People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/542/1 (Yester Writs, no. 17)

Richard Soylard has received from Sir Hugh Giffard all the land of ‘le Snoc’ which he bought from Peter Broun and from Agnes his wife in the villa of Berwick with all liberties and easements pertaining to it, as fully contained in Sir Hugh’s charter, cited here in full. Richard swears to observe these agreements without fraud or artifice.
Firm date
Probable date
Mid 13th century, poss. ca 1251×53
Dating Notes
John Grey as mayor of Berwick
Source for Data Entry
Yester Writs, no. 17
Trad. ID
Yester Writs, no. 17
Calendar number
Charter type
Sir Hugh Giffard’s charter can be found at 3/245/6. Note that Thomas of Moray and Matthew of Greenlaw were also mayors of Berwick in the mid-13th century.

Total number of associated factoids: 12