People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/28/5 (Holy. Lib., no. 24)

Uhtred son of Fergus and his wife Gunnilda daughter of Waltheof, with the consent of their heir Lochlan, have given, and established by their charter, the church of Torpenhow (Cumb.) with land and all the rights justly pertaining to that church, to Holyrood Abbey, in perpetual alms, for the redemption of the souls of Waltheof and Fergus and all their ancestors, as freely as any church in the diocese of Carlisle.
Firm date
1164 X 1174
Dating Notes
Not confirmed by Pope Alexander III in July 1164 × death of Uhtred; also death of Osbert, abbot of Jedburgh
Source for Data Entry
Holyrood Liber, no. 24
Trad. ID
Holy. Lib., no. 24
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 45/13/233 Stringer, ‘Records of the Lords of Galloway’, 216. Lochlan was later known as Roland. Gunnilda was the sister of Alan son of Waltheof, lord of Allerdale, Cumberland.
Document Image
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Total number of associated factoids: 14