People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/466/2 (Barrow, E. Fife Docs., no. 9)

Walter (de) Pershay, knight, son and heir of Lady Jean of Wilton, has inspected a charter of William Avenel son of Gilbert Avenel, dated 29 May 1260, which is copied in full (see 3/60/11). Walter Pershay ratifies the donation of William Avenel, saving to himself the homage and service that John of Wilton, feudator of William Avenel and Walter’s ancestor, saved to himself in the charter of infeftment which he made to William Avenel and Matilda his spouse.
Firm date
1283 X 1285
Dating Notes
Despite Barrow’s extensive notes on the witnesses to this charter, the grounds for this dating remain unclear. See Barrow, ‘East Fife Docs.’, 39-40.
Source for Data Entry
Barrow, ‘East Fife Docs.’, no. 9
Trad. ID
Barrow, E. Fife Docs., no. 9
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 241/381/1 See notes in Barrow article.

Total number of associated factoids: 14