People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Transaction: Gift of Coupar Angus; fishing in Ericht and Isla; pasture in forest of Drimmie (PER); easements in forests of Drimmie and Clunie (PER); peace and liberties

Type of Transaction
Gift
From Source
1/5/90 (RRS, i, no. 226)
Firm date
6 January 1161 X 13 September 1162
Probable date
1161
Dating Notes
Blessing of Abbot John of Kelso × death of Bishop Arnold of St Andrews; during Arnold's tenure as papal legate
Primary
yes
Dare
yes
Tenendas
for their own uses; in (free, pure and/or perpetual) alms
Tenendas original language
in perpetuam elemosinam ad suos proprios usus
Exemptions original language
liberam et quietam ab omnibus servitiis et assisis auxiliis et consuetudinibus et omnibus exactionibus
Sicut clause
Included
Spiritual Benefits
Ancestors (pro salute anime); Any Spiritual Benefit; Self (pro salute anime); Successors (pro salute anime)
Notes
peace and all liberties as King David granted to Melrose Abbey; easements held for their own uses

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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Grantor Malcolm IV, king of Scots (d.1165) Malcolmus Malcolm, king of Scots 1145 × 1165
Beneficiary Coupar Angus Abbey (fd.1164) Sancte Marie de Cupro St Mary of Coupar 1162 × 1314


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Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits Order
Arnold, bishop of St Andrews (d.1162) Ernaldo Arnold, legate of Scotland 1150 × 1161 1
Herbert, bishop of Glasgow (d.1164) Herberto Herbert, bishop of Glasgow 1127 × 1163 2
John, abbot of Kelso (d.1180) Joanne John, abbot of Kelso 1162 × 1179 3
Osbert, abbot of Jedburgh (d.1174) Osberto Osbert, abbot of Jedburgh 1147 × 1166 4
William, abbot of Holyrood (I) (d.1172) Gulielmo William, abbot of Holyrood 1152 × 1166 5
Ingram, bishop of Glasgow (d.1174) Ingelramo Ingram, the chancellor 1141 × 1173 6
Walter Stewart (I), son of Alan (d.1177) Waltero Walter the steward 1137 × 1175 7
Nicholas of Roxburgh, chancellor (d.1171?) Nicolao Nicholas, the chamberlain 1150 × 1170 8
Ferteth, earl of Strathearn (d.1171) Ferret Earl Ferteth 1159 × 1165 9
Gilla Brigte, earl of Angus (d.×1189) Gillebride Gille Brigte, earl of Angus 1153 × 1189 10
Merleswain, son of Colbán, lord of Kennoway and Ardross Merlesuano Merleswain 1160 × 1189 11
Gilla Andréis son of Alwine Gillandro Rennero Gilandrew, the rannaire 1162 × 1163 12
Robert Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1185) Roberto Avenel Robert Avenel 1140 × 1180 13
David Oliphant (12C) David Olifard David Olifard 1145 × 1170 14
Ralph de Camera Radulfo de Camera Radulf de Camera 1162 × 1201 15


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
PER Coupar Angus totam terram meam de Cupro Coupar Angus
PER (Perthshire) Rivers Ericht and Isla (fishings) piscationibus in utroque fluvio scilicet Arieth et Ylif River Ericht


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
right of easement forest of [Drimmie] and Clunie omnia asiamenta in forestis meis de [Drumin] et de Clunin Drimmie and Clunie forest
right of easement forests north of Forth [omnia asiamenta] in omnibus forestis meis Scotie
privileges in general (all liberties, etc.) privileges in general (all liberties, etc.) omnes liberatates quas bone memorie avus meus rex David dedit Mailrosensi ecclesie
no one may detain possessions no one may detain possessions nemo [...] presumat perturbare vel capere hominem vel res suas violenter auferre vel ablatas retinere
right of common pasture Drimmie forest pasturam forestie mee apud Drumin Drimmie and Clunie forest
firm peace and protection firm peace and protection pacem [...] quas bone memorie avus meus rex David dedit Mailrosensi ecclesie