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INDEX for "Kintyre in the 17th Century" by Andrew McKerral.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U W Y

A
Adamnan, his name for Kintyre, 1
Agricola, supposed visit of, 1
Ale, 117
Alt-na-sionnach, northern boundary of Kintyre, 24
Antrim, Earl of, 14, 31, 34, 37
" estate of Glens of, 5, 14
Aquavitae, 34, 118
Ardcardle, fort of, 5
Argyll, Archibald, 2nd Earl of, 6, 13
" Archibald, 7th Earl of, 17, 18, 20-22
" Archibald, 8th Earl and Marquis of, 37-39, 43, 51-59, 68, 69, 82, 87-88, 90
" Archibald, 9th Earl of, 94, 95-99, 100-109
Askamylnemoir, fort of, 34, 46
Askomel, house of, 16
Atholl, Marquis of, 54, 90, 100, 101, 105, 107
Atholl Raids, 107-109
B
Baillie, Principal Robert, 42, 62
Baird, James, Argyll rebel, 106
Ballimenach, William Wallace son of
" Col. James Wallace tenant in, 81
Bar, Barony of, 14
" Ward of Barony of, 14
Bard's Lands in Kintyre, 11
Barley or Bear, 114
Bede, Cuthbert, 56, 60
Bee Scapes, paid as rent, 113, 116
" stolen in Atholl Raids, 108
Bishop of Argyll, 6, 12, 18
" of the Isles, Mr. Neil Campbell, 88
" Andrew Knox, 125
Bishopric of Argyll, Saddell lands annexed to 6
Bishops' War, 32, 34
Bissett, John, 48
" Marjorie, 5
Boes, Mr. James, 126, 130, 143
" Chair at Dunaverty, 54
Borgadale, fort at, 1
Boyle, of Kelburn, 21, 54, 99, 100
" Finella, 22
Boyll (Boyle), John of Ballachmartin, 21, 23
Breckenridge, name of, 143
Bridges in Kintyre, 116-117
Brown, name of, 143
Browne, Capt. James, 58, 79
" James, elder at Lochead, 90
Bruce, King Robert, 4, 11
Burgesses of Lochhead, earliest Low-land, 33
Butter, 118
C
"Cain" rents, 118
Caldwell, name of, 143
" John, Younger of, 77, 96
" William of that ilk, 77, 89
Calps, see Hereyelds
Cameron, Mr. John, minister of Campbeltown, 98
Campbeltown, Neolithic workshop at 1
" earliest mention of name, 21, 22
Cross of, 11
Campbell of Argyll, see Argyll
" Agnes, Lady of Kintyre, 14
" Archibald of Glencarradale, 89
" Archibald of Lawers, 51
" Aylis, daughter of Mathew of Skipness, 49
" Colin of Lundie, 24
" Colin of Skipness, 109
" Mr. David, minister of Southend, 49
" Dugald of Inverawe, 45, 70
" Dugald of Lindsaig, 98
" Sir Duncan of Auchinbreck, 34, 0
" Sir Hew of Cessnock, 71
" James of Ardkinglas, 42, 52
" John of Calder, 15, 16, 18, 21, 24, 38
" Sir John of Lundie, 21
" John, Chamberlain to 9th Earl of Argyll, 124
" Mr. Lachlan, minister of Campbeltown, 116
" Mathew of Skipness, 49, 50
" Mr. Neil, Bishop of The Isles and Minister of Lochhead, 40
" of Kilberry, 25
" miscellaneous tacksmen of name, 70
Carnock, Erskine of, Ensign to Earl of Argyll, 102
Cars or slipes, use of, 115
Carskey, Macneills of, 11
" mill at, 117
Castlehill, castle built at, 24
" church at, 35
Castle Mail, 24
Cave, men found in at Dunaverty, 51
Cheese, 118
Church at Kilkerran, 24, 35
" at Lochhead, 35
" at Kilblaan, Kilcolmkill, Kilchousland, Kilmichael, 35
Clanranald, Red Book of, 6
" chief of, 35
Clerk ( Clark ), name of, 134
" Donald, accounts of, 109
Coal, mining of in Kintyre, 123
Colville, name of, 143
Cordiner, name of, 144
Cunnison, name of, 144
" Mr. John, minister of Killean, 99
Cuthbertson ( Culbertson ), name of, 144
D
Dalriada, kingdom of, 1
Darroch, Mr. Dugald, minister of Lochhead, 40, 49, 88-89, 91, 92
