People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/589/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 286)

William de Vescy has granted and by this his charter established, for the salvation of himself and for the salvation of all his ancestors and successors, to Melrose Abbey those two ploughgates of land, one of which Patrick of Ryedale gave to them and the other, Walter, his son, in the territory of Lilliesleaf (ROX) with its pasture and pertinents by the same bounds which are contained in the charters of Patrick and Walter, his son, in free, pure and perpetual alms, with all its easements and liberties, save to him and his heirs the service pertaining to the lands of Patrick, Walter and his heirs.
Firm date
1216 X 1241
Dating Notes
Death of Eustace de Vescy × death of John of Maxwell
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 286
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 286
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/286
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

Total number of associated factoids: 9

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
1216 X 1241 Dominus (Lord/Sir) John Maxwell, chamberlain, sheriff of Roxburgh (d.1241)
1216 X 1241 marischal Waltheof, marischal (ROX)
1216 X 1241 latimer (interpreter) William, latimer