People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

William of Hownam, son of John, son of Orm (d.1227)

Biography
Orm was son of Eilaf William was succeeded as lord of Hownam by his nephew, John of Landells. (Chron. Mel.)
Floruits
1185 × 1226
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William of Hownam, son of John, son of Orm (d.1227) (1)
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William of Hownam, son of John, son of Orm (d.1227) (2)
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William of Hownam, son of John, son of Orm (d.1227) (4)
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Total number of associated factoids: 94

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Gift of land of Raeshaw (in Hownam, ROX) Grantor 3/340/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 277)
unavailable Donation of land within feu of Hownam (ROX) Grantor 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
unavailable Gift of certain lands (Raeshaw) Grantor 4/32/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 133)
unavailable Gift of land of 'Rachawes' in Hownam (ROX) Grantor 3/340/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 279)
unavailable Gift of land and meadow in Hassington (BWK) Beneficiary 3/429/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 232)
unavailable Charter (?gift) of William, son of John, of Hownam, concerning land at Hownam Grantor 4/33/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 281)
unavailable Donation of land within feu of Hownam (ROX) [later known as Raeshaw] Grantor 1/7/117 (RRS, iii, no. 114)
unavailable Statement of complaint against William, knight of Hownam named person (transaction) 2/137/49 (Melr. Lib., no. 133A)
unavailable Gift of two ploughgates in Hassington (BWK) Beneficiary 3/429/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 233)
unavailable Gift of certain lands (Raeshaw) Grantor 2/137/49 (Melr. Lib., no. 133A)
unavailable Gift of 3 ploughgates in Hassington (BWK) Beneficiary 2/59/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 234)
unavailable Donation of land in feu of Hownam (ROX) Grantor 1/6/353 (RRS, ii, no. 382)
1175 X 31 Aug. 1198 Gift of land near Raeshaw (in Hownam, ROX) Grantor Alan of Thirlestane (son of Aelsi); Gervase Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1219); Jocelin, bishop of Glasgow (d.1199); John of Huntingdon, master, official of Glasgow (fl.1179×1208); Peter Haig (early 13C); Robert of Barnoldby; William, steward (ROX) 3/284/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 131)
1175 X 31 Aug. 1198 Gift of land near Raeshaw (in Hownam, ROX) Neighbouring landholder Alan of Thirlestane (son of Aelsi); Gervase Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1219); Jocelin, bishop of Glasgow (d.1199); John of Huntingdon, master, official of Glasgow (fl.1179×1208); Peter Haig (early 13C); Robert of Barnoldby; William, steward (ROX) 3/284/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 131)
1180 X 2 Feb. 1196 Renewal of land of Hownam (ROX) Grantor Gervase Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1219); Glay, knight, horn-blower of Gervase Avenel; Jocelin, bishop of Glasgow (d.1199); John, dean of Teviotdale and Roxburgh (fl.1195-1204×07); Ralph (ROX); Robert of Barnoldby; Robert, son of Walter Corbet; Simon, archdeacon of Glasgow (fl.1165×74-1195×96); Simon, son of Uhtred of Grubbit; Walter Corbet; William, persona of Hownam 3/284/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 130)
1189 X 1195 Grant of Hownam (ROX) and wood of Hownam Beneficiary Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204); Gervase Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1219); Hugh of Roxburgh, bishop-elect of Glasgow (d.1199); Walter Corbet; William Lindsay (II) (d.c.1205) 1/6/285 (RRS, ii, no. 314)
2 Mar. 1189 X 2 Feb. 1196 Gift of 20 acres of 'Rauenesfen' (near Whitton, ROX) Sealer Adam of Chatto; Adam of Whitton; Arnold, abbot of Rievaulx (1189-99); Henry of Mow; Jocelin, bishop of Glasgow (d.1199); Patrick of Ryedale (son of Ansketill); Ralph of Ryedale; Richard Nanus (le Nain); Simon, archdeacon of Glasgow (fl.1165×74-1195×96); Simon, son of Uhtred of Grubbit; Walter, son of Patrick of Ryedale; William of Hownam, son of John, son of Orm (d.1227) 3/75/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 152)
31 Aug., 1195 X 1198 Confirmation of land (i.e. Raeshaw) in feu of Hownam (ROX) Sicut Clause Alexander of Synton (I); Gervase Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1219); Henry Bisset; Jocelin, bishop of Glasgow (d.1199); John (I) Hastings, sheriff (12/13C); Patrick (I), earl of Dunbar (d.1232); Philip de Valognes, chamberlain (d.1215); Philip of Lundin (13C); Robert de Quincy (d.1200x01); Thomas Colville 'Scot', lord of Keresban (d.1219); William Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1233); William de Heriz (ROX); William Lindsay (II) (d.c.1205) 1/6/353 (RRS, ii, no. 382)
17 Jun. 1208 X 1209 *Concession (agreement) to hold land for life Party 2 4/32/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 133)
17 Jun. 1208 X 1209 * Re-gift/return (agreement) of charter Party 2 4/32/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 133)
17 Jun. 1208 X 1209 Settlement of case between Melrose Abbey and William, knight of Hownam Party 2 Acontius, master, subdeacon and papal chaplain; Adam of Perth, master, canon of Dunkeld (d.p.1210); Alan of Crichton, master (fl.1198×1211); Elias, monk of Coldingham; Henry of St Andrews, master (fl.1202×07-1210×16); Henry, abbot of Kelso (d.1218); Henry, archdeacon of Dunkeld (fl.1183×1203-1220×25); Hugh, monk of Kelso; John of Leicester, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1214); Laurence of Thornton, archdeacon of St Andrews (d.1238×40); Michael of Makerstoun; Michael, master, clerk, chaplain (fl.1201-1220×25); Richard Murray, master (fl.1204-27); Richard Nanus (le Nain); Richard of Coxwald; Stephen of Lilliesleaf, master, clerk, persona; Thomas Colville 'Scot', lord of Keresban (d.1219); Thomas, canon of Newsome; Walter of St Albans, bishop of Glasgow (d.1232); Walter, canon of Dryburgh; Walter, monk of Dunfermline; Walter, monk of Kelso ; William Malveisin, bishop of St Andrews (d.1238); William of Ednam, master, archdeacon of Dunkeld (d.1251×57); William, clerk of Alan of Crichton; William, monk of Coldingham 4/32/19 (Melr. Lib., no. 133)
3 Apr. 1215 Renewal of donations Sicut Clause David de Bonville, marischal (fl.late 12C-mid13C); Hervey, son of Philip, marischal (Keith); John Maxwell, chamberlain, sheriff of Roxburgh (d.1241); Jordan Comyn; Malcolm (I), earl of Fife (d.1229); Philip de Valognes, chamberlain (d.1215); Robert, king's chaplain (TRA2); Saer de Quincy, earl of Winchester (d.1219); Thomas Durward (d.1228×33); William de Valognes (d.1219); William del Bois, chancellor (d.1232) 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
