People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/59/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 234)

Master William of Greenlaw, son of Roland son of William, has given and granted, and by his charter established, to Melrose Abbey three ploughgates of land which he has in the territory of the villa of Hassington (BWK), that is, those which Lady Matilda, mother of Sir Robert de Muschamp gave to William, son of John of Hownam with Gilia, her daughter, in free marriage; to hold in free, pure and perpetual alms without secular service.
Firm date
1212 X 1247
Probable date
perhaps 1229 ×
Dating Notes
William of Greenlaw as Master × his death; perhaps after he returned from England in 1228/9. See Watt, _Graduates_, 242-3
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 234
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 234
Calendar number
Charter type
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
1212 X 1247 Master William of Greenlaw, master (d.1247)
1212 X 1247 Domina (Lady) Matilda, mother of Robert de Muschamp and Gilia
1212 X 1247 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Robert de Muschamp (d.1250)

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1212 X 1247 Three ploughgates in Hassington (BWK) William of Greenlaw, master (d.1247)