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1093 - 1371

Melrose Abbey (fd.1136)

Biography
Melrose Abbey, one of the four Border abbeys, is located in Melrose (ROX), in the diocese of Glasgow, and was founded in 1136 by David I as a Cistercian house. Building was finished on it on Monday, 23 March 1136 (Chron. Melrose)
Floruits
1147 × 1309
Related Place
Melrose
Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 950

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Confirmation and warranty made concerning land of Pittlesheugh (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
undated Quitclaim of land in Briggate and rights in other land in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/415/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 180)
unavailable Gift of 10 oxgangs and one acre in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/9 (Melr. Lib., no. 289)
unavailable Donation of 'Hunedun' (Hownam Grange, Hownam, ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/57 (RRS, ii, no. 72)
unavailable Agreement concerning the boundaries of lands and the grange of Kedslie Party 2 2/203/2 (Dryb. Lib., no. 234)
unavailable Gift of lands and rights in Hownam and Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/421/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 135)
unavailable Quitclaim of common land for stud Beneficiary 3/15/75 (Melr. Lib., no. 328)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 159)
unavailable Quitclaim of 5 marks Beneficiary 3/60/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 197)
unavailable Confirmation of sale of stud Beneficiary 3/15/69 (Melr. Lib., no. 230)
unavailable Gift of teinds of land within Hassington (BWK) Beneficiary 4/8/29 (Melr. Lib., no. 332)
unavailable Gift of land near Brown Carrick Hill (AYR) Beneficiary 3/379/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 36)
unavailable Gift of toft and croft in Snook of Berwick, and land beside stank of castle of Berwick Beneficiary 1/7/3 (RRS, iii, no. 3)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Tomleuchar and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 41)
unavailable Donation of land of Ringwood (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Quitclaim and grant of suit of his court, of liberty of buying and selling, of toll, and to hold their courts and pleas, and to take fines, amercements and escheats of pleas Beneficiary 1/8/59 (RRS, iv, no. 59)
undated Gift of 3 marks annually Beneficiary 3/632/31 (Melr. Lib., no. 371)
unavailable Confirmation of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 166)
unavailable Bequest of land in Cunningham Beneficiary 1/6/416 (RRS, ii, no. 449)
unavailable Donation of Allanshaws in the territory of Lauder (BWK) Beneficiary 1/7/204 (RRS, iii, no. 197)
unavailable Agreement between Earl Patrick and Melrose Abbey Party 2 3/15/73 (NLS, Adv. MS 34.4.11, fo. 43r)
unavailable Agreement between Robert of Stenton and Melrose Abbey concerning boundaries of Stenton and 'htesheu' (ELO) Party 2 3/546/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 63)
unavailable Confirmation of land within feu of Hownam (later Raeshaw) Beneficiary 1/7/117 (RRS, iii, no. 114)
unavailable Agreement between Kelso abbey and Melrose abbey of garbal teinds of 'Ugginges' in parish of Mow (ROX) Party 2 4/39/39 (Kelso Lib., ii, 470-73)
unavailable Confirmation of 20 acres of 'Rauenesfen' (near Whitton, ROX) Beneficiary 3/75/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 152)
unavailable Donation of land called Sorrowlessfield beyond Leader (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
undated Renewal of land in Easter Gordon (BWK) Beneficiary 3/250/15 (Melr. Lib., no. 410)
unavailable Renewal of Hartside and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Osulf and Uhtred his son Beneficiary 1/6/66 (RRS, ii, no. 82)
unavailable Charter of Gervase Avenel on the land of Eskdale Beneficiary 1/6/238 (RRS, ii, no. 264)
unavailable Concession of rights of Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 3/254/15 (Melr. Lib., no. 380)
unavailable Charter concerning land in the territory of Clifton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/190 (RRS, ii, no. 214)
unavailable Gift of land Beneficiary 1/5/25 (RRS, i, no. 132)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 347)
undated Quitclaim of 20 shillings for land in Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary Alan of Ormiston, knight (d.c.1289); Alexander of Chatto, constable of Roxburgh; Hugh of Pearsby, sheriff of Roxburgh; Nicholas of Rutherford, knight; Nicholas, lord of Plenderleith; Simon Fraser (III) (d.1291×92); William de Somerville (III) 3/514/1 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 16)
unavailable Gift of land in Pitcox (ELO) Beneficiary 3/469/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 219)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/348/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 158)
unavailable Gift of land in Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 3/340/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 276)
