People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Alexander de St Martin, sheriff

Biography
held lands in East Lothian, was sheriff of Haddington in 1184. Had a daughter named Ada
Floruits
1153 × 1185
Related Place
Saint-Martin
Family connections
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Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 88

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Gift of peatary of 'Cumbrestrothyr' (ELO) Grantor 3/386/19 (Newb. Reg., no. 100)
unavailable Gift of Athelstaneford Beneficiary 3/5/11 (East Lothian Deeds, no. 1)
unavailable Instruction to perambulate Addressee 1/6/435 (RRS, ii, no. 469)
unavailable Donation of peatary in 'Cumbrestrother' Grantor 1/7/52 (RRS, iii, no. 52)
unavailable Gift of land called 'Langelaw' (Bangly Hill, ELO) Grantor 1/7/166 (RRS, iii, no. 162)
unavailable Donation of 'Langelaw' (Bangly Hill, ELO) Grantor 1/6/105 (RRS, ii, no. 122)
unavailable Gift of part of peatary of ‘Crumbrestrothyr’ (ELO) Grantor 3/523/5 (Newb. Reg., no. 102)
unavailable Gift of peatery called ‘Crumberstrother’ Grantor 2/137/21 (Newb. Reg., no. 223)
unavailable Gift of land of ‘Langelaw’ (Bangly Hill, ELO?) Grantor 3/416/7 (Dryb. Lib., no. 97)
unavailable Gift of 'Langlaw' (Bangly Hill, ELO) Grantor 3/5/10 (Dryb. Lib., no. 95)
unavailable Gift of part of the peatary of ‘Crumbrestrothyr’ (ELO) Grantor 3/386/4 (Newb. Reg., no. 103)
1139 X 24 May 1153 Gift in feu and heritage of Athelstaneford (ELO), land in ELO and part of Drem Beneficiary David Oliphant (12C); Duncan (I), earl of Fife (d.1154); Geoffrey (I) Melville; Hugh de Moreville (I) (d.1162); Nicholas of Roxburgh, chancellor (d.1171?); Ranulf Soulis, king's butler (d.1165×72); Robert Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1185); Walter de Bidun (d.1178); Walter Lindsay (II) (d.c.1165); Walter Ryedale (d.1156); William Lindsay (I) 1/4/112 (Chrs. David I, no. 194)
unavailable Gift in feu and heritage of Athelstaneford, Bara, Duncanlaw, Bangly, and other lands Beneficiary David, earl of Huntingdon (d.1219); Hugh Balliol (12C); Hugh Gifford, lord of Yester; Roger de Valognes; Walter Gifford; William Gifford, son of Hugh Gifford, lord of Yester; [...] de Cenef 3/5/11 (East Lothian Deeds, no. 1)
1162 X 1174 Gift of 'Langelaw' (Bangly Hill, ELO) Grantor 3/523/1 (Dryb. Lib., no. 94)
1162 X 1174 Confirmation of the gift 'Langlaw' (Bangly Hill, ELO) Sicut Clause 3/5/10 (Dryb. Lib., no. 95)
circa 1170 X 1178 Gift of land formerly held by church of Bara Grantor Arnold of the monastery; David Graham (I) (TRW); Henry de St Martin; Hugh, bishop of St Andrews (d.1188); Ilbert, prior of Haddington; James, prior of North Berwick; John, chaplain of Duncanlaw; John, chaplain of Haddington; William, grieve of Berwick 3/523/2 (NRS, GD 45/27/94)
circa 1170 X 20 Jun. 1203 Gift of part of peatary of ‘Crumbrestrothyr’ (ELO) Grantor Basilia, wife of Alexander de St Martin; William de Montfort 3/523/4 (Newb. Reg., no. 101)
9 Aug. 1170 X 1174 Confirmation of donation made by Alexander de St Martin; he also confirms by this charter a toft in Aberlady Sicut Clause 1/6/105 (RRS, ii, no. 122)
18 Feb. 1175 X 1195 Gift of ‘Kressewelle’ (now Monkrigg, ELO) Perambulator Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204); Malcolm (I), earl of Fife (d.1229); William Ramsay (12C) 3/245/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 81)
