People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

William Mowat, knight, sheriff (son of Michael)

Biography
Called Lord by 1264. Called knight twice. Called sheriff of Cromarty in Exchequer Rolls (1264). Witnessed charters mainly in the 1260s and 1270s. Son of Michael Mowat (1246×61) Brother of Bernard Mowat (1263×4) Described as lord of Fern (ANG); gave land in Easter Fowlis (ABD) to his brother Bernard. Gave a davoch in Farness in Cromarty (ROS) to David of Denoon, in exchange for Kippen. (1251×72)
Floruits
1258 × 1290
Family connections
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Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 42

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Gift of 'Konanmorcapil' (later Boath, Carmylie parish, ANG) Grantor 2/64/23 (Arb. Lib., no. 249)
undated Gift of land of Easter Fowlis in earldom of Mar Grantor Andrew of Garioch, knight; Reginald Cheyne (father or son?); Richard of Balwearie, knight; Thomas of Rattray, knight; William de Rochnach, knight; William of Lothian, knight 3/409/3 (SHS Misc. v, no. 12)
21 Jun. 1246 X 15 Dec. 1261 *Concession to serve chapel named person (transaction) 2/64/23 (Arb. Lib., no. 249)
21 Jun. 1246 X 15 Dec. 1261 Statement concerning chapel of St Laurence (ANG) and land of 'Drummad' named person (transaction) 2/64/23 (Arb. Lib., no. 249)
Jan. 1251 X 28 Dec. 1272 Gift of davoch of Farness (ROS) in exchange for 'Kyppen' and two markates of land in Denoon (ANG) Grantor Geoffrey Sures, burgess of Inverness; John, vicar of Inverness ; Malcolm, clerk (ROS); Robert, bishop of Ross (d.1271); William (I), earl of Ross (d.1274); William Francis (the Frenchman); William, son of Augustine 3/409/2 (Cromartie, 445-6)
18 Mar. 1258 Agreement of mutual confederation and friendship between men of Scotland and Wales; that they shall not make peace with king of England without mutual consent and agreement Addressor 4/42/2 (Foedera, i, I, 370)
22 Sept. 1275 Agreement between Archibald, bishop of Caithness, and William, earl of Sutherland Sealer 4/15/10 (Bannatyne Misc., no. 2)
Tuesday 14 Mar. 1290 Confirmation of the Treaty of Salisbury Grantor 1/50/32 (Stevenson, Docs., i, no. 92)
Friday 17 Mar. 1290 Request that King Edward certify to the Guardians that a papal dispensation has been granted for marriage between Prince Edward and Lady Margaret Addressor 1/50/33 (Foedera, i, II, 730)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
undated Easter Fowlis in earldom of Mar Holder (possession) 3/409/3 (SHS Misc. v, no. 12)