People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/23/36 (Simpson, de Quincy, no. 38)

Roger de Quincy, earl of Winchester, constable of Scotland, for the welfare of his soul and that of Eleanor, his wife, and for the souls of Alan of Galloway and Helena his daughter, Roger’s former (or late) wife, and others, has given, granted, and by his present charter established, to Dryburgh Abbey, in free, pure and perpetual alms, his whole wood of Gledswood (BWK), by its right bounds, without any reservation, with solo of the same wood (?), and with pasture, and all other pertinents and easements pertaining to the said wood. The abbot and convent, on the day of his death and every year on the anniversary of that day, will perform a full service for Roger’s soul, in perpetuity, as for an abbot of their order.
Firm date
1252 X 25 April 1264
Dating Notes
Marriage of Roger to Eleanor de Ferrers × death of Earl Roger
Source for Data Entry
Simpson, Acts of Roger de Quincy, no. 38
Trad. ID
Simpson, de Quincy, no. 38
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
RH 6/46 Dryburgh Liber, no. 138

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1252 X 25 Apr. 1264 Wood of Gledswood (BWK) Roger de Quincy, earl of Winchester (d.1264)