People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/35/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 342)

N[icholas], abbot of Jedburgh and J[ohn] of Lynn, clerk of the lord bishop of Glasgow, have received the grant of J[ohn], bishop of Glasgow. In the case brought before the bishop and his official between Kelso Abbey and Sir Adam of Kirkpatrick, knight, concerning the right of patronage to the church of Closeburn (DMF). The said Nicholas and John, commissioners of the bishop of Glasgow, decree the right of the monks of Kelso to the patronage of the church, as was declared by the witnesses as much as by the strong muniments of the law. Nicholas and John pronounce a penalty of contumacy against the said knight in his absence and condemn him to perpetual silence and the payment of expenses made in this lawsuit, reserving to the commissioners the tax assessment of [the church?].
Firm date
12 January 1265
Dating Notes
On the vigil of St Hilary, 1264
Place date (modern)
Roxburgh (St James' church)
Place date (document)
ecclesia beati Jacobi de Roxkysburg'
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
Kelso Liber, ii, no. 342
Trad. ID
Kel. Lib., no. 342
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
12 Jan. 1265 Advowson of the church of Roxburgh Kelso Abbey