Agreement: NRS GD45/13/283

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

An agreement is formed between the convent of North Berwick Priory and the convent of Loch Leven Priory concerning the teinds of the earldom of Fife, its rents, revenues, profits and services and concerning the second teinds of crops, flour, available malt and all general grain, cheese and butter which pertain to their house. The nobleman, Malcolm (II), earl of Fife, patron of both houses, intervened and made a friendly agreement between them, which both parts accepted voluntarily whereby the prioress and nuns shall pay to the abbot of Loch Leven or one of their messengers 20 [marks/pennies] good sterling each year at North Berwick, half at the feast of St Andrews and half at the Nativity of St John the Baptist. If the money should not be paid at the determined place or time, they shall pay a penalty of 1 mark to the gatekeeper of Loch Leven to be distributed to the poor beggars at the door of the monastery.

Current location

Repository
National Records of Scotland
Town or City
Edinburgh
Shelfmark
GD45/13/283

Other information

Catalogue Numbers
N.B. Chrs. no. 17
PoMS Document 4/8/21
Format
If you know the measurements of this charter, we'd be grateful if you'd share them with us: digipal@kcl.ac.uk
Text Date
29 June 1237 x 6 July 1237

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 4/8/21)

An agreement is formed between the convent of North Berwick Priory and the convent of Loch Leven Priory concerning the teinds of the earldom of Fife, its rents, revenues, profits and services and concerning the second teinds of crops, flour, available malt and all general grain, cheese and butter which pertain to their house. The nobleman, Malcolm (II), earl of Fife, patron of both houses, intervened and made a friendly agreement between them, which both parts accepted voluntarily whereby the prioress and nuns shall pay to the abbot of Loch Leven or one of their messengers 20 [marks/pennies] good sterling each year at North Berwick, half at the feast of St Andrews and half at the Nativity of St John the Baptist. If the money should not be paid at the determined place or time, they shall pay a penalty of 1 mark to the gatekeeper of Loch Leven to be distributed to the poor beggars at the door of the monastery.

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