" Mr. John, minister of Kilcolmkill, 41, 88, 125
" Mr. Maurice, minister of Kilcalmonell, 35
Dick, Captain Louis, 43, 46
Dobie, William, author of Peramhulations in Kintyre in 1833, 123
Drummond, Mr. James, 80
Dunaverty ( Aberte ), castle of, 2, 4, 5, 24, 31
" siege and massacre at, 48-54
Duncanson, Mr. Robert, minister of Campbeltown, 94
Dundonald, castle of, 4
Dunfermline, abbey of, endowed with Kintyre tithes, 3
Dunlop, name of, 144
" Alexander of Garnkirk, 75
" Laird of, 69, 75
" Robert, obtains lease of Ballivean, 114
Dunluce, Viscount, lands of Kintyre sold to, 31
Dunstaffnage, Captain of, 57
" execution of Colkitto at, 58-59
Duns, or forts, in Kintyre, 1
E
Education, Act of 1496, 124
" state of in sixteenth century, 124
" Statute of Iona relating to, 124
" early Kintyre graduates, 125
" see also under Schools
Epidii, ancient tribe inhabiting Kintyre, 1
Epidion Akron, Ptolemy's name for Kintyre, 1
Episcopalianism, first period of, 34
" second period of, 93
" ministers, 93-94, 130
F
Fergus, King of Scots, 1
Ferguson, name of, 144
Fleming, name of, 144
" John and William in Ballivean, 114
Florida, ship of Spanish Armada, 14
Forbes, Captain James, 70, 78
Forestare ( Forrester ), Sir Duncan, Comptroller, 5, 13
Forrester, of Arngibbon, 78
" Alexander of Knockrioch, 78, 105, 123
" James of Knockrioch, 130
" John and Thomas, chaplains to Earl of Argyll, 103
French regiment, raised by Lord Kintyre, 32, 51, 80
Frew, Mathew, bridge engineer, 117
Fulton, William, robbed in Atholl Raids, 108
G
Gabran ( Gowran ), Dalridic tribe of, 2
Gallowhill, the, 26
Gardiner, Mr. James, minister at Saddell, 89
Giffen, name of, 145
" Rev. James, his account of Southend, 131
Gigha, General Leslie's dispatch from, 56
Gilleasbeg Grumach, name given to7th Earl of Argyll, 20
Gillebride, father of Somerled, 3
Glencaim, Earl of, Royalist leader, 82, 87
" master of, Governor of Kintyre, 13, 49
Greenlees, name of, 145
Guthry, Henry, Bishop of Dunkeld, 42, 52
H
Halket, Colonel Robert, tack in Kintyre, 80-81, 98
Hall, name of, 145
" James, Argyll rebel, 106
Hamilton, James of Aitkenhead, Kintyre tacksman, 69, 76
" James of Ardoch, Kintyre tacksman 69, 77
" William of Brownmuir ( Brumore) Kintyre tacksman, 77
" Anna, spouse of Thomas Maxwel 80
Harper's Lands, 12
Harvie, name of, 145
" Alexander, indweller of Lochhead in 1636, 33
Hastie, Mr. Alexander, chaplain to Earl of Argyll, 103
Henderson, Alexander, Dean of Holyrood, 14, 124
Hereyelds, 112-113
Herring fishing, 21, 33, 118
Highland Host, 94,99
Hill, Rev. George, author of Macdonells of Antrim, 23, 31, 72
Holyrood Abbey, endowed with Kintyre tithes, 3
Horsegang, a share of a farm, 114
Horse Sheets, as rents, 118,123
Hostages taken from Kintyre, 15
Howie, name of, 145
" Samuel, banished as rebel, 107
I
Implements, agricultural, 115
Infield, 114
Illiteracy in Kintyre, 124, 127
Iona, church lands of at Kilchenzie, 13
" Statutes of, 124
Ireland, 1-2
" meal from, 99
Irish, troops under Sir Alexander Macdonald, 45
Islay, Alexander of, 3-4
" Angus Mor, Lord of, 3-4
" Angus Og, Lord of, 4
" Donald, Lord of, 3
Isles, John, 1st Lord of the, 4
" John, 4th Lord of the, 4-5
" Donald, 2nd Lord of the, 124
J
James IV, King, creates Stewardry of Kintyre, 5
James IV, King, fortifies castles of Skipness and Ardcardle, 5
