People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/403/4 (Midl. Chrs., no. 14)

John of Methil has given and granted and by this his present charter established to the hospital of Soutra all right that he had in the church of St Mary of Wemyss (FIF), for his soul and the souls of Earl Duncan (II of Fife) and others, in pure and perpetual alms, with all its liberties and pertinents and easements.
Firm date
1204 X
Probable date
perhaps 1220s
Dating Notes
After the death of Earl Duncan II of Fife. John of Methil witnesses a charter of Alexander of Seton (_Dunf. Reg._, no. 177) dating to probably the 1220s, as well as charter of Adam of Stawell, lord of Balmerino, from around the same time (_St A. Lib._, 271-2).
Source for Data Entry
Midlothian Chrs., Soutra Registrum, no. 14
Trad. ID
Midl. Chrs., no. 14
Calendar number
Charter type
Fraser, Wemyss Illus., no. 9

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1204 X Rights in church of St Mary of Wemyss (FIF) John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk