People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/12/6 (A.B. Coll., 407-9)

Fergus, earl of Buchan, has given and granted and by his charter established to John son of Uhtred and his heirs and assignees for the exchange of the lands of Slains (ABD) and Cruden (ABD), three davochs of Fedderate (ABD), namely, ‘Estir Auhi[oc]’ (Aucheoch, ABD?), ‘[A]uhetherb’ (Atherb, ABD?), ‘Auhethas’ and ‘Conwiltes’, wholly and without dimunition, as much in length as in breadth, and with all its limits and right bounds, by stated bounds, for his homage and service, in feu and heritage, with mills, breweries, neyfs, incolis (inhabitants?), customs, pleas, plaints, escheats, pertaining to the three davochs of Fedderate and to the land of ‘Ardindrach’ (ABD?), saving to himself and his heirs the court of life and limb, making service of one archer and making three chief suits at his court at Ellon (ABD), with forinsec service of the lord king pertaining to the aforenamed lands, for all exaction, debt, service, aid or secular exaction. Moreover, he wills and grants that at the time of relief of the aforesaid lands John and his heirs or assignees, by reason of exchange of the aforesaid, may be held to pay the earl and his heirs for the relief, 20 pounds , proportionally at the two yearly terminals.
Firm date
1204 X 17 August 1214
Probable date
1204 × ca. 1212
Dating Notes
Death of Earl Duncan II of Fife × William Comyn as earl of Buchan.
Source for Data Entry
Aberdeen - Banff Collections, 407-9
Trad. ID
A.B. Coll., 407-9
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
1204 X 17 Aug. 1214 earl of Buchan Fergus, earl of Buchan (d.×1214)
1204 X 17 Aug. 1214 earl Malcolm (I), earl of Fife (d.1229)
1204 X 17 Aug. 1214 earl Duncan (II), earl of Fife (d.1204)