People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Merleswain, son of Colbán, lord of Kennoway and Ardross

Biography
same as Merevin, son of Colban (Charters of David I, 138)?
Floruits
1160 × 1189
Related Place
Kennoway
Family connections
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Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 66

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Donation of church of Kennoway (FIF) with land Grantor 1/7/146 (RRS, iii, no. 143)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/139/2 (St A. Lib., 76-81 )
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) with common pasture Grantor 3/12/24 (St A. Lib., 254)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/131/42 (St A. Lib., 81-2 )
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/143/54 (St A. Lib., 92-5 )
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/143/92 (St A. Lib., 98-102 )
unavailable Gift of church of Kennoway (FIF), and land called Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/132/16 (St A. Lib., 56-62)
unavailable Gift of church of Kennoway (FIF) Grantor 3/12/8 (St A. Lib., 251)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/134/1 (St A. Lib., 62-7)
unavailable Donation of church of Kennoway (FIF), with 'Chenoch' and valley, 'Pettenduem', 'Petthaschen', fourth part of 'Drumchatin' and of 'Fanclarathin' (in Kennoway, FIF?), and Kilmux (FIF), with common pasture Grantor 1/6/304 (RRS, ii, no. 333)
unavailable Gift of ‘Pettenduem’ (FIF) and ‘Pethchaschen’ (FIF) Grantor 3/49/1 (St A. Lib., 258-9)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/135/2 (St A. Lib., 67-71)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 3/12/9 (St A. Lib., 251-2)
unavailable Gift of Merleswain Grantor 2/10/113 (SEA, i, no. 229 )
unavailable Gift of ‘Pettenduem’ (FIF) and ‘Pettaschen’(FIF) Grantor 3/49/2 (St A. Lib., 259-60)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/137/35 (St A. Lib., 71-6 )
unavailable Gift of the church of Kennoway Grantor 2/10/83 (SEA, i, no. 189)
24 May 1153 X 1162 Command to maintain and guard monks of Dunfermline and not to take conveth from them Addressee Andrew, bishop of Caithness (d.1184); Hugh de Moreville (I) (d.1162) 1/5/57 (RRS, i, no. 181)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1178 Gift of church of Kennoway (FIF) with various lands (named) Grantor Adam of Ceres, knight (fl.1154×1200); Adam of Kilconquhar, brother of Earl Duncan (father of Duncan); Adam, clerk (12C); Colbán, earl of Buchan; Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204); John, master, nepos of Bishop John of Dunkeld; Máel Pátraic 'proximam', master (father of Malcolm); Merleswain, son of Merleswain of Kennoway; Michael of Methil, clerk (father of John of Methil); Ness, son of William, lord of Leuchars (d.1178×83); Odo of Kinninmonth, steward, marischal (d.c.1195); Robert, dean (St Andrews); Simon, priest of Kennoway 3/49/1 (St A. Lib., 258-9)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1178 Confirmation of church of Kennoway (FIF) with various named lands Sicut Clause Adam of Ceres, knight (fl.1154×1200); Adam of Kilconquhar, brother of Earl Duncan (father of Duncan); Adam, clerk (12C); Colbán, earl of Buchan; Cuthbert, dean of Fife (d.a.1183); Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204); Hugh of Nydie (I), butler of bishop of St Andrews; Japhet, son of Simon priest of Kennoway; John, master, nepos of Bishop John of Dunkeld; Michael of Methil, clerk (father of John of Methil); Milo de Raiville, man of Earl Duncan; Ness, son of William, lord of Leuchars (d.1178×83); Odo of Kinninmonth, steward, marischal (d.c.1195); Simon, priest of Kennoway 3/49/2 (St A. Lib., 259-60)
2 Apr. 1172 X 1173 Confirmation of the church of Kennoway, as in Merleswain's charter Sicut Clause Alexander, chaplain of bishops of St Andrews (12C); Jocelin, archdeacon of Dunkeld (fl.1165×67-1193/4); John Scott, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1203); Robert of Perth, son of Saewulf, bishops' chancellor; Robert, dean (St Andrews); Simon, priest of Kennoway; Walter of Roxburgh, archdeacon of St Andrews (fl.1165×72-1179×88); William, clerk of Bishop Richard of St Andrews 2/10/83 (SEA, i, no. 189)