1225 X 7 Mar. 1226 Statement that the land of Raeshaw (in Hownam, ROX) belongs to Melrose Abbey Addressor Alexander of Chatto, constable of Roxburgh; Bernard of Hadden, sheriff of Roxburgh; John Maxwell, chamberlain, sheriff of Roxburgh (d.1241); Walter Ryedale (early 13C) 3/340/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 277)
7 Mar. 1226 Renewal of land in feu of Hownam (later Raeshaw) (ROX) Sicut Clause Bernard Fraser, sheriff of Stirling; Henry Balliol (d.1246); Ingram Balliol (d.1239×44); John Maxwell, chamberlain, sheriff of Roxburgh (d.1241); Roger de Quincy, earl of Winchester (d.1264); Thomas of Stirling, clerk, archdeacon of Glasgow (d.1227); Walter Oliphant, justiciar of Lothian (son of Walter) (d.1242); William Colville, son of Thomas Colville; William Lindsay (IV), son of Walter (III) (d.c.1247) 1/7/117 (RRS, iii, no. 114)
31 Dec. 1232 X 1247 Gift of land and houses in Hassington (BWK) Neighbouring landholder Alan of Harcarse, knight; David Graham (II), son of David Graham (TRW); John of Blackton; John of Lambden (II); Patrick (I), earl of Dunbar (d.1232); Ralph de Molineux ; Robert of Ulchester, knight; Robert, son of Earl Patrick (I); Roger of Hume; William de Muschamp; William of Alington; William of Halliburton; William, son of Patrick, son of Cospatric 3/429/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 232)
31 Dec. 1232 X 1247 Gift of two ploughgates along with land previously given in Hassington (BWK) Previous landholder Adam de Neurs; Alan of Harcarse, knight; Henry of Berrington; James of Howburn; John, baker of Chillingham; Odinel of Ford; Ralph du Plessis; Robert, clerk of Master William of Greenlaw; Roger of Togston; W. of Trent; W. Pessun, persona of Duns; Walter of Wootton; William de Muschamp; William of Alington 3/429/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 233)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
undated Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/607/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 161)
undated Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/517/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 162)
undated Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/517/11 (Melr. Lib., no. 164)
9 Dec. 1165 X 8 Mar. 1185 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/421/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 135)
1175 X 1195 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/421/7 (Melr. Lib., no. 134)
1175 X 31 Aug. 1198 Bride/betrothed (f.) (sponsa) of William, son of John, son of Orm (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/284/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 131)
1175 X 31 Aug. 1198 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/284/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 131)
1175 X 31 Aug. 1198 Lord (dominus) of William, son of John, son of Orm (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 3/284/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 131)
1179 X 8 Mar. 1185 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/609/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 116)
1180 X 2 Feb. 1196 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/284/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 130)
1180 X 2 Feb. 1196 Lords (dominii) of William, son of John, son of Orm (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 3/284/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 130)
1189 X 1195 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 1/6/285 (RRS, ii, no. 314)
2 Mar. 1189 X 2 Feb. 1196 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/75/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 152)
31 Aug., 1195 X 1198 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 1/6/353 (RRS, ii, no. 382)
1200 X 31 Dec. 1232 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/146/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 268)
1201 X 7 Aug. 1205 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/173/7 (Melr. Lib., no. 114)
1202 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/609/2 (Laner. Cart., no. 82)
17 Jun. 1208 X 5 Oct. 1218 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/60/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 196)
28 Jun. 1211 X 5 Nov. 1215 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/240/1 (Dunf. Reg., no. 189)
circa 1212 X 31 Dec. 1232 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/15/108 (St A. Lib., 278)
1212 X 1247 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 2/59/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 234)
4 Dec. 1214 X 1219 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/517/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 300)
4 Dec. 1214 X 1227 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/517/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 284)
4 Dec. 1214 X 31 Dec. 1232 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/517/9 (Melr. Lib., no. 283)
3 Apr. 1215 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 1/7/14 (RRS, iii, no. 14)
19 Oct. 1218 X 2 Aug. 1221 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/60/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 197)
20 Apr. 1222 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 1/7/68 (RRS, iii, no. 68)
1225 X 7 Mar. 1226 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/340/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 277)
7 Mar. 1226 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 1/7/117 (RRS, iii, no. 114)
25 Mar. 1226 X 24 Mar. 1227 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/140/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 280)
25 Mar. 1227 X 24 Mar. 1228 Successor of William, son of John, son of Orm (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/340/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 279)
25 Mar. 1227 X 24 Mar. 1228 Heir of William, son of John, son of Orm (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/340/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 279)
25 Mar. 1227 X 24 Mar. 1228 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/340/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 279)
25 Mar. 1227 X 24 Mar. 1228 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 4/33/12 (Melr. Lib., no. 281)
25 Mar. 1227 X 24 Mar. 1228 Uncle - maternal (avunculus) of John of Landells (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/340/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 279)
31 Dec. 1232 X 1247 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/429/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 232)
31 Dec. 1232 X 1247 Son of John of Hownam (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/429/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 233)
25 Mar. 1237 X 24 Mar. 1238 Son of John, son of Orm, son of Eilaf (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 4/8/22 (Melr. Lib., no. 274)
25 Mar. 1237 X 24 Mar. 1238 Wife (uxor) of William, son of John, son of Orm (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 4/8/22 (Melr. Lib., no. 274)


