People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/84/1 (Arb. Lib., no. 67)

William, son of Bernard, has given, granted and by this his charter established to Arbroath Abbey 2 oxgangs of land called ‘Rath’ in the territory of Catterline (KCD), by its right bounds, with all its just pertinents and easements, as they were perambulated in the presence of Robert the steward, Roger of Balcathie, Edmund son of Gillemichael and Walter his son-in-law, Geoffrey, son-in-law of Simon the chaplain and Alan Homel, with liberty to build and have a mill in that land, and to have their multure free and quit, and similarly with their men, in pure and perpetual alms, free and quit from all army service and expedition, and other aids, gelds, works and wards, pleas and plaints, and other customs, services and secular exactions, and to have in common pasture in Catterline, 20 (work) animals and four horses. He and his heirs in perpetuity will acquit and respond for all services and accidents pertaining to that land.
Firm date
circa 1198 X 25 February 1213
Probable date
prob. late
Dating Notes
Earliest attestation of John de Montfort and Philip of Melville (_Arbroath Liber_, i, no. 89; 1198×99) × royal confirmation (_RRS_ ii, nos. 513, 522); Master John of Perth.
Source for Data Entry
Arbroath Liber, i, no. 67
Trad. ID
Arb. Lib., no. 67
Calendar number
Charter type

Total number of associated factoids: 11

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
circa 1198 X 25 Feb. 1213 steward Robert, steward (Arbroath)
circa 1198 X 25 Feb. 1213 scribe James, scribe
circa 1198 X 25 Feb. 1213 Master John of Perth, master, vicar of Perth
circa 1198 X 25 Feb. 1213 Master Walter White, master
circa 1198 X 25 Feb. 1213 chaplain of Perth Richard, chaplain of Perth
circa 1198 X 25 Feb. 1213 chaplain Simon, chaplain, priest (KCD, father-in-law of Geoffrey)