Charter: NRS GD55/161

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

Geoffrey the cook of Whitton has given, granted and made firm by this his present charter to the hospital of Jerusalem (Torphichen) one oxgang of land in the territory of Whitton (ROX), namely between ‘Horlaue’ and ‘Toccechelis’ and between the trench of ‘Harhou’ and the land of the dowry of Matilda Corbet, by concession and good will of his heirs, in free, pure and perpetual alms, for the souls of his ancestors and successors, on the condition that Isabel, wife of William of Ryedale and her heir or whomever she may wish to assign, may hold in feu and heredity and possess in peace the aforesaid land from the aforesaid hospital free and quit from multure and from all service and custom and from all secular exaction. One pound of cumin is to be returned annually to the hospital by the aforesaid at the feast of Saint James.

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Repository
National Records of Scotland
Town or City
Edinburgh
Shelfmark
GD55/161

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Catalogue Numbers
Melr. Lib. no. 161
PoMS Document 3/607/1
Format
Unspecified
Date
1185 x 1215

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 3/607/1)

Geoffrey the cook of Whitton has given, granted and made firm by this his present charter to the hospital of Jerusalem (Torphichen) one oxgang of land in the territory of Whitton (ROX), namely between ‘Horlaue’ and ‘Toccechelis’ and between the trench of ‘Harhou’ and the land of the dowry of Matilda Corbet, by concession and good will of his heirs, in free, pure and perpetual alms, for the souls of his ancestors and successors, on the condition that Isabel, wife of William of Ryedale and her heir or whomever she may wish to assign, may hold in feu and heredity and possess in peace the aforesaid land from the aforesaid hospital free and quit from multure and from all service and custom and from all secular exaction. One pound of cumin is to be returned annually to the hospital by the aforesaid at the feast of Saint James.

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