unavailable Gift of Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 3/595/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 71)
undated Renewal of lands of ‘Drumeceisuiene’, ‘Alesburc’ and ‘Auchnephur’ (near Brown Carrick Hill, AYR) Beneficiary 3/353/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 33)
unavailable Donation of one net in Berwickstream Beneficiary 2/10/240 (Melr. Lib., no. 179)
unavailable Confirmation of a gift of 2 oxgangs, 2 acres of meadow, and pasture for 400 sheep in Primside (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/408 (RRS, ii, no. 441)
unavailable Donation of right and claim in lands and pastures of Mauchline (AYR) and of Cairn Table (near Muirkirk, AYR) given by ancestors Beneficiary 1/8/52 (RRS, iv, no. 52)
unavailable Agreement over property in Elliston (ROX) Party 2 3/211/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 262)
unavailable Previous agreement between Melrose and Kelso Abbeys Party 2 4/8/34 (Melr. Lib., no. 428)
unavailable Gift of land of Pittlesheugh (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Sale of land and pasture in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/277/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 294)
unavailable Gift of land in Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/393/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 253)
undated Gift of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary Adam of Huntly; Alexander, clerk (ROX); Geoffrey, son of Henry of Newbattle; Henry de Heriz; Patrick of Ryedale (son of Ansketill); Patrick, son of Walter son of Patrick of Ryedale; Ralph of Ryedale; Reginald, man of William persona of Hownam; Robert of Barnoldby; Walter, son of Geoffrey the cook; Walter, son of Patrick of Ryedale; William, nepos of Patrick of Ryedale; William, son of Mabel; William, son of Walter son of Patrick of Ryedale; William, son of William son of Walter of Ryedale 3/517/10 (Melr. Lib., no. 163)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 167)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
1179 X 1190 Shepherds of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 3/416/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 106)
9 May 1204 Lord (dominus) of William I, king of Scots (d.1214) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 4/30/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 145)
6 Jul. 1208 Lord (dominus) of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 4/19/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 102)
1218 X 1239 Shepherds of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 3/429/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 307)
21 Sept. 1251 X Assignee of Ralph of Echline, burgess of Haddington (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/640/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 315)
circa 1279 X 19 Mar. 1286 Assignee of William of Sprouston, chaplain (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/589/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 347)
1 Jun. 1285 Man (homo) of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 3/14/20 (Melr. Lib., no. 316)
Monday 1 Apr. 1291 Procurator of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/32/110 (Melr. Lib., no. 353)
Aug. 1308 X 16 Jul. 1309 Baillie of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 1/53/8 (RRS, v, no. 385)
16 May 1309 Friend (m.) (amicus) of John Graham, knight, son of Nicholas Graham (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/254/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 379)
10 Nov. 1357 Chaplains of King David II [Employment relationship] subject (relationship) 1/54/159 (RRS, vi, no. 151)
20 Jan. 1358 Chaplains of King David II [Employment relationship] subject (relationship) 1/54/173 (RRS, vi, no. 164)
16 Feb. 1361 Chaplains of King David II [Employment relationship] subject (relationship) 1/54/282 (RRS, vi, no. 254)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
undated land in Hownam for render of 20 shillings (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/514/1 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 16)
undated Land of Melrose Abbey in Berwick Holder (possession) 3/231/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 373)
undated Toft in Berwick Holder (possession) 3/539/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 350)
undated grange of Edmundeston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/532/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 223)
X 1195 land in Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/421/5 (Kel. Lib., no. 154)
X 2 Feb. 1196 land in Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/349/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 177)
X 1240 land of Morehouse (in Maxton, ROX) Holder (possession) 3/443/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 250)
X 1247 meadow in Pitcox (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 222)
X 19 Feb. 1250 land in Briggate (BWK) Holder (possession) 3/632/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 313)
