People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/46/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 52)

A[ndrew], archdeacon, and the clerics of Lothian, with counsel and assent, have taken part in and rendered their consent and assent to the proposition for an observance of perpetual peace and charity made in the presence of Richard, bishop of St Andrews, between Melrose Abbey and the church of Dunbar concerning the teinds of the granges of ‘Edmundston’ (ELO) and Hartside (ELO), contained in the chirograph, whereby Melrose Abbey shall pay 30s. yearly to the church of Dunbar and that the church of Dunbar should get nothing more than the above 30s. from the said monastery.
Firm date
1173 X 1177
Dating Notes
Attestation of Walter, archdeacon of St Andrews and Abbot John of Holyrood × resignation of Abbot Roger of Dryburgh.
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 52
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 52
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
Melr. Lib., nos. 50, 51, for chirograph NAS, GD 55/52
Document Image
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Total number of associated factoids: 12