People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/150/3 (ND, App., no. 312)

Cristiana, sister of Patrick son of Thomas, once the wife of Constantine, together with Mabel, and Margaret daughter of Adam, Cristiana's own heirs, having touched holy relics, have abjured and quitclaimed for themselves and their heirs for ever to Coldingham Priory the whole of the cultivated land near Hallecroft towards the south as far as the stream of Bethyoc, to quell the dispute moved between them and the prior and convent of Coldingham over the whole land that belonged to Uhtred the smith, which the prior and convent have granted to them in return for the said abjuration and quitclaim and for 8 shillings a year, which they shall pay to Coldingham Priory and to whomever is the smith at Coldingham at the time for the said land of Uhtred at two terms, half at the feat of St Martin and half at the feat of St John the Baptist.
Firm date
Probable date
Late 1230s × 1240s
Dating Notes
floruit of witness William, vicar of Oldcambus
Source for Data Entry
DCM, Misc. Ch. 926
Trad. ID
ND, App., no. 312
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
DCM, Misc. Ch. 926; Christina, wife of Constantine of Coldingham identified as a sealer by the legend on attached seal.
Document Image
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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
undated Land of Uhtred, smith of Coldingham Uhtred, smith (Coldingham)