David Masterton (fl 1499)
Trader with the Netherlands
Davy Masterton is mentioned in the Ledger of Andrew Halyburton, conservator of the privileges of the Scotch Nation in the Netherlands, 1492-1503.
Rather early for making confident connections, but David has been added to the list of Early Mastertons.
Ledger of Andrew Halyburton
Conservator of the Privileges of the Scotch Nation in the Netherlands.
JHESUS, Anno 98, in November.
MASTER ROBERT DALOQUHY.
Item in Merch anno affor, bocht in Xelland and schepit in Wyllykyn Lytharnes, and sent to Aberden to Andro Cullan, ellder, factor to Master Robart, a pety quarter of salt, cost with the costis . . .10 s. 8 gf.
Item the 6 day off May anno 99, send to Rom by the [bank] off Altanitis, to Master Dauy Masterton, and Master Wyllgem Cuper, by the comand off Master Robert Daloquhy, 20 ducatis, ilk ducat cost 6 s. 8 gf.
Som of thir 20 ducatis with the chans, 6 li. 13 s. 4.
Item the day off October anno affor, dylywiryt to Master Patryk Arbornoth 10 ducatis, price of the ducat 5 s. 8 gf......
JHESUS. In Ferwirger, anno 98.
MASTER WYLLZEM CUPER.
Item send hym to Rom for the expeddission of a dispensation of an callit Blyndsell of Aberden, 20 d. in the bank of Altanite, ilk d. cost 6 s. 8 gf.
Som of thir 20 ducatis,. . . 6 li. 13 s. 4 gf.
Item in May anno 99, send to Rom to the said Master W. for the expeddission of a dispen[saci]on to an callit Lawder, 30 d, price of the ducat 6 s. 8 gf. Som off thir 30 dis., . . . 10 li.
Item at that samyn tym, send hym by the comand of Thomas Halkarston and Schir Alexander Symson 15 d.
Item at that samyn tym, send hym and Master Dauy Masterton, by the comand of Master Robart Daloquhy, 20 d., ilk d. 6 s. 8 gf. All this mony is in the bank of Altanitis. Som of thir 20 ducatis, . 6 li. 13s. 4.
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The Ledger of Andrew Halyburton
Conservator of the Privileges of the Scotch Nation in the Netherlands
HM General Register House