People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/139/16 (C.A. Chrs., no. 30A)

Pope Honorius III writes to the priors of Monymusk and Restenneth and the dean of Forfar, stating that he has received a complaint from the abbot and convent of Coupar Angus against William de Munfichet, knight, concerning lands, pastures and other things, and he commands them to call the parties together and hear the case and terminate it without appeal, causing what is decreed to be observed firmly by ecclesiastical censure. If the witnesses named shall have withdrawn out of favour, hatred or fear, they shall compel them by a similar stricture, without appeal, to provide testimony of the truth. If all of them cannot take part in carrying this out, let two of them do it.
Firm date
27 October 1218
Dating Notes
6 kal. Nov., pontifical year 3
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Place date (document)
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Source for Data Entry
Coupar Angus Chrs., i, no. 30A
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C.A. Chrs., no. 30A
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Papal letter
Ferguson, Medieval Papal Reps., App. I, no. 43

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
27 Oct. 1218 Appointment of papal judges-delegate yes