People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Place: BWK (Berwickshire) >> Swinton

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Name Floruits Related place
Alan, son of Alan son of Cospatric of Swinton 1210 × 1271 Swinton
Alan, son of Cospatric of Swinton 1182 × 1239 Swinton
Beatrice of Swinton Swinton
Church of Swinton Swinton
Cospatric of Swinton 1160 × 1160 Swinton
Eustace, grieve of Swinton 1235 × 1265 Swinton
Henry of Swinton 1296 × 1296 Swinton
Hugh, persona of Swinton × 1203 Swinton
William of Swinton, vicar of Swinton 1296 × 1296 Swinton
William, son of Beatrice of Swinton 1271 × 1271 Swinton


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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Gift of Swinton (BWK), offered on the altar no
unavailable Renewal [of King Edgar's gift] of Swinton (BWK) no
unavailable 'breue' by Edgar of Swinton no
unavailable Grant of villa of Swinton (BWK) no
unavailable Resignation (renunciation and abjuration) of villa of Greater Lumsdaine (BWK) in exchange for ploughgate in Swinton (BWK) no
unavailable Grant of ploughgate in territory of Swinton no
unavailable Grant of land by prior and convent of Durham no
unavailable Gift of one ploughgate in Swinton no
unavailable Gift of a ploughgate of land in the territory of Swinton in return for the villa of Greater Lumsdaine no
unavailable Confirmation of the gift of a ploughgate in the territory of Swinton no
unavailable Resignation of land of Swinton and Harcarse no
1095 X 8 Jan. 1107 *Gift of villa of Swinton (BWK) and 23 animals yes
8 Jan. 1107 X 23 Apr. 1124 Renewal of Swinton (BWK) yes
25/Dec/1113 × 1/May/1118 Renewal of King Edgar's gift of Swinton (BWK) no Matilda, queen of England (d.1118); William the Atheling
25 Dec. 1113 X 1 May 1118 Renewal of everything Durham Priory had, including Swinton (BWK), in the time of King Edgar no John, bishop of Glasgow (d.1147); Matilda, queen of England (d.1118); William the Atheling
25/Dec/1113 × 1/May/1118 Gift of Swinton to Durham Cathedral Priory no
23 Apr. 1126 X 24 Mar. 1127 Gift of lands in Lothian yes Ascelin, archdeacon of Glasgow (fl.1126×7-1153×9); Berengar Engaine; Cospatric, sheriff of Roxburgh; Herbert, chancellor (d.c.1135); Hugh Brett (12C); John, bishop of Glasgow (d.1147); Pain de Braose; Robert Bruce I (d.1142)
1136 X 1137 Gift of Swinton (BWK) in feu yes Adam, son of Edward, sheriff of Bamburgh; Duncan (I), earl of Fife (d.1154); Herbert, king's chamberlain; Manasser Marmion; Matad, earl of Atholl (d.1139×59); Ralph Lovell; Walter Stewart (I), son of Alan (d.1177); William Lindsay (I); William, son of King Duncan II (d.1151×4)
1136 X 1137 Gift of Swinton (BWK) in feu and heritage yes Duncan (I), earl of Fife (d.1154); Hugh de Moreville (I) (d.1162); Matad, earl of Atholl (d.1139×59); Walter Stewart (I), son of Alan (d.1177); William, son of King Duncan II (d.1151×4)
Feb/1136 × 1141 Charter of King Edgar no
Feb. 1136 X 1141 Gift of Swinton (BWK) yes Eustace fitz John (d.1157); Gilbert de Umfraville (fl.c.1140-90); Herbert, chancellor (d.c.1135); Robert de Umfraville (d.c.1145); William de Somerville (I)
25 Oct. 1150 Confirmation of church of Edrom (BWK), villa of Nisbet (BWK) and churches of Swinton (BWK) and Fishwick (BWK) yes
25 Oct. 1150 Renewal of confirmation of Edrom (BWK) and Nisbet (BWK), churches of Edrom, Swinton (BWK) and Fishwick (BWK) yes
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 Quitclaim of land in Swinton (BWK) yes Adam Gordon II, knight, son of Adam; Adam of Little Reston; Adam, son of Aldan the Steward; Alan, son of Cospatric of Swinton; David of Paxton; Elias of Ayton (father of John); Elias of Prenderguest; Gilbert of Polwarth; Gilbert, clerk of Earl Patrick (I); Gregory of Coldingham, steward; Henry of Prenderguest (I); Maurice, son of Master Merlin; Patrick, son of Adam son of Aldan the steward; Reginald, son of Master Merlin; Richard Gordon; Richard of Lennel, son of Norman; Roland, steward of Earl Patrick; Stephen of Ayton; Walter, chaplain (Dunbar); William of Nisbet
