People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/52/4 (Stevenson, Ills., no. 17 (2))

Ralph, dean of Lothian, John, persona of Pencaitland, Robert, persona of Methven, and Richard of Kelso, rector of the church of Kinghorn, announce that they have carried out an inquest into the vicarage revenues of Haddington, with the authority of William, bishop of St Andrews, in the presence and with the consent of David of Berwick, then vicar. In particular, oblations, obventions of the living and the dead in the whole parish, as much from chapels as the mother church, and all teinds of the business of the burgesses and other traders, all contractors, all teinds of curtilage and from wall-spaces within the burgh, with half the teinds of hay, the same portions paid by the vicar, having been assigned by the authority of the said Sir William towards the maintenance of all episcopal burdens and synodals touching the said church, saving to the prior and convent of St Andrews all other small teinds and things coming to the church, with the teinds of wheat.
Firm date
1225 X 9 July 1238
Probable date
1235 × 9/Jul/1238
Dating Notes
Ralph, dean of Lothian × death of Bishop William of St Andrews, see also Watt and Murray, _Fasti_, 413
Source for Data Entry
Stevenson, Illustrations, no. 17 (2)
Trad. ID
Stevenson, Ills., no. 17 (2)
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
BL, Cotton Chrs. xviii, no. 36
Document Image
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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Settlement of vicarage revenues no
1225 X 9 Jul. 1238 Settlement of vicarage revenues of Haddington yes