People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Transaction: Confirmation of the gift of Great Paxton by King Malcolm IV and King William

Type of Transaction
Confirmation
From Source
3/6/3 (Stringer, Earl David Acta, no. 34)
Firm date
1174
Dating Notes
'The most likely date of the Holyrood confirmation is the eve of his campaign in England in 1174, when the canons would have been particularly anxious to secure ratification of their rights in Great Paxton from their new lord.' Stringer, <em>Earl David</em>, 238.
Primary
yes
Sicut clause
Included
Previous mentions of charter
yes

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Role Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits
Grantor David, earl of Huntingdon (d.1219) Dauid David, brother of the king of Scots 1159 × 1208
Beneficiary Holyrood Abbey (fd.1128) ecclesie sancte Crucis que est iusta Edenesburc church of the Holy Cross which is in next to Edinburgh 1147 × 1304
named person (transaction) Malcolm IV, king of Scots (d.1165) Malcolmus King Malcolm, my brother 1145 × 1165
Sicut Clause William I, king of Scots (d.1214) W.' King W(illiam), my brother 1145 × 1213


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Name Name (original language) Name (translation) Floruits Order
Hugh Gifford, lord of Yester Hugone Giffard Hugh Giffard 1153 × 1189 1
Alexander de St Martin, sheriff Alexandro de Sancto Martino Alexander de St Martin 1153 × 1185 2
Robert, clerk of Earl David Roberto Robert, my clerk 1172 × 1174 3
William de St Michael (12C) Willelmo de Sancto Michaele William de St Michael 1174 × 1175 4


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Type Name Original Text Related Place
England church of Great Paxton ecclesiam de pacstonia Great Paxton