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1093 - 1371

Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128)

Biography
Dunfermline Abbey is located in the royal burgh of Dunfermline (FIF), in the diocese of St Andrews. It was founded as a Benedictine priory around 1070 by Queen Margaret (d.1093) on the site of an earlier chapel and was raised to an abbey in 1128 by David I.
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Total number of associated factoids: 586

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Donation of the land of Moulin Beneficiary 3/274/3 (Dunf. Reg., no. 150)
unavailable Quitclaim of saltpans in Carse (STL) Grantor 4/8/19 (Newb. Reg., no. 168)
unavailable Gift of Kirkcaldy (FIF) Beneficiary 2/71/26 (CDS, ii, no. 1624)
unavailable Assessment of vicarages of churches Beneficiary 2/144/36 (Dunf. Reg., no. 294)
unavailable Gift of the land of Gask (FIF) Beneficiary 3/135/1 (Dunf. Reg., no. 176)
unavailable Gift of churches of Strathardle (PER) and Moulin (PER) Beneficiary 2/140/58 (Dunf. Reg., no. 271 )
unavailable Donation of church of Dunkeld Beneficiary 2/6/3 (SEA, i, no. 42)
unavailable Gift of unfree men to the church of Dunfermline Beneficiary 1/4/5 (Chrs. David I, no. 20)
unavailable Gift of King David Beneficiary 1/8/98 (RRS, iv, no. 102)
unavailable Gift of King Alexander (I) Beneficiary 1/6/25 (RRS, ii, no. 30)
unavailable Gift of toft and croft in Clermiston (MLO) Beneficiary 2/71/19 (Dunf. Reg., no. 324)
unavailable Gift of unfree men to Dunfermline Abbey Beneficiary 1/7/138 (RRS, iii, no. 135)
unavailable Grant by King David of specified revenues Beneficiary 1/4/11 (Chrs. David I, no. 33)
unavailable Quitclaim of lands of Hailes (Colinton, MLO) Beneficiary 2/71/2 (Dunf. Reg., no. 300)
unavailable Gift of serfs Beneficiary 1/4/92 (Chrs. David I, no. 172)
unavailable Concession of rights to fish undefined (transaction) 2/71/24 (Dunf. Reg., no. 336)
unavailable Gift of villa of Baloer (?) Grantor 2/139/22 (Cal. Papal Letters, i, 60)
unavailable Gift of Beath Beneficiary 1/4/92 (Chrs. David I, no. 172)
unavailable Concession of 5 marks from burgh ferme of Inverkeithing (FIF) Beneficiary 1/8/80 (RRS, iv, no. 80)
unavailable Confirmation of agreement between Dunfermline and Culross Abbeys Beneficiary 4/8/14 (Dunf. Reg., no. 214)
unavailable Gift of Musselburgh in free warren Beneficiary 2/71/26 (CDS, ii, no. 1624)
unavailable Gift of 5 marks to Dunfermline Abbey Beneficiary 1/5/35 (RRS, i, no. 158)
unavailable Gift of Wester Beath (FIF) Beneficiary 3/414/12 (Dunf. Reg., no. 208)
unavailable Grant of church of Kircaldy (FIF) Beneficiary 2/97/32 (Dunf. Reg., no. 118)
unavailable Concession that Dunfermline Abbey not be cited outside kingdom Beneficiary 2/143/17 (Dunf. Reg., no. 280; App. i, no. 600 )
unavailable Gift of the church of Moulin and three ploughgates Beneficiary 3/11/5 (Dunf. Reg., no. 148)
unavailable Donation of land of 'Gascynienf' beside Outh (FIF) Beneficiary 1/7/174 (RRS, iii, no. 170)
unavailable Gift of King Malcolm IV Beneficiary 1/8/98 (RRS, iv, no. 102)
unavailable Gift of Queen Sybilla Beneficiary 1/6/25 (RRS, ii, no. 30)
unavailable Gift of churches of Kinglassie (FIF), Kirkcaldy (FIF), and Abercrombie (FIF) Beneficiary 2/140/54 (Dunf. Reg., no. 267)
unavailable Quitclaim (of exchange) of land on which Elcho Priory is built Grantor 3/350/20 (Dunf. Reg., no. 191)
unavailable Gifts of David I Beneficiary 1/4/92 (Chrs. David I, no. 172)
unavailable Gift of 10 acres Beneficiary 2/71/19 (Dunf. Reg., no. 324)
unavailable Concession of general liberties and immunities Beneficiary 2/137/81 (Dunf. Reg., no. 252 )
unavailable Gifts of King Malcolm III and Queen Margaret Beneficiary 1/7/138 (RRS, iii, no. 135)
unavailable Agreement concerning teinds of church of Abercrombie (FIF) Party 1 2/140/31 (Dunf. Reg., no. 260)
unavailable Gift of church of Melville (MLO) Beneficiary 2/10/106 (SEA, i, no. 217)
unavailable Gifts of King Malcolm III and Queen Margaret of lands in Fife Beneficiary 1/4/11 (Chrs. David I, no. 33)
unavailable Grant of churches, possessions and benefices in bishopric of St Andrews Beneficiary 2/97/11 (Dunf. Reg., no. 105)
unavailable Gift of 6 marks from alms of king at Kellie Beneficiary 3/7/6 (Dunf. Reg., no. 167)
unavailable Gift of the church of West Calder Beneficiary 1/5/42 (RRS, i, no. 165)
unavailable Petition of William, vicar of Inverkeithing Defendant 4/0/0 (Dunf. Reg., no. 338)
unavailable Gift of Hailes (MLO) Beneficiary 1/5/12 (RRS, i, no. 118)
unavailable Gift of King William of 100s Beneficiary 1/8/98 (RRS, iv, no. 102)
unavailable Gift of King David Beneficiary 1/6/25 (RRS, ii, no. 30)
unavailable Gift of King Malcolm III and Queen Margaret Beneficiary 1/8/98 (RRS, iv, no. 102)
unavailable *Concession of his great custom on all their lands Beneficiary 1/53/216 (RRS, v, no. 190)
unavailable Gift of 20 marks rent from mills held in benefice Grantor 2/139/101 (Dunf. Reg., no. 256)
unavailable Charter (gift?) of Philip de Mowbray Beneficiary 2/10/158 (Dunf. Reg., no. 102)
unavailable Concession that no one may promulgate sentences of excommunication Beneficiary 2/143/13 (Dunf. Reg., no. 278)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
23 Apr. 1124 X 1128 Man (homo) of Dunfermline Priory (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 1/4/2 (Chrs. David I, no. 17)
1145 X 24 May 1153 Dependant (Cell) of Dunfermline Abbey () object (relationship) 1/4/104 (Chrs. David I, no. 185)
28 Jun. 1211 X 5 Nov. 1215 Lord (dominus) of Reginald Gaillard (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/240/1 (Dunf. Reg., no. 189)
18 Aug., 1211 X 1213 Men (homo) of Dunfermline Abbey (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 1/6/467 (RRS, ii, no. 500)
21 Nov. 1218 Vassal (vassallus/cliens) of Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 2/139/22 (Cal. Papal Letters, i, 60)
1219 X 1238 Man (homo) of Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128)(Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 2/71/8 (Dunf. Reg., no. 231)
13 Jan. 1226 Patron of Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 2/139/102 (Dunf. Reg., no. 257)
11 Apr. 1227 Patron of Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 4/32/57 (Dunf. Reg., no. 213)
circa 1230 X Lord (dominus) of Adam, son of Patrick, of Carberry (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/126/1 (Dunf. Reg., no. 181)
