People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Richard Comyn (d.c.1179)

Biography
Richard was the great-grandson of Robert Comyn, earl of Northumberland. He received lands in West Linton and married Hextilda, granddaughter and heiress of Donald Ban, king of Scotland.
Floruits
1160 × 1198
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Total number of associated factoids: 64

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
undated Renewal of Slipperfield (PEB) Sicut Clause John White; John, knight (PEB); Oliver, steward (PEB); Ralph de Ribeston; Ralph, chaplain (PEB); Robert, chaplain (PEB); Roland, knight (PEB); Walter of Congalton, knight 3/350/10 (Holy. Lib., App. II, no. 6)
unavailable Gift of Slipperfield (PEB) Grantor 3/350/10 (Holy. Lib., App. II, no. 6)
unavailable Donation of Richard Comyn Grantor 1/6/48 (RRS, ii, no. 63)
unavailable Donation of Richard Comyn Grantor 1/6/338 (RRS, ii, no. 367)
12 Jun. 1152 X 24 Mar. 1160 * Gift of half ploughgate in West Linton Grantor 3/167/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 274)
12 Jun. 1152 X 24 Mar. 1160 Gift of the church of West Linton Grantor Adam of Bunkle; Bernard, son of Brian, lord of Hadden; Geoffrey Ridel (12/13C ROX); Hextilda, countess of Atholl; Odinel Comyn (son of Richard) 3/167/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 274)
25/Mar/1159 × 24/Mar/1160 Donation of church of West Linton (PEB) Grantor 1/5/24 (RRS, i, no. 131)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1178 Gift of Slipperfield (WLO) with licence to build a mill Grantor Aelsi, steward of Linton; David (?), priest of Linlithgow; Henry Revel; Laurence, clerk (12C); Odinel Comyn (son of Richard); Robert of Perth, son of Saewulf, bishops' chancellor; Robert, chaplain (12C); Roger, persona of Rule ; Simon Comyn (son of Richard) 3/167/2 (Mort. Reg., ii, no. 2)
1173 X 1178 Confirmation of alms Sicut Clause John of London (?d.a.1190); Richard de Moreville (d.1189 or 1190); Robert Barclay, brother of Walter; Robert Boswell (de Boseville); Walter Barclay, chamberlain (d.c.1193); Walter de Bidun (d.1178); Walter Oliphant (I), justice; Waltheof, earl of Dunbar (d.1182) 1/6/171 (RRS, ii, no. 194)
1173 × 1178 Gift of the land of Slipperfield (in West Linton, PEB) Grantor 1/6/171 (RRS, ii, no. 194)
8 Dec. 1174 Agreement between William, king of Scots, and Henry (II), king of England (Treaty of Falaise) Hostage Alfred de St Martin, steward; Bertram de Verdun ; Fulk Painel ; Geoffrey de Perche ; Geoffrey, duke of Brittany (d.1186); Gilbert Malet, steward; Herbert, archdeacon of Northampton ; Hugh, earl of Chester (d.1181); Humphrey de Bohun (d.1187); Ingram of Le Hommet; John of Oxford, bishop of Norwich (d.1200); Jordan of Le Hommet; Jordan Taisson ; Osbert de Camera; Ralph Taisson ; Ralph, abbot of Montebourg ; Ranulf Puhere ; Reginald de Courtenay ; Richard de Coutances, bishop of Avranches (d.1181); Richard de Vernon ; Richard I, king of England (d.1199); Richard of Le Hommet, constable; Robert Bertram ; Robert de Beaumont, count of Meulan (d.1204); Robert de Mortimer ; Robert, abbot of Malmesbury ; Robert, son of Bernard; Roger Bacon ; Roger of Howden; Roger, brother of Ralph Taisson; Walter de Coutances, archbishop of Rouen (d.1207); William de Courcy, steward; William de Mandeville, earl of Essex (d.1189); William of Le Hommet; William, son of Aldan, steward of England; William, vavasour (12C) 4/1/1 (A-S Relations, no. 1)
Saturday 21 Oct. 1179 Renewal of pasture rights in the direction of and within his forest Neighbouring landholder Alan Stewart, son of Walter (d.1204); David, earl of Huntingdon (d.1219); Hugh Ridel (I); Richard de Moreville (d.1189 or 1190); Robert Barclay, brother of Walter; Robert de Quincy (d.1200x01); Walter Barclay, chamberlain (d.c.1193); Walter Oliphant (I), justice; Waltheof, earl of Dunbar (d.1182); William Hay (I), lord of Errol (d.c.1201) 1/6/191 (RRS, ii, no. 215)


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1173 X 1177 justice 1/6/153 (RRS, ii, no. 175)
1173 X 1178 justiciar 1/6/152 (RRS, ii, no. 174)


