People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Kelso Abbey

Biography
Kelso Abbey, one of the four Border abbeys, was originally founded as a Tironensian house at Selkirk, probably in 1113, and moved to Kelso (ROX), diocese of St Andrews, around 1127.
Floruits
1131 × 1311
Related Place
Kelso
Matrix
Kelso Abbey
Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 1068

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Sentence concerning patronage of church of Closeburn in favour of Kelso Abbey (DMF) Party 1 3/327/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 341)
unavailable Agreement between William Courtenay and Ada, his wife, and Kelso Abbey Party 2 3/15/36 (Kel. Lib., no. 294)
unavailable Gift of land, meadows and woods, and 'Hulocheshou' Beneficiary 1/6/338 (RRS, ii, no. 367)
unavailable Confirmation of churches, possessions, rights, etc. in the diocese of St Andrews Beneficiary 2/97/13 (Kel. Lib., no. 434)
unavailable Transfer of abbey from Selkirk to the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Kelso Beneficiary 1/6/48 (RRS, ii, no. 63)
unavailable Gift of church of Kilmaurs (AYR) Beneficiary 3/416/9 (Kel. Lib., no. 285)
unavailable Gift of land in Mellerstain (BWK) Beneficiary 3/269/6 (Kel. Lib., no. 137)
unavailable Gift of land in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/269/3 (Kel. Lib., no. 174)
unavailable Concession of right to buy and sell Beneficiary 1/6/49 (RRS, ii, no. 64)
unavailable Agreement between Richard Gordon and Kelso over lands and other unspecified property in Gordon (BWK) Party 2 3/250/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 126)
unavailable Gift of moor and land at 'Brademedue' in Gordon (BWK) Beneficiary 3/250/10 (Kel. Lib., no. 122)
unavailable Quitclaim of fishery of 'Redehou' (BWK) Beneficiary 3/389/3 (Kel. Lib., no. 55)
unavailable Concession of liberties and immunities granted to Kelso Abbey Beneficiary 2/143/184 (Kel. Lib., no. 460 )
unavailable Confirmation of settlement between Melrose and Kelso Abbeys Party 2 4/30/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 145)
unavailable Concession to have chapel in court at Greenlaw (BWK) Grantor 3/15/99 (Kel. Lib., no. 75)
unavailable Renewal of teind of foals Beneficiary 3/578/6 (Kel. Lib., no. 328)
unavailable Gift of land in territory of villa of Shotton Beneficiary 3/15/106 (Kel. Lib., no. 361)
unavailable Previous papal confirmation to Kelso Abbey Beneficiary 2/143/184 (Kel. Lib., no. 460 )
unavailable Renewal of possessions Beneficiary 3/15/90 (Kel. Lib., no. 77)
unavailable Donation of churches within diocese of Glasgow Beneficiary 1/6/350 (RRS, ii, no. 379)
unavailable Gift of land in Shotton (Northumberland) Beneficiary 3/173/5 (Kel. Lib., no. 360)
unavailable Gift of land near Kelso (ROX) Beneficiary 1/5/24 (RRS, i, no. 131)
unavailable Gift of fishery called Woodhornstell in the River Tweed Beneficiary 3/72/5 (Kel. Lib., no. 267)
unavailable Grant of liberties Beneficiary 2/132/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 114)
unavailable Gift of ploughgate in Westergordon (BWK) Beneficiary 4/20/66 (Kel. Lib., no. 125)
unavailable Concession of liberties (general) Beneficiary 2/130/2 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 35)
unavailable Gift of land in Roxburgh Beneficiary 4/32/4 (SEA, i, no. 209)
unavailable Gift of toft and croft, two oxgangs in Greenlaw (BWK) Beneficiary 3/15/25 (Kel. Lib., no. 80)
unavailable Concession of liberties and immunities granted to Kelso Abbey Beneficiary 2/143/184 (Kel. Lib., no. 460 )
unavailable Confirmation of churches, rights, and liberties in the diocese of St Andrews Beneficiary 2/97/8 (Kel. Lib., no. 452)
unavailable Grant of churches and schools of Roxburgh Beneficiary 2/132/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 114)
unavailable Agreement between Kelso Abbey and Richard Maitland and William his son Party 1 2/73/33 (APS, vii, 138)
unavailable Confirmation of gift made by David, earl of Huntingdon, of church of Campsie (STL) Beneficiary 3/17/4 (Kel. Lib., no. 222)
unavailable Donation of churches of Campsie and Antermony (STL) Beneficiary 1/6/103 (RRS, ii, no. 120)
unavailable Concession of unspecified ecclesiastical rights Beneficiary 3/355/3 (Kel. Lib., no. 333)
unavailable Gift of 3 marks annually in place of cain of one ship Beneficiary 1/8/65 (RRS, iv, no. 64)
unavailable Gift of land and pasture in Shotton (Northumberland) Beneficiary 3/568/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 365)
unavailable Gift of church of Langton (BWK) Beneficiary 2/10/31 (SEA, i, no. 150)
unavailable Confirmation of cows and swine from king's cain from land in exchange for rent formerly paid from land in Glencairn Beneficiary 1/6/338 (RRS, ii, no. 367)
unavailable Resignation of land in Redden (ROX) Party 2 3/495/4 (Kel. Lib., no. 220)
unavailable Gift of teinds, ploughgate of land, fishery and a toft which they have in Berwick Grantor 2/10/8 (SEA, i, no. 139)
