People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/83/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 90)

Robert of Berkeley and Cecilia his spouse and their heirs have given, and by their charter established to Melrose Abbey, for the souls of David and Malcolm kings of Scots, their lords, and for the soul of Earl Henry, and for the welfare of their lord William king of Scots and of David his brother, and others, one ploughgate of land in the territory of Maxton (ROX), by stated bounds, with common pasture for 100 sheep, 12 oxen, 6 cows and 3 horses and one hog, with their [either offspring or nourishment] for two years, in free, pure and perpetual alms, in perpetuity, saving the teinds of the church of St Cuthbert of Maxton.
Firm date
15 March 1187 X 1194
Probable date
prob. late
Dating Notes
Consecration of Richard, bishop of Moray × royal confirmation, Robert as archdeacon
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 90
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 90
Calendar number
Charter type
Confirmed by King William (RRS, ii, no. 342; 1/6/313).

Total number of associated factoids: 21