People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/53/404 (RRS, v, no. 355)

Robert, king of Scots, to his chamberlain of Scotland Robert of Peebles, noting that he has granted to Nicholas Scrimgeour his constable of Dundee hereditarily a yair at Dundee if it does not redound to the king and to his burgh in damages (i.e., compensation). He commands and instructs that an inquest be diligently and faithfully executed by worthy and faithful men and to determine the question, and if it is found that sasine over the said yair ought not to redound to the king and to the burgh, to deliver the yair to Nicholas or his attorney without delay, saving any right.
Firm date
13 August 1328
Dating Notes
13 August, regnal year 23
Place date (modern)
Larne Lough
Place date (document)
Related Place
Larne Lough
Source for Data Entry
RRS, v, no. 355
Trad. ID
RRS, v, no. 355
Calendar number
Charter type
Letter (administrative)
Original (contemporary)
NRS, GD 137/3683

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Grant of yair in Dundee no
13 Aug. 1328 Command to chamberlain to conduct inquest whether a yair at Dundee ought to belong to the king or the king's burgh yes