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1175 X 31 Aug. 1198 land near Raeshaw (in Hownam, ROX) Holder (possession) 3/284/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 131)


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25 March 1237 X 24 March 1238 * Concession (agreement) not to pay remainder of teinds of Raeshaw and Hownam Grange (ROX) Pro anima 4/8/22 (Melr. Lib., no. 274)

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undated Gift of one oxgang of land in Whitton (ROX) 3/607/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 161)
undated Confirmation of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) 3/517/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 162)
undated Confirmation of oxgang in Whitton (ROX) 3/517/11 (Melr. Lib., no. 164)
9 December 1165 X 8 March 1185 Gift of lands and rights in Hownam and Mow (ROX) 3/421/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 135)
1175 X 1195 Gift of peatery near Hownam and a bushel from Mowhope (ROX) 3/421/7 (Melr. Lib., no. 134)
1179 X 8 March 1185 Gift of land in Clifton (ROX) 3/609/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 116)
2 March 1189 X 2 February 1196 Gift of 20 acres of 'Rauenesfen' (near Whitton, ROX) 3/75/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 152)
1200 X 31 December 1232 Renewal of half of Geoffrey son of Geoffrey's land in Clifton (ROX) 3/146/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 268)
1201 X 7 August 1205 Gift of land in Clifton (ROX) 3/173/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 113)
1201 X 7 August 1205 Gift of land in Clifton (ROX) 3/173/7 (Melr. Lib., no. 114)
1202 Gift of 2 oxgangs with a toft and croft in Paxton 3/609/2 (Laner. Cart., no. 82)
17 June 1208 X 5 October 1218 Renewal of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) 3/60/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 196)
28 June 1211 X 5 November 1215 Statement concerning rights in the land of Keith (ELO) 3/240/1 (Dunf. Reg., no. 189)
circa 1212 X 31 December 1232 Gift of unfree persons 3/15/108 (St A. Lib., 278)
4 December 1214 X 1219 Gift of 20 acres of land in Raven's Fen (near Whitton, ROX) 3/517/8 (Melr. Lib., no. 300)
4 December 1214 X 1227 Renewal of donation of Patrick of Ryedale of land and pasture in Lilliesleaf (ROX) 3/517/14 (Melr. Lib., no. 284)
4 December 1214 X 31 December 1232 Gift of land and pasture in Lilliesleaf (ROX) 3/517/9 (Melr. Lib., no. 283)
19 October 1218 X 2 August 1221 Renewal of Tomleuchar (DMF) and Watcarrick (DMF) 3/60/6 (Melr. Lib., no. 197)
20 April 1222 Concession of right to have neyfs or fugitives 1/7/68 (RRS, iii, no. 68)
25 March 1226 X 24 March 1227 Renunciation of claim to part of land of Rasawes (in Hownam, ROX) 3/140/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 280)