Charter: NRS GD55/162

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

Patrick of Ryedale has granted and made firm by this his charter to the hospital of Jerusalem (Torphichen) one oxgang of land in the territory of Whitton (ROX), namely that which lies between ‘hord lauue’ and ‘toccechelis’ and between the trench and 'herhou' and the land of the dowry of Matilda Corbet which Geoffrey, his cook, freely gave to the hospital of Jerusalem, by the grant 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 whom she may wish to assign, may hold in feu and heritage, and possess in peace the aforesaid land from the aforesaid house, 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
GD55/162

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Catalogue Numbers
Melr. Lib. no. 162
PoMS Document 3/517/3
Format
Unspecified
Date
1185 x 1215

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 3/517/3)

Patrick of Ryedale has granted and made firm by this his charter to the hospital of Jerusalem (Torphichen) one oxgang of land in the territory of Whitton (ROX), namely that which lies between ‘hord lauue’ and ‘toccechelis’ and between the trench and 'herhou' and the land of the dowry of Matilda Corbet which Geoffrey, his cook, freely gave to the hospital of Jerusalem, by the grant 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 whom she may wish to assign, may hold in feu and heritage, and possess in peace the aforesaid land from the aforesaid house, 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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