People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/392/6 (Dryb. Lib., no. 284)

John Maitland, lord of Thirlestane, son and heir of Robert Maitland, the late lord of Thirlestane, for the salvation of his soul, and Felicia, his spouse, and for the salvation of the souls of his father and mother and all of his ancestors, has given, granted and by this his present charter established to Dryburgh Abbey the whole land of ‘Snawdon’ (in Thirlestane, BWK), by stated bounds, including the lands of the husbandmen of Thirlestane and ‘Cottyside’, in free, pure and perpetual alms, without any terrestrial service, aids, customs, exactions or demands, and in all the common easements and freedoms, thus named and not named, pertaining to his villa, along with free entrance and exit through his land of Thirlstane with their carriages and other things, except for the tilled lands and untilled meadow. John promises warrandice.
Firm date
circa 1258 X 1289
Dating Notes
Succession of William Maitland × death of Earl Patrick (III) of Dunbar. Alternatively, this charter may date to the 1310's.
Source for Data Entry
Dryburgh Liber, no. 284
Trad. ID
Dryb. Lib., no. 284
Calendar number
Charter type

Total number of associated factoids: 25

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
circa 1258 X 1289 Villa of Thirlestane (BWK) John Maitland, son of Robert Maitland, lord of Thirlestane
circa 1258 X 1289 Land of husbandmen of Thirlestane Husbandmen of Thirlestane
circa 1258 X 1289 Land of husbandmen of Cottyside Husbandmen of Cottyside