" visits West Highlands in 1493, 5
" stays at Dunaverty Castle in 1494, 5
" his governor of Dunaverty hanged, 5
" erects new castle at Kilkerran, 6
" erects lands of Saddell Abbey into temporal lordship to be annexed to Bishopric of Argyll, 6
James V, King, arranges for education of James Macdonald of Dunnyveg, 14
" orders re-building of Dunaverty Castle, 49
K
Keith, Mr. Edward, first minister of Lowland Congregation at Lochhead, 90, 92, 98-99
Kelly, Rev. Daniel, minister of Southend, 53, 73
Kenmore, Lord, Royalist, 82,87
Kilblaan, old parish of, 35
" waste land in, 62,67
" Rector of, 12
Kilcalmonell, 24, 45
Kilchousland, old parish of, 35
Kilcolmkill, old parish of, 35
" waste land in, 62,67
Kilellan, Maceachrans of, 11
" Mill at, 117
Kileonan, Bond of Friendship between Macneills and Macdonalds signed at, 12, 124
  " Mill at, 117
Kilchenzie ( Skierchanzie ), proposal to transfer part to Lochhead, 90
" proposal to transfer highland congregation to, 90
Kilkerran, castle erected at, 6
" parish church of, 35
Kilmichael, old parish of, 35
Kinloch ( Lochhead ), castle erected at, 18
" Mill at, 1] 7
Kintyre, James Lord, 20-25
Knapdale, 14
Knaveship, payment to miller's servant, 1] 7
Knox, Andrew, Bishop of The Isles, 125
" John, reformer, 124, 126
L
Lamont ' Walter, Customs Officer, in Atholl Raids, 108
Langwill, name of, 145
Lany, John De, Constable of Tarbert, Castle, 4
Largie ( Largy ), estate of, set to Campbell of Inverawe, 70
" Bond of Maintenance, 40
" see also Macdonald and Macrannaldbane
Lephenstrath, Macoshenags of, 12
Leslie, General Alexander, 42
" General David, Kintyre campaign, 42-47
" massacre at Dunaverty, 48-54
" return march and Islay campaign, 55-59
Lochhead ( Kinloch ), erection of burgh at, 20-26, 31-36
Lowland congregation formed at, 89
" Old Gaelic Church of, 35
" Castle erected at, 18
Logan, John, first Grammar School master, 126
Lorne, Lord, afterwards Marquis of Argyll, 24
" afterwards Earl of Argyll, 33, 80
" Marquis of, 61, 67
Loup, Macallasters of, 6, 104, 109
" Tutor of, 16
M
Macallaster, name of, 134
" of Loup, 6, 104-105
" Charles MacAlexander, Steward of Kintyre, 5
" Hector, hanged at Lochhead, 56
McCaig, name of, 134
McCamrois ( MacCambridge, MacCambrig ), name of, 135
McCarly, name of, 134
McCleireach ( Clerk, Clark ), name of, 134 see also under Clerk
McColme, name of, 146
Macruarie, Amie, wife of John, Lord of The Isles, 4
McCualsky, name of, 135
Macdonald ( Maconnell, Macclonell name of, 135
" Sir Alexander, 37-41, 42-45, 59
" Angus of Dunyveg, 14-16, 19, 22, 26
" Coll ( Colkitto ), 37-41
Macdonald, James of Dunyveg, 14
" Sir James of Knockrinsay, 15, 1619, 23, 25
" Sir James of Dunluce, 16
" Sir John Cathanach of Islay, 5
" of Largie ( Macrannaldbane ), 6, 12, 40, 45, 105, 108
" of Sanda, 23, 40, 41, 46, 50-51
Maceachan, name of, 136
" of Tangy, 11
" Charles, 104-105
Maceachran, name of, 135
" of Kilellan, 11
" Angus, killed at Dunaverty, 40,
" Colin, 105
" John, hostage, 15
Macfarlane, name of, 136
" of Arrochar, 12
McGomrie, name of, 136
McGorre, name of, 136
McGugan, name of, 136-137
McHutcheon, John and Donald, plundered in Atholl Raids, 108
Mclain, John of Ardnamurchan, 5
Mcllhattan, name of, 134
Mclichonnelie (Conley), name of, 134
McIlheany, name of, 137
McIndayn, name of, 135
