Paradox of Medieval Scotland 1093 - 1314

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[sourceicon] Document 3/416/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 106)

Description
Richard de Moreville, constable of the king of Scotland, and William, his son and heir, have granted and by this their present charter established to Melrose Abbey, for their souls and all their ancestors and successors, a location in Whitelee (ROX) beside the edge of the forest, for a cowsted to be constructed for 100 cows, and they also granted [that] three houses may be constructed in same location for various specified purposes, in pure and perpetual alms.
Firm date
1179 X 1190
Probable date
probably 1179 x 1186
Dating Notes
earliest date of Herbert dean of Glasgow x death of Richard de Moreville, probable date derived from the florit dates of Roger of Newport (Watt, _Graduates_, p. 428)
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 106
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 106
Calendar number
3/416/14
Charter type
Charter
Language
Latin
Original (contemporary)
yes
Notes
NAS, GD 55/106
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

Total number of associated factoids: 17