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Poser 366 - Minutes of the barony court of Corstorphine, 1692

This week's poser is taken from minutes of the barony court of Corstorphine in 1692 (National Records of Scotland, RH11/17/1 page 5) and is part of a list of tenants in the barony.

The roll lists the tenants cited to appear in court and records which of them were absent (those marked ab) and therefore liable to a fine. Surnames and cursive script are your main worries, especially hastily written secretary hand letters e and r.

 Extract from minutes of the barony court of Corstorphine, 1692 (National Archives of Scotland, reference RH11/17/1 page 5)

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This week's question: can you make out the five names scored out?

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Letter e
Letter r

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