskeoch then occupied by Cuthbert Cunningham and his subtenants lying within the parish of Kells and Stewartry above written, which lands should be worth the sum of 80 merks money yearly of annual rent to be uplifted by the said Jean and James spouses forth of the said lands at the two terms of Whitsunday and Martinmas by equal portions. And the said lands to be holden of the said Alexander in free blench for payment yearly upon the ground of the same before either of the feasts of Whitsunday or Martinmas if asked annually (sum not mentioned), which infeftment should bear special clauses of warrandice to warrant the said 40s. land free of all non entries, conjunct life rents, annual rents, &c., and to the intent that the said Jean and James Mulikin spouses and their foresaids might be more thankfully paid and obeyed of the sum of 80 merks yearly as for the profits, mails and duties of the said lands yearly during the non redemption thereof following, the said Alexander Gordon bound him and his foresaids to become acted with Cuthbert Cunningham then occupier of the lands or the tenant for the time, for the said annual rents &c., in the Commissary Books of Kirkcudbright. And for the lawful redemption of the said 40s. land of Nether Barskeoch the said Jean Gordon and James Mulikin spouses bound themselves to make subscribe and deliver to the said Alexander Gordon his heirs &c., a sufficient Reversion in due and competent form containing the sum of 800 merks to paid and laid down in St. John’s Kirk of [Clauchan] day before either Whitsunday or Martinmas upon premonition of forty days; that it should not be lawful to the said Alexander Gordon to redeem said 40s. land or any part thereof by payment of said of 800 merks until the by-run profits should be first paid. James Gordon of Crogo and Robert Gordon of Knockman were witnesses. (Sic Sub) “Jene Gordoun relict of umquhile George Gordoun sone to umquhile John Gordoun of Auchinreoch”. Signed at St. John’s Clauchan 18th October 1592. Entered into the Register of Deeds on 1st February, 1609.
[Gordon MSS, Register of Deeds 1582-1612, R.C. Reid (ELD), Vol. 46, p. 114-115]

[328] Janet Amulligane in Drungans
November 16, 1592: [Troqueer] Testament testamentar of Gilbert Crocket in Holm in the parish of Troqueer who died in December 1592, given up by himself on 16th November in the presence of John Maxwell of Kirkconnell, Cuthbert Grier of Dalskairth, Matthew Herries in Lochrutton and James Rig, notary. The defunct was due sums of money from a number of people including William Edgar in Drungans and Janet Amulligane in Drungans.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on December 5, 1595.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 158, p. 138]

[329] John Amuligane in Dunjarg
December 24, 1592: [Crossmichael] Testament testamentar of John McQuhanzie in Dryburgh in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright who died on 26 December 1592, given up by himself and John Brown in Mollance, and Helen Murray spouse to the defunct under latter will of 24 December. There was sums of money owing to the defunct by a number of people including John Grier in Ernespie, William McCartney in Langcroft, Richard Brown in Dryburgh, George McCartney in Chaplerne, Adnrew Law in Edingham and John Amulliken in Drumchard. The testament was witnessed by Paul Rudick servant to the Goodman of Mollance, John Amuligane in Dunjarg, Robert Carson in Dryburgh, George Sinclair there, Robert Anderson there, and Andrew Kennen.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on May 22, 1593.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 198]

[330] John Amuligane, burgess of Dumfries
February 3, 1593: [Dumfries] Instrument narrating that Archibald Sinclair, rector of Southwick and Margaret Murray his spouse resigned a tenement or stone house on the High street in Dumfries, formerly occupied by the deceased John Sinclair, between the tenement of John Rowling on the north, the tenement of John Kellock on the south, the tenement of John Gladstone on the east, and the high street on the west, in favour of John Amuligane in Lochmabengate, burgess, and Helen Morson his spouse.
[Protocol Book of Herbert Cunningham 1581-1611 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 130 p.4]

