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?].