People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/211/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 260)

John son of Eilif of Elliston, in his free power and by the consent and good will of his heirs, has given, granted and made firm by his present charter to Master Adam of Bathgate and his heirs that oxgang of land with one acre of meadow in the territory of Elliston (ROX) will all its easements and pertinents which William Pile of Bowden held at ferme from him, freely, quietly, peacefully and honourably from all service, custom, aid, exaction and demand. He is to return to John and his heirs, for all services, customs, aids, exactions and demands every year white gloves during the fair of Roxburgh or one penny. And John states that it is to be known that Master Adam of Bathgate for the concession and donation of the land, for the alleviation of his great poverty, gave to him four marks of silver.
Firm date
circa 1220 X 1243
Dating Notes
× death of Master Adam of Bathgate
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 260
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 260
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/260
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

Total number of associated factoids: 14

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
circa 1220 X 1243 Master Adam of Bathgate, master, sheriff of Roxburgh (d.1243)
circa 1220 X 1243 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Thomas, son of Ranulf (d. 1262)
circa 1220 X 1243 steward of Linton Adam, steward of Linton
circa 1220 X 1243 steward Edgar, steward of J. of Landells
circa 1220 X 1243 steward Adam, steward of W. de Colville
circa 1220 X 1243 steward of Hawick Adam, steward of Hawick

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
circa 1220 X 1243 an oxgang and acre in Elliston (ROX) William Pile of Bowden John, son of Eilaf of Elliston
circa 1220 X 1243 Land of Elliston (ROX) John, son of Eilaf of Elliston