People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/523/2 (NRS, GD 45/27/94)

Alexander de St Martin has given, granted and by this his charter established to the church of Bara (ELO) in free and perpetual alms, all the lands which it previously possessed; moreover, all that land next to ‘Alnet’ (ELO) as far as ‘Alnet’, enough of his land next to ??? acre and of the meadow to be sufficient for an entry for their animals to the lands of the said church, as he made a sign in front of responsible men, and similarly of all that part of the meadow which lies next to ??? acre, entering to the north, and a full toft next to the church with a yardland (virgulata), as fully as Robert, nepos of the bishop, held and possessed it, for one day and one night, and one full toft next to the burn which flows near the house of Henry his brother, towards the south side, and free entry and exit to the pasture, and all liberties which other mother churches in the province have; and he takes his mill and assigns it to others.
Firm date
circa 1170 X 1178
Dating Notes
× appointment of Hugh, king’s chaplain, to bishopric of St Andrews; also Ilbert as prior of Haddington
Source for Data Entry
NRS, GD 45/27/94
Trad. ID
NRS, GD 45/27/94
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NRS, GD 45/27/94

Total number of associated factoids: 16

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
circa 1170 X 1178 Land formerly held by church of Bara Church of Bara
circa 1170 X 1178 Land and mill of Alexander de St Martin near Bara (ELO) Alexander de St Martin, sheriff
circa 1170 X 1178 Toft near church of Bara (ELO) Robert, nepos of Bishop Richard
circa 1170 X 1178 House of Henry de St Martin Henry de St Martin