People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/19/3 (Menteith, no. 6)

Sir John Russell and Isabella his spouse, countess of Menteith, have given, granted, and by their charter established, to Sir Hugh of Abernethy and his heirs or assignees, for his service and fealty, 20 librates of land rationally surveyed in the territory of Aberfoyle (PER), on the west side of the Forth, for an annual render of one sore hawk on St James’ Day, or 6d., saving the forinsec service of the lord king pertaining to that land, and saving to themselves and their heirs the advowson of the church of Aberfoyle.
Firm date
October 1258 X 17 April 1261
Probable date
late 1259 or 1260
Dating Notes
Death of Walter Comyn, earl of Menteith × first appearance of Walter Stewart as earl of Menteith.
Source for Data Entry
Fraser, Menteith, no. 6
Trad. ID
Menteith, no. 6
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
Location unknown. See Fraser, Facsimiles, no. 58.

Total number of associated factoids: 18

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
Oct. 1258 X 17 Apr. 1261 Bride/betrothed (f.) (sponsa) of John Russell (Familial relationship) Isabel, countess of Menteith John Russell, husband of Isabel, countess of Menteith