Angus, son of Donald, true brother and friend of the house of Paisley, following the example of his grandfather and father, has given, granted, and established by this his present charter, to Paisley Abbey, in pure and perpetual alms, a half mark annually from his own house, and 1d. annually from every house from which smoke is expelled throughout all his lands. He has also given and granted to the said monks and their men with maintenance of the good of the fraternitas, wherever they may be or come by his power on land or on sea, beseeching his friends, and instructing all his men on pain of his full forfeiture, that wherever they may find his brothers the monks or their men, they should support them and assist them in all their business. He has also given and granted to them license and power to fish wherever they like, with easements of his land related to fishing.
1220 × 8/Jul/1249
Erection of Paisley to an abbey × ; possibly before 3/31/3