unavailable Gift of 5 shillings annually from the church of Bara (ELO) Grantor Abraham of Dunkeld, master, canon (fl.1162×78); Andrew, archdeacon of Lothian (fl.1147×59-1178×84); Henry of Pencaitland; Hugh Balliol (12C); Hugh, bishop of St Andrews (d.1188); Hugh, king's clerk (TRW); Ilbert, prior of Haddington; John de Vaux (fl.c.1160-89); Robert II, abbot of Scone (d.1186); Robert of Perth, son of Saewulf, bishops' chancellor; Roger of Wilton, knight; Stephen, clerk (St Andrews); Walter of Roxburgh, archdeacon of St Andrews (fl.1165×72-1179×88) 3/523/3 (St A. Lib., 333-4)
14 Sept. 1184 X 1184 Renewal of boundaries between monks of Newbattle and David Uviet named person (transaction) Alexander de St Martin, sheriff; Arnold, abbot of Rievaulx (1189-99); Philip de Valognes, chamberlain (d.1215); Richard de Moreville (d.1189 or 1190); Robert de Quincy (d.1200x01); Simon Fraser (I) (TRW); Simon, son of Máel Bethad, sheriff of Traquair; Walter Oliphant (I), justice 1/6/228 (RRS, ii, no. 252)
13 Oct., 1195 X 1214 Gift of land in Fife, as perambulated, common pasture and a toft in Crail and freedom from multure Perambulator Adam of Kinghorn, king's clerk; Alexander, son of Thor, sheriff of Clackmannan; Alexander, son of William, sheriff of Stirling; Hugh de Sigillo, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1229 or 1230); John of Stirling, knight, sheriff of Stirling; Martin, master, physician; Nicholas, master, physician; Philip de Valognes, chamberlain (d.1215); Robert de Quarrantilly; William Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1233); William de Valognes (d.1219); William, chaplain (II) of King William (c.1196-1214); William, clerk of King William 1/6/435 (RRS, ii, no. 469)
15 Aug., 1220 X 1221 Confirmation of peatary in 'Cumbrestrother' (in Yester?, ELO) and free transit Sicut Clause Robert of London (d.1225); Thomas of Galloway, earl of Atholl (d.1231); William del Bois, chancellor (d.1232) 1/7/52 (RRS, iii, no. 52)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
1162 X 1174 Lady (domina) of Alexander de St Martin, sheriff (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 3/523/1 (Dryb. Lib., no. 94)
1162 X 1174 Children (liberi) of Alexander de St Martin, sheriff (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/523/1 (Dryb. Lib., no. 94)
1162 X 1174 Brother of Alexander de St Martin, sheriff (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/523/1 (Dryb. Lib., no. 94)
circa 1170 X 1178 Brother of Alexander de St Martin, sheriff (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/523/2 (NRS, GD 45/27/94)
circa 1170 X 20 Jun. 1203 Wife (uxor) of Alexander de St Martin, sheriff (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/523/4 (Newb. Reg., no. 101)
11 Nov. 1170 X 24 Mar. 1171 Brother of Alexander de St Martin, sheriff (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 4/20/1 (Barrow, SHR 30, 43-45)
14 Sept. 1184 X 1184 Sheriff of William I, king of Scots (d.1214)(Employment relationship) subject (relationship) 1/6/228 (RRS, ii, no. 252)
circa 1200 X 15 Aug. 1221 Father of Ela de St Martin, daughter of Alexander de St Martin (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/523/5 (Newb. Reg., no. 102)
1206 X 1222 Daughter of Alexander de St Martin, sheriff (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/523/8 (St A. Lib., 388-9)
22 Apr., 1212 X 1214 Daughter of Alexander de St Martin (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 1/6/483 (RRS, ii, no. 517)
15 Aug., 1220 X 1221 Daughter of Alexander de St Martin, sheriff(Familial relationship) object (relationship) 1/7/52 (RRS, iii, no. 52)


