People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/585/6 (St A. Lib., 420-1)

William de Valognes, son and heir of Sir William de Valognes, with the consent and wish of his mother Margareta, for the soul of Sir Malcolm (II), late earl of Fife, has given, granted and by this his present charter established to St Andrews Priory, all that meadow that lies on the south side of the courtyard (curtilagii) of the prior and convent of St Andrews at Markinch (FIF), with that piece of land lying between the meadow and the cemetery of the church of Markinch, by stated bounds, in free, pure and perpetual alms, without any service, exaction and secular demand. He also grants to the canons that they may have in his common [pasture], two cows with their offspring of one year, for the support of the gardener who lives in their courtyard at Markinch.
Firm date
30 November 1284
Dating Notes
St Andrews Day, 1284.
Place date (modern)
St Andrews
Place date (document)
Related Place
St Andrews
Source for Data Entry
St Andrews Liber, 420-1
Trad. ID
St A. Lib., 420-1
Calendar number
Charter type
Taylor, PNF, ii, 398-9. It is unlikely that William’s father William was the same person who died in 1219, partially due to the long gap in time, and also due the fact that William son of Philip was succeeded by heiresses.

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
30 Nov. 1284 Courtyard of St Andrew Priory at Markinch (FIF) St Andrews Cathedral Priory