People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/42/4 (Stones and Simpson, ii, 189-90)

William, bishop of St Andrews, William, bishop of Brechin, Hugh, bishop of Aberdeen, Robert, bishop of Glasgow, Robert bishop of Strathearn (Dunblane), Alexander, earl of Buchan called Comyn, Malise, earl of Strathearn, Patrick, earl of Dunbar, Donald, earl of Mar, Duncan, earl of Fife, Robert de Brus, earl of Carrick, John Comyn, Alexander de Balliol, William of Moray, William de Soules, William de St Clare, knights, with the will and counsel of their lord the king and at his request, state and affirm the customs concerning the succession of the throne of Scotland.
Firm date
December 1281
Dating Notes
1281, month of December
Source for Data Entry
Stones and Simpson, Edward I and the Throne of Scotland, ii, 189-90
Trad. ID
Stones and Simpson, ii, 189-90
Calendar number
Charter type
Letter (correspondence)
Original (contemporary)
Namur, Archives de l’État, Chartrier no. 146, recto. See also Duncan, Kingship, 167. See 1/8/126, 1/8/127, and 1/8/128.

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Request to confirm customs of Scotland concerning succession no
Dec. 1281 Confirmation of customs concerning succession of kingdom of Scotland yes