Saer de Quincy, earl of Winchester, for the welfare of the soul of his lord, William, illustrious king of Scots, and others, and with the concession and assent of his son Robert, has given, granted, and established by his charter, to Cambuskenneth Abbey his whole land of Abbots Deuglie (PER), by the same bounds by which Ness son of William, his grandfather, held it, in free, pure and perpetual alms, with all its just pertinents. Earl Saer warrants the land against Duncan son of Hamelin and all men.
13 March 1207 X 9 December 1207
Succession of Saer, earl of Winchester × succession of William del Bois to chancellorship
Source for Data Entry
Cambuskenneth Registrum, no. 70
Camb. Reg., no. 70
Saer de Quincy first gave Abbots Deuglie to Cambuskenneth sometime between 1195 and 1203 (Camb. Reg., no. 71), a donation which was confirmed by King William (RRS, ii, no. 431; 1/6/398) by 7 July 1203. The warrandice clause of this charter makes clear that Duncan son of Hamelin, a man who had been one of Ness of Leuchar’s chief officers, had been preventing the alienation of the land to Cambuskenneth.