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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 Charter of Alan, son of Walter Beneficiary 3/15/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 56)
unavailable Gift of land to build a cowsted and houses in Whitelee (ROX) Beneficiary 3/416/15 (Melr. Lib., no. 107)
unavailable Sale of land in Briggate (in Berwick, BWK) Beneficiary 3/415/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 180)
unavailable Gift of land in Primside (ROX) Party 1 3/503/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 147)
unavailable Donation of land in feu of Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/353 (RRS, ii, no. 382)
unavailable Donation of 13 acres and one perch of land in Fairnington (in Ancrum?, ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/158 (RRS, iii, no. 155)
unavailable Donation of land in augmentation of land of 'Milcheside' Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Donation of part of peatary in territory of Fairnington (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/2 (RRS, iii, no. 2)
unavailable Donation of land in territory of Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Confirmation of donation by Richard Wallace of his land of Barmuir (Tarbolton, AYR) and 'Godenech' Beneficiary 1/8/59 (RRS, iv, no. 59)
unavailable Agreement concerning marches of lands of Bowden, Eildon and Darnick (ROX) Party 2 1/6/459 (RRS, ii, no. 493)
unavailable Concession of free entrance and exit through lands Grantor 3/231/15 (Melr. Lib., no. 355)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 197)
unavailable 'Grant' of church of Hassendean Beneficiary 2/7/57 (Melr. Lib., no. 272)
unavailable Gift of property rights on River Ayr and in forest (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/42 (Melr. Lib., no. 73)
unavailable Gift of land and pasture in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 284)
unavailable Gift of land of Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/443/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 343)
unavailable Donation of a saltpan Beneficiary 3/106/12 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 6)
unavailable Donation of whole waste of Lammermuir (BWK), in exchange for land of 'Keresban' (in Dalmellington AYR) Beneficiary 1/7/206 (RRS, iii, no. 199)
unavailable Gift of lands of ‘Drumeceisuiene’, ‘Alesburc’ and ‘Auchnephur’ (near Brown Carrick Hill, AYR) Beneficiary 3/353/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 33)
unavailable Gift (?) of land in Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 2/77/8 (CDS, ii, no. 1981)
unavailable Gift of tenement above the Ness in Berwick Beneficiary Adam Moyne; Aymer of Cavers; Robert Keith, marischal (d.1343); W., shearer; William Lindsay, chamberlain 3/632/36 (Melr. Lib., no. 372)
unavailable Gift of land in territory of Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/126 (RRS, iii, no. 123)
undated Quitclaim of 6s. 8d. owed for a toft in Berwick Beneficiary 3/539/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 350)
unavailable Quitclaim of Hartside and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Concession of property in Elliston (ROX) Party 2 3/211/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 262)
unavailable Agreement between Melrose Abbey and church of Dunbar Party 1 2/46/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 52)
unavailable Gift of land in territory of Fogo (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Confirmation of donation made by Earl Cospatric Beneficiary 1/6/67 (RRS, ii, no. 83)
unavailable Gift of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/11 (Melr. Lib., no. 164)
unavailable Charter concerning land in the territory of Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/172 (RRS, ii, no. 195)
unavailable Gift of Melrose (ROX), Eildon (ROX), Darnick (ROX), and Gattonside (ROX) named person (transaction) 2/136/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 164)
unavailable Donation of the land of 'Edmundestun' Beneficiary 1/6/65 (RRS, ii, no. 81)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Grantor 2/52/12 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 22)
unavailable Gift of land in territory of Fogo (BWK) called ‘Hardlau’ and ‘Hungerrig’ lying near Harcarse (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/109 (Melr. Lib., no. 329)
unavailable Confirmation of lands of Barmuir and Godenech (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/40 (Melr. Lib., no. 72[*])
unavailable Composition concerning territory of Maxton (ROX) Party 1 2/139/85 (Melr. Lib., no. 247)
unavailable Confirmation of two ploughgates in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 286)
unavailable Quitclaim of rights in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/632/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 27)
undated Gift of land in Ruchlaw (ELO) Beneficiary Gilbert, son of Andrew; Hugh de Gourlay, knight (son of Hugh), steward of Earl Patrick; Robert of Halkerston; Robert of Kippo; Waltheof, persona of Dunbar; William de Vieuxpont, son of Emma or son of Matilda (13C); William Sinclair (d.1299×1303) 3/532/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 223)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/348/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 160)
unavailable Gift of land of Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 3/284/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 130)
unavailable Gifts of Richard de Moreville Beneficiary 1/6/272 (RRS, ii, no. 301)
unavailable Concession (agreement) to build Beneficiary 1/7/246 (RRS, iii, no. 239)
unavailable Gift of four ploughgates in 'Edmundeston' (in Stenton, ELO) Beneficiary 3/547/43 (Melr. Lib., no. 46)
unavailable Gift which Earl Cospatric made of land of Hartside (Spott, ELO), and of a saltpan Beneficiary 1/5/25 (RRS, i, no. 132)
unavailable Cyrograph concerning sasine of land in Hassington (BWK) Party 2 3/254/9 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 20)
unavailable Gift of ten acres near Edmundeston (in Stenton, ELO) Beneficiary 3/469/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 220)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Robert Avenel of land in DMF Beneficiary 3/60/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 39)
unavailable Gift of land of Raeshaw (in Hownam, ROX) Beneficiary 3/340/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 277)


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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 grange of Edmundeston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/532/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 223)
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)
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 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)
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 land in Edmundeston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 218)
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 Ettrick (SLK) Holder (possession) 1/7/250 (RRS, iii, no. 243)
28 May 1236 Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 1/7/249 (RRS, iii, no. 242)
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)