[331] Roger Mulligan in Drumwhirn
April 10, 1593: [Parton] Testament testamentar of Adam Robson in Shaw in the parish of Parton who died in May 1593, given up by himself and by Adam Robson his son only executor under his latter will dated at Shaw 10 April 1593 in the presence of James Gordon brother german to Alexander Gordon in Over Barskeoch, Adam Harper servant to James Gordon in Little Mochrum, John Lidsterton servant to Edward Maxwell in Ernminzie. There is the usual inventory of crops and stock followed by debts owing to the defunct, which include, debts by Roger Mulligan in Drumwhirn and John Gordon of Troquhain. In legacy he leaves to his master Roger Gordon of Shimers a nine year old ox, to the good wife of Shimers a cow in the land of James Cannan. To William Gordon son to Roger Gordon of Shimers £8, and to David Gordon his brother 8 merks. To his daughter Isabel Robson he leaves £20, and a cow with Roger Mulligan in Drumwhirn (possibly Isabel’s spouse).
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on August 13, 1594.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 162, p. 42]

[332] Cuthbert Mallagane in Edgarton
May 3, 1593: [Dunscore] At Holyrood House. Complaint by Thomas Kirkpatrick of Closeburn before the King and his Privy Council reciting: - Although it is ordained by Acts of Parliament that none of the King’s subjects may make leagues or bands without his Majesty’s permission, yet Eduard Maxwell of Tynwald, Eduard and Johnne Mawellis, his sons, John Maxwell of Kirkconnell, Robert Maxwell of Keltoun, Thomas and Robert Mawellis, his sons, Johnne Maxwell, tutor of Aikinhiad, Robert Porterrak, Johnne, Eduard and Mungo Maxwellis, his brothers, Thomas Maxwell of Kililong, Eduard Maxwell of Auchennarne, Johnne Wallace in Carrizeill, Johnne and Alexander Wallace his sons, Johnne Fergussone of that Ilk, Alexander Fergussone, his son, Mr Homer Maxwell, commissary of Dumfries, Homer and Robert Maxwellis, his sons, John Lachlisone, called Laird Lachlisone, Andrew Lachlisone, his son, Robert Welshe of Dalwoodie, Cubbie (Cuthbert) Mallagane in Edzarstoun, Johne Haning in Blangaver, called the Fowlair, Gilbert Griersone of Doune (Drum), Herbert Maxwell in Kirktoun of Kirkmahoe, Robert Johnstoun son of the late Robert Johnstoun of Carnsallauch and Thomas Grierson of Parjarge, younger, “hes laitlie maid and usbscrivit ane unlauchfull band and league,” binding them all by oath to defend each other in all their actions “in the law or by [i.e. beyond] the law”, and to account the action and quarrel of any one of them to be “equall and commoun to thame all”; under colour of which band they “overthraw and oppress his Henes peaceable subjects within the sherefdome of Drumfreis, committing maist heavie and oppin oppressionis and injuris aganis thame.” Thus, upon 3rd April last, the said persons, with armed convocation of the lieges, to the number of 200 persons, came to the complainer’s twenty shilling land of Rouchile, intending to intrude the said Robert Grier in the same, “quhilk thay had not faillit to have done, wer nocht the said compleiner, being foirseine of thair interpryse, assemblit certane of his freindis for defens and mantenance of his awin possessioun.” The petition is that the said band be discharged and the authors punished. – Charge having been given to all accept Maxwell of Kelilong, Maxwell of Auchinnarne, Johnne Wallace, and his two sons, to appear this day, and none of them appearing, while the complainer appears personally, the order is to denounce the defaulters.
[Register of the Privy Council of Scotland 1592-1599, Vol. V, p. 74]

