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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: 950

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
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 Gift of eight acres of arable land in the territory of Kilham (Northumberland) Beneficiary 3/316/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 303)
undated * Quitclaim of land of Kingseat in Penshiel for a sum of money (ELO) Beneficiary 3/444/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 216)
undated Quitclaim of land in Carrick (AYR) Beneficiary 3/312/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 190)
unavailable Confirmation of Muirhouselaw (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/1 (RRS, iii, no. 1)
unavailable Donation of fishery next to church of Rainpatrick, one acre of land and pasture Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Gift of 100 marks for stud and grant and quitclaim Grantor 3/15/69 (Melr. Lib., no. 230)
unavailable Agreement between Dryburgh and Melrose Party 2 2/10/149 (Dryb. Lib., no. 237)
unavailable Gift and grant of Mauchline (AYR) and Cairn Table (near Muirkirk, AYR) Beneficiary 1/8/52 (RRS, iv, no. 52)
unavailable Agreement concerning teinds of the church of Mow (ROX) Party 2 2/73/37 (Melr. Lib., no. 358)
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 donations by William Bruce Beneficiary 3/106/20 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 7)
unavailable Donation of Hartside (ELO) and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 56)
unavailable Donation of part of land in territory of Clifton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/414 (RRS, ii, no. 447)
unavailable Gift of land in augmentation of 'Milcheside' Beneficiary 1/6/278 (RRS, ii, no. 307)
unavailable Donation of part of land in territory of Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/189 (RRS, iii, no. 185)
unavailable Gift of Hartside (ELO) and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 1/6/357 (RRS, ii, no. 386)
unavailable Gift of fishery of Old Roxburgh in the River Tweed Beneficiary 1/7/15 (RRS, iii, no. 15)
unavailable Confirmation of land in Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 2/77/8 (CDS, ii, no. 1981)
unavailable Renewal of Hartside and Spott by Waltheof Beneficiary 1/6/357 (RRS, ii, no. 386)
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 land in territory of Clifton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Gift (?) of Rainpatrick (DMF) Beneficiary 4/8/33 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 8)
unavailable Quitclaim of forest between Gala and Leader Waters Beneficiary 1/6/212 (RRS, ii, no. 236)
unavailable Gift of land in Easter Gordon (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Gift of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/13 (Melr. Lib., no. 165)
unavailable Gift of lands, pastures and rights in Mauchline, ‘Karintabel’ and on the river Ayr (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/74 (Melr. Lib., no. 322)
unavailable Gift of one ploughgate near grange of Edmundiston (in Stenton, ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Gift of land in Hassington (BWK) Beneficiary 3/254/8 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 18)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 168)
unavailable Sale of land in Briggate (Berwick, BWK) Beneficiary 3/632/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 314)
unavailable Donation of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 197)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary Adam Wallace; John of Leicester, monk of Melrose; Leo de Normanville, knight; Richard of Musselburgh, monk of Melrose; Robert of Kippo; Robert, chaplain of Stewarts; Simon Fleming, son of Bertolf; Thomas Crook, knight; William of Halkerston; William, chaplain (Stewart) 3/547/64 (Melr. Lib., no. 142)
unavailable Gift of land of Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 3/547/38 (Melr. Lib., no. 72)
unavailable Donation of Tomleuchar and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 41)
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 Donation of fisheries in Tweed near Makerstoun (ROX) Beneficiary 1/8/40 (RRS, iv, no. 42)
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)
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)
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 Gift of land of 'Rachawes' in Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 3/340/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 279)
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 Gift of three oxgangs in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 157)


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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 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) 1/7/260 (RRS, iii, no. 253)
3 Dec. 1236 Lands in Roxburghshire Holder (possession) 1/7/259 (RRS, iii, no. 252)
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)