circa 1230 X Lord (dominus) of John, son of Gilbert, of Carberry (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/126/3 (Dunf. Reg., no. 183)
circa 1230 X 1240 Lord (dominus) of Nicholas, son of Gilbert of Smeaton (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/538/2 (Dunf. Reg., no. 180)
4 Feb. 1254 Men (homines) of Dunfermline Abbey(Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 1/8/22 (RRS, iv, no. 20)
Oct. 1254 Baillie of Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/20/39 (Dunf. Reg., nos. 201, 309)
3 Aug. 1284 Tenant of Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 4/20/57 (Dunf. Reg., no. 230)
Oct. 1303 Lord (dominus) of Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 2/0/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 627)
Friday 29 Oct. 1305 Procurator of Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/0/0 (Dunf. Reg., no. 338)
Thursday 20 Jan. 1312 Procurator of Dunfermline Abbey (fd.1128) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/11/11 (Dunf. Reg., no. 340)
16 Nov. 1314 monastery of King Robert [Bruce] I, king of Scots (d. 1329) [Tenurial and lordship relationship] subject (relationship) 1/53/50 (RRS, v, no. 44)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
undated Beath Fleming (FIF) Lord (possession) 3/532/1 (Dunf. Reg., no. 177)
undated Kinghorn, Kirkcaldy, Newburn and Fothrif (FIF) Holder (possession) 2/71/26 (CDS, ii, no. 1624)
undated Fishery of Dunfermline Abbey (in River Esk?) Holder (possession) 2/71/24 (Dunf. Reg., no. 336)
1140 X 24 Aug. 1147 Teind of land of Cambuskenneth Holder (possession) 1/4/49 (Chrs. David I, no. 99)
1145 X 24 May 1153 possession of rights in Moray Holder (possession) 1/4/104 (Chrs. David I, no. 185)
24 May 1153 X 13 Nov. 1160 5 marks from cain of ships in Perth Holder (possession) 1/5/35 (RRS, i, no. 158)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1171 Land of Balchristie (FIF) Holder (possession) 1/6/30 (RRS, ii, no. 35)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1174 Land originally enclosed in the king's park of Stirling Holder (possession) 1/6/113 (RRS, ii, no. 130)
14 Oct. 1178 X 10 Jul. 1188 Port of Musselburgh (MLO) Holder (possession) 1/23/3 (Barrow, SHR 36, 142-3)
14 Oct. 1178 X 1198 Hailes (MLO) Lord (possession) 2/71/2 (Dunf. Reg., no. 300)
1202 X 1223 Houses in Perth Neighbouring landholder 2/71/6 (Dunf. Reg., no. 304)
1202 X 1223 Toft in southern street of Perth Holder (possession) 2/71/7 (Dunf. Reg., no. 305)
1202 X 1223 Land west of church of Perth Holder (possession) 2/71/6 (Dunf. Reg., no. 304)
1212 X 1225 Churches, possessions and benefices in St Andrews bishopric Holder (possession) 2/97/11 (Dunf. Reg., no. 105)
5 Dec. 1214 X 23 Jan. 1226 land of 'Threpland' Holder (possession) 3/7/7 (Dunf. Reg., no. 168)
1219 X 1238 Mill of Withenock (MLO?) Holder (possession) 2/71/8 (Dunf. Reg., no. 231)
1220 X 1241 Toft in Haddington (ELO) Lord (possession) 3/350/20 (Dunf. Reg., no. 191)
circa 1220 X circa 1250 Inchturfin Holder (possession) 4/39/6 (Dunf. Reg., no. 332)
2 Aug. 1221 X 18 Mar. 1227 Couttie, Bendochy, and Keithick (PER), held of Dunfermline Abbey Lord (possession) 4/32/51 (Dunf. Reg., no. 217)
