People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/7/257 (RRS, iii, no. 250)

King Alexander II for Andrew, bishop of Moray, and his successors; has given three davochs of Finlarig in Strathspey (MOR), by marches by which king held them on day of this collation, in exchange for the wood called Curr Wood (MOR), and in exchange for Logie Fithenach (MOR), in respect of which bishop will make on king's behalf a full grant to William, archdeacon of Moray, and his successors. Bishop Andrew also quitclaimed his teinds of cain of Stratherrick; while king gives by royal grace, grants, and established by his charter, land of Logie which lies between east bank of River Findhorn and ridge next to 'Cundoys', to sustain there forever a single chaplain. He also grants to chaplain and his successors pasture for six cows and eight oxen in king's forest [of Drumine], except during fifteen days before feast of nativity of St John the Baptist and fifteen days after it, and he grants also fuel and timber for their necessities. The bishop and his successors are to hold three davochs of Finlarig with all their rightful appurtenances, saving life-tenure of Gilmahed MacGillepatric, for forinsec service in army due from them, exempt from aid, and with right to hold their free court there. The land at Loginfithenath is to be held in alms, free from all exactions save only prayers.
Firm date
11 September 1236
Dating Notes
11th day of September, regnal year 22
Place date (modern)
Dissington in Northumberland
Place date (document)
Dissingtun' in Norhumbria
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Source for Data Entry
RRS, iii, no. 250
Trad. ID
RRS, iii, no. 250
Calendar number
Charter type
Document type notes
Formerly H1/7/254; Handlist, no. 226
= Moray Reg., no. 37

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
11 Sept. 1236 3 davochs in Finlarig (MOR) Alexander II, king of Scots (d.1249)