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)? Attestations of 'Merleswain' after about 1180 are presumed to refer to Merleswain son of Merleswain.
Floruits
1160 × 1172
Related Place
Kennoway
Family connections
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Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 61

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
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 Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/134/1 (St A. Lib., 62-7)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/135/2 (St A. Lib., 67-71)
unavailable Gift of ‘Pettenduem’ (FIF) and ‘Pethchaschen’ (FIF) Grantor 3/49/1 (St A. Lib., 258-9)
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)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) with common pasture Grantor 3/12/24 (St A. Lib., 254)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/139/2 (St A. Lib., 76-81 )
unavailable Donation of church of Kennoway (FIF) with land Grantor 1/7/146 (RRS, iii, no. 143)
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 church of Kennoway (FIF), and land called Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/132/16 (St A. Lib., 56-62)
unavailable Gift of Kilmux (FIF) Grantor 2/143/92 (St A. Lib., 98-102 )
unavailable Gift of church of Kennoway (FIF) Grantor 3/12/8 (St A. Lib., 251)
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, clerk (St Andrews); 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, clerk (St Andrews); 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 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)
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)


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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 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)
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)
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) 3/12/24 (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)
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)


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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 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 24 January 1162 Confirmation of the portions of altars 1/5/36 (RRS, i, no. 159)
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 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 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 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 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 24 January 1162 Confirmation of possessions of St Andrews Priory 2/10/38 (SEA, i, no. 156)
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)
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)