People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/132/23 (Dugdale, Monasticon, 598, no. 21)

Pope Lucius III writes to Abbot Everard of Holm Cultram, taking the monastery into his protection; all the possessions and goods which they have or may acquire by papal permission, by the liberality of kings or the gifts of the faithful, may remain with the abbot and his successors, including from the gift of Henry, king of England, all the island of Holm, on which the monastery is situated, having been indulged by the same king, and established by his charter; the Old Grange and the granges of Tarns, Skinburness, Raby, Newton Arlosh (all in Cumberland); and everything they have within the island of Holm, just as it was in forest in the time of King Henry ‘senior’ (i.e. Henry I) and Ralph, earl of Chester. Outside the island of Holm, from the gift of Cospatric, son of Orm, and Thomas, son of Cospatric [of Workington], the land and grange of Flimby (Cumberland), as contained in their charter; and from the gift of the same Cospatric, the land of Kelton (Cumberland) with its easements; the liberties of the same land, from the gift of William, the earl, and Cecilia, the countess of Albemarle; from the gift of the same earl and countess, a forge in ‘Wynnefel’ (prob. Smithyfell in Whinfell, west of Lorton), as in their charter; from the gift of Waldeve, son of Gamel, the land of Kirkby Thore (Cumberland); the grange and land in Galloway which is called Kirkwinning (Kirkgunzeon, DMF), as in the charter of Roland, son of Uctred, […] one saltpan, outside the marches in Loch Kindar […]. And, pasture without pannage through all the woods within the demesne of the said Roland, and easements of the wood in Preston (KCB) and Loch [Kindar…] and paths, and easements of ports; all this, as contained in the charter of the said Roland. In Ireland, whatever Earl Richard [de Clare of Pembroke] and Hugh de Lacy and other nobles have bestowed. He recites the duties and privileges of the Cistercians.
Firm date
8 May 1185
Dating Notes
8th of May, pontifical year 4
Source for Data Entry
Dugdale, Monasticon (New), 598, no. 21
Trad. ID
Dugdale, Monasticon, 598, no. 21
Calendar number
Charter type
Papal privilege: general confirmation

Total number of associated factoids: 20