People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/20/34 (Arb. Lib., no. 272)

An agreement was formed between Abbot A[dam] and the convent of Arbroath, on one side, and John Wischard, son of John Wischard, on the other, whereby the abbot and convent demitted at feuferme to John certain of their lands in the parish of Conveth (now Laurencekirk, KCD), namely the lands of the lordship of Conveth (KCD) and the land of ‘Halton’ (KCD) and the land called Scotston (KCD), by their right bounds, with their just pertinents and easements, as King William gave them to Humphrey of Berkeley, son of Theobald, for his homage and service, and established by his charter, for an annual render for all service of 8 marks, 4 at Pentecost and 4 at Martinmas, and responding for the forinsec service of the lord king and all secular demand pertaining to the lord king for the said lands. Certain lands have been excluded from this agreement, namely, one oxgang of land next to Mill of Conveth (KCD) near ‘Lother’, given to the sacristan of Arbroath in alms for the provision of the lighting before the altar of St Mary, and a half davoch next to Scotston which was Hugh son of Waltheof’s, given to Roger Wyrfauk, responding for the forinsec of the lord king, and multure, and the works of the mill as pertains to a half davoch, as attested in their charter.
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AD 1242
Source for Data Entry
Arbroath Liber, i, no. 272
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Arb. Lib., no. 272
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Charter type

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1242 Half davoch next to Scotston (KCD) Hugh, son of Waltheof