2 Apr. 1172 X 1174 Gift of Ardross (FIF) Beneficiary Alan de Lascelles (fl.1165×74); Andrew, bishop of Caithness (d.1184); Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204); Gilbert or Gilla Brigte, earl of Strathearn (d.1223); Gilchrist mac ingin Samuel; Gilla Brigte, earl of Angus (d.×1189); Gilla Coluim, marischal; Gilla Míchéil mac Donnchada; Hugh, king's clerk (TRW); Malcolm, earl of Atholl (d.c.1197); Matthew, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1199); Ness, son of William, lord of Leuchars (d.1178×83); Ralph de Clare; Richard Comyn (d.c.1179); Richard de Prebenda, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1210); Richard of Lincoln, bishop of Moray (d.1203); Robert Barclay, brother of Walter; Walter Barclay, chamberlain (d.c.1193); Walter Oliphant (I), justice; Waltheof, son of Cospatric, lord of Dalmeny and Inverkeithing; William de Mortimer (12C) 1/6/120 (RRS, ii, no. 137)
9/Oct/1211 × 1233 Gift of church of Kennoway (FIF) Grantor 3/12/23 (St A. Lib., 253)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Confirmation of church of Kennoway (FIF) Sicut Clause Adam de Cheket/Theket, clerk; Adam of Rule, clerk; Elias, chaplain (Buchan, 13C); German, prior of Restenneth (fl.1218-24×); Michael Mowat, sheriff of Inverness; Philip of Meldrum/Feodarg, knight; Ranulf/Ralph of Bunkle; Restenneth Priory; Robert Mowat, knight, justiciar, sheriff of Forfar 3/12/8 (St A. Lib., 251)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Confirmation of land of Kilmux (FIF) Sicut Clause Adam de Cheket/Theket, clerk; Adam of Rule, clerk; Elias, chaplain (Buchan, 13C); German, prior of Restenneth (fl.1218-24×); Michael Mowat, sheriff of Inverness; Philip of Meldrum/Feodarg, knight; Ranulf/Ralph of Bunkle; Restenneth Priory; Robert Mowat, knight, justiciar, sheriff of Forfar 3/12/9 (St A. Lib., 251-2)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Confirmation of church of Kennoway (FIF) Sicut Clause Adam de Cheket/Theket, clerk; Adam of Rule, clerk; Elias, chaplain (Buchan, 13C); German, prior of Coldingham (fl.1260); Michael Mowat, sheriff of Inverness; Philip of Meldrum/Feodarg, knight; Ranulf/Ralph of Bunkle; Restenneth Priory; Robert Mowat, knight, justiciar, sheriff of Forfar 3/12/23 (St A. Lib., 253)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Confirmation of Kilmux (FIF) Sicut Clause Adam de Cheket/Theket, clerk; Adam of Rule, clerk; Cairell, son of Malcolm, judex (ANG/ KCD); Elias, chaplain (Buchan, 13C); German, prior of Restenneth (fl.1218-24×); John Sinclair; Ranulf/Ralph of Bunkle 3/12/24 (St A. Lib., 254)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
undated Daughter of Merleswain son of Colban (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/411/1 (St A. Lib., 269-70)
25 Dec. 1160 Son of Colban, earl of Buchan(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 1/5/52 (RRS, i, no. 175)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1178 Father of Merleswain, son of Merleswain of Kennoway (fl.1170s) (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/49/2 (St A. Lib., 259-60)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1178 Son of Colbán, earl of Buchan (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/49/1 (St A. Lib., 258-9)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1178 Son of Merleswain, son of Colban, lord of Kennoway (fl.1150s-90s) (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/49/1 (St A. Lib., 258-9)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1178 Son of Merleswain, son of Colban, lord of Kennoway (fl.1150s-90s) (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/49/2 (St A. Lib., 259-60)
1172 X 1178 Son of Merleswain, son of Colban, lord of Kennoway(Familial relationship) object (relationship) 2/10/93 (SEA, i, no. 185)
