People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Transaction: Gift of church of St Mary, Berwick, in exchange for church of Melrose

Type of Transaction
Gift
From Source
1/4/26 (Chrs. David I, no. 52)
Firm date
1136 X 24 August 1147
Probable date
circa 1136
Dating Notes
Foundation of Melrose Abbey × death of John, bishop of Glasgow (and subsequent consecration of Bishop Herbert); probably around the time of Melrose's foundation. Note that Bishop John was at Tiron between (late?) 1136 and 1138.
Primary
yes
Dare
yes

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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Grantor David I, king of Scots (d.1153) .DD. David King of Scots 1118 × 1152
Beneficiary Saint Cuthbert Sancto CHVberto 1094 × 1279
Beneficiary Durham Cathedral Priory monachis eiusdem sancti the monks of the same saint 1095 × 1305
Consentor Henry, earl of Northumberland and Huntingdon (d.1152) Henrico Henry my son 1124 × 1150


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Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits Order
John, bishop of Glasgow (d.1147) Johanne John, bishop 1119 × 1147 1
Herbert, bishop of Glasgow (d.1164) Herberto Herbert, abbot of Roxburgh [i.e. Kelso] 1127 × 1163 2
William I, king of Scots (d.1214) Willelmo nepote Regis William, the king's grandson 1145 × 1213 3
Ascelin, archdeacon of Glasgow (fl.1126×7-1153×9) Ascelino Ascelin the archdeacon 1127 × 1153 4
Robert de Umfraville (d.c.1145) Roberto de Humframwilla Robert de Umfraville 1124 × 1143 5
Eastmund, clerk, almoner Estmundo Estmund the clerk 1143 × 1147 6
Berengar Engaine Berenger Hengaine Berengar Engaine 1124 × 1139 7
Waleran, chaplain of King David (in Tranent) Walerano Waleran 1131 × 1153 8
Robert Grimbald Roberto Grimbal Robert Grimbal 1130 × 1136 9
Norman, sheriff of Berwick Normanno Norman, sheriff 1147 × 1147 10
William de Somerville (I) Willelmo de Sumerwilla William de Sumerville 1129 × 1189 11
Robert de Burneville (early 12C) Roberto de Burnouilla Robert de Burneville 1124 × 1195 12