re: Exchequer Rolls of Scotland (Rotuli Scaccarii Regum Scotorum) Vol. VI. 1455 -1459 ADAIR - KENNEDY p.199 KENNEDY, Gilbert of Quhiltis, deceased, Altoune (near Drummore) resigned to....Earl of Douglas. p.199, 346, 457, 571, 645, Kennedy, Gilbert of Quhiltis, deceased, Callones (near Drummore) pledged to Fergus McGachin by (see Maceachain on internet).
p.199, 346, 350, 351, 457, 570, 644, Kennedy, Gilbert of Quhiltis ("Whitehills", next to Kilhilt ?) deceased, his WIDOW Christian Adair has terce from Altoune & Callones Was the placename Kilhilt from Qu=K hilt is ?
A terce was one-third of an estate given to a widow on the death of her husband.
Would the lands comprising the other two-thirds of Gilbert KENNEDY's estate have been transferred to (son ?) Roland ADAIR c.1455-1456? ...................... GD25/1/71. 31 Dec 1456. At Colmonel (north of Wigtownshire) Charter by John Macdowal of Quarterland to Gilbert Kennedy (See GD25/1/32) son of the deceased Alexander Kennedy of Ardstyncher and Margaret Cunningham wife of the said Gilbt. Kennedy and the heirs procreate between them, whom failling the nearest heirs whatsoever of the said Gilbert Kennedy, of the 25 shilling land of Beach (Beoch ?), lying in the Earldom of Carrick ;
To be holden of the said John Macdowal and his heirs for payment of 5 shillings Scots at the Feast of Pentecost yearly
Witnesses - *Rolland Adair of Kinhilt John Kennedy son of Sir John Kennedy Knight, John Kennedy of Coff, John Eccles son and heir of the Laird of Eccles, and Michael Mackinlay and Forgus Macun, Chaplains (of Colmonel ?)
.......................... Was Rolland Adair the grandson of above Gilbert Kennedy and Margaret Cunningham, and g-grandson of Alexander Kennedy of Ardstyncher ?
Rolland Adair of Kinhilt was (son of ?) of Gilbert Kennedy, baillie of Carrick (not Gilbert Kennedy, Lord of Carrick ) and Christian Adair.