unavailable Gift of church of Sprouston Beneficiary 1/4/102 (Chrs. David I, no. 183)
unavailable Donation of Walter Corbet Beneficiary 1/6/48 (RRS, ii, no. 63)
undated Gift of land in Gordon (BWK) Beneficiary 3/250/9 (Kel. Lib., no. 121)
unavailable Gift of churches of Trailflat and Drumgrey (DMF) Beneficiary 3/139/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 345)
unavailable Gift of a field at ‘Lathladde’ in Mow (ROX) Beneficiary 3/349/4 (Kel. Lib., no. 161)
unavailable Renewal of possessions Beneficiary 3/15/90 (Kel. Lib., no. 77)
unavailable Confirmation of churches and schools of burgh of Roxburgh Beneficiary 1/6/350 (RRS, ii, no. 379)
unavailable Gift of two oxgangs and two acres in Primside (ROX) Grantor 2/73/20 (Melr. Lib., no. 146)
unavailable Petition of abbot and convent of Kelso Addressor 2/144/88 (Kel. Lib., no. 468)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
X Chaplain of Kelso Abbey (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/20/10 (Kel. Lib., no. 145)
6 Jan. 1161 X 5 May 1180 Man (homo) of Kelso Abbey(Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 2/73/6 (Kel. Lib., no. 111)
6 Jan. 1161 X 5 May 1180 Man (homo) of Kelso Abbey(Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 2/73/8 (Kel. Lib., no. 115)
1173 X 2 Feb. 1194 Clerk of Kelso Abbey (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/22/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 300)
10 Sept. 1195 X 18 Apr. 1207 Vicar of Kelso Abbey (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/20/8 (Kel. Lib., no. 166)
15 Feb. 1198 X 7 Jul. 1202 Fidelis (sworn man) of Kelso Abbey (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 4/32/13 (SEA, i, no. 256)
4 May 1235 Clerk of Kelso Abbey(Employment relationship) object (relationship) 2/73/27 (Kel. Lib., no. 231)
1236 X 1241 shepherd of Kelso Abbey (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 3/547/61 (Kel. Lib., no. 247)
Wednesday 17 Nov. 1266 Lord (dominus) of William son of Philip of Greenrig (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/257/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 200)
25 Mar. 1269 X 24 Mar. 1270 Lord (dominus) of William of Folkerton (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/230/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 189A)
25 Jul. 1271 Lord (dominus) of Hugh Crawford, knight (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/183/3 (Kel. Lib., no. 474)
25 Jul. 1271 Lord (dominus) of Alice, wife of Hugh Crawford (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/183/3 (Kel. Lib., no. 474)
14 Oct. 1271 Lord (dominus) of William of the hill of Midlem son of Watheof son of Aldwin (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/405/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 352)
Monday 7 Aug. 1273 Vicars of Kelso Abbey (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/20/48 (Kel. Lib., no. 334)
15 May 1285 Lord (dominus) of Hugh son of John son of Hugh of Redden (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/495/3 (Kel. Lib., no. 219)
22 Sept. 1294 Lord (dominus) of Adam of Dowane, son of Daniel of Dowane (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/718/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 192)
30 May 1295 Procurator of Kelso Abbey (Employment relationship) object (relationship) 4/32/111 (Kel. Lib., no. 203)
30 May 1295 Lord (dominus) of John of Roxburgh, monk of Kelso (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 4/32/111 (Kel. Lib., no. 203)
7 Aug. 1299 Guardian of Kelso Abbey object (relationship) 1/27/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 581)
7 Aug. 1299 Monk of Kelso Abbey (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 1/27/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 581)
20 Oct. 1299 X 2 Mar. 1317 Lord (dominus) of Adam of Dowane, son of Daniel of Dowane (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 3/718/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 195)


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9 Dec. 1268 Dominus (Lord/Sir) 3/286/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 291)
25 Jul. 1271 Dominus (Lord/Sir) 3/183/3 (Kel. Lib., no. 474)
29 Jan. 1273 X 6 Aug. 1306 lord of Lesmahagow 3/130/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 198)
Friday 28 Jul. 1290 lord of feu of Waltheofgate 3/741/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 44)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
undated Land of Little Kype (LAN) Holder (possession) 2/73/36 (Kel. Lib., no. 197)
undated land in Berwick (BWK) Holder (possession) 3/632/26 (Melr. Lib., ii, App., no. 25)
undated land in Innerwick (ELO) Neighbouring landholder 3/289/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 249)
undated pool of Kelso (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/250/10 (Kel. Lib., no. 122)
