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1093 - 1371

Melrose Abbey (fd.1136)

Biography
Melrose Abbey, one of the four Border abbeys, is located in Melrose (ROX), in the diocese of Glasgow, and was founded in 1136 by David I as a Cistercian house. Building was finished on it on Monday, 23 March 1136 (Chron. Melrose)
Floruits
1147 × 1309
Related Place
Melrose
Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 930

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Concession of freedom from teinds Beneficiary 2/132/3 (Newb. Reg., no. 264)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of land in DMF Beneficiary 3/60/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 39)
unavailable Gift of Keresban (in Dalmellington AYR) Grantor 1/7/206 (RRS, iii, no. 199)
unavailable Quitclaim of one mark Beneficiary 3/106/20 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 7)
unavailable Instruction that Melrose Abbey be free from toll Beneficiary 1/7/13 (RRS, iii, no. 13)
unavailable *Gift of advowson of Ochiltree (AYR) Beneficiary 1/53/109 (RRS, v, no. 100)
unavailable Gift of the church of Hassendean Beneficiary 2/7/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 126)
unavailable Gift of land of Kyle (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/93 (Melr. Lib., no. 396)
unavailable Sale to Melrose Abbey of meadow of Fairnington called East Meadow (ROX) Beneficiary 1/8/18 (RRS, iv, no. 16)
unavailable Agreement concerning pasture near Leader Party 2 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
undated * Quitclaim of rights to land in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/632/27 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 27)
unavailable Gift of land various lands and rights in Ayrshire (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/40 (Melr. Lib., no. 72[*])
unavailable Charter of Robert Avenel concerning the land of Eskdale Beneficiary 1/6/238 (RRS, ii, no. 264)
unavailable Sale of burgage in Peebles (PEB) Beneficiary 3/203/2 (Melr. Lib., nos. 354, 411)
unavailable Confirmation of land and pasture in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 285)
undated Gift of eight acres in Scotton (in Kilham, Northumberland) Beneficiary Hugh of Cornastone; John of Paston; Walter of Heiton; Walter Ryedale (early 13C); Walter, clerk of Wark 3/316/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 304)
unavailable Quitclaim of rights in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/632/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 27)
unavailable Gift of land of 'Rachawes' in Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 3/340/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 279)
unavailable Gift of three oxgangs in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 157)
unavailable Gift of land of Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 3/284/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 130)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/10 (Melr. Lib., no. 296)
unavailable Gift of four ploughgates in 'Edmundeston' (in Stenton, ELO) Beneficiary 3/547/43 (Melr. Lib., no. 46)
undated Gift of two tofts in western part of Haddington (ELO) Beneficiary Alexander, son of Waltheof of Lilliesleaf; Geoffrey, son of Waltheof of Lilliesleaf; Henry, son of Robert of Roxburgh; Ralph Spendlove, grieve of Haddington; Richard Nanus (le Nain); Robert of Barnoldby; Walter Lindsay (III), son of William (II) (d.c.1222); William Russell; William, clerk (ELO) 3/348/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 208)
unavailable Quitclaim of 5 marks Beneficiary 3/60/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 196)
unavailable Gift of land of Ringwood (ROX) Beneficiary 3/585/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 150)
unavailable Renewal of Hartside and Spott by Earl Patrick Beneficiary 1/6/357 (RRS, ii, no. 386)
unavailable Gift of lands of ‘Drumeceisuiene’, ‘Alesburc’ and ‘Auchnephur’ (near Brown Carrick Hill, AYR) Beneficiary 3/353/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 33)
undated Confirmation of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary Alexander, clerk (ROX); Andrew of Synton (I), knight (12/13C); Geoffrey, son of Henry of Newbattle; Henry de Heriz; Patrick, son of Walter son of Patrick of Ryedale; Ralph of Ryedale; Reginald, man of William persona of Hownam; Robert of Barnoldby; Walter, son of Geoffrey the cook; Walter, son of Patrick of Ryedale; William Bullock; William, son of Walter son of Patrick of Ryedale; William, son of William son of Walter son of Patrick of Ryedale 3/517/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 166)
unavailable Gift of land in Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 1/53/8 (RRS, v, no. 385)
unavailable Gift of 2 1/2 acres at Harcarse (BWK), arable land of Sorrowlessfield (ROX) and 'Moresschele' Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Bequest of land in Cunningham Beneficiary 1/6/416 (RRS, ii, no. 449)
unavailable Sale of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/277/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 293)