[333] John Amuligane in Boig
May 9, 1593: [Dalgarnock] Precept of sasine in favour of Nichola Maxwell, sister of William, Lord Herris and future spouse of William Grierson, for the ten merkland commonly called Grange of Laghall, Reidbrae and Conkies land in the parish of Troqueer and 12 merkland of Holm of Dalgarnock, also Holm of Nith commonly called Cunningham, Boig, and Over Holm of Dalgarnock in the parish of Dalgarnock belonging to Roger Grierson of Lag. Dated at Lag and witnessed by Gilbert Grierson, son of the late John Grierson of Swyre, John Amuligane in Boig, Matthew Gilteris in Boig, Michael Bek in Boig John Gilteris in Dalgarnock, Robert Young in Cunningham, James and John Young his sons, David Conkie, John, Gilbert and David Conkie his sons.
[Calendar of Charters 1587-1600 (NAS), Vol. XIII-XV, no. 3210]

[334] John Amuligane, maltman burgess of Dumfries
September 25, 1593: [Dumfries] Confirmation of testament testamentar and inventory of the goods pertaining to Bessie Young, spouse to George Carson, merchant burgess of Dumfries, who died on July 24, 1593, and given up by the said George Carson as only executor to her. Testament witnessed by William Irvine merchant burgess of Dumfries, Matthew Pwill, merchant burgess there, John Amuligane, maltman burgess there.
[Adams, P. W. L: A History of the Douglas (1921), app. B, no. 23a]

[335] Herbert Milligane in Kirkcudbright
October 18, 1593: [Kirkcudbright] Testament testamentar of Alexander McCleland called in Galtway burgess of Kirkcudbright who died on 20 October 1593, given up by himself within the nether chamber of his dwelling house in Kirkcudbright on 18 October 1593 in the presence of John McCleland in Over Law, William Lintrum, Gilbert Lintrum, George McCartney burgess of Kirkcudbright and Hobbie (Herbert) Milligane servant to the defunct.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on March 6, 1594.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 33]

[336] Thomas Mulliken in Machermore
October 30, 1593: [Minnigaff] Testament testamentar of John Mure, notary, burgess of Wigton, who died 3 May 1593, given up by himself at the Larg 3 October in the presence of James McKee, Andrew McKee son of the Goodman of Crosebie, Thomas McQuoid son of the laird of Larg. There is an inventory of crops and stocks, and amongst others he has stock with Thomas Mulliken in Machermore.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on June 28, 1594.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 196]

[337] Peter Amulligane in Glenour, George Mulligane in Bennan
December 24, 1593: [Penpont] Register of Assignment by John Maitland of Auchengassel whereby for himself and as heir of the deceased John Maitland of Auchengassel his father, he ordained his brother-in-law John Johnston, brother german of James Johnston of Lochhouse, his assignee for sixteen reversions and included: Reversion of £120 granted by the deceased Peter Amulligane of Glengour for redemption of the 40 shilling land of Glengour in the barony of Tibbers, with a three year tack thereafter for six merks yearly. Reversion of 607 merks granted by the deceased George Mulligane to the said deceased John Maitland of Auchengassel for redemption of the 40 shilling land of Over Bennan, with 9 years tack after redemption. Assignment dated at Auchengassel 18 January, 1592 and witnessed by William McAnnad, Thomas Muligane and Gilbert Johnston in Gleinlieg.
[Adams, P. W. L: A History of the Douglas (1921), app. A, no. 54]

[338] John Muligyn of Blackmyre
May 21, 1594: [Carsphairn] Charter by James Sinclair of Glen, feuer of the lands, in favour of Margaret Sinclair his daughter and George Sinclair son of the deceased John Sinclair of “Doleistoun”, conjunctly of his merkland of Glen, the half merkland of Strahanna and one merkland of Todstone with houses in St John's of Clauchan and paying to Andrew, Lord Stewart of Ochiltree £16 17s ferme. Witnessed at Strahanna by John Muligyn of Blakmyre, Mr John Dunbar of Pollnaskie, Duncan McCaddam, burgess of Ayr and John Sinclair in Glen.
[Earlstoun Charters, Add Ch. 63956 (ELD), R.C. Reid, Vol. 64, p. 63]

