People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/17/30 (Lenn. Cart., 30-1)

Maldoven, earl of Lennox, has given, granted, and established by this his present charter, to William son of Arthur son of Galbraith, three ploughgates of land in the Lennox, namely the two Baldernocks (STL) and a third ploughgate of land called Kincaid (STL), with all their pertinents, liberties and easements; to hold and have of him and his heirs by their right bounds, with the advowson of churches, and without any withholding; for an annual render of a half mark at the Glasgow Fair, and doing the forinsec service of the lord king, for all secular service, exaction and demand. And Earl Maldoven will warrant, acquit, and defend the said lands to the said William and his heirs against all men and women. [It is possible that Baldernock is only one of the two places, with the other being Balernock in Rhu. The Galbraith family held lands in both areas.]
Firm date
2 March 1239
Dating Notes
2nd day of March, AD 1238
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Source for Data Entry
Lennox Cartulary, 30-1
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Lenn. Cart., 30-1
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Total number of associated factoids: 25