unavailable Gift of land in villa of St Boltolph (Boston, Lincolnshire?) Beneficiary 3/420/1 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 11)
unavailable Gift of land of Morehouse in Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/443/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 252)
unavailable Agreement between Melrose and Kelso over Primside (ROX) Party 1 3/589/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 168)
unavailable Gift of one ploughgate in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/7 (Melr. Lib., no. 288)
unavailable Confirmation of pasture on the River Leader (ROX) Beneficiary 3/547/27 (Melr. Lib., no. 97)
unavailable Further augmentation of King David's gift of Gattonside Beneficiary 2/136/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 164)
unavailable Grant of villa of Burntscarthgreen at ferme Grantor 4/32/88 (Melr. Lib., no. 317)
unavailable Gift of land of Hassendean (ROX) Beneficiary 2/139/86 (Melr. Lib., no. 271)
unavailable Gift of two oxgangs and two acres in Primside (ROX) Beneficiary 2/73/20 (Melr. Lib., no. 146)
undated Gift of land in Berwick bought from John Moyne (Monk) Neighbouring landholder 3/231/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 373)
unavailable Donation of church of Hassendean (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/4 (RRS, iii, no. 4)
unavailable Statement of complaint against William, knight of Hownam Addressor 2/137/49 (Melr. Lib., no. 133A)
unavailable Concession of the king's peace and liberties Beneficiary 1/5/90 (RRS, i, no. 226)
unavailable Donation of land of Ringwood (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Quitclaim and grant of suit of his court, of liberty of buying and selling, of toll, and to hold their courts and pleas, and to take fines, amercements and escheats of pleas Beneficiary 1/8/59 (RRS, iv, no. 59)
undated Renunciation of claims in site of northern gable of the house of Melrose Abbey near the sea in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/632/29 (Melr. Lib., no. 369)
unavailable Gift in augmentation 5 acres and rights in feu of Innerwick (ELO) Beneficiary 1/6/357 (RRS, ii, no. 386)
unavailable Confirmation of lands of ‘Drumeceisuiene’, ‘Alesburc’ and ‘Auchnephur’ (near Brown Carrick Hill, AYR) Beneficiary 3/353/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 33)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
1179 X 1190 Shepherds of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 3/416/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 106)
9 May 1204 Lord (dominus) of William I, king of Scots (d.1214) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 4/30/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 145)
6 Jul. 1208 Lord (dominus) of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 4/19/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 102)
1218 X 1239 Shepherds of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 3/429/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 307)
21 Sept. 1251 X Assignee of Ralph of Echline, burgess of Haddington (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/640/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 315)
circa 1279 X 19 Mar. 1286 Assignee of William of Sprouston, chaplain (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/589/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 347)
1 Jun. 1285 Man (homo) of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 3/14/20 (Melr. Lib., no. 316)
Monday 1 Apr. 1291 Procurator of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/32/110 (Melr. Lib., no. 353)
Aug. 1308 X 16 Jul. 1309 Baillie of Melrose Abbey (fd.1136) (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 1/53/8 (RRS, v, no. 385)
16 May 1309 Friend (m.) (amicus) of John Graham, knight, son of Nicholas Graham (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/254/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 379)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
undated land in Hownam for render of 20 shillings (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/514/1 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 16)
undated Land of Melrose Abbey in Berwick Holder (possession) 3/231/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 373)
undated Toft in Berwick Holder (possession) 3/539/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 350)
undated grange of Edmundeston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/532/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 223)
X 1195 land in Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/421/5 (Kel. Lib., no. 154)
X 2 Feb. 1196 land in Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/349/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 177)
X 1240 land of Morehouse (in Maxton, ROX) Holder (possession) 3/443/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 250)
X 1247 meadow in Pitcox (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 222)
X 19 Feb. 1250 land in Briggate (BWK) Holder (possession) 3/632/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 313)
