People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/12/2 (ND, App., no. 216)

An agreement is formed between Prior Simon and the convent of Coldingham and Elias, clerk of Over Ayton (BWK), whereby Prior Simon gave, granted and by his charter established, to Elias, clerk, the toft and croft which he held in Ayton in the south and in ‘eihe’, to hold of Coldingham in exchange for three tofts in the north of that villa, two which belonged to Osulf and Aldred with crofts pertaining to the same houses, and the third toft which belonged to Walifrey [Walfrid?] next to the house of Erkenbricti [Arkenbald?], with three perches of land in the field next to Stanbrigge.
Firm date
31 July 1189 X 1203
Dating Notes
Election of Prior Bertram (Prior Simon’s predecessor) as prior of Durham × Simon’s successor, Ralph
Source for Data Entry
Raine, North Durham, App., no. 216
Trad. ID
ND, App., no. 216
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
DCM, Misc. Ch. 893
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

Total number of associated factoids: 14

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
31 Jul. 1189 X 1203 prior of Coldingham Simon, prior of Coldingham (fl.1189×1203)
31 Jul. 1189 X 1203 clerk of Over Ayton Elias, clerk of Over Ayton
31 Jul. 1189 X 1203 sheriff Robert de Burneville, sheriff
31 Jul. 1189 X 1203 Master Merlin, master (fl.1161×62-1189×1203)
31 Jul. 1189 X 1203 steward Gregory of Coldingham, steward