[339] John Amulligane in Lochmabengate
July 25, 1594: [Dumfries] Testament testamentar of Janet Scott sometime spouse to Patrick Aitken burgess of Dumfries who died on 29 July 1594, given up by her said spouse and Katherine Scott her brother’s daughter whom she nominated her only executors at Dumfries on 25 July. He last will and testament was witnessed by William Schortrig, John Amulligane in Lochmabengate, John Amulligane sheering (sic.hering) man and John McCleary elder.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on July 10, 1596.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 162, p. 54]

[340] James Mulligan younger of Blackmyre
October 17, 1594: [Parton] Testament testamentar of Roger Gordon of Shirmers who died on 18 October 1594, given up by himself on 17 October. There is the usual inventory of crops and stocks, and sums of money owed by and due to the defunct. The list is followed by his legacies in which he names his sons William Gordon and David Gordon executors and appoints Sir John Gordon of Lochinvar overseer man. His testament is witnessed by James Chalmers in Gategirth, William Gordon of Holm, James Mulligane of Blakmyre younger and Robert Gordon in Knockman.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on December 3, 1596.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 159, p. 148-149]

[341] Thomas & Abraham Mullikine
March 8, 1595: [Penpont] Testament testamentar of Katherine Stewart, spouse to John Douglas of Arkland in the parish of Penpont, who died on 10 March, 1595, given up by her husband as executor and registered in Edinburgh on Apr. 20, 1599. They were due £248. 13s. 4d. to Lord Morton for rent, Andrew Wilson at the Kirk of Tynron, John and Patrick Jardine for their bairns part of gear, Thomas and Abraham Mullikine and John McCall, Thomas Hunter and John McKittrick, servants.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on April 20, 1599.
[Adams, P. W. L: A History of the Douglas (1921), app. B, no. 29]

[342] James Amuligan of Blackmyre
April 10, 1595: [Carpshairn] Exchequer account of the Steward of Kirkcudbright answerable for £15of payment of relief of all and whole the 5 merkland of Crogo and all and whole the 2 merkland with half part land of Holm of Dalquhairn of old extent with their mills and fishing lying within the parishes of Balmaclellan and Dalry; owed to the king by the sasine granted to James Amuligan. At Edinburgh April 10, 1595, 28th year of the King's reign.
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland (in Latin), Responde Books, Vol. 23]

[343] John Amiligane in Dumfries
May 13, 1595: [Dumfries] Instrument of Sasine following on a charter, dated 26 March 1595, by King James VI in favour of Roger Kirkpatrick, burgess of Dumfries, for good service rendered to the king’s progenitors, of the 12s. 6d. lands of Edzertoun occupied by the deceased Gilbert McKynnay, William Edzar and Cuthbert Fute, younger, in the parish of Dunscoir, which lands formerly belonged to the Commendator, but now to the Crown by the act of annexation of church lands, to be held in feu-farm for the yearly payment of 22s. 8d. as the old rent and 16d. of augmentation, with duplication at entry of heirs. Sasine given by William Edzartoun and witnessed by Cuthbert Fute, younger, Cuthbert Fute, elder, John Amiligane and Robert McKinnell in Dumfries, Cuthbert Cunninghame being notary.
[Records of the Regality of Melrose 1547-1706 (1917), vol. II, p. 394]

[344] Thomas Mullikin, burgess of Edinburgh
June 21, 1595: [Edinburgh] Bonds of Caution by Johnne Lees (sic Leyis), merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, principal, and Thomas Mullikin, burgess there, surety 1000 merks, and the said Johnne and Thomas for Johnne Lees, son of the said Johnne, 500 merks, not to harm Thomas Harbartousn in Glasgow, Johnne Govan there, Johnne Wallace there, William Napier there, Johnne Park there, Robert Brown there, and Gavin Wilson, all gardeners in Glasgow.
[Register of the Privy Council of Scotland 1592-1599, Vol. V, p. 654]