12 Jun. 1152 X 1186 land in Whitton (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/259/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 119)
1153 X 20 Nov. 1160 Land of Eskdale Holder (possession) 2/7/7 (SEA, i, no. 75)
1170 X 1190 land in Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/421/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 137)
1175 X 1190 Land of the monks of Melrose (in Lauder, BWK) Holder (possession) 3/416/12 (Dryb. Lib., App., no. 1)
1175 X 1195 grange of Hownam (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/421/7 (Melr. Lib., no. 134)
9 Apr. 1181 X 1186 Hownam Grange, ROX Holder (possession) 4/33/5 (SEA, i, no. 103)
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 land in Edmundeston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 218)
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 land in Edmundston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 219)
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 land near Stenton (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 221)
1183 X 1191 Land in territory of Whitton (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/106/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 169)
1184 X 16 Apr. 1196 meadow in feu of Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/15/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 56)
1188 land near Melrose (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/416/17 (Melr. Lib., no. 108)
1189 X 1196 ploughgate and pasture in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/313/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 59)
1189 X 1196 land near Melrose (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/416/23 (Melr. Lib., no. 109)
16 Apr., 1195 X 1196 Meadowland in feu of Innerwick below 'Brunrig' Holder (possession) 1/6/357 (RRS, ii, no. 386)
circa 1198 X 1206 land in Stenton (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/546/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 63)
1204 X 1225 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/249/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 60)
1204 X 1225 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/268/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 61)
1207 X 1209 land in Stenton (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/595/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 64)
1207 X 5 Aug. 1213 Grange of 'Edmundeston' (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/15/37 (Melr. Lib., no. 48)
17 Jun. 1208 X 31 May 1212 grange of monks of Melrose Holder (possession) 3/15/38 (Melr. Lib., no. 104)
17 Jun. 1208 X 4 Dec. 1214 Grange of the monks Holder (possession) 1/6/448 (RRS, ii, no. 482)
6 Jul. 1208 Grange of Melrose Abbey near Sorrowlessfield (ROX) Holder (possession) 4/19/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 102)
6 Jul. 1208 Grange of monks of Melrose Holder (possession) 4/32/18 (Melr. Lib., no. 101)
1211 X 1224 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/547/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 62)
1211 X 1224 brewery in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/547/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 62)
13 Mar. 1213 X 1219 land in Spott (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/606/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 58)
4 Dec. 1214 X 1219 land in Whitton (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/517/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 300)
4 Dec. 1214 X 4 Feb. 1233 land in Morehouse (in Maxton, ROX) Holder (possession) 3/443/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 249)
circa 6 Dec. 1214 X 8 Jul. 1249 land called Clerk's Land in Westlilliesleaf (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/203/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 290)
3 Apr. 1215 Granges of Melrose Abbey Neighbouring landholder 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
25 Mar. 1226 X 24 Mar. 1227 land of 'Rasawes' in Hownam (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/140/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 280)
1227 X 2 Nov. 1232 Teinds of Maxton (ROX) Holder (possession) 4/11/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 246)
25 Mar. 1227 X 24 Mar. 1228 grange of Hownam and land of 'Rachawes' (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/340/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 279)
1236 Lands of Beoch and Auchnefure (AYR) Holder (possession) 3/14/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 189)
28 May 1236 Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 1/7/249 (RRS, iii, no. 242)
28 May 1236 Ettrick (SLK) Holder (possession) 1/7/250 (RRS, iii, no. 243)
3 Dec. 1236 Lands in Roxburghshire Holder (possession) 1/7/259 (RRS, iii, no. 252)
3 Dec. 1236 Lands in Roxburghshire Holder (possession) 1/7/260 (RRS, iii, no. 253)
Oct. 1250 X 1277 land in Nithsdale (DMF) Holder (possession) 3/167/9 (Melr. Lib., no. 319)
21 Sept. 1251 X land in Briggate (Berwick, BWK) Holder (possession) 3/640/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 315)