People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/38/1 (Moray Reg., App., no. 3)

William, lord of Sutherland, son and heir of the late Hugh Freskin, has established, and has ratified, the donation which Hugh Freskin, his late father, gave and granted to Master Gilbert, archdeacon of Moray, of his whole land of Skelbo in Sutherland (SUT), and of ‘Fernebuchlyn’ (later Ferincoskry, SUT) and Invershin (SUT), and moreover, his whole land of Sutherland towards the west lying between the aforementioned lands and the borders of Ross, holding in perpetuity, by their right bounds, with all liberties and easements pertaining to the said lands, as attested by the charter of Hugh Freskin.
Firm date
1203 X 1223
Probable date
1212 × 1223
Dating Notes
Hugh Freskin’s donation to Master Gilbert (_Moray Reg._, App. to Pref., no 1) × election of Gilbert to bishopric of Caithness; prob. after royal confirmation of Hugh’s gift (1/6/486).
Source for Data Entry
Moray Registrum, Appendix to the Preface, no. 3
Trad. ID
Moray Reg., App., no. 3
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NLS Dep. 313/1/2 See also King William’s confirmation of Hugh’s gift (1/6/486).

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1203 X 1223 Land of Skelbo and Sutherland towards west William (I), earl of Sutherland (d.1248)