[345] Margaret McMath relict of John Mullekin of Blackmyre
October 4, 1595: [Edinburgh] Testament testamentar of John McMath merchant burgess of Edinburgh, given up by himself on 4 October 1595 in the presence of Ninnian McMoran, Mungo Fairlie and Mungo McCall merchant burgesses of Edinburgh. There is a latter will by which he leaves certain legacies to his brothers Alexander & William McMath, and his sisters Agnes McMath and Margaret McMath relict of John Mullekin of Blakmyre, along with a number of other family members.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on November 13, 1596.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 161, p. 160]

[346] John Muligane in Erncrogo
February 25, 1596: [Crossmichael] Testament testamentar of John McCallum in Erncrogo in the parish of Crossmichael who died on 28 February 1596, given up by himself on 25 February in presence of John Martin vicar of Gelston, George Hillow in Ernambrie, John Muligane in Erncrogo, John McKewein there, Archibald Kirk miller, John Quinkestane merchant, and John Hutton notary.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on July 20, 1599.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 16]

[347] Abraham Mulliken brother of James Mulliken of Blackmyre
March 24, 1596: [Carsphairn] Instrument of Sasine made at the hand of Robert Lockhart narrating that John Hamilton, son and heir apparent of David Hamilton of Garreve as baillie of Andrew Lord Stewart of Ochiltree, confirmed a charter dated at Ayr, March 18, 1596, and witnessed by Adam Stewart, William Wallace of Brighouse, Hew Kennedy - infeft George Sinclair, burgess of Ayr, Margaret Sinclair spouses in the merkland of Glen as in charter by James Sinclair of Glen dated May 21, 1594. Witnessed by Abraham Mulliken, brother german to James Mulliken of Blakmyre, Andrew McCubben in Strahanna, John McCubben in Strahanna and John McClammeroch servitor to Quintin McAdam of Knockgengarroch.
[Earlstoun Charters, Add Ch. 63959 (ELD), R. C. Reid Vol. 64, p. 64]

[348] William Amilligane in Bennan
March 29, 1596: [Tynron] Testament testamentar of Robert Malcolm younger of Auchessnane in the sheriffdom of Dumfries who died in April 1596, given up by himself on 29 March 1596 in the presence of John Douglas in Craignee, Arthur Cunningham in Craigneston and Lawrence Carson. The defunct was owed sums of money by a number of people including Robert Grier in Keir, Thomas Robson in Stanehouse, Robert Malcolm father of the defunct, James Douglas in Pinzarie and William Amilligane in Bennan.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on August 5, 1596.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 114]

[349] James Amulligane of Blackmyre, George Amulligane in Mochrum
December 11, 1596: [Penpont/Parton] Testament testamentar of Adam Robson younger of Shaw in the parish of Parton who died in January, 1597; given up by himself on December 11, 1596, in the presence of George Glendinning son of John Glendinning of Drumrash, Nicoll Carson in Garcrogo, John McKeown in Craig, James Tait in Dullarg, John Smyth in Carme, John Charters servitor to Robert Glendinning, parson of Parton. There was owing to the defunct sums by Arthur Tait, George Amuligane in Mochrum, Alexander McDungall, merchant in St. John’s Clauchan, John Gilkerstane, Alexander Gordon in Clauchan, James Amulligane in Blakmyre amounting to £140 18s. The defunct owed sums to John Glendinning of Drumrash for mail, to Gilbert Gordon of Shirmers his master for a years duties on his lands, to James Tait his brother-in-law, to Robert Robson for fee, Roger Hunter for wine and others amounting to £77. 10s. Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on March 10, 1598. [Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 162, p. 43]

[350] Cuthbert Amuligane in Bennan
December 11, 1596: [Tynron] Testament testamentar of Thomas Hunter in Pinzarie in the parish of Tynron who died in December 1596 given up by himself on 11 December in presence of William Taylor minister at Tynron, Cuthbert Amuligane, John Craig & James Clommel. There is the usual inventory of crops and stock, followed by the sums of money owed to and by the defunct, and a legacy.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on February 25, 1600.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 49]