undated pool of Kelso (BWK) Holder (possession) 3/250/11 (Kel. Lib., no. 123)
undated land in Lesmahagow Lord (possession) 3/247/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 187)
X 2 Feb. 1196 land in Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/349/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 177)
X 1219 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/313/3 (Kel. Lib., no. 255)
X 1241 ploughgate in Preston at ferme (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/503/7 (Kel. Lib., no. 318)
X 24 Aug. 1260 land in Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/349/7 (Kel. Lib., no. 159)
1138 X 24 Aug. 1147 Hardingstone (Northants.) Holder (possession) 3/3/2 (Chrs. David I, no. 70)
1147 X 12 Jun. 1152 Hardingston, Northampton Holder (possession) 1/4/102 (Chrs. David I, no. 183)
circa 1150 X 8 Mar. 1185 land in Innerwick (ELO) Neighbouring landholder 3/60/5 (Kel. Lib., no. 252)
circa 1150 X 8 Mar. 1185 land in Innerwick (ELO) Neighbouring landholder 3/60/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 257)
25 Oct. 1150 X 17 Nov. 1151 ploughgate in Berwick Holder (possession) 2/10/8 (SEA, i, no. 139)
25 Oct. 1150 X 17 Nov. 1151 fishery in villa of Berwick Holder (possession) 2/10/8 (SEA, i, no. 139)
25 Oct. 1150 X 17 Nov. 1151 one toft in burgh of Berwick Holder (possession) 2/10/8 (SEA, i, no. 139)
25 Mar. 1159 X 24 Mar. 1160 Land in Berwick belonging to Kelso Abbey Holder (possession) 1/5/24 (RRS, i, no. 131)
25 Mar. 1159 X 13 Sept. 1162 Church of Greenlaw (BWK) Lord (possession) 3/15/6 (Kel. Lib., no. 79)
9 Dec. 1165 X 1178 land in Hadden (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/265/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 217)
9 Dec. 1165 X 1195 land in Hadden (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/265/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 214)
24 Dec. 1165 X 1195 Land of the church of St Laurence, Berwick (BWK) Holder (possession) 1/6/48 (RRS, ii, no. 63)
1173 X 2 Feb. 1194 church of Hume (BWK) Holder (possession) 4/22/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 301)
1173 X 2 Feb. 1194 church of Hume (BWK) Holder (possession) 4/22/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 300)
1175 X 1178 Church of Keith-Hundeby (Humbie) Holder (possession) 2/10/95 (SEA, i, no. 205)
1175 X 1178 Church of Keith (Humbie, ELO) Holder (possession) 4/32/3 (SEA, i, no. 104)
1175 X 1185 Church of St Michael, Maxwell Holder (possession) 2/7/36 (SEA, i, no. 96)
1175 X 24 Mar. 1186 Church of Wiston (LAN) Holder (possession) 4/32/5 (SEA, i, no. 105)
1177 X 1207 half ploughgate in Redden (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/265/5 (Kel. Lib., no. 213)
14 Oct. 1178 X 1198 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/298/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 250)
1180 X 2 Feb. 1196 land in Hadden (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/265/3 (Kel. Lib., no. 206)
1180 X 1203 Land in Roxburgh Holder (possession) 2/73/17 (Brink. Cart., no. 157)
1180 X Oct. 1221 mill in Kelso (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/391/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 507)
5 May 1180 X 2 Feb. 1196 church of Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 4/20/4 (Kel. Lib., no. 155)
1182 X 1216 church of Greenlaw (BWK) Holder (possession) 3/269/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 269)
1189 X 1195 Ploughgate in Hadden Holder (possession) 1/6/338 (RRS, ii, no. 367)
1189 X 1195 4d. from land in Haddington Holder (possession) 1/6/338 (RRS, ii, no. 367)
1189 X 1195 land of son of Donald Holder (possession) 1/6/338 (RRS, ii, no. 367)
1189 X 1196 two parts of Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/313/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 59)
1189 X 1196 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/313/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 59)
23 Mar. 1189 X 17 Sept. 1194 land in Hadden (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/265/4 (Kel. Lib., no. 205)
23 Mar. 1189 X 2 Feb. 1196 land in Hadden (ROX) Holder (possession) 4/20/5 (Kel. Lib., no. 211)
1190 X 1195 Certain revenues held by Kelso Abbey Holder (possession) 1/6/288 (RRS, ii, no. 317)
circa 4 Jul. 1190 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/313/2 (Kel. Lib., no. 256)
11 Nov. 1190 X 1204 land in Innerwick (ELO) Holder (possession) 3/547/29 (Kel. Lib., no. 248)
10 Sept. 1195 X 18 Apr. 1207 land in Mow (ROX) Holder (possession) 4/20/8 (Kel. Lib., no. 166)
27 Feb. 1201 Church of Lazonby Holder (possession) 2/137/14 (Laner. Cart., no. 300A)
25 Sept., 1201 X 1205 Revenue in Galloway Holder (possession) 1/6/415 (RRS, ii, no. 448)
18 Sept. 1202 X 5 May 1236 one oxgang in Mowhope (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/421/9 (Kel. Lib., no. 162)
18 Sept. 1202 X 5 May 1236 one oxgang in Mowhope (ROX) Holder (possession) 3/421/10 (Kel. Lib., no. 156)