People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/547/72 (Balm. Lib., no. 24)

Alexander, steward of Scotland, has granted and by this his present charter established to Balmerino Abbey, that donation which Walter [son of Alan (II)] made to them of a burgh land in Perth, namely that lying between the land that was Swartbrand’s and the land that Benedict son of James held of his father. And know that he has remitted and quitclaimed to the said monks in perpetuity those two pounds of pepper and two pounds of cumin which they used to render annually.
Firm date
1241 X 1268
Probable date
prob. × 1255
Dating Notes
Death of Walter son of Alan II the steward × death of David of Lindsey junior on crusade in 1268 in Egypt. Lindsey was chamberlain of Scotland between 1255 and 1257; this and the epithet ‘junior’ suggest a period prior to this time.
Source for Data Entry
Balmerino Liber, no. 24
Trad. ID
Balm. Lib., no. 24
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
1241 X 1268 steward of Scotland Alexander Stewart of Dundonald (d.1282)
1241 X 1268 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Guy de Normanville, knight
1241 X 1268 prior of Melrose Adam, prior of Melrose
1241 X 1268 clerk Lambert, clerk (Stewart)
1241 X 1268 knight Guy de Normanville, knight

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1241 X 1268 Land of Svartbrand in Perth Svartbrand (father of Agnes)
1241 X 1268 Land of Benedict, son of James in Perth Benedict, son of James Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241)