People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/53/12 (RRS, v, no. 9)

Robert, king of Scots, has given, granted, and at feu-ferme leased, to William, thane of Cawdor, the whole thanage of Cawdor, with the pertinents within the sheriffdom of Invernairn (NAI), for twelve marks of sterling annually as he was accustomed [to render] in the time of Alexander [III], king of Scotland, his great, deceased predecessor. Therefore, because Fergus, called Dempster, holds land there, he shall answer to William for the ferme which he was accustomed to render during the time of King Alexander. William is provide the service, debt and custom [owed] to the king from the time of King Alexander.
Firm date
8 August 1309
Dating Notes
8th day of August in the fourth year of our reign
Place date (modern)
Loch Broom
Place date (document)
Related Place
Loch Broom
Source for Data Entry
RRS, v, no. 9
Trad. ID
RRS, v, no. 9
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
Cawdor Castle, Earl of Cawdor, press 1, shelf 4

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
8 Aug. 1309 Land in thanage of Cawdor (NAI) Fergus, judex (NAI) William, thane of Cawdor