People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/348/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 158)

Geoffrey son of Waltheof of Lillesleaf has given, granted and by his charter established to Melrose Abbey, in free, pure and perpetual alms, four oxgangs of arable land in territory of Whitton (ROX) as they lie in a tenement above ‘Rauenesfen’ near the land of the monks which they have from the donation of Patrick of Ryedale, his lord, free, quit and unbound from all terrestrial service, custom, and secular exaction. He and his heirs will acquit them from all forensic service.
Firm date
1195 X 1207
Dating Notes
dates of _Melrose Liber_, i, no. 159
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 158
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 158
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/158
Document Image
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Total number of associated factoids: 8