Charter: NRS GD55/137

Description (from People of Medieval Scotland)

Anselm of Mow has given and by this his present charter established to Melrose Abbey, for the souls of his lords, King David, Earl Henry, King Malcolm and for the salvation of his lord, William, king of Scots, and for the soul of himself, his wife and all his ancestors and successors, by the consent and assent of his heirs, part of the land in the territory of Mow (ROX) which is near the land of the monks of Melrose at the southern part of the mountain of Hownam, by stated bounds. And King William, his lord, for the love of God and the salvation of his soul and his ancestors, granted and by his charter established the aforsaid land to the monks. And Anselm and his heirs will acquit the land of forinsec and all terrestrial service and all other services [owed] towards the lord king and towards all his other lords.

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Repository
National Records of Scotland
Town or City
Edinburgh
Shelfmark
GD55/137

Other information

Catalogue Numbers
Melr. Lib. no. 137
PoMS Document 3/421/2
Format
Unspecified
Date
1170 x 1190

People of Medieval Scotland (PoMS Document 3/421/2)

Anselm of Mow has given and by this his present charter established to Melrose Abbey, for the souls of his lords, King David, Earl Henry, King Malcolm and for the salvation of his lord, William, king of Scots, and for the soul of himself, his wife and all his ancestors and successors, by the consent and assent of his heirs, part of the land in the territory of Mow (ROX) which is near the land of the monks of Melrose at the southern part of the mountain of Hownam, by stated bounds. And King William, his lord, for the love of God and the salvation of his soul and his ancestors, granted and by his charter established the aforsaid land to the monks. And Anselm and his heirs will acquit the land of forinsec and all terrestrial service and all other services [owed] towards the lord king and towards all his other lords.

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