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"LEASK, LEISK. From the old lands of Leask, now Pitlurg, in the parish of Slains, Aberdeenshire. William of La.sk, dominus ejusdem, in 1380, granted a pound of wax yearly to the church of S. Mary of Ellon, from his land of Logy iuxta Elone (REA., i, p. 134). Thomas de Lask or Laysk was bailie of the barony of Fyndon, 1390 (CAB., p. 272), and in the following year he witnessed a charter by Henry St. Clair, earl of Orkney (RMS., I, 824; REO., p. 28). Amy Lowsk apud Kyngudy was accused of being a forestaller in 1402 (CRA., p. 385), Henry de Laske witnessed a grant by Robert m to the Blackfriars of Perth in 1405 (Miltw, p. 39), and Johannes de Louask was juror on an inquest apud Rane, 1413 (REA., i, p. 214). William de Lowask was burgess of Aberdeen, 1445 (NSCM., i, p. 10), and Umfra Laysk of that Ilk in 1461 granted a charter of a piece of land called Brinthous in Aberdeenshire (CAB., p. 364). People of this name early migrated to the Orkneys, and James of Lask is recorded there as 'Lawman in 1438 (SCM., v, p. 391). Laisk c. 1524, Lesk 1490. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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