People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/7/58 (RRS, iii, no. 58)

King Alexander II to Henry, king of England; writes informing him that he has authorised bearers of these letters, H. de Mortimer, his clerk, and Henry of Stirling, his cousin, to postpone if necessary to a certain time the day agreed for his marriage to King Henry's sister, that is [until] Monday next after day of Holy Trinity (i.e., 7 June 1221). He approves what they may decide in this matter, according to writings under their seals, saving agreements made concerning marriage authenticated by seals of King Henry and his magnates.
Firm date
24 April 1221
Dating Notes
24th day of April, year given in text
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
Castrum puellarum
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
RRS, iii, no. 58
Trad. ID
RRS, iii, no. 58
Calendar number
Charter type
Letter (correspondence)
Document type notes
Formerly H1/7/54; Handlist, no. 53
Original (contemporary)

Total number of associated factoids: 16

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Agreements made concerning marriage between Alexander II and Joan of England no
24 Apr. 1221 Statement concerning Alexander II's marriage yes