List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Court Knowe
Court Knowe
Capt. [Captain] Cheap, Millfield.
Mr. Ireland, Wester Upper Urquhart.
Account of Roman Antiquities by the Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Small p. 61.
016 [situation] 1/2 mile W. [West] of Strathmiglo.
A large mound of earth planted with trees, of a considerable size identified by the Reverend Mr. Small as the spot where a treaty was concluded between Agricola the Roman General and the Caledonians after the Battle of Mons Grampius (sic).

Mr. Roger, factor for the estate on which it stands, witnessed the examination which Mr. Skene made in several places, and discovered nothing but loose stones, cinders [and] fragments of what he considered to have been urns or other utensils made of pottery - or baked clay.
[Note] "- less than half a mile east from Wellfield House, there is an eminence partly artificial partly natural, which still retains the name of the Court Know, from the circumstance of the peace being concluded there according to tradition which, which between..." continued.

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26 Plan 16B Strathmiglo Parish.

[Note] We had no written laws before the reign of Malcolm Canmore who was proclaimed King in the year 1057. Before this period our Kings as judges sat on little mounts, and heard and decided controversies; for which reason the place was commonly called the Mutehill. Besides the King there were other judges, called [brehons], who at certain times or terms, sat on such little artificial open hillocks or mounts, each named ['torre-moid'] that is the Court Hillock, many of which being still remaining in Scotland, especially in the highlands. As to the appellation of Brehon, that is probably owing to their sitting on hills, for as bre or bri, in the Gaelic signifies a hill, Brehon I take to import the sitter on a hill" Maitlands History of Scotland p 167 Vol. 1.

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