People of Medieval Scotland
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: 950

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Gift of annual pension of 3 marks annually Beneficiary 3/632/37 (Melr. Lib., no. 372)
unavailable Donation of land in territory of 'Killebeccokestun' (PEB) in exchange for land in Cunningham (AYR) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable *Grant of hostelage in Kinross to Melrose abbey Beneficiary 1/53/312 (RRS, v, no. 271)
unavailable Agreement to render to monks 10 salmon for transgressions Party 2 3/266/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 334)
unavailable Gift of land in territory of Hassington (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
undated Confirmation of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary Adam of Huntly; Alexander, clerk (ROX); 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; Walter, son of Patrick of Ryedale; William Bullock; William of Hownam, son of John, son of Orm (d.1227); William, nepos of Patrick of Ryedale; William, son of Mabel; William, son of William son of Walter of Ryedale 3/517/11 (Melr. Lib., no. 164)
unavailable Gift of land and common pasture in Innerwick (ELO) Beneficiary 3/547/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 62)
unavailable Donation of part of land in territory of Clifton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/414 (RRS, ii, no. 447)
unavailable Gift of Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/34 (Melr. Lib., no. 73[*])
unavailable Gift of lands of Barmuir and Godenech (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/40 (Melr. Lib., no. 72[*])
unavailable Confirmation of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 167)
unavailable Gift of revenues in kind and money Grantor 3/632/13 (Melr. Lib., no. 312)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 196)
unavailable Gift of one ploughgate in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 286)
unavailable Confirmation of lands of ‘Drumeceisuiene’, ‘Alesburc’ and ‘Auchnephur’ (near Brown Carrick Hill, AYR) Beneficiary 3/353/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 33)
unavailable Previous donation of lands in DMF Beneficiary Alured, abbot of Cambuskenneth (fl.1152×53-1172×78); Bernard, son of Brian, lord of Hadden; David Oliphant (12C); Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204); Ferteth, earl of Strathearn (d.1171); Geoffrey, abbot of Dunfermline (d.1178); Gregory, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1169); Ingram, bishop of Glasgow (d.1174); John, abbot of Kelso (d.1180); Malcolm, earl of Atholl (d.c.1197); Matthew, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1199); Nicholas of Roxburgh, chancellor (d.1171?); Richard Comyn (d.c.1179); Richard de Moreville (d.1189 or 1190); Richard, bishop of St Andrews (d.1178); Richard, clerk (TRD & TRM); Robert Barclay, brother of Walter; Robert de Quincy (d.1200x01); Walter Barclay, chamberlain (d.c.1193); Walter Stewart (I), son of Alan (d.1177); Walter, clerk (TRM); Waltheof, earl of Dunbar (d.1182) 3/60/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 39)
unavailable Donation of mark from ploughgate between Tundergarth (in Lockerbie, DMF) and Pearsby (DMF) Beneficiary 3/106/20 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 7)
unavailable Gift of the land of 'Keresban' (in Dalmellington AYR) Grantor 3/28/33 (Melr. Lib., no. 227)
unavailable Donation of Hartside (ELO) and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/17 (Melr. Lib., no. 55)
unavailable Quitclaim of pasture from west part of Leader Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Gift of land near Melrose Beneficiary 2/136/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 164)
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 Confirmation of land of Hassendean (ROX) Beneficiary 2/139/86 (Melr. Lib., no. 271)
unavailable Gift of land in Primside (ROX) Party 1 3/503/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 147)
unavailable Donation of land in Hassington Beneficiary 3/15/71 (Melr. Lib., no. 235)
unavailable Donation of chapel of Park (ROX) with land adjacent to it, and land of 'Milcheside' Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Confirmation of lands in Raeshaw (ROX) Beneficiary 4/32/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 133)
unavailable Gift of certain lands (Raeshaw) Beneficiary 2/137/49 (Melr. Lib., no. 133A)
unavailable Donation of Eskdale Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Donation of land in feu of Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/353 (RRS, ii, no. 382)
unavailable Concession of free entrance and exit through lands Grantor 3/231/15 (Melr. Lib., no. 355)
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 Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 3/595/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 69)
unavailable Gift of land of Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/443/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 343)
unavailable Donation of land in territory of Hassington (BWK) Beneficiary 3/47/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 331)
unavailable Gift (?) of land in Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 2/77/8 (CDS, ii, no. 1981)
unavailable Gift of church of Hassendean (ROX) Beneficiary 2/41/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 122)
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 3/632/37 (Melr. Lib., no. 372)
unavailable Quitclaim of rights in Malcolm's Road (Dere Street?) and other causeways Beneficiary 1/7/327 (RRS, iii, no. 342)
undated Quitclaim of 6s. 8d. owed for a toft in Berwick Beneficiary 3/539/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 350)
unavailable Gift of land in Cunningham (AYR) 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 Gift of land in territory of Fogo (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Gift of land in Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/443/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 92)
unavailable Gift of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/11 (Melr. Lib., no. 164)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Grantor 2/52/12 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 22)
unavailable Renewal of Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/34 (Melr. Lib., no. 73[*])
unavailable Confirmation of lands of Barmuir and Godenech (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/40 (Melr. Lib., no. 72[*])


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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 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 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 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)