Charter: NRS GD55/31

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

Roger of Skelbrooke has granted, given and by this his charter established to Melrose Abbey, for the soul of David and Malcolm, kings of Scotland, and Earl Henry and for the souls of Gilbert son of Fergus, his lord, and his wife, and for the souls of his father, his mother and all his relatives, and for the salvation of his lord, King William and Earl David, his brother, and Earl Duncan and Duncan son of Gilbert, his lord, and for the salvation of himself and all of his successors, in free, pure and perpetual alms, all the land of ‘Drumeceisuiene’, ‘Alesburc’ and ‘Auchnephur’ (near Brown Carrick Hill, AYR), by stated bounds, free from all service of the land, custom and secular exaction. They will give to him and his heir, one silver mark each year for the recognition of the alms of ‘Auchnephur’, namely half a mark at Pentecost and half a mark at the feast of Saint Martin.

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Repository
National Records of Scotland
Town or City
Edinburgh
Shelfmark
GD55/31

Other information

Catalogue Numbers
Melr. Lib. no. 31
PoMS Document 3/536/1
Format
Unspecified
Text Date
circa 1188 x February 1196

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 3/536/1)

Roger of Skelbrooke has granted, given and by this his charter established to Melrose Abbey, for the soul of David and Malcolm, kings of Scotland, and Earl Henry and for the souls of Gilbert son of Fergus, his lord, and his wife, and for the souls of his father, his mother and all his relatives, and for the salvation of his lord, King William and Earl David, his brother, and Earl Duncan and Duncan son of Gilbert, his lord, and for the salvation of himself and all of his successors, in free, pure and perpetual alms, all the land of ‘Drumeceisuiene’, ‘Alesburc’ and ‘Auchnephur’ (near Brown Carrick Hill, AYR), by stated bounds, free from all service of the land, custom and secular exaction. They will give to him and his heir, one silver mark each year for the recognition of the alms of ‘Auchnephur’, namely half a mark at Pentecost and half a mark at the feast of Saint Martin.

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