People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/54/118 (RRS, vi, no. 490)

David II, king of Scots, has given his beloved and faithful William Douglas, knight, lord of Liddesdale, the barony of Roberton (LAN), which Lady Mary Stirling resigned to the king at Soutra by staff and baton; holding in feu and heritage, as Mary Stirling held it, for service owed and wont.
Firm date
October 1346 X 1349
Dating Notes
after _Morton Reg._, ii, no. 67, where Mary Stirling gives the lands to William Douglas 'if he can obtain and recover them from the king of Scots', which was dated at Roxburgh on 16 Sept. 1346. October 1346 is suggested by Robert Stewart holding the position of lieutenant after the Battle of Neville's Cross (17 Oct.). Adam, bishop of Brechin, died in 1349.
Source for Data Entry
RRS, vi, no. 490
Trad. ID
RRS, vi, no. 490
Calendar number
Charter type
cartulary copy: Morton Registrum, ii, no. 69

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
Oct. 1346 X 1349 Lieutenant of David II, king of Scots (d. 1371) [Employment relationship] Robert [Stewart] II, king of Scots (d. 1390) David II, king of Scots (d. 1371)