McInstokir ( Stalker), name of, 140
McIntaylour (Taylor) name of, 140
" Lachlan, in Atholl Raids, 108
McIntaggart, name of, 146
Macintosh, Peter, author of a History Of Kintyre, 56, 60
Mclsaac ( McKessag, McEsak ), name of, 137
Mackay, name of, 137
" of Ugadale, 11
" of Ardnacross, 56
" of Islay, 124
" Adam and Duncan, in Crossibeg, 41
" John and Gilniver, in Atholl Raid, 108
McKiergan ( McKerral name of, 137
Mackoul (Macdougal) John, sole survivor at Dunaverty, 50, 52
McLarty, name of, 26, 138
Maclean, of Duart, Lachlan, 14
McMarquis, name of, 138
" John, to assist in translation of Psalms into Gaelic, 138
McMath, name of, 138
McMillan, name of, 138
McNachtan, name of, 139
" Alexander, Chamberlain of Kintyre, 82-88
McNair, name of, 146-147
Macneill, name of, 139
" Hector of Carskey, hostage, 15
" keeper of Lochhead Castle, 25
" signed Bond with Macdonalds, 12,124
" Malcolm of Carskey and son John, 128
" Neil of Carskey and son Archibald, 128
" Malcolm of Carskey, his Compt Book, 111, 152
" Colonel Malcolm of Carskey, 11
" Lachlan of Tirfergus, 109, 117
Macrannaldbane, Donald, 6,11
McSporran, name of, 26, 140
McVicar, name of, 140-141
" Rev. A. J., minister of Southend, 94, 130
" Duncan, in Atholl Raids, 106-107
MacVurich ( McMurchy ), bards of Macdonalds, 6, 11, 139
McWhirrie, name of, 136
" Mr. Murdoch, minister of Killean, 35, 125
Machrihanish, 5, 76, 91
Machriemore, mill at, 26, 117
" Ralston's tack of, 98
Magnus Barefoot, King of Norway, claims Kintyre, 3
Malt, made in Kintyre, 117
Marts, paid as rent, 116
Maxwell, name of, 146
" John of Southbar, 79
" James of Southbar, 79-80
" James, in Pollywilline, robbed in Atholl Raids, 108
" Thomas of Milnehouse, 80
Menzies, Colonel, arrests Colkitto, 57
Merklands, 112, 150
Mills, in seventeenth century, 117
Mitchell, name of, 146
Montereul, Jean de, French Ambassador, 42, 50, 51, 53
Montrose, Marquis of, 37-38
Montgomery ( Montgomerie ), name of, 146
" Captain Patrick, 70, 78
" Robert of Hazelhead ( Hazlett 69, 78
Muir (More, Moir, Moore, Mure) name of, 146
" Colonel Robert, 70, 79
Muir, Cornet Alexander, 70
" David, 79
" James, 91
Multure, charge for milling, 117
N
" Native " Tenancy, 110
Neere, Thomas, schoolmaster at Loch-head, 36
Nevay ( Nevoy ), Mr. John, chaplain to Marquis of Argyll, 44, 52
Norse, settlement in Kintyre, 2
0
Oats, 114
Obrolachan, name of, 141
" Duncan, rector of Kildalton, 125
" Neil, priest in Kintyre, 125
Odrain ( Drain ), name of, 141
Oloynachan ( Loynachan ), name of, 141
Omey ( Ofey ), name of, 141-142
" Cornelius, rector of Kilblaan, 12, 125
" Mr. Donald, minister of Kilkerran, 31,35,40,125
" Mr. Duncan, minister of Kilcolmkill, 12
" Duncan, received charter of Kilcolmkill, 12
" Samuel, of Kilcolmkill, 12
O'Neill, Turlough of Tyrone, 14
Orr, name of, 147
" Thomas, schoolmaster and notary at Lochhead, 94, 126
" Thomas, his son, 94, 106
Outfield, 115
P
Paisley, grant of church of Kilkerran to Abbey of, 3
Parishes, boundaries of, 4
Pennylands, 150
Pentland Rising, 93-99
Picken, name of, 147
Picken, Alexander, plundered in Atholl Raids, 108
Pigs, paid as rent, 116
Pipers, 26
Pirate Ship, capture of by Lord Kintyre, 31
Plague, epidemic of in Kintyre, 60-67
Plantation of Lowland lairds, 68-73
Plough, Old Scotch, 115
Ploughgang, Four - Horse, 114
