People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/647/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 28)

Grim son of Guy, scribe of Roxburgh, has granted and given to Melrose Abbey, for the salvation of his lord, William de Somerville, and for his soul and for the soul of his father and his mother and all his relatives, the whole toft which his father held in Berwick (BWK) and he held after him, as secured in the charter of William, in pure and perpetual alms, with all its freedoms and pertinents, within the burgh and out of the burgh, save the service of Sir William de Somervile and his heirs which was owed from Grim and his heirs for the same land. (damaged)
Firm date
Probable date
late 12C/early 13C
Dating Notes
Adam of Eccles appears 1178 × 1198 (Watt, _Graduates_, 170); Roger son of Henry appears 1207 × 1211 (_Camb. Reg._, no. 70)
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 28
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 28
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/28
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

Total number of associated factoids: 14

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
undated toft in Berwick (BWK) Guy, carter of Roxburgh
undated toft in Berwick (BWK) Grim, son of Guy