People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Transaction: Gift of King David to Melrose Abbey

Type of Transaction
Gift
From Source
3/3/10 (Chrs. David I, no. 121)
Firm date
1143 X 24 August 1147
Dating Notes
Birth of William I × death of John, bishop of Glasgow This charter is similar to King David's (<em>Chrs. David I</em>, no. 120).
Dare
yes
Tenendas
in (free, pure and/or perpetual) alms

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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Grantor David I, king of Scots (d.1153) 1118 × 1152
Beneficiary Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) 1147 × 1309


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Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits Order
John, bishop of Glasgow (d.1147) Johanne John, bishop of Glasgow 1119 × 1147 1
William the Atheling Willelmo nepote regis William the king's nephew 1124 × 1143 2
William Comyn (d.c.1160) Willelmo William the chancellor 1140 × 1143 3
Matad, earl of Atholl (d.1139×59) Madad Matad, earl 1122 × 1143 4
Robert de Umfraville (d.c.1145) Roberto de Unframuill' Robert de Umfraville 1124 × 1143 5
Hugh de Moreville (I) (d.1162) Hugone de Moreuill' Hugh de Moreville 1124 × 1160 6
Walter Stewart (I), son of Alan (d.1177) Waltero filio Alani Walter son of Alan 1137 × 1175 7
Hugh Brett (12C) Hugone Britone Hugh Brett 1124 × 1143 8
Osbert of Arden Osberto de Ardene Osbert of Arden 1124 × 1143 9
Gervase Ridel, sheriff of Roxburgh (TRD) Geruasio Ridel Gervase Ridel 1124 × 1150 10
William de Somerville (I) Willemo de Sumeruill' William de Somerville 1129 × 1189 11
Richard Gernun (I) Ricardo Gernun Richard Gernon 1143 × 1147 12
Richard English (12C) Ricardo Anglico Richard English 1143 × 1147 13
William Lindsay (I) Willemo de Lindeseie William of Lindsay 1137 × 1179 14
Ascelin, archdeacon of Glasgow (fl.1126×7-1153×9) Aschelino Ascelin the archdeacon 1127 × 1153 15
Jordan, clerk Jordano Jordan, the clerk 1141 × 1143 16
Cospatric, earl of Dunbar (d.1166) Gospatricio filio Gospatricii Cospatric son of Cospatric 1138 × 1165 17
Ulkil, son of Aethelstan Ulfchillo filio Ethelstan Ulkil son of Athelstan 1124 × 1143 18
Oswulf, son of Uhtred Osolfo filio Huctredi Osulf son of Uhtred 1147 × 1153 19
Maccus, son of Undweyn Macchus filio Undwain Maccus son of Undwain 1124 × 1143 20
Uhtred, son of Scott Huctredo filio Siot Uhtred son of Scot 1114 × 1124 21
Orm, son of Eilaf Horm filio Eilaf Orm, son of Eilaf 1147 × 1159 22
Oswulf, son of Aelfstan Osolfo filio Elstan Osulf son of Aelfstan 1143 × 1147 23
Robert Bruce I (d.1142) Roberto de Brus Robert de Brus 1124 × 1139 24
Ralph, son of Thurstan Radulfo filio Turstani Ralph son of Thurstan 1143 × 1147 25


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
ROX Melrose totam terram de Melros Melrose
ROX (Roxburghshire) in River Tweed in aquis de Tweda infra terminos eorum piscaturam Roxburgh
ROX Eildon totam terram de Heldune Eildon
ROX Darnick totam terram de Dernewic Darnick


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
right of easement forest of Selkirk and Traquair in forestis [...] de Seleschirche et de Treuequair Selkirk and Traquair forest (Ettrick Forest)
right of common pasture between Gala and Leader Waters inter Galche et Leder Gala and Leader forest