People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/54/39 (RRS, vi, no. 41)

David, king of Scots, has given his beloved and faithful John of Preston, for his homage and service, the whole barony of Gorton (MLO) in the sheriffdom of Edinburgh which belonged hereditarily to Margaret and Constance, daughters and heirs of the late Edward of Whitewell and Joan Lizurs his spouse in pure widowhood, which they resigned to him by staff and baton of their own free will; having and holding in feu and heritage, for serviced owed and wont.
Firm date
6 January 1342
Dating Notes
4 Jan., regnal year 13
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
monasterium Sancte Crucis de Edenburgh'
Related Place
Holyrood Abbey
Source for Data Entry
RRS, vi, no. 41
Trad. ID
RRS, vi, no. 41
Calendar number
Charter type

Total number of associated factoids: 17