G[eoffrey], abbot of church of Christ of Dunfermline and convent of Dunfermline for May Priory; have granted teinds of 'Balgallin' (in Carnbee parish, FIF)
1145 X 14 October 1178
1145 × 24/May/1153
Royal gift of half of 'Balegallin' to May Priory (_David I Chrs._, no. 165) × death of Abbot Geoffrey (II) of Dunfermline; probably around the time of the royal gift (1145 × 53), and thus most likely to be Abbot Geoffrey (I).
Source for Data Entry
St Andrews Liber, 392-3
St A. Lib., 392-3
The date given in the St Andrews Syllabus is erroneous. See also G.W.S. Barrow, 'A Scottish collection at Canterbury', SHR 31 (1952), 27, n. 10.
See Taylor, Place-names of Fife, iii, 140.