12 Jun. 1152 X 1186 land in Whitton (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/259/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 119)
1153 X 20 Nov. 1160 Land of Eskdale Holder (possession) 2/7/7 (SEA, i, no. 75)
1170 X 1190 land in Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/421/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 137)
1175 X 1190 Land of the monks of Melrose (in Lauder, BWK) Holder (possession) 3/416/12 (Dryb. Lib., App., no. 1)
1175 X 1195 grange of Hownam (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/421/7 (Melr. Lib., no. 134)
9 Apr. 1181 X 1186 Hownam Grange, ROX Holder (possession) 4/33/5 (SEA, i, no. 103)
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 land in Edmundeston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 218)
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 land in Edmundston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 219)
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 land near Stenton (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 221)
1183 X 1191 Land in territory of Whitton (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/106/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 169)
1184 X 16 Apr. 1196 meadow in feu of Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/15/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 56)
1188 land near Melrose (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/416/17 (Melr. Lib., no. 108)
1189 X 1196 ploughgate and pasture in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/313/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 59)
1189 X 1196 land near Melrose (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/416/23 (Melr. Lib., no. 109)
16 Apr., 1195 X 1196 Meadowland in feu of Innerwick below 'Brunrig' Holder (possession) 1/6/357 (RRS, ii, no. 386)
circa 1198 X 1206 land in Stenton (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/546/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 63)
1204 X 1225 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/249/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 60)
1204 X 1225 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/268/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 61)
1207 X 1209 land in Stenton (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/595/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 64)
1207 X 5 Aug. 1213 Grange of 'Edmundeston' (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/15/37 (Melr. Lib., no. 48)
17 Jun. 1208 X 31 May 1212 grange of monks of Melrose Holder (possession) 3/15/38 (Melr. Lib., no. 104)
17 Jun. 1208 X 4 Dec. 1214 Grange of the monks Holder (possession) 1/6/448 (RRS, ii, no. 482)
6 Jul. 1208 Grange of Melrose Abbey near Sorrowlessfield (ROX) Holder (possession) 4/19/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 102)
6 Jul. 1208 Grange of monks of Melrose Holder (possession) 4/32/18 (Melr. Lib., no. 101)
1211 X 1224 brewery in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/547/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 62)
1211 X 1224 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/547/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 62)
13 Mar. 1213 X 1219 land in Spott (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/606/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 58)
4 Dec. 1214 X 1219 land in Whitton (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/517/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 300)
4 Dec. 1214 X 4 Feb. 1233 land in Morehouse (in Maxton, ROX) Holder (possession) 3/443/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 249)
circa 6 Dec. 1214 X 8 Jul. 1249 land called Clerk's Land in Westlilliesleaf (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/203/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 290)
3 Apr. 1215 Granges of Melrose Abbey Neighbouring landholder 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
25 Mar. 1226 X 24 Mar. 1227 land of 'Rasawes' in Hownam (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/140/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 280)
1227 X 2 Nov. 1232 Teinds of Maxton (ROX) Holder (possession) 4/11/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 246)
25 Mar. 1227 X 24 Mar. 1228 grange of Hownam and land of 'Rachawes' (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/340/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 279)
1236 Lands of Beoch and Auchnefure (AYR) Holder (possession) 3/14/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 189)
28 May 1236 Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 1/7/249 (RRS, iii, no. 242)
28 May 1236 Ettrick (SLK) Holder (possession) 1/7/250 (RRS, iii, no. 243)
3 Dec. 1236 Lands in Roxburghshire Holder (possession) 1/7/259 (RRS, iii, no. 252)
3 Dec. 1236 Lands in Roxburghshire Holder (possession) 1/7/260 (RRS, iii, no. 253)
Oct. 1250 X 1277 land in Nithsdale (DMF) Holder (possession) 3/167/9 (Melr. Lib., no. 319)
21 Sept. 1251 X land in Briggate (Berwick, BWK) Holder (possession) 3/640/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 315)