Race son of Malger has given and granted and by this his charter established to Jedburgh Abbey in free and pure and perpetual alms for the souls of King David and King Malcolm and Earl Henry and for the welfare of the soul of King William and his heirs, and others, all that half of land called ‘Scortebuttes’ in the territory of ‘Sourebi’ (as in Sorbietrees, Castleton parish, ROX), with an acre of arable land near ‘Scortebuttes’ (Shortbutts) on the east side, and all of ‘Scawe’ (Shaw) in the field of Sorbie, by stated bounds. He has also given and granted and by this present charter established to the said canons one acre of arable land which is next to ‘Scawe’ on the north side, and common pasture for 40 cows and all their offspring of one year, and two bulls and ten oxen and two horses. He has also given and granted to the said canons that they may have free entry and exit to the pasture, with their men and their animals, with all liberties and easements of the villa of Sorbie.
24 December 1165 X 24 August 1198
Inauguration of King William × birth of Alexander II
Source for Data Entry
R.C. Reid, ‘Some early de Soulis Charters’, TDGAS 3rd series, 26 (1949), 150-62, no. 5
Reid, de Soulis, no. 5
NAS, AD 1/4
See Barrow, Kingdom of the Scots, 2nd edn, 235 and n. 8. Malger was a knight of Ranulf de Soules. See Barrow, Anglo-Norman Era, 122. Note that a Simon son of ‘Maugeri’ is mentioned in Brinkburn Cart., no. 181, anent Newbigging.
Note the place-name Mangerton in Castleton parish is for Malger.