People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/173/10 (Melr. Lib., no. 337)

Nicholas Corbet, for the soul of his lord, Alexander, king of Scotland, and for the souls of his father and mother and all his ancestors and successors, and for the salvation of himself and his wife, Margaret, and all his friends, has given, granted and by this his present charter established to Melrose Abbey, especially and particularly for the augmentation and improvement of the restoration [and] sustenance of the same, all his fisheries which he had in the river of Tweed adjacent to his land of Makerstoun (ROX), namely from the march of Dalcove continuing all the way to the march of Broxmouth, without any reannexations and all right or power to fish in the same location, in pure and perpetual alms, free, quit, honourably and unbound from all terrestrial service, custom, exaction and demand, just as he and his ancestors held or were able to hold the property and just as any alms in the kingdom of Scotland are held or possessed.
Firm date
13 December 1262
Dating Notes
AD 1262, day of Blessed Lucy the Virgin
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 337
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 337
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
13 Dec. 1262 Fisheries near and land of Makerstoun (ROX) Nicholas Corbet, lord of Fogo (d.1280)