[351] Alexander Mulligane in Clois
April 1, 1597: [Kirkcudbright] Testament testamentar of James Stewart in the Hetchhouse of Penninghame who died 16 April 1597, given up by himself on 1 April in the presence of Alexander Muligan in Clois, Symon Glendinning in Penninghame, Allan McNiltane there and William Anderson, notary. There was owing to the defunct sums of money from a number of people including the laird of Balmaghie for rent, Richard Stewart of Culgruff, Michael Stewart in Wigtown, Alexander Mulligane and Lord Maxwell. In his latter will he appoints William Stewart, his son, and Katherine McMin, his spouse, his executors, and John Gordon of Murefad, tutor to his whole children. He leaves his steading etc., to his eldest son, William, whom failing, James, his youngest son. He leaves gifts to Alexander Muligan, the goodwife of Penninghame and Isobel Stewart his daughter.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on March 13, 1599.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 162, p. 91-92]

[352] Herbert & John Mulligane in Clois
May 5, 1597: [Kirkcudbright] Testament testamentar of Martin Heuchane in Half merkland in the parish of Kirkcudbright who died in May 1597, given up by himself on 5 May in presence of Andrew Heuchane, Robert McCairne, John Crawford all burgesses of Kirkcudbright and William Heuchane brother of the defunct. There is the usual inventory of crops and stock, some with Herbert Milligane in Clois and John Wilson in Mosscroft and John McKessog in Balmae. There were also sums of money owing to the defunct by a number of people , including John Milligane in Clois.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on February 8., 1598.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 34]

[353] Thomas Amuligane, merchant
June 13, 1597: [Tyron] Testament testamentar of Euphemia Bromerig sometime spouse of Andrew Wilson in Tynron, who died on 17 June, 1597, given up by herself on 13 June, in the presence of John Wilson, writer, John Hunter, tailor, and James Hunter, merchant, at the Kirk of Tynron. The defunct owed sums to Christina Hunter good wife in Killiewarren, Andrew Wilson their youngest son, Thomas Amulligane, merchant, James Cowry in Tynron and Thomas Wilson, tailor.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on February 25, 1600.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 158, p. 65]

[354] John Amulligane
July 5, 1597: [Crossmichael] Testament testamentar of Helen Mure, relict of John McQuhenzie in Dryburgh in the parish of Crossmichael who died on 8 July 1597, given up by himself 5 July in the presence of James Brown son to John Brown in Mollens, James Carruthers younger, Roger McCartney in Gerranton and others. There is an inventory of crops and stock with some on the land of John Amulligane, Robert Carson and Roger McCartney amounting to £180.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on July 27, 1598.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 201]

[355] Robert Muligane in Barverrock
January 14, 1598: [Kirkinner] Testament dative of Bessie Herron relict of Finlay McGill in the parish of Minnigaff who died in December 1597, given up by Bernard Stewart her lawful son and executor decerned by decreet of the Commissary of Wigtown on 14 January 1598. There is the usual inventory of crops and stock and sums of money owing to the defunct, including sums by William Ahannay in Inchie, Robert Muligane in Barverrock.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on September 17, 1599 [Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 160, p. 132]

[356] John Mullikin in Blackmyre
April 4, 1598: [Mauchline/Penpont] Testament dative of Margaret Gordon, spouse to George Campbell, younger of Shankston in the shire of Ayr, who died on 1 November 1591, given up by the said George Campbell, in name of Charles, John and Margaret Campbell, their lawful children. The estate is valued to £156, being farm stock and plenishing. They were due £50 to John Mullikyn in Blakmyre, with fees to servants named William and Bessie Boyle and Margaret Mullikyn. Confirmed and caution found.
[Campbell, Major Sir Duncan: The Clan Campbell Abstracts of Entries relating to Campbells in the Early Unprinted Records relating to Ayrshire 1515-1650, Vol. V, p. 234]

