People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/575/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 149)

Uhtred [son of Osulf], by the good consent and [assent] of Thomas, his son and heir, for the redemption of the soul of his lord king M[alcolm] […] and for the salvation of his soul and his sons, gives and grants to Melrose Abbey Ringwood (ROX), free [and quit] from all terrestrial service, assizes, gelds, aids, and all secular exaction and custom, in perpetual alms, by stated bounds Additionally, he gives and grants to them the liberty that neither he nor any other may go within the aforesaid bounds, unless by themselves (damaged).
Firm date
9 December 1165 X 1167
Dating Notes
death of King Malcolm x death of Ailred, abbot of Rievaulx
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 149
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 149
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/149
Document Image
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Date Short Summary Title Holder
9 Dec. 1165 X 1167 abbot of Rievaulx Aelred, abbot of Rievaulx (d.1167)
9 Dec. 1165 X 1167 king Malcolm IV, king of Scots (d.1165)
9 Dec. 1165 X 1167 clerk of Earlston Walter of Earlston, clerk
9 Dec. 1165 X 1167 clerk of Whitton Thomas, clerk of Whitton
9 Dec. 1165 X 1167 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Malcolm IV, king of Scots (d.1165)