People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Sheriffs (general)

Floruits
1229 × 1296

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Command to confiscate goods from illegal markets at Coupar Angus abbey, Alyth church, touns of Kettins and Kirriemuir Addressee 1/54/134 (RRS, vi, no. 121)
undated Command to deliver lands of Helen de la Zouche to her heir Addressee 1/27/0 (CDS, ii, no. 853f)
unavailable Command to king's officers to protect possessions of Crossraguel abbey Addressee 1/53/344 (RRS, v, no. 302)
26 Mar. Mandate to come to London Addressee 5/1/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 506)
2 Mar. 1196 X 1199 Instruction to put William Giffard in sasine Addressee 1/6/378 (RRS, ii, no. 410)
24 Apr. 1229 Command not to exact tallage or aid from monks of Arbroath Addressee Matthew Scott, bishop-elect of Dunkeld (d.1230); Thomas, son of Ranulf (d. 1262) 1/7/154 (RRS, iii, no. 151)
19 Mar. 1231 Command to prosecute pleas of monks of Melrose Addressee David de Bonville, marischal (fl.late 12C-mid13C); Donald of Mar, knight (13C); Ingram Balliol (d.1239×44); John Maxwell, chamberlain, sheriff of Roxburgh (d.1241); Robert, king's chaplain (TRA2); Thomas de Normanville, knight; Thomas of Galloway, earl of Atholl (d.1231); William of Bunkle 1/7/171 (RRS, iii, no. 167)
18 Oct. 1231 Command to desist from vexing abbot of Arbroath Addressee David Hastings, earl of Atholl (d.1247); Roger Avenel, sheriff (d.1243) 1/7/178 (RRS, iii, no. 174)
10 Feb. 1232 Command to prosecute cases Addressee Anselm of Camelon; David Lindsay (II), son of David (I), lord of Luffness (d.1241); John de Montfort, son of William; Laurence Abernethy (fl.1180s×1230s); Patrick (II), earl of Dunbar (d.1248); Patrick Abernethy, son of Laurence; Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241); William of Bondington, bishop of Glasgow (d.1258) 1/7/180 (RRS, iii, no. 176)
25 Jan. 1241 Command to restore work animals found in the addressees' bailliaries Addressee Alan Durward (d.1275); Robert Mowat, knight, justiciar, sheriff of Forfar 1/7/280 (RRS, iii, no. 273)
3 Mar. 1246 Command to enforce payment of debts owed to monks of Arbroath Abbey Addressee Alan Durward (d.1275); Walter Murray of Petty (son of William (II) Freskin Murray, d.1226); William, earl of Mar (d.a.1281) 1/7/314 (RRS, iii, no. 306)
12 Nov. 1279 Gift of 100s. from ferme of manor of Forfar (ANG) in recompense for 100s paid by Arbroath to Canterbury on behalf of the king named person (transaction) Patrick Barclay, knight; Walter Stewart, earl of Menteith (d.c.1293); William of Brechin, knight 1/8/124 (RRS, iv, no. 127)
17 Jun. 1285 *Command to pay debts Addressee 1/8/151 (RRS, iv, no. 158)
17 Jun. 1291 ERA undefined (transaction) Edward I, king of England (d.1307) 5/1/0 (Rot. Scot., i, 2a (1))
20 Nov. 1292 X 10 Jul. 1296 Command to release alms to Dryburgh Abbey Addressee 1/51/30 (Dryb. Lib., no. 149)
20 Aug. 1296 Command to hold inquisitions into lands of Helen de la Zouche Addressee 1/27/0 (CDS, ii, no. 853e)
3 Sept. 1296 X 14 Sept. 1296 Command to deliver lands to forfeited tenants of certain magnates Addressee 1/27/0 (CDS, ii, no. 853a)
10 Apr. 1304 ERA undefined (transaction) 5/1/0 (Foedera, i, II, 962 (2))
30 Jul. 1306 X 1 Aug. 1306 ERA (Prisoners) undefined (transaction) 5/1/0 (CDS, ii, no. 1811b)
18 Nov. 1307 ERA (Prisoners) undefined (transaction) 5/2/0 (CDS, iii, no. 25)
10 Dec. 1314 Command to protect master and brothers of Hospital of St John Addressee 1/53/51 (RRS, v, no. 45)
28 Jun. 1316 Command to justiciars, sheriffs and their baillies to enforce collection of Melrose abbey debts Addressee 1/53/105 (RRS, v, no. 96)