[357] Paul Millagane in Whithorn
January 6, 1599: [Whithorn, Wigtownshire] Instrument of Sasine at the hand of Peter McIlwaine, notary public, following on a charter granted by John Cairns of Cults to Peter McDowell, fiar of Machermore, for the £5 land of Cults in the parish of Cruggleton (now part of Sorbie) on 20 December 1598 at Wigtown. Sasine was witnessed by John McDowell son to the said Peter McDowell of Machermore, Ninnian Corntown burgh clerk of Whithorn, John Bell in Cults and Paul Millagane (or Muligane) in Whithorn.
[Lochnaw Charters 1421-1600 (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 1, p. 61]

[358] Thomas Mullikin, burgess of Edinburgh
February 24, 1599: [Edinburgh] Case of Thomas Mulligan, merchant burgess of Edinburgh, one of fifteen persons who sat on the assize enquiring into the charge of counterfeiting money by Rauff Wallace skinner and burgess of Edinburgh. The case was brought before the Court of Session who dismissed the case and charged the assize of wrongfully conviction on 27 February, 1599.
[Pitcairns, Robert: Ancient Criminal Trials in Scotland, Vol. II, p. 77-80]

[359] Herbert Muligane in Kirkcudbright
April 25, 1599: [Kirkcudbright] Action before Robert How and William Fullarton baillies of the burgh of Kirkcudbright: - ‘The qhuilk day the said ballies dcernis Hercules Aitkeine present by his aither to pay Hobbie [Herbert] Muligane 20 shillings he borrowit fra him with 2 shillings expense’.
[Kirkcudbright Town Court Records 1576-1604, p. 364]

[360] Hobbie Muligane in Kirkcudbright
May 8, 1599: [Kirkcudbright] Action before William McClellan of Auchlane, provost, William Fullarton and Robert How, baillies of the burgh of Kirkcudbright: - “The quhilk day the saidis bailleis decernis Hobbie Mvligane present be his aithe to pay Hercules hey fyifite shillings money for the half of his yaird he set him with 2 shillings expenses”.
[Kirkcudbright Town Court Records 1576-1604, p. 365]

[361] Cuthbert, Andrew & John Amuligane
June 3, 1599: [Tynron/Glencairn] Testament testamentar of Peter Bigholme, merchant in Glencairn, who died on June 8, 1599, given up by himself on June 3, in the presence of Alexander Henderson, merchant, John Crichton and John Fergusson in Kirkland. There was owing to the defunct large sums of money from different persons in the district and list of names includes, Cuthbert Amulligane in Bennan, Thomas Grierson in Cormuligane, Andrew Amulligane wobster [a weaver], John Wilson, John Amulligane in Auchenpatrick, John McGown there, Archibald McConnell there.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on November 26, 1600.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 158, p. 54]

[362] John Amuligane
July 28, 1599: [Dumfries] Testament testamentar of John Schortrig of Marieholm in the parish of Dumfries who died in 1599, given up by himself on 28 July. There was owing to the defunct sum of money William Thomson vicar of Terregles, Robert Schortrig in Kirkmahoe, John Amuligane sheering man, Adam and David Walker.
Registered in the Commissariot Court of Edinburgh on January 29, 1600.
[Edinburgh Commissariot (ELD), R. C. Reid, Vol. 162, p. 51]

[364] Hobbie Muligane in Kirkcudbright
October 17, 1599: [Kirkcudbright] Action before Patrick Forrester and John Inglis baillies of the burgh of Kirkcudbright: - The quhilk day James McClellane in Bombie is decernit in an vulaw of ten merkis for bluiding Williame Henryson grantit John Crawfurd cautioner thairfoir and Hobbie fywe merkis for stryking Harbert Edzar be his aithe Androw Mckie cautioner thairfoir.
[Kirkcudbright Town Court Records 1576-1604, p. 371]



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