People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/416/22 (Melr. Lib., no. 99)

William de Moreville, constable of the king of Scots, has granted and by this his present charter established to Melrose Abbey, in augmentation of the land of ‘Milcheside’ (in Melrose, ROX) which they had from his father and from him, for the souls of his father and his mother and all his parents and friend and for the salvation of himself, his wife and all their ancestors and successors, all the land and pasture by the eastern head of the fosse which the monks made, by stated bounds, in free, pure and perpetual alms, without any terrestrial service, custom and secular exaction.
Firm date
1189 X 1195
Dating Notes
earliest possible date of William de Moreville as constable x _RRS_, ii, no. 307
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 99
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 99
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/99
Document Image
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Total number of associated factoids: 14

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
1189 X 1195 constable (king's) William de Moreville (d.1196)
1189 X 1195 clerk John, clerk (ROX)
1189 X 1195 clerk William, clerk of Hawick
1189 X 1195 Earl Duncan (I), earl of Fife (d.1154)
1189 X 1195 butler Thomas, butler
1189 X 1195 king of Scots William I, king of Scots (d.1214)