People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Transaction: Gift of 10 acres in villa of Elliston (ROX)

Type of Transaction
From Source
3/211/2 (Dryb. Lib., no. 205)
Firm date
1220 X 11 April 1249
Dating Notes
John son of ‘Iliue’ of ‘Iliuestun’ granted a charter to Master Adam of ‘Baggat’ of an oxgang with an acre of meadow in Elliston (<em>Melr. Lib.</em>, no. 260). Another grant by John of land to Melrose Abbey was confirmed by his daughters Avicia and Agnes, wife of Laurence, the second on 11 Apr. 1249. (<em>Ibid.</em>, nos. 261, 262). Master Adam fl. 1220s and 30s and was dead by 1243 (Watt, <em>Graduates</em>, 22).
in (free, pure and/or perpetual) alms; of me and my heirs
Tenendas original language
in liberam puram et perpetuam elemosinam de me et heredibus meis
free and quit from all service and/or aid, custom and exaction
Exemptions original language
ab omni servicio et consuetudine et seculari exactione
Sicut clause
Included; kingdom; Scotia
Spiritual Benefits
Ancestors (pro salute anime); Any Spiritual Benefit; Successors (pro salute anime)
Witnesses in original, but not copied into cartulary

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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Grantor John, son of Eilaf of Elliston Johannes filius Yliff de Ylistoun John son of Eilif of Elliston 1220 × 1243
Beneficiary Dryburgh Abbey (fd.1150) ecclesie sancte Marie de Driburgh church of St Mary of Dryburgh 1150 × 1345

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Type Name Original Text Related Place
ROX (Roxburghshire) 10 acres in Elliston decem acras terre dominio meo in villa de Ylistoun Elliston