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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: 949

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 157)
unavailable Renewal of chapel of Park on Leader and land of 'Milchside' in Melrose (ROX) Beneficiary 3/416/17 (Melr. Lib., no. 108)
unavailable Gift of lands of Godenech and Barmuir (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/26 (Melr. Lib., no. 70)
undated Gift of toft in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary Adam of Eccles, master (fl.1178×98); Jocelin Lunnok; John Black (in Berwick); Randolph of the Cellar; Reynaud of Holland; Richard of Dunston; Roger, son of Henry; Unknown, chaplain (BWK); Unknown, clerk (BWK); William Francis (the Frenchman); William Heem ('uncle'); William White (in Berwick); William, clerk (BWK); [...] Portman 3/647/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 28)
unavailable Gift in augmentation 5 acres and rights in feu of Innerwick (ELO) Beneficiary 1/6/357 (RRS, ii, no. 386)
unavailable First settlement in case between Melrose Abbey and Earl Patrick of Dunbar Party 1 4/32/18 (Melr. Lib., no. 101)
unavailable Confirmation of land of Mauchline and other property rights (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 66)
unavailable Confirmation of land in Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 2/77/8 (CDS, ii, no. 1981)
unavailable *Grant of 100 pounds annually from burgh ferme or new custom at Berwick for feeding of Melrose abbey monks Beneficiary 1/53/331 (RRS, v, no. 289)
unavailable Gift of Penshiel (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Sale of whole stud in feu of Lauder Beneficiary 3/15/75 (Melr. Lib., no. 328)
unavailable Gift of half ploughgate of land and a meadow in feu of Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/217 (RRS, ii, no. 240)
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 of Ryedale (son of Ansketill); Ralph of Ryedale; Reginald, man of William persona of Hownam; Robert of Barnoldby; Walter, son of Geoffrey the cook; William Bullock; William, son of William son of Walter son of Patrick of Ryedale 3/517/13 (Melr. Lib., no. 165)
unavailable Gift of Muirhouselaw (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/1 (RRS, iii, no. 1)
unavailable Composition concerning teinds and profits held Party 1 2/139/55 (Melr. Lib., no. 187)
unavailable Gift of the common pasture above Lammermuir (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Gift of two oxgangs of land and two acres of meadow Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Gift of 20 marks for confirmation Grantor 3/15/69 (Melr. Lib., no. 230)
unavailable Sale of land in Westlilliesleaf for 20 shillings (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/16 (Melr. Lib., no. 291)
unavailable Gift of half ploughgate in Lessudden (ROX) Beneficiary 3/358/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 88)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 168)
unavailable Confirmation of settlement between Melrose and Kelso Abbeys Party 1 4/30/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 145)
unavailable Gift of fishery in River Doon, saltpan in Greenan, and land in Greenan Beneficiary 3/379/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 36)
unavailable Grant of church of Hassendean (ROX) Beneficiary 2/136/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 124)
unavailable Quitclaim of 5 marks Beneficiary 3/60/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 41)
unavailable Agreement concerning teinds of the church of Mow (ROX) Party 2 2/73/37 (Melr. Lib., no. 358)
unavailable Donation (?) of land of Eskdale, viz. Tomleuchar and Watcarrick Beneficiary 1/6/88 (RRS, ii, no. 104)
undated Gift of land in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/632/27 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 27)
unavailable Gift of Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 3/254/13 (Melr. Lib., no. 378)
unavailable Confirmation of Hartside (ELO) and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 56)
unavailable Gift of land and pasture in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 285)
unavailable Confirmation of land in Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/443/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 343)
unavailable Renewal of fishery of Old Roxburgh in River Tweed Beneficiary 1/7/15 (RRS, iii, no. 15)
unavailable Donation of piece of land in territory of ‘Gillebecchistun’ (Harehope, PEB) Beneficiary 3/28/18 (Melr. Lib., no. 84)
unavailable Gift of eight acres of arable land in the territory of Kilham (Northumberland) Beneficiary 3/316/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 303)
unavailable Gift of toft in burgh of Glasgow built by Ranulf of Haddington Beneficiary 2/7/40 (Melr. Lib., no. 44)
unavailable Donation of land within feu of Hownam (ROX) [later known as Raeshaw] Beneficiary 1/7/117 (RRS, iii, no. 114)
undated * Quitclaim of land of Kingseat in Penshiel for a sum of money (ELO) Beneficiary 3/444/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 216)
unavailable Gift of half ploughgate in feu of Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
undated Quitclaim of land in Carrick (AYR) Beneficiary 3/312/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 190)
unavailable Gift of land Beneficiary 1/5/25 (RRS, i, no. 132)
unavailable Renewal of donation of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 197)
unavailable Gift of teinds of Pittlesheugh (BWK) Beneficiary 4/8/29 (Melr. Lib., no. 332)
unavailable Gift of 20 acres of land called 'Rauenesfen' (in Whitton, ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 153)
unavailable Confirmation of land in Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 2/77/8 (CDS, ii, no. 1981)
undated Gift of land in Berwick bought from John Moyne (Monk) Beneficiary 3/231/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 373)
unavailable Concession that Melrose Abbey be free from forinsec service Beneficiary 3/14/27 (Melr. Lib., no. 351)
unavailable Gift (?) of Rainpatrick (DMF) Beneficiary 4/8/33 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 8)
unavailable Agreement concerning the boundaries of lands and the grange of Kedslie Party 2 2/203/2 (Dryb. Lib., no. 234)
unavailable Gift of land in Easter Gordon (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)


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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)
10 Nov. 1357 Chaplains of King David II [Employment relationship] subject (relationship) 1/54/159 (RRS, vi, no. 151)
20 Jan. 1358 Chaplains of King David II [Employment relationship] subject (relationship) 1/54/173 (RRS, vi, no. 164)
16 Feb. 1361 Chaplains of King David II [Employment relationship] subject (relationship) 1/54/282 (RRS, vi, no. 254)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
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)
undated Land of Melrose Abbey in Berwick Holder (possession) 3/231/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 373)
undated land in Hownam for render of 20 shillings (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/514/1 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 16)
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 land near Melrose (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/416/23 (Melr. Lib., no. 109)
1189 X 1196 ploughgate and pasture in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/313/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 59)
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 monks of Melrose Holder (possession) 4/32/18 (Melr. Lib., no. 101)
6 Jul. 1208 Grange of Melrose Abbey near Sorrowlessfield (ROX) Holder (possession) 4/19/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 102)
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)