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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 *Grant of 100 pounds annually from burgh ferme or new custom at Berwick for feeding of Melrose abbey monks Beneficiary 1/53/331 (RRS, v, no. 289)
unavailable Gift of the land of 'Keresban' (in Dalmellington AYR) Grantor 3/28/33 (Melr. Lib., no. 227)
unavailable Donation of Hartside (ELO) and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/17 (Melr. Lib., no. 55)
unavailable Gift of Penshiel (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
undated Confirmation of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary Alexander, clerk (ROX); Andrew of Synton (I), knight (12/13C); Geoffrey, son of Henry of Newbattle; Henry de Heriz; Patrick of Ryedale (son of Ansketill); Ralph of Ryedale; Reginald, man of William persona of Hownam; Robert of Barnoldby; Walter, son of Geoffrey the cook; William Bullock; William, son of William son of Walter son of Patrick of Ryedale 3/517/13 (Melr. Lib., no. 165)
unavailable Gift of the common pasture above Lammermuir (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Sale of land in Westlilliesleaf for 20 shillings (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/16 (Melr. Lib., no. 291)
unavailable Gift of half ploughgate in Lessudden (ROX) Beneficiary 3/358/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 88)
unavailable Sale to Melrose Abbey of meadow of Fairnington called East Meadow (ROX) Beneficiary 1/8/18 (RRS, iv, no. 16)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 168)
unavailable Confirmation of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/421/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 137)
unavailable Gift of land and common pasture in Innerwick (ELO) Beneficiary 3/547/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 62)
unavailable Charter of Robert Avenel concerning the land of Eskdale Beneficiary 1/6/238 (RRS, ii, no. 264)
unavailable Renewal of fishery of Old Roxburgh in River Tweed Beneficiary 1/7/15 (RRS, iii, no. 15)
unavailable Gift of toft in burgh of Glasgow built by Ranulf of Haddington Beneficiary 2/7/40 (Melr. Lib., no. 44)
unavailable Gift of Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/34 (Melr. Lib., no. 73[*])
unavailable Gift of half ploughgate in feu of Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 196)
unavailable Confirmation of lands of ‘Drumeceisuiene’, ‘Alesburc’ and ‘Auchnephur’ (near Brown Carrick Hill, AYR) Beneficiary 3/353/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 33)
unavailable Previous donation of lands in DMF Beneficiary Alured, abbot of Cambuskenneth (fl.1152×53-1172×78); Bernard, son of Brian, lord of Hadden; David Oliphant (12C); Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204); Ferteth, earl of Strathearn (d.1171); Geoffrey, abbot of Dunfermline (d.1178); Gregory, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1169); Ingram, bishop of Glasgow (d.1174); John, abbot of Kelso (d.1180); Malcolm, earl of Atholl (d.c.1197); Matthew, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1199); Nicholas of Roxburgh, chancellor (d.1171?); Richard Comyn (d.c.1179); Richard de Moreville (d.1189 or 1190); Richard, bishop of St Andrews (d.1178); Richard, clerk (TRD & TRM); Robert Barclay, brother of Walter; Robert de Quincy (d.1200x01); Walter Barclay, chamberlain (d.c.1193); Walter Stewart (I), son of Alan (d.1177); Walter, clerk (TRM); Waltheof, earl of Dunbar (d.1182) 3/60/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 39)
unavailable Confirmation of land in Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 2/77/8 (CDS, ii, no. 1981)
unavailable Donation of mark from ploughgate between Tundergarth (in Lockerbie, DMF) and Pearsby (DMF) Beneficiary 3/106/20 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 7)
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 * Quitclaim of land of Kingseat in Penshiel for a sum of money (ELO) Beneficiary 3/444/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 216)
unavailable Donation of land in territory of Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Gift of Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 3/595/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 69)
undated Quitclaim of land in Carrick (AYR) Beneficiary 3/312/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 190)
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 Bequest of land in Cunningham Beneficiary 1/6/416 (RRS, ii, no. 449)
unavailable Donation of Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Donation of land in territory of Hassington (BWK) Beneficiary 3/47/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 331)
unavailable Gift of land near Melrose Beneficiary 2/136/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 164)
unavailable Confirmation of land of Hassendean (ROX) Beneficiary 2/139/86 (Melr. Lib., no. 271)
unavailable Donation of land in Hassington Beneficiary 3/15/71 (Melr. Lib., no. 235)
unavailable Renewal of Hartside and Spott by Earl Patrick Beneficiary 1/6/357 (RRS, ii, no. 386)
unavailable Confirmation of lands in Raeshaw (ROX) Beneficiary 4/32/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 133)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Osulf and Uhtred his son Beneficiary 1/6/66 (RRS, ii, no. 82)
unavailable Agreement concerning teinds of the church of Mow (ROX) Party 2 2/73/37 (Melr. Lib., no. 358)
unavailable Gift of certain lands (Raeshaw) Beneficiary 2/137/49 (Melr. Lib., no. 133A)
undated Gift of land in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/632/27 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 27)
unavailable Gift of Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 3/254/13 (Melr. Lib., no. 378)
unavailable Gift of land and pasture in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 285)
unavailable Confirmation of land in Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/443/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 343)
unavailable Gift of land Beneficiary 1/5/25 (RRS, i, no. 132)
unavailable Gift of eight acres of arable land in the territory of Kilham (Northumberland) Beneficiary 3/316/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 303)
unavailable Confirmation of land in Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 2/77/8 (CDS, ii, no. 1981)
unavailable Gift of 5 acres in Lammermuir Beneficiary 3/15/35 (Melr. Lib., no. 77)
undated Gift of land in Berwick bought from John Moyne (Monk) Beneficiary 3/231/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 373)
unavailable Gift of saltpan Beneficiary 3/106/20 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 7)
unavailable Concession that Melrose Abbey be free from forinsec service Beneficiary 3/14/27 (Melr. Lib., no. 351)


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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 land near Melrose (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/416/23 (Melr. Lib., no. 109)
1189 X 1196 ploughgate and pasture in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/313/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 59)
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 monks of Melrose Holder (possession) 4/32/18 (Melr. Lib., no. 101)
6 Jul. 1208 Grange of Melrose Abbey near Sorrowlessfield (ROX) Holder (possession) 4/19/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 102)
1211 X 1224 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/547/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 62)
1211 X 1224 brewery 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)