People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/15/46 (ND, App., no. 123)

Patrick, earl of Dunbar, prompted by charity and the hope of eternal reward, has given and granted and established by the present charter to God and Blessed Cuthbert and Coldingham Priory in free, pure and perpetual alms the whole half of Billie (BWK), i.e., that half which lies between the Two Restons and Auchencrow on one side and Chirnside and Blackburn on the other.
Firm date
circa 1212 X circa 1222
Dating Notes
Thomas (I) as prior of Coldingham, or election of Thomas of Melsonby as prior of Coldingham × death of Walter Lindsay (III).
Source for Data Entry
Raine, North Durham, App., no. 123
Trad. ID
ND, App., no. 123
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
DCM, Misc. Ch. 743
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

Total number of associated factoids: 8

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
circa 1212 X circa 1222 earl of Dunbar Patrick (I), earl of Dunbar (d.1232)
circa 1212 X circa 1222 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Patrick (II), earl of Dunbar (d.1248)
circa 1212 X circa 1222 sheriff of Berwick Walter Lindsay (III), son of William (II) (d.c.1222)
circa 1212 X circa 1222 steward (earl's) Roger de Merlay (II) (d.c.1239)