Agreement: DCA DCD Misc. Ch. 893

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

An agreement is formed between Prior Simon and the convent of Coldingham and Elias, clerk of Over Ayton (BWK), whereby Prior Simon gave, granted and by his charter established, to Elias, clerk, the toft and croft which he held in Ayton in the south and in ‘eihe’, to hold of Coldingham in exchange for three tofts in the north of that villa, two which belonged to Osulf and Aldred with crofts pertaining to the same houses, and the third toft which belonged to Walifrey [Walfrid?] next to the house of Erkenbricti [Arkenbald?], with three perches of land in the field next to Stanbrigge.

Current location

Repository
Durham Cathedral Archives
Town or City
Durham
Shelfmark
DCD Misc. Ch. 893

Other information

Catalogue Numbers
ND App., no. 216
PoMS Document 4/12/2
Format
If you know the measurements of this charter, we'd be grateful if you'd share them with us: digipal@kcl.ac.uk
Date
31 July 1189 x 1203

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 4/12/2)

An agreement is formed between Prior Simon and the convent of Coldingham and Elias, clerk of Over Ayton (BWK), whereby Prior Simon gave, granted and by his charter established, to Elias, clerk, the toft and croft which he held in Ayton in the south and in ‘eihe’, to hold of Coldingham in exchange for three tofts in the north of that villa, two which belonged to Osulf and Aldred with crofts pertaining to the same houses, and the third toft which belonged to Walifrey [Walfrid?] next to the house of Erkenbricti [Arkenbald?], with three perches of land in the field next to Stanbrigge.

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