David, king of Scots, with the consent of the most excellent prince, Lord Edward, king of England, and of the prelates, nobles and others of his kingdom of Scotland, by the special request of the venerable fathers in Christ and Lords John, archbishop of York, primate of England, Thomas, bishop of Durham, and Gilbert, bishop of Carlisle, and the noble men Henry de Percy, Ralph de Neville, Henry Lescrope and Thomas Musgrave on the part of the king of England; and the reverend fathers in Christ William, bishop of St Andrews, Thomas, bishop of Caithness, and Patrick, bishop of Brechin, chancellor of Scotland, and the beloved and faithful men Patrick, earl of March, Robert Erskine and William of Livingston knights, for his part, have deliberated over the indenture of final concord, quoted in full here. [Text, in French, of the Treaty of Berwick, agreeing to the ransom of King David for 100,000 marks, to be paid over the following ten years, at either Berwick, Norham, Bamburgh, or London, and that a truce shall be observed, including Edward Balliol and John of the Isles. And the kings of England and Scotland are to ratify and confirm the indenture by letters patent under great seals, to be sent to the Warden of Berwick upon Tweed on Martinmas (11 Nov.).] With the mature deliberation of the prelates, magnates and wise ones of the kingdom of Scotland, with their counsel and assent on the above tract, he approves, grants and promises the stipulated sum of 100,000 marks sterling, and obligates himself and his heirs, on pain of excommunication and sentences of interdict by the bishops of Scotland, namely of St Andrews, Glasgow, Brechin, Caithness, Dunkeld, Moray, Aberdeen, Ross, Argyll and Whithorn.
This is a Latin inspection, notarially attested, of the French 'Treaty of Berwick', dated 3 Oct.
TNA, E39/28/1; Foedera, iii, 374; CDS, iii, no. 1659. Parts of the Treaty of Berwick are printed in translation in Dickinson et al., Source Book of Scottish History, i, 169-71, and in Donaldson, Scottish Historical Documents, 63-4.