9 Mar. 1317 Command to justiciars, sheriffs and their baillies to enforce collection of Arbroath abbey debts Addressee 1/53/121 (RRS, v, no. 112)
3 Dec. 1318 Command to publicise and uphold statues of parliament held at Scone on 3 Dec. 1318 Addressee 1/53/148 (RRS, v, no. 139)
18 Dec. 1318 X 9 Apr. 1327 Command to uphold confirmation and not to injure canons of Holyrood Addressee 1/53/156 (RRS, v, no. 410)
5 Aug. 1326 Command to permit Scone abbey its liberties Addressee 1/53/348 (RRS, v, no. 305)
6 Aug. 1326 Command to help Scone abbey collect its fermes Addressee 1/53/350 (RRS, v, no. 307)
23 Mar. 1327 Prohibition from injuring St Andrews cathedral priory and its granges in freedom from hostings and tallages Addressee 1/53/362 (RRS, v, no. 318)
28 Mar. 1330 Command to enfore collection of debts owed the burgesses of Ayr Addressee 1/54/2 (RRS, vi, no. 2)
21 Jul. 1339 Command not to interfere with regality rights of Arbroath abbey Addressee 1/55/7 (RRS, vi, no. 16)
28 Jun. 1340 Command to compel payments owed Arbroath abbey from cains and collections from royal and other lands Addressee 1/54/14 (RRS, vi, no. 19)
17 May 1341 Command that debts owed Arbroath abbey must be paid; sheriffs must make injurers answer abbey's cases Addressee 1/54/15 (RRS, vi, no. 22)
17 Dec. 1346 Command not to take tallages or prises from lands of Arbroath abbey Addressee 1/54/120 (RRS, vi, no. 109)
5 Mar. 1352 Command to make proclamation forbidding the holding of fairs at Brechin (ANG) and Fordoun (KCD) Addressee 1/54/133 (RRS, vi, no. 120)
5 Mar. 1352 Command to confiscate goods from illegal fairs at Brechin and Fordoun Addressee 1/54/133 (RRS, vi, no. 120)
5 Mar. 1352 Prohibition from attending or maintaining illegal fairs of Brechin and Fordoun Addressee 1/54/133 (RRS, vi, no. 120)
5 Mar. 1352 Command to make proclamation forbidding the holding of markets at Coupar Angus abbey, church of Alyth, touns of Kettins and Kirriemuir Addressee 1/54/134 (RRS, vi, no. 121)
5 Mar. 1352 Prohibition from attending or maintaining illegal markets at Coupar Angus abbey, Alyth church, touns of Kettins, Kirriemuir Addressee 1/54/134 (RRS, vi, no. 121)
13 Mar. 1352 Command to prevent any infringement of the grant of king's custom of Arbroath to Arbroath abbey Addressee 1/54/136 (RRS, vi, no. 123)
6 Feb. 1358 Re-gift of great custom and cocket seal for Arbroath abbey Addressee 1/54/183 (RRS, vi, no. 172)
14 Apr. 1358 Command to pay renders to Friars Preachers named person (transaction) 1/54/193 (RRS, vi, no. 181)
31 Aug. 1358 Command not to take prises, etc. from Melrose abbey Addressee 1/54/208 (RRS, vi, no. 194)
circa Aug. 1359 Command to use secular measures against lords withholding rights of bishops of Moray Addressee 1/54/237 (RRS, vi, no. 495)
3 Oct. 1359 Command not to interfere with regality rights of Arbroath abbey Addressee 1/54/238 (RRS, vi, no. 223)
10 Apr. 1362 Command to collect debts of Friars Preachers of Glasgow Addressee 1/54/306 (RRS, vi, no. 273)
26 Jul. 1366 Command to enforce payment of teinds and timber in earldom of Moray Addressee 1/54/493 (RRS, vi, no. 355)
6 Sept. 1366 Command to distrain inhabitants of Knock (KCD) if Arbroath abbey requests Addressee 1/54/501 (RRS, vi, no. 360)
3 Oct. 1367 Command not to trouble Arbroath abbey for tallages, etc. Addressee 1/54/536 (RRS, vi, no. 384)
4 Dec. 1369 Command to not to compel lands to do services for which they are exempt Addressee 1/54/647 (RRS, vi, no. 456)
11 Dec. 1369 Confirmation of regality and privileges of Scone abbey Addressee 1/54/653 (RRS, vi, no. 460)