People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/8/133 (RRS, iv, no. 137)

Alexander, king of Scots, to Edward, king of England; informing him that Alexander de Balliol of Cavers, knight, is occupied with affairs of John, son of late David earl of Atholl, within his realm, whose lands and goods have been destroyed and alienated by enemies, and so he cannot present himself to King Edward as desired; King Alexander therefore requests that King Edward excuse Alexander de Balliol the service that he owes him in his army
Firm date
12 July 1282
Dating Notes
12th day of July, regnal year 34
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Source for Data Entry
Foedera, i, II, 644
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RRS, iv, no. 137
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Letter (correspondence)
Document type notes
Formerly H1/8/130
Original (contemporary)

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
12 Jul. 1282 Request to excuse Alexander de Balliol of Cavers from service in English army yes