People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/33/4 (St A. Lib., 319)

An agreement is formed between the church of Linlithgow and the chapel of Torphichen (WLO), in the presence of Richard, bishop of St Andrews and Walter, archdeacon of St Andrews, and other clerics whereby the chapel of Torphichen will have a cemetery to bury the bodies of the men of Torphichen and will accept all the teinds of those men and all rights from the mother church of Linlithgow, excepting that each year on the vigil of Easter the chapel of Torphichen shall render one mark to the church of Linlithgow. The priest at Torphichen shall answer to the bishop of St Andrews for the cure of souls and Christian oaths and shall be chosen and represented by the brothers of the hospital of Jerusalem to the masters of the same villa.
Firm date
1173 X 1178
Dating Notes
Walter, archdeacon of St Andrews × Bishop Richard of St Andrews
Source for Data Entry
St Andrews Liber, 319
Trad. ID
St A. Lib., 319
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1173 X 1178 One mark annually from the chapel of Torphichen on the vigil of Easter Church of Linlithgow Chapel of Torphichen