Charter: NRS GD55/63

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

Robert of Stenton has given and by this his charter established to Melrose Abbey, for the souls of David and Malcolm, kings of Scots, and Earl Henry and Walter son of Alan, his lords, and all his ancestors and successors, and for the salvation of William, king of Scots, David, his brother, and Alan son of Walter, his lords, and for the soul of himself, his wife and all their ancestors and successors, five acres of land with the pasture which is called ‘Elwaldescalesloningge’ in the territory of Stenton (ELO), by stated bounds, which include the land of the monks, the land which he gave to Robert, his son, and his land, in free, pure and perpetual alms, [free] from all terrestrial service and secular exaction. Additionally, with regards to the lawsuit and controversy which existed for some time between him and the monks concerning the bounds between Stenton and Hartside, he quitclaimed the rights he had or was able to have, save the chirograph between him and them concerning the same established bounds.

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Repository
National Records of Scotland
Town or City
Edinburgh
Shelfmark
GD55/63

Other information

Catalogue Numbers
Melr. Lib. no. 63
PoMS Document 3/546/1
Format
Unspecified
Date
circa 1198 x 1206

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 3/546/1)

Robert of Stenton has given and by this his charter established to Melrose Abbey, for the souls of David and Malcolm, kings of Scots, and Earl Henry and Walter son of Alan, his lords, and all his ancestors and successors, and for the salvation of William, king of Scots, David, his brother, and Alan son of Walter, his lords, and for the soul of himself, his wife and all their ancestors and successors, five acres of land with the pasture which is called ‘Elwaldescalesloningge’ in the territory of Stenton (ELO), by stated bounds, which include the land of the monks, the land which he gave to Robert, his son, and his land, in free, pure and perpetual alms, [free] from all terrestrial service and secular exaction. Additionally, with regards to the lawsuit and controversy which existed for some time between him and the monks concerning the bounds between Stenton and Hartside, he quitclaimed the rights he had or was able to have, save the chirograph between him and them concerning the same established bounds.

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