People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/42/1 (CDS, i, no. 2671)

An oath was taken by the Earls Patrick [of Dunbar] and Walter Comyn, that they were neither of counsel or aid when on their part any people were sent to attack or lay waste the king of England’s land in Ireland, nor ever received any of his enemies, especially William de Marsh and his son. The following knights have sworn with Earl Patrick: the earl of Strathearn, Robert de Brus, William, brother of Earl Patrick, William Giffard, Roger de Mowbray, David Marshal, Richard Marshal, Robert Marshal, John of Keith, Ness Fraser, Laurence Fraser, Robert de Moubray, [Philip] le Brun, [John de] Aunon, [William] of Ormiston, [Adam] of Yetholm. The following knights have sworn with Earl Walter Comyn: Nicholas de Soules, Gilbert de la Haye, Robert de Menzies, John Comyn, William de Vieuxpont, David Comyn, Richard de Munfichet, William of Airth, Malcolm son of [the earl], Duncan [Sibbald].
Firm date
8 December 1244 X 1245
Dating Notes
After King Henry’s instructions regarding these oaths (_Cal. Pat. Rolls_ 1232-47, 447)
Source for Data Entry
CDS, i, no. 2671
Trad. ID
CDS, i, no. 2671
Calendar number
Charter type
Entered from an English summary
TNA, C 47/22/5/10; entered from English calendar only

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
8 Dec. 1244 X 1245 Statement concerning oaths taken by Patrick, earl of Dunbar and Walter Comyn concerning an attack in Ireland against king of England's land yes