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Date Short Summary Source
unavailable Previous donation of lands in DMF 3/60/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 39)
24 May 1153 X 9 December 1165 Command to show obedience to Glasgow and render teinds 1/5/119 (RRS, i, no. 258)
25 March 1159 X 24 March 1160 Grants and confirms liberties and possessions 1/5/24 (RRS, i, no. 131)
25 March 1160 X 24 March 1161 Renewal of the gifts and liberties given by King David, Earl Henry, King Alexander and Bishop Robert 1/5/51 (RRS, i, no. 174)
20 November 1160 X 13 September 1162 Gift in frank marriage of Strathmiglo (FIF), Falkland (FIF), Rathillet (FIF), Strathbraan (PER) and ferme of [Kings]Kettle (FIF) 1/5/67 (RRS, i, no. 190)
6 January 1161 X 24 January 1162 Confirmation of Restenneth (ANG) 2/10/37 (SEA, i, no. 147)
6 January 1161 X 24 January 1162 Renewal of the church of St Peter, Restenneth, and everything which his ancestors had given and granted 1/5/71 (RRS, i, no. 195)
24 December 1165 X 9 August 1170 Gift of church of Inchture (PER) and chapel of Kinnaird (PER) 1/6/18 (RRS, ii, no. 23)
24 December 1165 X 9 August 1170 Renewal of properties and privileges 1/6/23 (RRS, ii, no. 28)
24 December 1165 X 9 August 1170 Renewal of alms and benefices conferred by his ancestors and others 1/6/34 (RRS, ii, no. 39)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Gift of toft in Scone with 20 acres of land 1/6/95 (RRS, ii, no. 111)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Command not to injure the hospital of St Andrews and to pay debts promptly 1/6/19 (RRS, ii, no. 24)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Renewal of all (named) liberties in charter of King Malcolm 1/6/22 (RRS, ii, no. 27)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Confirmation of ploughgate in Hadden (ROX), and a toft in Hadden 1/6/84 (RRS, ii, no. 101)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Gift of one ploughgate 1/6/101 (RRS, ii, no. 117)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Confirmation of hermitage of Muswell and teinds of demesne of Piddington and of pannage 1/1000/59 (RRS, ii, no. 19)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Instruction that Dunfermline Abbey should hold all its lands by boundaries as in time of King David 1/6/33 (RRS, ii, no. 38)
24 December 1165 X 1174 Confirmation of churches of Campsie and Antermony in Lennox 1/6/103 (RRS, ii, no. 120)
24 December 1165 X 1174 Gift of Rossie (ANG) 1/6/38 (RRS, ii, no. 43)
24 December 1165 X 1174 Grant of Cousland, Pentland and Gogar (MLO) 1/6/108 (RRS, ii, no. 125)
24 December 1165 X 1174 Command that prior of Coldingham is to have fugitives and neyfs of lands of Coldingham and Coldinghamshire 1/6/39 (RRS, ii, no. 44)
24 December 1165 X 1174 Confirmation of lands in Berwickshire restored by Swein the priest 1/6/58 (RRS, ii, no. 73)
24 December 1165 X 2 February 1174 Confirmation of donation made by Walter son of Alan 1/6/63 (RRS, ii, no. 78)
1166 X 9 August 1170 Renewal of land in Liberton (MLO) and Leadburn (Penicuik, PEB) 1/6/44 (RRS, ii, no. 59)
1166 X 1171 Gift of Inverarity (ANG) 1/6/98 (RRS, ii, no. 114)
1166 X 1171 Succession of Strathbrock (WLO), Roseisle, Inchkeil, Duffus, and Kintrae (MOR), and 'Machar' 1/6/100 (RRS, ii, no. 116)
1172 X 2 April 1172 Confirmation of Monorgan (in Longforgan, PER) 1/6/116 (RRS, ii, no. 133)
23 January 1172 X 2 April 1172 Command to enforce payment to churches and personae of Moray their rightful teinds and dues 1/6/115 (RRS, ii, no. 132)
2 April 1172 X 1174 Gift of Ardross (FIF) 1/6/120 (RRS, ii, no. 137)
2 April 1172 X 1174 Grant of church of Invergowrie and land called Dargie (PER) 1/6/121 (RRS, ii, no. 138)
2 April 1172 X 1174 Gift of revenue in Moray 1/6/122 (RRS, ii, no. 139)
1173 X 2 February 1174 Gift of Whitslaid (SLK) 1/6/126 (RRS, ii, no. 145)
1173 X 1177 Renewal of possessions 1/6/153 (RRS, ii, no. 175)
1173 X 1177 Instruction that monks of Melrose be free from toll and customs 1/6/155 (RRS, ii, no. 177)
1173 X 1178 Gift of Coultra (FIF) 1/6/127 (RRS, ii, no. 147)
1173 X 1178 Gift of land in Inverleith (MLO) 1/6/152 (RRS, ii, no. 174)
1175 X 1176 Concession of his firm peace 1/6/136 (RRS, ii, no. 156)
1175 X 1178 Renewal of mill of Ednam (ROX), etc. 1/6/166 (RRS, ii, no. 188)
1175 X 1178 Concession to have a burgh at Glasgow with a market 1/6/168 (RRS, ii, no. 190)
29 December, 1195 X 1203 Confirmation of one davoch in Glenfarquhar (KCD) 1/6/391 (RRS, ii, no. 423)
24 August 1198 X 16 October 1198 Gift of Balfeith (KCD) 3/83/6 (Arb. Lib., no. 89)