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Carstairs Castle
Robert Monteith Esq.
Revd. [Reverend] William Struthers
Mr John Murray
026.05 The ancient Castle of Carstairs was originally a Roman Station or fortification and was given by King David or S[ain]t David as he was called in A [nno] D[omini] 1126 to the Bishop of Glasgow for his Country place the following Curious information is from the Rotuli Scotiae in the Tower published by the Record Commission. When Edward 1st [first] was at Berwick in 1292 deciding on the claims of Bruce and Baliol he was in possession of all the fortresses of Scotland at that period the King granted a licence to Robert Wishart Bishop of Glasgow. to finish the Castle of Carstairs which he had begun without his leave _ the following is a Copy of the licence _ The King and Sovereign. Lord of the Kingdom of Scotland to all his bailiffs and faithful men to whom those shall Come Greeting _ whereas on Venerable father Robert. Bishop at his own Manor of Carstairs County of Lanarka Certain Castle of Stone and Mortar after the death of
ROMAN STATION (Site of) [Carstairs Castle on) 026.05

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Ph. [Parish] of Carstairs

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The "Tower" referred to in the description is London.

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