People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/421/13 (Kel. Lib., no. 148)

Cecilia of Mow, daughter of Eschina of Mow, in her widowhood and as lady by legal right, has given, granted, and by this her present charter established to Kelso Abbey in free, pure, and perpetual alms, the toft and croft which belonged to William of Mowhope and 26 acres of arable land in her domain of Mow (ROX), by stated marches, which include the land and pasture of Gilbert Avenel, the land of the monks, and Cecilia's part of the land of Hogg. Additionally, she gave in free, pure and perpetual alms, 13 acres of arable land in her dominion in Mowstall, by stated marches which include the field of Gilbert Avenel, her pasture in 'Brademedwe' and her grainery, pasture rights, a sheepfold near 'Aldetuneburne', entrance and exit rights, and the right to take from 'Persouth' what the monks need to make carts and a fence. They will hold the aforementioned free and quit from every service, exaction and custom, from every burden and claim, and from multure.
Firm date
14 January 1247 X 21 November 1251
Dating Notes
Dean Walter Mortimer's predecessor in office x _Kelso Liber_, i, no. 164
Source for Data Entry
Kelso Liber, i, no. 148
Trad. ID
Kel. Lib., no. 148
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
14 Jan. 1247 X 21 Nov. 1251 land, pasture and a field in Mow (ROX) Gilbert Avenel, son of Willam Avenel (13C)
14 Jan. 1247 X 21 Nov. 1251 land in Mow (ROX) Kelso Abbey
14 Jan. 1247 X 21 Nov. 1251 land, pasture and a grainery in Mow (ROX) Cecilia, daughter of Eschiva of Mow
14 Jan. 1247 X 21 Nov. 1251 toft in Mow (ROX) William of Mowhope, junior