People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/445/2 (Balm. Lib., no. 46)

Hugh of Nydie has given, granted and by this his charter established to Balmerino Abbey in pure and perpetual alms all his quarry of Nydie (FIF) for the breaking up and carrying away (of stone). He has also granted the monks free passage through his land to his quarry, which extends from the quarry through the middle of his villa of Nydie, on the west side of the chapel of St Gregory until the ford of Bruckley, as he had his plough drawn, with Richard his brother, Matthew the marischal, Adam the monk and many others. He has also granted them one toft in the villa of Nydie, namely, the one in which his mother Mary and his grandmother Gunnhilda used to live. The monks shall have 24 oxen in the common pasture of Nydie.
Firm date
1240 X 1250
Dating Notes
Adam as archdeacon of St Andrews
Source for Data Entry
Balmerino Liber, no. 46
Trad. ID
Balm. Lib., no. 46
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
1240 X 1250 marischal Matthew, marischal (FIF)
1240 X 1250 monk Adam, monk (Balmerino)
1240 X 1250 archdeacon of St Andrews Adam, archdeacon of St Andrews (fl.1240-48)