These two lists of Scottish Rebels of the 1745 Rebellion were transcribed from the Patent Rolls of King George II in 1747, held at the National Archives (Class CC 66-3625). They contain the following:
ï¿½ Folio 21 List of Rebels Pardoned on condition of enlistment in Admiral Boscawen's 12 Independent Companies (sent to fight in India)
ï¿½ Folio 14 List of Rebels Pardoned on Condition of Transportation to the American Colonies.
The complete transcript of folio 21 is given below.
Thanks are due to the National Archives for granting permission to reproduce the transcript here.
The National Archives Ref: C66/3625: Letters Patent
Parchment Rolls 22 Geo II (1747)
Item 21 William Barclay and Others Pardon
George the Second by the Grace of God: To all who in these Presents shall come Greeting. Know that Wee being moved with compassion of our especial Grace certain knowledge and meer motion have Pardoned, Remitted and Released And by these Presents for Us our heirs and Successors do Pardon Remitt and Release William Barclay John James Selleous(?) CharlesRobinson John MacCosley Duncan Stewart Alexander Scott Gilbert Barclay Peter Campbell John Gaddes John Walter James Wishart Alexander Stoole Robert Stewart William Stolen (Stoben?) Alexander Nicholls James MacLaughlan John MacLaughlan William Grant George Boyd William Hay Peter Hay John Bartlet John Scott John Porteous James Creighton John Crookshanks John Duncan Peter MacDonald John fflint John MacQuin William Smith David Webster James Webster Daniel Duff David Wilkes William Scott Andrew Porteous Robert Randal James fforbes Patrick Stewart Alexander Hutcheson William Beard George Hartley Richard Brown Robert Maxwell William Cooke William Hargrave John Hartley John MacNell Hugh Roy Robert Tuisley George Waring Mathew Waring James Chaddock James Miller Roger ffulthorpe Robert Taylor Thomas Keighley Samuel Lee Robert Murray Andrew Johnston William Lackey John Coppock Thomas Harvey Thomas Turner of Bury Thomas Turner of Walcot John Small William Cray John Sanderson John Davidson John Mackenzie Alexander Davidson And every of them or by whatsoever Mannr(?) of Names Sirname or Sirnames or addition of Names Art Mistery place or places they be known deemed called or named or lately were deemed called or named or either of them were deemed called or known. The High Treason of which they stand convicted and all other Treasons Misprisions of Treason High Treason Crimes and Offences committed or perpetrated within this Kingdom Insurrections Rebellions Robberies upon the Highway and ffelonies whatsoever Oppressions Speaking Seditious words Misprisions Confederacies Riots Breaches of the Peace Misbehaviours Misdemeanours Offences and Trespasses whatsoever and of whatsoever sort of fixed by then done committed or perpetrated by themselves alone or with any other person or persons howsoever whensoever wheresoever against our Royal Person or the Laws and Statutes or our Government of our King of Great Britain before the thirteenth day of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fourty Eight by reason of their or any of either being concerned in the late Rebellion within or without our Dominions although they or any or either of them be or be not Indicted Convicted Adjudged Outlawed Condemned or Attainted of the Promises or any of them And also all and singular Indictments Convictions Judgements Condemnations Attainders Executions Imprisonments Pains of Death Pains Corporal and all other Punishments whatsoever had made given or adjudged or hereafter to be had made given or adjudged upon or against them or any or either of them of for or concerning the Premisses of any of them and all and singular Suits Plaints Actions Impeachments and Demands whatsoever which Wee have had now have or which Wee our Heirs or Successors may in any wise hereafter have against them or any or either there by reason of the Premisses or any of them and the prosecution for the breach of our Peace which does or may belong to us against them or any or either of them for the premises or any or other of them And Wee do Give Grant our firm Peace unto them and every of them by these presents And further or our more especial Grace certain Knowledge and meer motion Wee will and Grant that these Our Letters Patent as to all and singular the Premisses before mentioned and may be good firm valid sufficient and effectual in the Law although the Treasons and other the Premisses aforesaid or either of them be not specified or not particularly named or uncertainly specified Provided nevertheless and these Our Letters Patent are and shall be under this express condition that they or any or either of them do not Inlist himself or themselves respectively to serve in our Independent Companies of ffoot now going upon an expedition under the Command of our Trusty and Wellbeloved Edward Boscawen Esquire Rear Admiral of the Blue Squadron of Our ffleet That then this Our Pardon As to such of the persons before by these Presents mentioned to be pardoned who shall not perform or compleat the express condition before mentioned shall be altogether void and of no force anything in these our Letters Patent contained to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding. In Witness ## Witness## the twenty second of July in the twenty second year of Our Reign.
Some Scottish rebels of the 1745 rebellion
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