People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Adam, abbot of Arbroath (fl.1240-46)

Biography
Watt and Shead, Heads, 4: Adam occurs as abbot of Arbroath on 24 June 1240, in '1245' and was apparently still alive on 21 June 1246. He was perhaps the prior who occurs in August 1234 and on 7 April 1239 (NS).
Floruits
1239 × 1245
Related Place
Arbroath
Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 28

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Delivery at feu-farm of land in the parish of Conveth (Laurencekirk, KCD) Party 1 1/7/319 (RRS, iii, no. 311)
17 Jun. 1239 X 1242 Agreement between Robert, son of Warenbald and Richenda his spouse, and Arbroath Abbey Party 2 Alan, chaplain of Laurencekirk/Conveth; Andrew, clerk of Kincardine; Anselm of Camelon; Humphrey of Middleton; John Blund, steward of countess of Angus; John Wishart (I or II) 4/20/32 (BL, Add. MS 33245, fos. 151r-v)
17 Jun. 1239 X 3 Jul. 1247 Confirmation of land in territory of Conveth (Laurencekirk, KCD) [i.e., Scotston (KCD)] Grantor Chapter of Arbroath 2/64/10 (St A. Lib., 279-80)
24 Jun. 1240 Gift of the vicarage of Peterculter (ABD) Sealer Hugh del Bois, master, canon (fl.1227×31-1244); John of Soutra, chaplain of Bishop Ralph of Aberdeen; Richard, master, official of Aberdeen; William del Bois, master, clerk, canon of Aberdeen (d.c.1276) 2/73/29 (Kel. Lib., no. 228)
1242 Agreement between Abbot Adam and convent of Arbroath and John Wishart, son of John Wishart Party 1 Adam, archdeacon of Brechin (1242-64); Anselm of Camelon; Gregory, bishop of Brechin (fl.1189×98-1242×46); Hugh de Beamish, knight; Michael of Moncur, knight; Robert Mowat, knight, justiciar, sheriff of Forfar; William of Brechin, knight 4/20/34 (Arb. Lib., no. 272)
1242 Agreement between Arbroath Abbey and John Wishart Party 1 Alan, chaplain of Laurencekirk/Conveth; Anselm of Camelon; Humphrey of Middleton; John Blund, steward of countess of Angus; John, steward of Arbroath; Robert Mowat, knight, justiciar, sheriff of Forfar 4/20/35 (BL Add. MS 33245, fos. 151v-152r)
25 Mar. 1245 X 24 Mar. 1246 Lease of mill of Conveth (Laurencekirk, KCD) Grantor Anselm of Camelon; Hugh Gray; John, steward of Arbroath; Michael Mowat, sheriff of Inverness; Michael of Moncur, knight; Ralph of Lamley, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1247); Robert Mowat, knight, justiciar, sheriff of Forfar; Robert of Rossie; William of Brechin, knight 2/64/9 (Arb. Lib., no. 271)
21 Jun. 1246 Confirmation of delivery at feu-farm of lands in parish of Conveth (KCD) named person (transaction) Bernard of Ripley; Michael Mowat, sheriff of Inverness; Robert Bruce V, lord of Annandale (d.1295); Robert Mowat, knight, justiciar, sheriff of Forfar; William Gifford (son of John); William of Brechin, knight; William Oliphant (d.c.1247) 1/7/319 (RRS, iii, no. 311)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
1242 Steward of Adam, abbot of Arbroath (fl.1240-46) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/20/35 (BL Add. MS 33245, fos. 151v-152r)
25 Mar. 1245 X 24 Mar. 1246 Steward of Adam, abbot of Arbroath (fl.1240-46)(Employment relationship) object (relationship) 2/64/9 (Arb. Lib., no. 271)