Charter: NRS GD55/134

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

Anselm of Whitton has given and by this his charter established to Melrose Abbey, in perpetual alms, his whole peatery which is between Mowhope and Berhope and ‘Herdstrete’ which divides the land of Mow and Hownam (ROX), for the soul of King David and Earl Henry and King Malcolm and for the salvation of King William and his brother, David, and for the soul of himself and his wife and their children, in pure and perpetual alms, quit and free from all aids and all customs. Additionally, he gave to them, in perpetual alms, in his forest of Mowhope, a certain bushel of barley [which] one horse is able to carry to their grange of Hownam every year from Easter all the way to the nativity of Saint Mary.

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Repository
National Records of Scotland
Town or City
Edinburgh
Shelfmark
GD55/134

Other information

Catalogue Numbers
Melr. Lib. no. 134
PoMS Document 3/421/7
Format
Unspecified
Date
1175 x 1195

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 3/421/7)

Anselm of Whitton has given and by this his charter established to Melrose Abbey, in perpetual alms, his whole peatery which is between Mowhope and Berhope and ‘Herdstrete’ which divides the land of Mow and Hownam (ROX), for the soul of King David and Earl Henry and King Malcolm and for the salvation of King William and his brother, David, and for the soul of himself and his wife and their children, in pure and perpetual alms, quit and free from all aids and all customs. Additionally, he gave to them, in perpetual alms, in his forest of Mowhope, a certain bushel of barley [which] one horse is able to carry to their grange of Hownam every year from Easter all the way to the nativity of Saint Mary.

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