Notification: TNA (not DL) C 47/22/12/2

Description (from Prosopography of Medieval Scotland)

King Alexander II makes known that he undertakes to marry Joan, eldest sister of Sir Henry, king of England, on 29 September 1220 or earlier if Henry can give her to him; and, if not, he swears that he will marry Isabel, younger sister of King Henry, within fifteen days of 29 September (1220), and that meanwhile he will neither take nor negotiate for another wife. The bishops of St Andrews and Glasgow and William del Bois, the king?s chancellor, have promised truthfully to labour in good faith to ensure that these undertaking are fulfilled, and have given their charter to this effect. The earl of Buchan, Alan of Galloway, constable, and other barons of the king, that is, Philip de Mowbray, Walter Olifard, Duncan of Carrick, Henry de Balliol, Thomas Durward, John of Maxwell, David Marshal, Walter Comyn, Ranulf of Bunkle and Hervey, the marischal, have sworn to observe what the bishops have promised, and have given their charter accordingly

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Repository
The National Archives
Town or City
London
Shelfmark
C 47/22/12/2

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Catalogue Numbers
POMS Document 1/7/51
RRS, iii no. 51
Format
Unspecified
Text Date
15 June 1220

Prosopography of Medieval Scotland (POMS Document 1/7/51)

King Alexander II makes known that he undertakes to marry Joan, eldest sister of Sir Henry, king of England, on 29 September 1220 or earlier if Henry can give her to him; and, if not, he swears that he will marry Isabel, younger sister of King Henry, within fifteen days of 29 September (1220), and that meanwhile he will neither take nor negotiate for another wife. The bishops of St Andrews and Glasgow and William del Bois, the king?s chancellor, have promised truthfully to labour in good faith to ensure that these undertaking are fulfilled, and have given their charter to this effect. The earl of Buchan, Alan of Galloway, constable, and other barons of the king, that is, Philip de Mowbray, Walter Olifard, Duncan of Carrick, Henry de Balliol, Thomas Durward, John of Maxwell, David Marshal, Walter Comyn, Ranulf of Bunkle and Hervey, the marischal, have sworn to observe what the bishops have promised, and have given their charter accordingly

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