People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/8/129 (RRS, iv, no. 133)

Alexander, king of Scots, and his envoys state the custom for succession to throne of Scotland, with special reference to marriage of his son Alexander to Margaret, daughter of Guy, count of Flanders; mention is made of specific possibilities; arrangements are given for putting the custom permanently on record; and these arrangements are confirmed by Scottish envoys in Flanders
Firm date
December 1281
Dating Notes
1281, month of December
Source for Data Entry
Stones and Simpson, Edward I and the Throne of Scotland, ii, 188-90
Trad. ID
RRS, iv, no. 133
Calendar number
Charter type
Document type notes
Formerly H1/8/126
Original (contemporary)

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
Dec. 1281 Announcement concerning succession to Scottish throne yes
Dec. 1281 *Confirmation of succession of Scottish throne and customs of Scotland yes