2 Aug. 1221 X 18 Mar. 1227 Church of Bendochy (PER), held of Dunfermline Abbey Lord (possession) 4/32/51 (Dunf. Reg., no. 217)
1225 X 21 May 1236 Churches, possession and benefices in bishopric of St Andrews Holder (possession) 2/97/17 (Dunf. Reg., no. 106)
1225 X 21 May 1236 Churches, possession and benefices in bishopric of St Andrews Holder (possession) 2/97/18 (Dunf. Reg., no. 142)
13 Jan. 1226 Churches of Hailes (MLO) and Kinglassie (FIF) Holder (possession) 2/139/100 (Theiner, no. 58)
13 Jan. 1226 Mills held in benefice from Dunfermline Abbey Lord (possession) 2/139/101 (Dunf. Reg., no. 256)
13 Jan. 1226 Churches of Hailes (MLO) and Kinglassie (FIF) Holder (possession) 2/139/102 (Dunf. Reg., no. 257)
11 Apr. 1227 Chapel of Cleish (KNR) Holder (possession) 4/32/57 (Dunf. Reg., no. 213)
circa 1230 X circa 1240 Mill of ‘Wythenoc’ Holder (possession) 3/556/1 (Dunf. Reg., no. 197)
circa 1230 X 17 Dec. 1253 Smeaton (MLO) Lord (possession) 3/538/3 (Dunf. Reg., no. 194)
Wednesday 22 Oct. 1231 Lands of Dunfermline Abbey (FIF) Holder (possession) 3/194/1 (Dunf. Reg., no. 196)
3 Dec. 1236 X 22 Nov. 1249 Houses in Perth Neighbouring landholder 2/6/48 (Dunf. Reg., no. 140)
27 Dec. 1236 Alms from Kinghorn and Crail Holder (possession) 1/7/261 (RRS, iii, no. 254)
16 Apr. 1237 Church of Moulin (PER) Holder (possession) 2/6/44 (Dunf. Reg., nos. 205, 306)
circa 7 Jun. 1237 Saltpans of Newbattle Abbey in Carse Lord (possession) 4/8/19 (Newb. Reg., no. 168)
20 Oct. 1237 Dollar (CLA) Holder (possession) 1/7/267 (RRS, iii, no. 260)
Feb. 1241 churches, possessions and benefices in St Andrews Holder (possession) 2/97/33 (Dunf. Reg., no. 143)
5 May 1245 Possessions (unspecified) in Scotland Holder (possession) 2/143/16 (Cal. Papal Letters, i, 216)
13 Jan. 1249 Feu of Musselburgh (MLO) Holder (possession) 1/7/336 (RRS, iii, no. 327)
19 Jun. 1250 X 1332 Peatary of Bedgall (PER?) Holder (possession) 2/71/21 (Dunf. Reg., no. 596[*])
19 Jun. 1250 X 1332 Burgh of Dunfermline (FIF) Holder (possession) 2/71/21 (Dunf. Reg., no. 596[*])
1252 X 1256 Half mark formerly received Holder (possession) 2/71/12 (Dunf. Reg., App. I, no. 601)
12 Mar. 1253 Lands of Dunfermline Abbey (KNR) Holder (possession) 4/26/9 (NRS, GD 254/1)
17 Dec. 1253 Smeaton (held of Dunfermline Abbey) Lord (possession) 1/8/20 (RRS, iv, no. 18)
4 Feb. 1254 Land of Dunduff (FIF) Holder (possession) 1/8/22 (RRS, iv, no. 20)
1 Jun. 1267 X 1275 Mill in Newburn (FIF) Holder (possession) 2/71/13 (Dunf. Reg., no. 314)
1 Jun. 1267 X 1275 Bendochy (PER) Holder (possession) 2/71/16 (Dunf. Reg., no. 317)
1275 X 1296 Toft and croft in Clermiston (MLO) Holder (possession) 2/71/19 (Dunf. Reg., no. 324)
1275 X 1296 Lands held of Dunfermline in Clermiston (MLO) Lord (possession) 2/71/19 (Dunf. Reg., no. 324)
10 Mar. 1277 Alms from Kinghorn and Crail Holder (possession) 1/8/99 (RRS, iv, no. 103)
10 Mar. 1277 Dues from king's and queen's kitchens Holder (possession) 1/8/99 (RRS, iv, no. 103)
circa 21 May 1279 Church of Strathardle (PER) Holder (possession) 4/20/54 (Dunf. Reg., no. 227)


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Date Short Summary Source
14 October 1178 X 1198 Succession of land called 'Pontekin' (prob. Pinkie, MLO) 2/71/3 (Dunf. Reg., no. 301)