People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Culross Abbey

Biography
Culross Abbey is located in Fife, in the diocese of St Andrews, and was founded as a Cistercian house in 1218.
Floruits
1225 × 1327
Related Place
Culross
Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Confirmation of agreement between Dunfermline and Culross Abbeys Beneficiary 4/8/14 (Dunf. Reg., no. 214)
unavailable Gift of Mountquhanie (FIF) and Rathillet (FIF) Beneficiary 1/7/102 (RRS, iii, no. 99)
unavailable Resignation of £33 6s. 8d. from villa and mills of Cupar Grantor 1/7/102 (RRS, iii, no. 99)
unavailable Foundation of Culross Abbey Beneficiary 3/16/34 (Culross Chrs., 73-5)
unavailable Charter (gift?) concerning sum of £33 6s. 8d. Beneficiary 3/16/34 (Culross Chrs., 73-5)
unavailable Resignation of £33 6s. 8d. from villa and mills of Cupar Grantor 3/16/16 (RRS, v, no. 141)
unavailable Gift of annual pension by Malcolm earl of Fife Beneficiary 1/7/167 (RRS, iii, no. 163)
unavailable Concession of four shillings from mill of Arngask (PER) Beneficiary 3/722/1 (Camb. Reg., no. 5)
unavailable Agreement concerning teinds of church of Abercrombie (FIF) Party 2 2/140/31 (Dunf. Reg., no. 260)
unavailable Resignation of lands of Rathillet and Mountquhanie (FIF) Grantor 1/7/167 (RRS, iii, no. 163)
unavailable Gifts made to Culross Abbey (specified) Beneficiary Hugh Abernethy, knight (d. 1291x2); Laurence Abernethy (fl.1180s×1230s); Ness Ramsay; Peter Ramsay, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1256); William de Valognes (d.1219) 1/7/102 (RRS, iii, no. 99)
5 Dec. 1214 X 6 Dec. 1229 Gift of possessions to Culross Abbey Beneficiary Hugh Abernethy, knight (d. 1291x2); Laurence Abernethy (fl.1180s×1230s); Ness Ramsay; Peter Ramsay, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1256); William de Valognes (d.1219) 3/16/16 (RRS, v, no. 141)
1217 X circa 1240 Gift of an acre of meadow in territory of Carriden (WLO), in exchange for a toft and a small garden Beneficiary Duncan, clerk (WLO); Henry of Braid, sheriff of Edinburgh (early 13C); Roger Avenel, vicar; Roger, son of Philip d'Eu; Thomas, chaplain of W. White; W. White, chaplain; Walter, son of Eda; William the bald 3/129/1 (Analecta Scotica, ii, no. 6)
1217 X circa 1240 * Sale of land between monks of Culross as far as 'Coldune' for 25s. Beneficiary 3/129/1 (Analecta Scotica, ii, no. 6)
1217 X 1247 Gift of 30 acres of land in feu, in Kilgraston (PER) Beneficiary David, brother of Adam, nepos of R. de Warenne; John of Everley, archdeacon of Dunkeld (d.a.1265×72); Malcolm de Warenne, brother of Reginald younger; Osbert, mason; Philip d'Eu; Reginald de Warenne (younger); Robert de Warenne; Roger Raa, mason 3/599/5 (Culross Chrs., 71-2 )
24 Feb. 1225 Confirmation of donation to Culross Abbey Beneficiary Henry of Stirling, son of Earl David; John Hay (I), lord of Naughton (d.×Oct.1266); John Maxwell, chamberlain, sheriff of Roxburgh (d.1241); Thomas of Stirling, clerk, archdeacon of Glasgow (d.1227) 1/7/102 (RRS, iii, no. 99)
11 Apr. 1227 Settlement of dispute between abbots of Culross and Dunfermline concerning chapel of Cleish (KNR) and church of Tullibole (PER) Party 1 Alan Hanselin ; Christian of Strathearn, master, earl's clerk; Elias of Kinninmonth (son of Odo); Griffin de Valle, master; Ness Ramsay; William of Wyville, knight 4/32/57 (Dunf. Reg., no. 213)
15 Nov. 1230 Confirmation of gift by Malcolm, earl of Fife Beneficiary Henry of Stirling, son of Earl David; Ralph, king's chaplain (TRA2); Robert, king's chaplain (TRA2) 1/7/167 (RRS, iii, no. 163)
12 Nov. 1231 Command that monks of Culross shall not be troubled by demands for aid Beneficiary 1/7/179 (RRS, iii, no. 175)
17 Dec. 1234 Concession to hold lands in free forest Beneficiary John of Stirling, knight, sheriff of Stirling; Nicholas Soulis, lord of Liddesdale (d.1265); William, earl of Mar (d.a.1281) 1/7/220 (RRS, iii, no. 213)
27 Jul. 1295 Concession of mill and two acres in Arngask (PER) named person (transaction) 3/722/1 (Camb. Reg., no. 5)
16 Oct. 1299 X 13 Nov. 1301 Gift of land in burgh of Stirling (STL) Neighbouring landholder 2/64/26 (Arb. Lib., no. 321)
1 Mar. 1313 X 1320 Concession that Culross Abbey may possess lands as before the war, notwithstanding loss of charters Beneficiary 3/16/34 (Culross Chrs., 73-5)
1 Mar. 1313 X 1320 Renewal of possessions of Culross Abbey Beneficiary David of Wemyss, knight; Michael of Wemyss, lord of Wemyss, knight; Robert of Crail, abbot of Dunfermline; William of Lamberton, bishop of St Andrews (d.1328) 3/16/34 (Culross Chrs., 73-5)
5 Dec. 1318 Renewal of possessions of Culross abbey Beneficiary 1/53/151 (RRS, v, no. 141)
16 Jan. 1327 Gift of barony of Philipstoun (WLO) in free barony and in free alms Beneficiary 1/53/359 (RMS, i, App. 1, no. 25)


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11 Apr. 1227 Patron of Culross Abbey (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 4/32/57 (Dunf. Reg., no. 213)
1 Mar. 1313 X 1320 Patron of Culross Abbey (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 3/16/34 (Culross Chrs., 73-5)