People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/54/3 (RRS, vi, no. 3)

David, king of Scots, to his justiciar north of the Scottish Sea (Firth of Forth) or their lieutenants, whether the sheriffs of Aberdeen or Banff or the grieves of the burghs and their baillies of the said sheriffdoms or other officers whom it may interest: Because Alexander, by the grace of God, bishop of Aberdeen, in his last parliament at Perth, 'drew in pledge' (traxit in plegium) that Peter, Hugh, and Henry, bishops of Aberdeen, his predecessors, were in possession of the second teinds of the fermes and renders of the thanages, lands and burghs, fines and escheats within the sheriffdoms of Aberdeen and Banff and that he ought to have possession of them, the king instructs and commands the addressees and others who have an interest to put the said bishop in sasine of the said second teinds with arrears, without delay.
Firm date
1 April 1330
Dating Notes
1 April, regnal year 1
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RRS, vi, no. 3
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RRS, vi, no. 3
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Letters patent
Referred to as letter patent
cartulary copy: Aberdeen Reg., i, 50; RPS, A1330/1

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
1 Apr. 1330 Command to place bishop of Aberdeen in sasine of second teinds yes