Pope Alexander III writes to Walter of Ryedale, recalling the devotion of his father Ansketill, of blessed memory, and takes into his protection him and all his possessions which he holds at present or will hold in future, especially the villa of Lilliesleaf (ROX), half of Langton (BWK), the Whittons (ROX) and all that pertains to it, also the villa of Brawby (Yorkshire) which his father and forebears held from the church of Hexham. He also establishes the convention between his father and Utred, the priest, concerning the villa of Lilliesleaf, and bestowing the right to appeal to the apostolic see.
10 May, 1166 X 1176
6 id. May, after _Scot. Pont._, no. 58
Source for Data Entry
Bates, ‘Three Papal Bulls’, Archaeologia Aeliana, New Ser., xii (1887), App. C (translated, pg. 198)
Bates, AA 12, App., C
Northumberland County Record Office, Riddell MSS, no. ZRW.3
See also, Scotia Pontificia, nos. 36 and 58.