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: 949

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Renewal of eight acres in Kilham (Northumberland) Beneficiary 3/316/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 304)
undated Quitclaim of two acres of meadow in Nisbet (ROX) Beneficiary Alan of Harcarse, knight; Eustace, grieve of Swinton; Gilbert, steward of Kinbrigham; Robert Lincoln; Robert of Hereford (ROX) 3/438/2 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 15)
unavailable Gift of land in Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 3/340/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 276)
unavailable Donation of right and claim in lands and pastures of Mauchline (AYR) and of Cairn Table (near Muirkirk, AYR) given by ancestors Beneficiary 1/8/52 (RRS, iv, no. 52)
unavailable Gift of 20 acres of land called 'Rauenesfen' (in Whitton, ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 153)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 196)
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)
undated Gift of land in territory of Easter Gordon (BWK) Beneficiary 3/250/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 409)
unavailable Gift of the land of 'Keresban' (in Dalmellington AYR) Grantor 3/28/33 (Melr. Lib., no. 227)
unavailable Donation of Hartside and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Donation of Hartside (ELO) and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/17 (Melr. Lib., no. 55)
undated * Quitclaim of rights to land in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/632/28 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 28)
unavailable Quitclaim of pasture from west part of Leader Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Donation of part of land in territory of Clifton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/414 (RRS, ii, no. 447)
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 Gift of land near Brown Carrick Hill (AYR) Beneficiary 3/379/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 36)
unavailable Confirmation of land of Hassendean (ROX) Beneficiary 2/139/86 (Melr. Lib., no. 271)
unavailable Donation of land in Hassington Beneficiary 3/15/71 (Melr. Lib., no. 235)
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)
undated Gift of 3 marks annually Beneficiary 3/632/31 (Melr. Lib., no. 371)
unavailable Donation of land of Hartside (ELO) and Spott (ELO) and a certain salt-pan Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Confirmation of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 166)
unavailable Agreement between Melrose Abbey and church of Dunbar Party 1 2/46/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 52)
unavailable Confirmation and warranty made concerning land of Pittlesheugh (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Donation of one net in Berwickstream Beneficiary 2/10/240 (Melr. Lib., no. 179)
unavailable Donation of 'Hunedun' (Hownam Grange, Hownam, ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/57 (RRS, ii, no. 72)
undated Quitclaim of land in Briggate and rights in other land in Berwick (BWK) Beneficiary 3/415/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 180)
unavailable Gift of 10 oxgangs and one acre in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/9 (Melr. Lib., no. 289)
unavailable Donation of the land of Hartside and Spott and a saltpan (ELO) Beneficiary 1/6/67 (RRS, ii, no. 83)
unavailable Gift of lands and rights in Hownam and Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/421/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 135)
unavailable Charter of Gervase Avenel on the land of Eskdale Beneficiary 1/6/238 (RRS, ii, no. 264)
unavailable Donation of land in territory of Hassington (BWK) Beneficiary 3/47/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 331)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 159)
unavailable Charter concerning land in the territory of Clifton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/190 (RRS, ii, no. 214)
unavailable Gift of land near Melrose Beneficiary 2/136/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 164)
unavailable Quitclaim of rights in Malcolm's Road (Dere Street?) and other causeways Beneficiary 1/7/327 (RRS, iii, no. 342)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 347)
unavailable Gift of land in Cunningham (AYR) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
undated Quitclaim of 20 shillings for land in Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary Alan of Ormiston, knight (d.c.1289); Alexander of Chatto, constable of Roxburgh; Hugh of Pearsby, sheriff of Roxburgh; Nicholas of Rutherford, knight; Nicholas, lord of Plenderleith; Simon Fraser (III) (d.1291×92); William de Somerville (III) 3/514/1 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 16)
unavailable Gift of land in Pitcox (ELO) Beneficiary 3/469/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 219)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/348/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 158)
unavailable Gift of land in Hownam (ROX) Beneficiary 3/340/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 276)
unavailable Gift of Mauchline (AYR) Beneficiary 3/595/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 71)
unavailable Gift and grant of Mauchline (AYR) and Cairn Table (near Muirkirk, AYR) Beneficiary 1/8/52 (RRS, iv, no. 52)
unavailable Concession of liberty, secular exaction and immunity Beneficiary 2/132/22 (Melr. Lib., no. 15)
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 Gift of 5 acres in Lammermuir Beneficiary 3/15/35 (Melr. Lib., no. 77)
unavailable Gift of saltpan Beneficiary 3/106/20 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 7)


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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 brewery in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/547/44 (Melr. Lib., no. 62)
1211 X 1224 land 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)