People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Transaction: Renewal of all the burgh's rights, liberties and privileges

Type of Transaction
Renewal
From Source
1/8/156 (RRS, iv, no. 163)
Firm date
15 November 1285
Dating Notes
15th day of November, regnal year 37.
Primary
yes
Dare
yes
Sicut clause
Included; kingdom
Notes
... with all the liberties of a burgh, etc.; he forbids anyone within the sheriffdom of Lanark to purchase wool or hide, or to carry on any commerce, or to make broadcloth, either dyed or cut, except the burgesses of Lanark; no merchant in the sheriffdom or burgh of Lanark may purchase any merchandise unless from the burgesses of Lanark; all inhabitants of the burgh of Lanark and its burgesses should contribute to the king's aid; anyone bringing in wood or incremium (tree trunks?) for the maintenance of the burgh should have the king's firm peace.

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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Grantor Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286) Alexander Alexander, king of Scots 1245 × 1285
Beneficiary Burgesses of Lanark burgo nostro de Lanark, et burgesibus nostris in eodem burgo nostro manentibus our burgh of Lanark and our burgesses living in the same our burgh 1165 × 1285


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Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits Order
Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1289) Alex' Cummyn Alexander Cumin, earl of Buchan, constable and justiciar of Scotland 1237 × 1289 1
Malise (III), earl of Strathearn (d.in or a.1317) Henrico Henry (?) earl of Strathearn 1258 × 1313 2
Donald, earl of Mar (d.1297×1305) Couenaldo Donald, earl of Mar 1268 × 1297 3
James Stewart (d.1309) Iacobo James, seneschall of Scotland 1276 × 1309 4
Reginald Cheyne, father (d.c.1293) Reginaldo de Chen patre Reginald le Chen the father, knight 1255 × 1290 5
Simon Fraser (III) (d.1291×92) Simone Fraser Simon Fraser, knight 1263 × 1291 6
Patrick Graham, knight (d.1296) Patricio de Grahame Patrick of Graham, knight 1266 × 1296 7


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
exclusive right to manufacture cloth in sheriffdom of Lanark sheriffdom of Lanark
exclusive right of commerce in sheriffdom of Lanark sheriffdom of Lanark
exclusive privilege of purchase of wool and hide in sheriffdom of Lanark sheriffdom of Lanark
no one may take poinds no one may take poinds