People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/37/2 (Arb. Lib., no. 250)

In the year 1250, on the 17th of February, at Forfar, Robert de Muhaut, William of Ramsey, Hugh of Angus, Alexander of Ogilvie, Duncan the judex, Nicholas Ab, Robert the marischal, Matthew of Conon, John, thane of Montrose, William Blund, James of Lour, Eustace of Glasterlaw, Robert Vibois, the jurors, said that they saw Nicholas of Inverpeffer attending the court of the abbot of Arbroath for his land of Inverpeffer (ANG), and that he was accustomed to render the annual rent for the same land to that abbot, and that he used to perform army service and other aids with the abbot’s men, except for in the army which the lord king most recently had with him in Argyll, that is, in the year 1248; and then, the same Nicholas sent his men in the army with the men of the lord king of the bailliary of Forfar, because of a certain court in which the abbot of Arbroath brought him in front of the papal judges delegate for his land of Inverpeffer, fearing that the same abbot would wish to disinherit him from the said land, and for that Nicholas intended to have the lord king as his defender against the abbot in the legal case.
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17 February 1251
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1250, 17 Feb.
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Arbroath Liber, i, no. 250
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Arb. Lib., no. 250
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Ferguson, Medieval Papal Representatives, App., no. 114

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
17 Feb. 1251 Land of Inverpeffer (ANG) Nicholas of Inverpeffer