People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/1000/86 (RRS, iv, no. 83)

Alexander, king of Scots, informs all his bailiffs and faithful men of Tynedale that at urging of Margaret, queen of Scots, he has granted to William of Swinburne for his lifetime liberty that he shall not be put on any assizes, juries or inquests, and that he shall not be made king's sheriff, coroner, escheator, forester, verderer, agister, regarder or other bailiff against his will.
Firm date
15 March 1273
Dating Notes
15th day of March, regnal year 24
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Place date (document)
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Source for Data Entry
Hodgson, Northumberland, iii, II, 23, no. 6
Trad. ID
RRS, iv, no. 83
Calendar number
Charter type
Letters patent
Referred to as letter patent
Original (contemporary)
Northumberland Collections Service

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
15 Mar. 1273 Concession of certain liberties yes

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
15 Mar. 1273 king of Scots Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286)
15 Mar. 1273 queen of Scots Margaret, daughter of Henry III, queen of Scots (d.1275)