At the court of James IV, harpers were particularly encouraged... Lutars were the next to receive royal approval. The ordinary lutars seem to have had 14s. a quater. Some of them are named, Warlaw, Lindores, Rankine, Robert Rudman, Adam Dikeson, Robert Hay, John Ledebetar, Craig, and Gray Steil who was called "soutar lutar" i.e. the "shoemaker lutar."
Henry George Farmer A History of Music in Scotland London, 1947 p. 74