circa 1180 X 1204 Son of Merleswain, son of Colban, lord of Kennoway (fl.1150s-90s)(Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/16/12 (SHS Misc. iv, no. 4)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Son of Colban, earl of Buchan(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/12/23 (St A. Lib., 253)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Heir of Merleswain, son of Colban, lord of Kennoway(Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/12/23 (St A. Lib., 253)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Heir of Merleswain, son of Colban, lord of Kennoway(Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/12/24 (St A. Lib., 254)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Son of Colban, earl of Buchan(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/12/24 (St A. Lib., 254)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Son of Colban, earl of Buchan(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/12/8 (St A. Lib., 251)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Heir of Merleswain, son of Colban, lord of Kennoway(Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/12/8 (St A. Lib., 251)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Son of Colban, earl of Buchan(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/12/9 (St A. Lib., 251-2)
9 Oct. 1211 X 1233 Heir of Merleswain, son of Colban, lord of Kennoway(Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/12/9 (St A. Lib., 251-2)


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Date Short Summary Source
24 May 1153 X 13 November 1160 Gift of various possessions 1/5/34 (RRS, i, no. 157)
24 May 1153 X 24 January 1162 Confirmation of the portions of altars 1/5/36 (RRS, i, no. 159)
24 May 1153 X 1162 Concession of firm peace; and command to put Hospital of St Andrews in possession of Kenly 1/5/19 (RRS, i, no. 125)
24 May 1153 X 9 December 1165 Confirmation of a ploughgate in Kedlock given by Simon son of Michael 1/5/31 (RRS, i, no. 138)
1160 X 2 April 1172 Renewal of 'Gillecamestone' (ELO) 3/16/2 (N.B. Chrs., no. 3)
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 24 January 1162 Renewal of offerings of the altar of St Andrews 2/10/40 (SEA, i, no. 155)
20 November 1160 X 13 September 1162 Gift in perpetual alms of the chapel of Inverkeithing and two tofts in that villa 1/5/55 (RRS, i, no. 178)
20 November 1160 X 13 September 1162 Gift of church of Dairsie (FIF) and one ploughgate in same villa 2/10/35 (SEA, i, no. 154)
20 November 1160 X 13 September 1162 Confirmation of Bishop Arnold's grant 1/5/53 (RRS, i, no. 176)
25 December 1160 Gift in feu and heritage of Innes and Nether Urquhart in Elgin with one toft in Elgin 1/5/52 (RRS, i, no. 175)
late 1161 X early 1165 Gift of toft in burgh of Renfrew (RNF) 3/547/3 (Dunf. Reg., no. 162)
6 January 1161 X 13 September 1162 Gift of Coupar Angus; fishing in Ericht and Isla; pasture in forest of Drimmie (PER); easements in forests of Drimmie and Clunie (PER); peace and liberties 1/5/90 (RRS, i, no. 226)
6 January 1161 X 24 January 1162 Confirmation of possessions of St Andrews Priory 2/10/38 (SEA, i, no. 156)
24 May 1163 X 23 May 1164 Renewal of the gift of goods, possessions and liberties assigned by predecessors and himself 1/5/102 (RRS, i, no. 243)
28 March 1165 X 8 December 1166 Renewal of donations 2/10/44 (SEA, i, no. 196)
28 March 1165 X 1171 Gift of church of Tarland 3/18/1 (St A. Lib., 246-7)
circa 1170 X 1204 Confirmation of churches of Cupar, Markinch, Scoonie, and chapel of Kettle (all FIF) 3/16/11 (St A. Lib., 244)
circa 1180 X 1204 Confirmation of possessions given to North Berwick Priory 3/16/12 (SHS Misc. iv, no. 4)
1189 X 1195 Agreement between Henry, the physician, king’s clerk, and Niall Mac Ivar 4/25/1 (RRS, ii, no. 590)
1189 X 1195 Quitclaim of right to patronage of church of Abernethy (PER) with named chapels, lands and teinds 3/42/1 (Arb. Lib., no. 35)
1189 X 1195 Gift of church of Abernethy (PER) with certain chapels and teinds 1/6/310 (RRS, ii, no. 339)
1189 X 1195 Gift of Strachan (KCD) 1/6/311 (RRS, ii, no. 340)