People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/56/17 (Glas. Reg., no. 283)

Edward, king of Scots, has inspected a charter of John, king of Scots, his father, quoting it in full. [Glasgow Reg., no. 249; H1/51/6: John, king of Scots, has granted 40s. annually for the lighting of the church of Glasgow, which William, late king of Scots gave in perpetuity for the maintenance of the same lighting from the ferme of Rutherglen (LAN) annually. He grants also 10 marks for the maintenance of a deacon and a sub-deacon in the same church, that is, 4 marks from the ferme of Cadzow (LAN) and 6 marks from the ferme of Rutherglen. He also grants 100s. for a priest at the altar of Blessed Kentigern, by the sheriff of Lanark and his baillies of Rutherglen, as contained in the charter of Kings William, Alexander, and Alexander, his predecessors, which he has inspected. He instructs the sheriff and his baillies of Lanark to cause said payments to be made.] King Edward ratifies, approves and confirms in perpetuity these sums of money made by his progenitors for the lighting of the church of Glasgow.
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25 September 1334
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25 Sept., regnal year 2
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Glas. Reg., no. 283
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Glas. Reg., no. 283
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Beam, no. 36. Inspected document:
cartulary copy

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
25 Sept. 1334 Father of Edward [Balliol], king of Scots (d. 1364) [Familial relationship] John Balliol, king of Scots (d.1314) Edward [Balliol], king of Scots (d.1364)