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Historical References

"CORNET. A Sir Milo Cometh otherwise Milone Comet appears in record about the close of the twelfth century and during the first quarter of the thirteenth he is designated prior of St. Germains in East Lothian. As Dominus Milo Comeht he was witness to the marches of Stobo about 1180 (REG., p. 89). As Milone Cornet he witnessed a grant of the old castle of Forfar by Robert de Quincy to Reginald de Argentine c. 1200 (RPSA., p. 354), and as Milone Coruet he witnessed a grant by Peter de Grame to the Hospital of Soltre between 1190-1238 (Soltre, p. 11). In 1220 he appears again as a witness (LSC., 62). About 1230 he is again a witness in a charter by Ade fil. Edulphi to the Abbey of Neubotie ( (Neubotle, 25). As Milone Cometh he witnessed a charter granted by Sayerus de Quincy, earl of Winchester, for the souls of King William, R. de Quincy, my father, and R. my son. To this charter the earl appends "the seal of Roger, my son, the only one with me." "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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