Pont, Timothy, cartographer, 23-24
Pork, prejudice against, 116
Porter, name of, 147
" John, author of Porter's Prophecies, 147
Porterfield, John of Hapland, 69, 77
Potatoes, 114
Poultry, paid as rent, 116
"Presents", paid as rent, 112
Ptolemy, his description of Kintyre, 1
R
Ralston, name of, 147
" William of that ilk, receives tack in Kintyre, 69
" occupies Lochhead Castle, 82, 87-89
" his letter to Earl of Argyll, 91
" imprisonment, 95, 97-98
" tack in Campbeltown and Southend parishes, 98
" tomb and arms in Kilcolmkill, 74-75
" John, Laird of, 89
Rathlin, island of, 14
Reginald, son of Somerled, 3
Reid, name of, 147-148 Sir Adam of Starquhyte and Bar skimming, 5
Remonstrants, 69, 74
Rents, in seventeenth century, 72-73, 113
Rhunahaorine, battle at, 45
Roads, in Kintyre, 116
Robbers, in Kintyre, Commission on, 109
Roman Catholics, 39
Rowatt, name of, 148
" Alexander, Chamberlain to Countess of Argyll, 106
Rullion Green, battle of, 81, 97
Runrig, 113
Ryburn, name of, 148
S
Saddell, Abbey of, 3, 6, 13
" Castle of, 6, 69
" mill at, 117
" parish of, 89
Salt Pans, at Knockhantimore, 123
Sanda, island of, 2
" Macdonalds of, 40
Schools, at Lochhead, 125
" parochial, 126-132
" Grammar School, 126
Schoolmasters, earliest parochial, 130
Scone, Lord, King's Lieutenant at
" Lochhead, 17
Scots Guards, Lord Kintyre's regiment of, 32, 51
Scrymgeour, John, builds Dunave
" Castle, 49
Sealbach, of Dalriada, 2
Services ( servitudes ), of tenants, 113
Sheep, 116
Simson, Mr. David, minister of Kill and Southend, 90, 94, 99, 100
" junior, 106
Sinclair, Alexander, 53
Skipness, lands and castle of, 5, 13
Skierchanzie ( Kilchenzie ), church lands of, 13
Smerby, Angus Macdonald prisoner at, 16
Smith, Rev. Dr. John, minister of Campbeltown, 35, 131
Somerled, 3
Soum, a unit of pasturage, 114
Southend, parish school of, 130, 131
" Ralston's tack in, 98
Spang, John, schoolmaster at Lochhead,36
Spaniards, employed as mercenaries, 14
St Ninian's Lands of Kintyre (Macharioch ), 13
Steelbow tenancy, 111, 152
Steward, Robert the ( King Robert 11 ), 4
Stewardry, of Kintyre created, 5
Stewart, Archibald of Blackhall, 32
Stewart, Sir William of Houston,
" King's Lieutenant, 15
Stirling, William of Auchyle, occupies
" Castle of Lochhead, 32
Strachan, Colonel in Leslie's army, 46
Sussex, Earl of, 49
Sweyn, Castle of, 45
T
Tacksman system, 110
" holdings in Kintyre, 110-111
Tangy, Maceachans of, 11
Tanister, John Mor, 5
Tarbert, Castle of, 4
" Constable of, 4
" Sheriffdom of, 5
" Leslie sails from, 55
Teinds, 112
Tolbooth, at Lochhead, 33
Tuath, ancient division of land, 2
Turner, Sir James, 37,40,43,44,48, 49-56
Turnips, 114
U
Uigle (Wagill, Wigill), lands of, 2,21
Ulster, Annals of, 5
Urry, Colonel in Leslie's army, 47
W
Wallace, name of, 148
" Colonel James, 81, 95
" William, his son, 81, 96, 97
" James and John, sons of William, 81
Weaving, industry at Lochhead, 118
Whithorn, Priory of, 13
Waste land, in Kintyre, 15-16, 67
Watson, Prof. W. J., Celtic Scholar, 1, 2
White, name of, 148
William 111, King, letter of re schools, 129
Williamson, Geeils, Dutch printer to Earl of Argyll, 103
Wodrow, Rev. Robert, Historian, 93, 116
Wylie, name of, 148
Y
Yuill, John, tacksman of the Assize of Herring at Lochhead, 118

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