People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/7/154 (RRS, iii, no. 151)

King Alexander II to his sheriffs and bailies throughout his land; command not to exact tallage, aid or other secular custom from monks of Arbroath Abbey or their men contrary to liberty granted to monks by King William I, according to tenor of his charters, notwithstanding that by assent and will of the monks their men paid at king's request an aid in hides, which he sold in England when he marched to Dover.
Firm date
24 April 1229
Dating Notes
24th day of April, regnal year 15
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Source for Data Entry
RRS, iii, no. 151
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RRS, iii, no. 151
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Document type notes
Formerly H1/7/160; Handlist, no. 134

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Concession of liberties no
unavailable Sale of aid in hides no
unavailable Request to make an aid in hides no
unavailable Gift of aid in hides no
24 Apr. 1229 Command not to exact tallage or aid from monks of Arbroath yes Matthew Scott, bishop-elect of Dunkeld (d.1230); Thomas, son of Ranulf (d. 1262)