Charter: NRS GD55/119

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

Uhtred of Grubbit and Simon, his son, have given and by this their charter established, to Melrose Abbey, for the souls of Earl Henry and others, that piece of land in ‘Elstaneshalche’ that lies from the west side of the old water towards the land which the said monks have in the feu of Whitton (ROX), to the east of their land, in free, pure and perpetual alms, free and quit from all terrestrial service, custom and secular exaction. They will acquit to the lord king and to all their lords, the forinsec service and all earthly service in perpetuity. This donation is made to them for the fraternity and prayers and participation in all the good things of that church for eternity.

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Repository
National Records of Scotland
Town or City
Edinburgh
Shelfmark
GD55/119

Other information

Catalogue Numbers
Melr. Lib. no. 119
PoMS Document 3/259/1
Format
Unspecified
Text Date
12 June 1152 x 1186

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 3/259/1)

Uhtred of Grubbit and Simon, his son, have given and by this their charter established, to Melrose Abbey, for the souls of Earl Henry and others, that piece of land in ‘Elstaneshalche’ that lies from the west side of the old water towards the land which the said monks have in the feu of Whitton (ROX), to the east of their land, in free, pure and perpetual alms, free and quit from all terrestrial service, custom and secular exaction. They will acquit to the lord king and to all their lords, the forinsec service and all earthly service in perpetuity. This donation is made to them for the fraternity and prayers and participation in all the good things of that church for eternity.

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