People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/73/1 (Inchcolm, no. 29)

Simon of Balram, son and heir of John of Balram, in the presence of Sir Robert, bishop of Dunkeld, after the motion of dispute between himself and the abbot and convent of Inchcolm over the land of Leys (FIF), has granted and quitclaimed all the said land of Leys, with all its pertinents, liberties and easements, to the abbot and convent, and has resigned and quitclaimed all right and claim that he was said to have in the said church in perpetuity. He has ratified and established that sale which his grandfather and father made to the said canons. He has received 40 marks from the abbot and convent for the good of the peace.
Firm date
Thursday 9 November 1273
Dating Notes
Thursday after the feast of St Leonard, 1273.
Place date (modern)
Aberdour (church)
Place date (document)
ecclesia parochiali de Abirdoure
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
Inchcolm Charters, no. 29.
Trad. ID
Inchcolm, no. 29
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Sale made by grandfather and father of Simon of Balram of land of Leys (FIF) no
unavailable Receipt of 40 marks no
Thursday 9 Nov. 1273 Quitclaim of land of Leys (FIF) yes

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
Thursday 9 Nov. 1273 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Robert de Stuteville, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1282×83)
Thursday 9 Nov. 1273 bishop of Dunkeld Robert de Stuteville, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1282×83)