People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/156/2 (ND, App., no. 273)

Ralph Messenger, son of Alan Granger of Coldingham, on the Sunday next after the Holy Innocents, AD 1280, in the parish church of Coldingham, in the presence of Peter of Mordington, son and heir of Sir Peter de Mordington; Philip of Linton, constable of Berwick; Adam of Lumsdaine; Gilbert of Lumsdaine; Thomas, son of Robert, steward of Coldingham; Robert of Mordington; Robert Hopper and others, resigned, quitclaimed and redeemed to the Prior and Convent of Coldingham, 8 acres of land in Coldingham, namely 6 acres called 'Beneflat', which he had out of the donation of the prior and convent of Durham in exchange for six other acres in 'Schytenhowebelle; and two acres near 'Wydopinedn' and above 'Homkernoll', which Stephen Stampard once held.
Firm date
Sunday 29 December 1280
Dating Notes
Sunday next after the feast of the Holy Innocents, AD 1280
Place date (modern)
Coldingham (parish church)
Place date (document)
in ecclesia parochiali de Coldingham
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
Raine, North Durham, App., no. 273
Trad. ID
ND, App., no. 273
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
DCM, Misc. Ch. no. 880

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Gift of 6 acres of land called 'Beneflat' in exchange for six acres at 'Schytenhowebelle' no
Sunday 29 Dec. 1280 Resignation of 8 acres of land in the territory of Coldingham yes

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
Sunday 29 Dec. 1280 2 acres near 'Wydopinedn' and above 'Homkernoll' Stephen Stampard