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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 Gift of half ploughgate of land and a meadow in feu of Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/217 (RRS, ii, no. 240)
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 Probable grant of Walter Stewart's donation Beneficiary 1/6/63 (RRS, ii, no. 78)
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)
undated Renewal of land in Easter Gordon (BWK) Beneficiary 3/250/15 (Melr. Lib., no. 410)
unavailable Renewal of Hartside and Spott (ELO) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Donation of ploughgate in Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/313 (RRS, ii, no. 342)
unavailable Quitclaim of common land for stud Beneficiary 3/15/75 (Melr. Lib., no. 328)
unavailable Concession of rights of Eskdale (DMF) Beneficiary 3/254/15 (Melr. Lib., no. 380)
unavailable Donation of land in territory of Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Confirmation of sale of stud Beneficiary 3/15/69 (Melr. Lib., no. 230)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 347)
unavailable Gift of toft and croft in Snook of Berwick, and land beside stank of castle of Berwick Beneficiary 1/7/3 (RRS, iii, no. 3)
unavailable Donation of Mauchline (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 Confirmation of a gift of 2 oxgangs, 2 acres of meadow, and pasture for 400 sheep in Primside (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/408 (RRS, ii, no. 441)
unavailable Agreement over property in Elliston (ROX) Party 2 3/211/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 262)
unavailable Previous agreement between Melrose and Kelso Abbeys Party 2 4/8/34 (Melr. Lib., no. 428)
unavailable Donation of Allanshaws in the territory of Lauder (BWK) Beneficiary 1/7/204 (RRS, iii, no. 197)
unavailable Gift of land of Pittlesheugh (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/111 (Melr. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Sale of land and pasture in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/277/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 294)
unavailable Gift of land in Maxton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/393/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 253)
undated Gift 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); Patrick, son of Walter son of Patrick of Ryedale; 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, nepos of Patrick of Ryedale; William, son of Mabel; William, son of Walter son of Patrick of Ryedale; William, son of William son of Walter of Ryedale 3/517/10 (Melr. Lib., no. 163)
unavailable Agreement between Earl Patrick and Melrose Abbey Party 2 3/15/73 (NLS, Adv. MS 34.4.11, fo. 43r)
unavailable Gift of half a ploughgate in Lessudden (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/70 (RRS, ii, no. 86)
unavailable Confirmation of land within feu of Hownam (later Raeshaw) Beneficiary 1/7/117 (RRS, iii, no. 114)
unavailable Donation of land called Sorrowlessfield beyond Leader (ROX) Beneficiary 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Donation of the land of Ringwood (ROX) Beneficiary 1/6/66 (RRS, ii, no. 82)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 167)
unavailable Sale of land in Briggate (Berwick, BWK) Beneficiary 3/632/13 (Melr. Lib., no. 312)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/349/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 136)
unavailable Gift of one ploughgate in Lilliesleaf (ROX) Beneficiary 3/589/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 286)
unavailable Gift of land in Cunningham (AYR) Beneficiary 3/416/31 (Melr. Lib., no. 82)
unavailable Confirmation of donation of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) Beneficiary 3/60/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 197)
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 Donation of a saltpan Beneficiary 3/106/12 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 6)
unavailable Gift of land in ‘Lekehalu’ (ROX?) Beneficiary 3/358/17 (Melr. Lib., no. 301)
unavailable Gift of chapel of Park on Leader and land of 'Milchside' in Melrose (ROX) Beneficiary 3/416/23 (Melr. Lib., no. 109)
unavailable Gift of land in Penshiel and other rights (ELO) Beneficiary 3/596/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 213)
unavailable Gift of land in Whitton (ROX) Beneficiary 3/517/7 (Melr. Lib., no. 155)
unavailable Donation (?) of land of Eskdale, viz. Tomleuchar and Watcarrick Beneficiary 1/6/88 (RRS, ii, no. 104)
unavailable Agreement between Melrose and Kelso over the boundaries between Bowden and Eildon and Darnick (ROX) Party 1 3/503/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 147)
unavailable Concession of freedom to assart in Blainslie (ROX) Beneficiary 3/416/21 (Melr. Lib., no. 95)
unavailable Gift of Melrose (ROX), Eildon (ROX), Darnick (ROX), and Gattonside (ROX) named person (transaction) 2/136/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 164)


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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 land in Hownam for render of 20 shillings (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/514/1 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 16)
undated Toft in Berwick Holder (possession) 3/539/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 350)
undated Land of Melrose Abbey in Berwick Holder (possession) 3/231/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 373)
undated grange of Edmundeston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/532/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 223)
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 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)
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 land in Edmundston (in Stenton, ELO) Holder (possession) 3/469/5 (Melr. Lib., no. 219)
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) 1/7/259 (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)