People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/17/24 (Arb. Lib., no. 133)

Maldoven, earl of Lennox, for the salvation of the soul of King William of good memory, his lord, and others, has given, granted, and by this his charter has established, to Arbroath Abbey, and his esteemed brethren, the monks there, in return for recognition of his fraternitas, and that of his heirs, in pure and perpetual alms, to receive of him and his heirs, 4 oxen every year at Stirling on the feast of St John the Baptist; he also wills that upon his death, the monks of Arbroath should have 20 oxen of his goods. His name and that of Aulay his brother shall be written in the Abbey’s Martyrology, so that every year, on the anniversary of their death, they shall be prayed for (absoluamur) in the Abbey's chapter.
Firm date
4 December 1214 X 9 January 1231
Probable date
17/Feb/1215 × 9/Jan/1231
Dating Notes
Death of King William × royal confirmation (_Arb. Lib._, no. 134); probably after King Alexander II’s grand confirmation (_Arb. Lib._, no. 100). Perhaps late.
Source for Data Entry
Arbroath Liber, i, no. 133
Trad. ID
Arb. Lib., no. 133
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
4 Dec. 1214 X 9 Jan. 1231 abbot of Arbroath Unknown, abbot of Arbroath
4 Dec. 1214 X 9 Jan. 1231 earl of Lennox Máel Domnaig, earl of Lennox (d. by 1265)
4 Dec. 1214 X 9 Jan. 1231 chaplain (earl's) Simon, chaplain of Earl Máel Domnaig
4 Dec. 1214 X 9 Jan. 1231 judex (breitheamh) Cairell, son of Malcolm, judex (ANG/ KCD)
4 Dec. 1214 X 9 Jan. 1231 steward of Arbroath Adam, steward of Arbroath (son of Aldan)
4 Dec. 1214 X 9 Jan. 1231 king William I, king of Scots (d.1214)
4 Dec. 1214 X 9 Jan. 1231 persona of Newtyle Henry, persona of Newtyle
4 Dec. 1214 X 9 Jan. 1231 Dominus (Lord/Sir) William I, king of Scots (d.1214)