People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/547/65 (Melr. Lib., no. 144)

Walter son of Alan, steward of the lord king of Scotland, has given and granted to Melrose Abbey all the land of Mow (ROX) by its correct bounds and whatever is contained within the said bounds with all its pertinents which he held in feu of Sir William de Vescy and all the rights and suits, in free, pure and perpetual alms, free from all exaction, service, custom and whatever other service [owed] to anyone.
Firm date
1204 X 1241
Probable date
probably late in range
Dating Notes
dates of Walter son of Alan as steward, probable date derived from appearances of witnesses. For instance, Leo de Normanville appears in 1268 (_St Andrews Liber_, pp. 312-13). William Broun appears in 1227 (_Kelso Liber_, i, no. 27)
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 144
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 144
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/144
Document Image
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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1204 X 1241 land in Mow (ROX) Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241) William de Vescy (II) (d.1253)