[Gillecrist, earl of] Mar, has [given], granted and [by his charter established] to God and St Mary and the céli Dé of Monymusk (ABD), the church of Leochel (ABD), with a half davoch of land on which the church is sited, free from all exaction and secular service, as are teinds and altar oblations, in common pasture, in free and pure and quiet and perpetual alms, for the welfare and prosperity of his lord King William and his son and his loved ones and for himself and all his forefathers and heirs and successors. He wills and instructs that the céli Dé should hold and possess the said church with all its pertinents in perpetual alms, as freely as any canon, monk or other religious man holds any church or alms by the gift of any baron or earl in the kingdom of Scotland.
circa 1183 X 13 October 1207
Gillecrist as earl of Mar × confirmation of Bishop John of Aberdeen, who d. 13 Oct. 1207. Gillecrist became earl at some point in the 1180s, certainly by 1189. _Dunf. Reg._, no. 147; _RRS_, ii, no. 284. Orabilis, his wife, was called ‘countess of Mar’ by 4 Aug. 1188.