Settlement: NRS GD55/281

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

Bishop Walter of Glasgow makes known that in the dispute between the monks of Melrose and Master Hugh of Potton, archdeacon of Glasgow, on behalf of the church of Hownam, concerning the teinds of Raeshaw', the following composition was made. The monks of Melrose shall pay to the church of Hownam and its rectors 20s. at the feast of St Martin, by which they will be free and immune from all tribulations and all troubles and exactions in the territory of Hownam by the marches contained in the charter of William, son of John, which the monks have concerning this land. This was made with the assent of Melrose Abbey and at the instance and petition of the said archdeacon, who held that church as persona.

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Repository
National Records of Scotland
Town or City
Edinburgh
Shelfmark
GD55/281

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Catalogue Numbers
Melr. Lib. no. 281
PoMS Document 4/33/12
Format
Unspecified
Date
25 March 1220x 24 March 1228

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 4/33/12)

Bishop Walter of Glasgow makes known that in the dispute between the monks of Melrose and Master Hugh of Potton, archdeacon of Glasgow, on behalf of the church of Hownam, concerning the teinds of Raeshaw', the following composition was made. The monks of Melrose shall pay to the church of Hownam and its rectors 20s. at the feast of St Martin, by which they will be free and immune from all tribulations and all troubles and exactions in the territory of Hownam by the marches contained in the charter of William, son of John, which the monks have concerning this land. This was made with the assent of Melrose Abbey and at the instance and petition of the said archdeacon, who held that church as persona.

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