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Date Short Summary Source
18 Feb. 1175 X 1195 sheriff 3/245/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 81)
18 Feb. 1175 X 20 Jun. 1203 sheriff 3/254/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 7 )
1179 X 1221 sheriff 2/41/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 3)
circa 1180 X 20 Jun. 1203 sheriff 3/603/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 111)
14 Sept. 1184 X 1184 sheriff of Haddington 1/6/228 (RRS, ii, no. 252)
14 Sept. 1184 X 1184 sheriff of Haddington 1/6/228 (RRS, ii, no. 252)


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1162 X 1174 'Langelaw' (Bangly Hill, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/523/1 (Dryb. Lib., no. 94)
circa 1170 X 1178 Land and mill of Alexander de St Martin near Bara (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/523/2 (NRS, GD 45/27/94)
circa 1170 X 20 Jun. 1203 Peatary of ‘Crumbrestrothyr’ (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/523/4 (Newb. Reg., no. 101)


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1206 X 1222 Gift of land of the moor of Bara (ELO) Pro anima 3/523/8 (St A. Lib., 388-9)

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Date Short Summary Source
undated Statement concerning bounds of ‘Qwyttewelstrothyr’ (ELO) 3/386/3 (Newb. Reg., no. 98)
unavailable Measuring, perambulating and assigning of two ploughgates 2/41/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 3)
X 17 August 1214 Concession of license to build millpond at Bearford (ELO) 3/386/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 87)
1145 X 24 May 1153 Gift of Whittons, half of Chatto, Lilliesleaf and shielings west of Riccalton 1/4/97 (Chrs. David I, no. 177)
12 June 1152 X 24 May 1153 Grant in perpetual alms of a toft in Haddington 3/5/2 (Dunf. Reg., no. 152)
24 May 1153 X 1159 Gift of Bearford and a ploughgate of land on the Peffer Burn called Prora 3/5/3 (Newb. Reg., no. 69)
24 May 1153 X 1163 Gift of a toft in the burgh of Haddington 3/5/4 (St A. Lib., 207-8)
24 May 1153 X 2 April 1172 Gift in perpetual alms of land in Crail 3/5/5 (St A. Lib., 208)
24 May 1153 X 2 April 1172 Gift of 1 mark from the rents of Malise of Pitmilly in the shire of Crail 3/5/6 (St A. Lib., 209)
24 May 1153 X 1174 Gift in perpetual alms of a toft in Crail 3/5/8 (Camb. Reg., no. 192)
24 May 1153 X 1178 Gift in perpetual alms of Pitmilly 3/5/7 (St A. Lib., 208-9)
1154 X 1159 Gift of church of Earl's Calder (MLO) with half ploughgate 3/16/10 (Dunf. Reg., no. 153)
1154 X 1178 Gift of half-ploughgate in the villa of Inver (ABD) 3/18/2 (St A. Lib., 248-9)
1154 X 1178 Gift of a half ploughgate of land in villa of Inverinch (Inver, ABD) 3/18/4 (St A. Lib., 249)
24 May 1163 X 20 September 1164 Confirmation of the donation of parish church of Kilrymont and other possessions which Richard, bishop of St Andrews has made 1/5/113 (RRS, i, no. 239)
31 December 1163 X 1178 Gift of the church of St Finian of Migvie (ABD) 3/18/5 (St A. Lib., 249-50)
31 December 1163 X 1178 Gift of church of Migvie, as in the charter of Countess Agnes 3/18/3 (St A. Lib., 248)
November 1164 X 1170 Gift of land of Hownam (ROX) 3/284/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 127)
9 December 1165 X 1178 Gift of toft in burgh of Crail 3/5/12 (Dunf. Reg., no. 151)
24 December 1165 X 9 August 1170 Renewal of properties and privileges 1/6/23 (RRS, ii, no. 28)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Renewal of donations of King Malcolm, Walter Corbet, and Rawenild of Yetholm 1/6/60 (RRS, ii, no. 75)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Confirmation of land in Crail and Pitcorthie, given by Countess Ada, his mother 1/6/83 (RRS, ii, no. 99)
24 December 1165 X 1171 Confirmation of land of Whitfield (Northumberland) 1/1000/71 (RRS, ii, no. 100)
24 December 1165 X 2 April 1172 Confirmation of lands given by Richard, bishop of St Andrews 1/6/9 (RRS, ii, no. 13)
24 December 1165 X 2 February 1174 Confirmation of donation made by Walter son of Alan 1/6/63 (RRS, ii, no. 78)
24 December 1165 X 1178 Command to Baillies of Crail to assist May Priory when possible 3/5/13 (Duncan, May Docs., no. 51)
1166 X 9 August 1170 Confirmation of land that John son of Orm gave in 'Hunedun' (Hownam, ROX) 1/6/57 (RRS, ii, no. 72)
circa 1170 Gift of lands of 'Aldenestun' and 'Ulkeleston' (now Penston ELO) 3/486/2 A (NRS, GD 241/254/6)
11 November 1170 X 24 March 1171 Agreement between Robert de Quincy and Newbattle Abbey 4/20/1 (Barrow, SHR 30, 43-45)
circa 1171 X 1174 Confirmation of whole of Cambo (in Kingsbarns, FIF) and a toft in Crail 1/6/114 (RRS, ii, no. 131)
circa 11 November 1172 Gift of a ploughgate of land in Pitmilly (FIF) 3/276/1 (St A. Lib., 313)
1174 Confirmation of the gift of Great Paxton by King Malcolm IV and King William 3/6/3 (Stringer, Earl David Acta, no. 34)
1175 X 1178 Confirmation of donation of land of Whitfield (Northumberland) and concession that he may build 1/1000/74 (RRS, ii, no. 172)
18 February 1175 X 20 June 1203 Gift of 'Balnebucth' (MLO) 3/254/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 7 )
18 February 1175 X 20 June 1203 Renewal of land of ‘Balnebuch’ (MLO) 3/254/3 (Newb. Reg., no. 8)
1178 X 4 August 1188 Confirmation of land given by Countess Ada 1/6/211 (RRS, ii, no. 235)
6 January 1179 X 2 March 1189 Gift of land in Romanno (PEB) in exchange for other land 3/588/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 125)
6 January 1179 X 1196 Confirmation of land which Philip de Vermelles gave 1/6/220 (RRS, ii, no. 243)
1180 X 1193 Confirmation of land of Eskdale 1/6/238 (RRS, ii, no. 264)
1180 X 1193 Gift of toft and croft held by William son of Oein 1/6/239 (RRS, ii, no. 265)
circa 1180 X 20 June 1203 Gift of meadow at Prora (ELO) 3/603/1 (Newb. Reg., no. 111)
circa 1183 X 1195 Gift of church of Strathardle 1/6/219 (RRS, ii, no. 242)
14 September 1184 X 1184 Renewal of boundaries between monks of Newbattle and David Uviet 1/6/228 (RRS, ii, no. 252)
1185 X 1189 Confirmation of land of Granton (MLO) and Stenhouse (STL) 1/6/240 (RRS, ii, no. 266)