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.
1204 X 17 August 1214
1204 × ca. 1212
Death of Earl Duncan II of Fife × William Comyn as earl of Buchan.