People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Transaction: Gift of church of Kennoway (FIF) with various lands (named)

Type of Transaction
Gift
From Source
3/49/1 (St A. Lib., 258-9)
Firm date
24 December 1165 X 1178
Dating Notes
King William’s confirmation (<em>RRS</em>, ii, no. 28) × episcopal confirmation of Bishop Richard (<em>St And. Liber</em>, 137)
Primary
yes
Dare
yes
Tenendas
in (free, pure and/or perpetual) alms
Tenendas original language
in elemosinam
Exemptions
free and quit from all service and/or aid, custom and exaction
Exemptions original language
ab omni seruicio et exaccione seculari

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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Grantor Merleswain, son of Colbán, lord of Kennoway and Ardross Merleswanus filius colbani Merleswain, son of Colbán 1160 × 1189
Beneficiary St Andrews Cathedral Priory canonicis in ecclesia beati Andree apostoli canons in church of Blessed Andrew the apostle 1140 × 1309
Previous landholder Simon, priest of Kennoway simeon Simon, priest 1162 × 1172


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Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits Order
Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204) Dunecano Earl Duncan 1159 × 1203 1
Colbán, earl of Buchan colbano Colban 1178 × 1178 2
Ness, son of William, lord of Leuchars (d.1178×83) Nesio filio Willelmi Sir Ness son of William 1156 × 1178 3
Adam, clerk (12C) adam Adam, clerk 1178 × 1193 4
Merleswain, son of Merleswain of Kennoway Merleswano filiis marleswani Merleswain son of Merleswain 1178 × 1180 5
John, master, nepos of Bishop John of Dunkeld Johanne Master John 1177 × 1182 6
Michael of Methil, clerk (father of John of Methil) Michaele Michael the clerk 1170 × 1178 7
Adam of Kilconquhar, brother of Earl Duncan (father of Duncan) adam fratre comitis Adam brother of the earl 1166 × 1204 8
Adam of Ceres, knight (fl.1154×1200) adam Adam knight of Ceres 1159 × 1198 9
Odo of Kinninmonth, steward, marischal (d.c.1195) odone Odo, dapifer of the bishop 1162 × 1195 10
Simon, priest of Kennoway Symeone Simon, priest of Kennoway 1162 × 1172 11
Robert, dean (St Andrews) Roberto Robert the dean 1172 × 1173 12
Máel Pátraic 'proximam', master (father of Malcolm) malpatricio Master Máel Pátraic 1165 × 1166 13


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
FIF (Fife) church of Kennoway ecclesiam de Kennakin Kennoway
FIF (Fife) Chlenoth chlenoth Unmapped (FIF)
FIF (Fife) valley from cave of Mandrethin uallem ab spelunca Mandrethin Unmapped (FIF)
FIF Pettenduem pettenduem Pettenduem
FIF Petthaschen pethchaschen Petthaschen
FIF Drumchatin quartam partem drumchathin Drumchatin
FIF Fanclarathin quartam partem fanclarachin Fanclarathin
FIF Kilmux terram que dicitur chenmochaueth Kilmux


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
right of common pasture right of common pasture