People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/28/1 (Holy. Lib., no. 23)

Uhtred son of Fergus has given in perpetual alms and granted to Holyrood Abbey the church of ‘Colmanele’ (now Urr, KCB) with the chapel of St Constantine and one ploughgate of land, and with all its rights and pertinents, with common pasture, and a tenth of all his cain, pleas and game between the rivers Urr, Nith and Cluden. He wills that the canons shall hold this church and the adjacent land quit of all exaction, in perpetual alms.
Firm date
12 May 1161 X 29 July 1164
Dating Notes
Death of Fergus of Galloway × papal confirmation (_Holyrood Liber_, App. I, no. 1, p. 169)
Source for Data Entry
Holyrood Liber, no. 23
Trad. ID
Holy. Lib., no. 23
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
original charter now lost Stringer, ‘Acta of the Lords of Galloway to 1234’, 213. The area between the rivers Urr and Nith was known as Desnes Ioan.

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
12 May 1161 X 29 Jul. 1164 judex (breitheamh) Macmars, judex (KCB)