Alan son of Roland of Galloway has given, granted, and established by this his charter to Melrose Abbey, for the souls of Richard de Morville his grandfather and William [de Morville] his uncle, and Roland his father, and for the welfare of himself and his wife Helen, and all his successors, in free, pure and perpetual alms, all that land in the territory of ‘Gillebeccokestun’ (Harehope, PEB), as contained by the stated bounds. Moreover, he has given the monks common pasture in the territory of the same villa for 700 sheep with their lambs up to two years old, or the same number of wethers, and 40 cows and one bull with their calves up to two years old, and 40 oxen and eight horses and four sows with their piglets up to three years old, with free entrance and exit through his land, and the land of his men, to the aforesaid pasture, and other common easements without disturbance. He has given the aforementioned free and quit from all earthly service and custom and secular exaction. He has given all this to the aforesaid monks in exchange for the land which William de Morville, his uncle, distributed to them in Cunningham (AYR) in his last will, namely, the land which Simon de Beaumont held. And the said monks have remitted to Alan and his heirs all claim which they had against him for the aforesaid land, and have absolved the souls of the aforesaid William his uncle and Roland his father.
January 1201 X 4 December 1214
Succession of Alan son of Roland × death of King William I.