People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/462/1 (Midl. Chrs., no. 8)

Richard son of Michael, expensarius of the lord king William, for the welfare of his lord king William and of his son Alexander and of his children, and for the welfare of Kings David and Malcolm and others, has given, granted, and by this his present charter established, to Soutra Hospital, all that land in the territory of Peaston (ELO) by stated bounds, between Crichton and Peaston on the west and between Cranstoun and Peaston on the north, with common pasture of the villa of Peaston and common easements, in free, pure and perpetual alms, free and quit from all secular service, custom and exaction, as free as any alms are given and possessed in the kingdom of Scotland, unless the brothers of Soutra support one chaplain on the aforesaid alms, who will celebrate in perpetuity in the house of Soutra for the living and the dead, and the provision of food and clothing for two brothers.
Firm date
1200 X 4 December 1214
Probable date
prob. × 1211
Dating Notes
Grantor floruit × death of King William; probably before William del Bois chancellor or archdeacon
Source for Data Entry
Midlothian Charters, 'Soutra Registrum', no. 8
Trad. ID
Midl. Chrs., no. 8
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1200 X 4 Dec. 1214 Land in the territory of Peaston (ELO) Richard, son of Michael of Peaston, expensarius
1200 X 4 Dec. 1214 Land of Philip, marischal (ELO) Philip, marischal (TRW)