People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/10/277 (Dryb. Lib., nos. 21, 290A)

William, bishop of St Andrews, for Dryburgh Abbey; notifies that Margaret of Ardross, daughter of Sir Merleswain, late lord of Invergelly, by wish and consent of Sir Hugh of Pearsby, her spouse, resigned into bishop's hands whole land in tenement of Innergellie (FIF), with her hereditary right to Dryburgh Abbey. The bishop, inclined by the prayers of Hugh and Margaret, gives land and all hereditary right, rendering to the bishop the annual rent that their predecessors used to pay for all service and demand.
Firm date
27 September 1281 X 20 August 1297
Dating Notes
Date of resignation of Margaret of Ardross × death of Bishop Fraser
Place date (modern)
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Source for Data Entry
Dryburgh Liber, no. 21. Also contained in no. 290A, where William is called William Fraser
Trad. ID
Dryb. Lib., nos. 21, 290A
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Charter type

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
27 Sept. 1281 X Resignation of land in tenement of Innergellie (FIF) with hereditary right no
27 Sept. 1281 X 20 Aug. 1297 Confirmation of land in tenement of Innergellie (FIF) and hereditary right yes