1198 X 1199 Renewal of churches in diocese of St Andrews for own uses of Durham yes Abraham of Dunkeld, master, canon (fl.1162×78); Alan of Richmond, master (fl.1189-1214×33); Angier, master (fl.1180-1203×09); Everard, marischal; Geoffrey of Cranford; Hugh of Nydie (I), butler of bishop of St Andrews; Isaac Scott, master, clerk; John of Leicester, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1214); John, dean of Fogo (fl.1194-c.1220); Osbert, abbot of Kelso (d.1203); Pain, son of Master Gilbert, clerk; Ralph, clerk of Bishop Roger of St Andrews; Ranulf de Wat, archdeacon of St Andrews (d.1209); Richard (illegible surname/title), ? chaplain; Richard le Megre; Robert de St Germain, master, clerk (fl.1199-1220); Robert of Berwick, abbot of Dunfermline (fl.1198-1202); Robert of St Andrews, master (fl.1195-96×1202); Thomas, prior of St Andrews (fl.1199-1211); Unknown, master; Walter of Driffield, master (fl.1199×1200-1202×10); William de Aunay; William Malveisin, bishop of St Andrews (d.1238); William of Lyne, master (fl.1197-1202); William, abbot of Holyrood (II) (fl.1187×89-1206)
21 May 1203 X 13 Jun. 1212 Gift of vicarage of church of Swinton (BWK) yes Alan of Crichton, master (fl.1198×1211); Alan of Richmond, master (fl.1189-1214×33); Andrew Murray, bishop of Moray (d.1242); Angier, master (fl.1180-1203×09); John of Leicester, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1214); John, dean of Fogo (fl.1194-c.1220); Laurence of Thornton, archdeacon of St Andrews (d.1238×40); Michael, master, clerk, chaplain (fl.1201-1220×25); Peter Baillard, master, clerk; Peter, chaplain of Berwick; Peter, chaplain of Coldingham; Stephen of Lilliesleaf, master, clerk, persona
2 Feb. 1204 Confirmation of possessions of Durham Cathedral Priory yes Geoffrey fitz Peter, earl of Essex (d.1213); Henry de Neville; Hugh de Neville; Peter de St[...]; Ralph de Mulleton; Robert de Vieuxpont, son of William (d.1228); Robert of Braybrook; William (de Neville?); William Drywer (?)
2 Feb. 1204 Confirmation of possessions of Durham Cathedral Priory yes Geoffrey fitz Peter, earl of Essex (d.1213); Henry de Neville; Hugh de Neville; Peter de St[...]; Ralph de Mulleton; Robert de Vieuxpont, son of William (d.1228); Robert of Braybrook; William (de Neville?); William Drywer (?)
2 Feb. 1204 Confirmation of possessions of Durham Cathedral Priory yes Geoffrey fitz Peter, earl of Essex (d.1213); Henry de Neville; Hugh de Neville; Peter de St[...]; Ralph de Mulleton; Robert de Vieuxpont, son of William (d.1228); Robert of Braybrook; William (de Neville?); William Drywer (?)
Mar. 1234 X 1242 Quitclaim of one ploughgate of land in Swinton that the prior of Durham gave to William Gullane yes Adam of Prenderguest ; Alan, son of Cospatric of Swinton; Alexander of Paxton; Bertram of Little Reston (son of Adam of Little Reston); John of Letham, knight; John, son of Elias of Ayton; Robert of Paxton, master; William Lindsay (IV), son of Walter (III) (d.c.1247); William of Mordington; William of Paxton, clerk (son of Ada); William, vicar of Oldcambus
Mar. 1234 X 1242 Resignation of ploughgate in Swinton yes Adam of Prenderguest ; Adam, grieve of Coldingham; Alan, son of Cospatric of Swinton; Alexander of Paxton; Bertram of Little Reston (son of Adam of Little Reston); John of Letham, knight; John, son of Elias of Ayton; Robert of Paxton, master; Robert, son of Reginald of Great Reston; William Lindsay (IV), son of Walter (III) (d.c.1247); William of Mordington; William of Paxton, clerk (son of Ada); William, vicar of Oldcambus
1246 Quitclaim of villa of Swinton, villa of Oldcambus and 10 acres in Fleurs yes Adam, son of Henry of Prenderguest (I); Adam, son of John of Ayton; Adam, son of Walter of Ayton ; Bertram of Little Reston (son of Adam of Little Reston); David of Lumsdaine; Elias, smith of Coldingham; Gilbert of Lumsdaine; Gregory de Bethigg; Patrick Scott (brother of John Scott of Reston); Patrick, son of Colman; Robert, son of Gregory steward of Coldingham
Saturday 21 Nov. 1271 Gift of land in the villa and territory of Swinton once held by Walter son of Liulf yes Alan, son of Alan son of Cospatric of Swinton ; Gilbert of Lumsdaine; Henry of Prenderguest (II) knight; Hugh of Hartlepool, master; Peter of Mordington, knight; Thomas Francis of Ayton (the Frenchman); William Bell
14 Nov. 1326 Renewal of lands and rights of Durham Cathedral Priory yes
14 Nov. 1326 Renewal of lands and rights of Durham Cathedral Priory yes
circa 1203 X circa 1210 Gift of 2 marks yearly from land in Swinton (BWK) yes Adam de Laton; Henry, marischal of prior of Coldingham; Hugh, clerk (late12/early13C); John of Stevenston, son of Archibald of Gullane; Walter de Alaineseles; William de Langald; William, chaplain of Haddington