Scotland
trone weight

See also Scotland, troy weight.

A system of weights in Scotland for goods produced and consumed locally, legally abolished in 1617 but continuing in use for more than a century. Many regional variations, see this entry.

 

trone stone

 

trone pound

16

 

 trone ounce

16

256

 

drop

16

256

4096

mid-14th c, (1)

2.28

36.4

583

9.33

mid-16th c, (2)

2.39

38.3

612

9.80

Edinburgh, 1826
Note 3.

2.44
g

38.97
g

623.54
g

9.98
kg

(1) (2). Connor and Simpson.

3. According to the determination by an Edinburgh jury in 1826, the trone pound weighed 9622.67 imperial grains.

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