People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Transaction: Gift of four ploughgates in 'Edmundeston' (in Stenton, ELO)

Type of Transaction
Gift
From Source
3/547/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 4)
Firm date
24 May 1153 X 23 September 1168
Probable date
prob. 9 Dec. 1165 x 23 Sept. 1168
Dating Notes
ascension of King Malcolm IV x <em>RRS</em>, ii, no. 81; probable date derived from the fact that Walter asks for masses to be celebrated for the soul of King Malcolm.
Primary
yes
Dare
yes
Tenendas
in (free, pure and/or perpetual) alms
Tenendas original language
in liberam et perpetuam elemosinam
Exemptions
free and quit from all service and/or aid, custom and exaction
Exemptions original language
ab omni seruio et consuetudine
Spiritual Benefits
Ancestors (pro anima); Any Spiritual Benefit; Self (pro anima); Successors (pro anima)
Witnesses in original, but not copied into cartulary
yes

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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Grantor Walter Stewart (I), son of Alan (d.1177) Walterus filius alani Walter son of Alan, steward of the king of Scotland 1131 × 1175
Beneficiary Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) sancte marie de Melros et monachis ibidem Saint Mary of Melrose and the monks there 1147 × 1309


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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Pro anima Malcolm IV, king of Scots (d.1165) Malcolmi my lord, Malcolm the king 1145 × 1165


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
ELO (East Lothian) 4 ploughgates in Edmundeston quatuor carrucatas terre de edmundiston' Edmundiston