People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/53/299 (RRS, v, no. 260)

Robert, king of Scots, has given Arbroath abbey land on the Ness in Berwick on Tweed, which belonged to Simon of Dirleton, his enemy and rebel against his faith and peace, who died in England, and by reason of his forfeiture, between the land of James Burnard on the north and the sea on the south, holding in free burgage and in free regality, in pure and perpetual alms. He also grants that the monks and their men dwelling on the land the freedom to buy, sell, and trade with the king's burgesses and merchants.
Firm date
16 December 1324
Dating Notes
16 Dec., regnal year 19
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
Berwicum super Twedam
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Source for Data Entry
RRS, v, no. 260
Trad. ID
RRS, v, no. 260
Calendar number
Charter type
cartulary copy: Arbroath Liber, no. 285

Total number of associated factoids: 19

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
16 Dec. 1324 Enemy of Robert I, king of Scots (d. 1329) [Tenurial & lordship relationship] Simon of Dirleton Robert [Bruce] I, king of Scots (d.1329)