People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/4/26 (Chrs. David I, no. 52)

King David has given and granted to St Cuthbert and his monks [of Durham] the church of St Mary, Berwick, in exchange for the church of Melrose; with Henry, his son, granting and confirming.
Firm date
1136 X 24 August 1147
Probable date
circa 1136
Dating Notes
Foundation of Melrose Abbey × death of John, bishop of Glasgow (and subsequent consecration of Bishop Herbert); probably around the time of Melrose's foundation. Note that Bishop John was at Tiron between (late?) 1136 and 1138.
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
Chrs. David I, no. 52
Trad. ID
Chrs. David I, no. 52
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
DCM, Misc. Ch. 570
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
1136 X 24 Aug. 1147 king of Scots David I, king of Scots (d.1153)
1136 X 24 Aug. 1147 bishop John, bishop of Glasgow (d.1147)
1136 X 24 Aug. 1147 abbot of Kelso Herbert, bishop of Glasgow (d.1164)
1136 X 24 Aug. 1147 archdeacon Ascelin, archdeacon of Glasgow (fl.1126×7-1153×9)
1136 X 24 Aug. 1147 clerk Eastmund, clerk, almoner
1136 X 24 Aug. 1147 chaplain Waleran, chaplain of King David (in Tranent)
1136 X 24 Aug. 1147 sheriff Norman, sheriff of Berwick