People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/330/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 296)

John of Lambden has given, granted and by this his charter established to Kelso Abbey, in free and perpetual alms, the toft and croft in the villa of Lambden (BWK) near the toft of the church, just as Nigel, the chaplain, held the toft and croft. He gave this toft and croft to them for the salvation of his soul and all of his ancestors and successors.
Firm date
Probable date
1160 x 1200
Dating Notes
Nigel the chaplain occurs 1160 x 1162 (_St Andrews Liber_, no. 132), 1165 x 1166 (_Ibid._, no. 144); David son of Truite occurs c. 1176 (_Scots Peerage_, iv, p. 330), 1172 x 1194 (_Kelso Liber_, i, no. 268)
Source for Data Entry
Kelso Liber, i, no. 296
Trad. ID
Kel. Lib., no. 296
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
undated Gift of toft and croft in Lambden (BWK) yes David, son of Truite; Hugh, king's chaplain and clerk (episcopal witness); Osbert, chaplain of Kelso

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
undated toft in Lambden (BWK) Church of Lambden
undated toft and croft in Lambden (BWK) Nigel, chaplain