People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/17/47 (Pais. Reg., 215-6)

Malcolm, earl of Lennox, has given, granted, and by this his present charter has established to Paisley Abbey, half of the fishery of ‘Linbren’ on the River Leven in Lennox (DNB), and half of all fish and everything else caught in the aforesaid fishery, with land hitherto pertaining to the fishery, namely between the royal road to Dumbarton and the said fishery. He also has given, and by this his charter established, to the said monks, sufficient timber from his wood of Bonhill and stone from nearby, to construct and improve the said fishery, and pasture for 8 oxen or enough other animals in the common pasture of Bonhill for carrying the said timber and stone, holding in free, pure and perpetual alms, saving to himself in perpetuity half of all fish and other things caught in the said fishery.
Firm date
14 February 1274
Dating Notes
St Valentine’s Day, AD 1273
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Source for Data Entry
Paisley Registrum, 215-6
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Pais. Reg., 215-6
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Date Short Summary Title Holder
14 Feb. 1274 chaplain Eugene or Ewen, chaplain
14 Feb. 1274 earl of Lennox Malcolm (I), earl of Lennox