People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Transaction: Concession of liberty to undergo trial by oath rather than trial by combat

Type of Transaction
Concession
From Source
1/6/359 (RRS, ii, no. 388)
Firm date
2 May, 1196 X 1197
Dating Notes
2nd day of May; the king was in Moray in these years; see <em>RRS</em>, ii, 100
Primary
yes
Dare
yes

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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Grantor William I, king of Scots (d.1214) Willelmus William, king of Scots 1136 × 1213
Beneficiary Geoffrey Blund, burgess of Inverness Gaufrido Blundo Geoffrey Blundus, our burgess of Inverness 1196 × 1197
Beneficiary Burgesses of Inverness omnibus burgensibus nostris de Inuernys all our burgesses of Inverness 1190 × 1370
Beneficiary Burgesses of Moray burgenses nostros de Moravia our burgesses of Moray 1184 × 1196


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Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits Order
David, earl of Huntingdon (d.1219) David David, the earl, my brother 1153 × 1208 1
Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204) [Duncano] Duncan, earl of Fife, justiciar of Scotia 1153 × 1203 2
Gilbert or Gilla Brigte, earl of Strathearn (d.1223) Gilberto Gilbert, earl of Strathearn 1163 × 1221 3
Hugh of Roxburgh, bishop-elect of Glasgow (d.1199) Hugone Hugh, chancellor 1164 × 1198 4
John (I) Hastings, sheriff (12/13C) Joanne de Asting John of Hastings 1165 × 1219 5
Philip de Valognes, chamberlain (d.1215) Philippo de Valloniis Philip de Valognes 1165 × 1215 6
William Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1233) Willelmo Cumyn William Cumin 1175 × 1250 7
Peter of Pollok, son of Fulbert Petro de Pollok Peter of Pollok 1177 × 1234 8
William, son of Freskin, lord of Duffus (William I Freskin) Willelmo filio Freskin William, son of Freskin 1160 × 1196 9
Hugh Freskin, lord of Sutherland (d.p.1214) Hugone filio suo Hugh, his son 1187 × 1207 10
William, son of William, son of Freskin (William II Freskin aka Murray (d.1226)) Willelmo filio eius William, son of the same 1196 × 1207 11


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
no one may compel trial by combat no one may compel trial by combat
liberty not to engage in trial by combat liberty not to engage in trial by combat