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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 Confirmation of donation of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 197)
unavailable Donation of the land of Hartside and Spott and a saltpan (ELO) Beneficiary 1/6/67 (RRS, ii, no. 83)
unavailable Donation of a saltpan Beneficiary 3/106/12 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 6)
unavailable Charter of Alan, son of Walter Beneficiary 3/15/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 56)
unavailable Concession of free entrance and exit through lands Grantor 3/231/15 (Melr. Lib., no. 355)
unavailable Instruction that Melrose Abbey be free from toll Beneficiary 1/7/13 (RRS, iii, no. 13)
unavailable Gift of the church of Hassendean Beneficiary 2/7/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 126)
unavailable Gift of property rights on River Ayr and in forest (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/42 (Melr. Lib., no. 73)
undated Quitclaim of land in Briggate and rights in other land in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/415/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 180)
unavailable Agreement concerning pasture near Leader Party 2 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Gift of 10 oxgangs and one acre in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/9 (Melr. Lib., no. 289)
unavailable Gift of land of Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/443/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 343)
unavailable Donation (?) of land of Eskdale, viz. Tomleuchar and Watcarrick Beneficiary 1/6/88 (RRS, ii, no. 104)
unavailable Gift of lands and rights in Hownam and Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/421/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 135)
unavailable Gifts of Richard de Moreville Beneficiary 1/6/272 (RRS, ii, no. 301)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 159)
unavailable Gift of land near Brown Carrick Hill (AYR) Beneficiary 3/379/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 36)
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 Agreement made between Kelso and Melrose Abbeys Party 2 1/6/338 (RRS, ii, no. 367)
unavailable Gift of land in territory of Fogo (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Donation of part of peatary in territory of Fairnington (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/2 (RRS, iii, no. 2)
unavailable Donation of land of Ringwood (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Gift of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/11 (Melr. Lib., no. 164)
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)
unavailable Gift of land in Pitcox (ELO) Beneficiary 3/469/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 219)
unavailable Concession (agreement) to build Beneficiary 1/7/246 (RRS, iii, no. 239)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/348/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 158)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Grantor 2/52/12 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 22)
unavailable Gift of land in Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 3/340/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 276)
unavailable Confirmation of lands of Barmuir and Godenech (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/40 (Melr. Lib., no. 72[*])
unavailable Gift of Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 3/595/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 71)
undated Renewal of lands of ‘Drumeceisuiene’, ‘Alesburc’ and ‘Auchnephur’ (near Brown Carrick Hill, AYR) Beneficiary 3/353/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 33)
unavailable Agreement between Robert of Stenton and Melrose Abbey concerning boundaries of Stenton and 'htesheu' (ELO) Party 2 3/546/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 63)
unavailable Confirmation of 20 acres of 'Rauenesfen' (near Whitton, ROX) Beneficiary 3/75/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 152)
unavailable Gift of Melrose (ROX), Eildon (ROX), Darnick (ROX), and Gattonside (ROX) named person (transaction) 2/136/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 164)
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 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 Donation of 13 acres and one perch of land in Fairnington (in Ancrum?, ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/158 (RRS, iii, no. 155)
unavailable Composition concerning territory of Maxton (ROX) Party 1 2/139/85 (Melr. Lib., no. 247)
undated Quitclaim of 6s. 8d. owed for a toft in Berwick Beneficiary 3/539/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 350)
unavailable Concession of property in Elliston (ROX) Party 2 3/211/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 262)
unavailable Gift of lands of Godenech and Barmuir (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/38 (Melr. Lib., no. 72)
unavailable Confirmation of land near Brown Carrick Hill (AYR) Beneficiary 3/379/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 36)
unavailable Gift of land Beneficiary 1/5/25 (RRS, i, no. 132)
unavailable Gift of certain lands (Raeshaw) Beneficiary 4/32/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 133)
unavailable Donation of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 196)
unavailable Confirmation of donation made by Earl Cospatric Beneficiary 1/6/67 (RRS, ii, no. 83)
unavailable Concession of precinct of Melrose abbey in free regality Beneficiary 1/54/261 (RRS, vi, no. 237)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Robert Avenel of land in DMF Beneficiary 3/60/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 39)


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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 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)
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 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 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)