People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/517/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 157)

Patrick of Ryedale has granted and by this his charter established to Melrose Abbey the donation of Geoffrey son of Waltheof of Lillesleaf which he made to the church and monks of three oxgangs of arable land in the territory of Whitton (ROX), in free, pure and perpetual alms, as they lie in a tenement above ‘Rauenesfen’ near the land of ‘Heuiside’ which they had by his donation, free, quit and unbound from all terrestrial service, custom and secular exaction, save the serve [owed] to him and his heirs by Geoffrey and his heirs from the same land.
Firm date
1195 X 1207
Dating Notes
dates of John, dean of Roxburgh (Watt and Murray, _Fasti_, 239)
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 157
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 157
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/157
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
1195 X 1207 archdeacon of Glasgow Robert, archdeacon of Glasgow (d.1222)
1195 X 1207 dean of Roxburgh John, dean of Teviotdale and Roxburgh (fl.1195-1204×07)