People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/20/7 (ND, App., no. 647)

An agreement is formed between Prior Bertram and the convent of Durham and Edward of Oldcambus and his sons, whereby Edward and his sons make an agreement that they will abjure and quitclaim to the prior and monks the villa of Oldcambus and its mill for Greater Lumsdaine which the prior and monks gave in exchange and for 107 marks which Edward paid to the king of Scots for forfeiture. Edward and his heirs are to hold the villa of Greater Lumsdaine, with one toft and 3 acres in Coldingham in feu and heritage for 16s. yearly, 8s. at the feast of St John, and 8s. at Martinmas, and performing as much forinsec service and corrody to the king as pertains to a quarter part of a whole villa, and common service. They shall also have the mill of the villa with multure of his men. If the prior cannot warrant the land, he shall grant an exchange elsewhere.
Firm date
8 June 1198 X 29 September 1198
Dating Notes
See no. 177 and comments in _RRS_ ii, 415-416
Source for Data Entry
Raine, North Durham, App., no. 647
Trad. ID
ND, App., no. 647
Calendar number
Charter type
Duplicate Original (contemporary)
DCM, Misc. Chs. 875a, 875b. RRS, ii, 415-16
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
8 Jun. 1198 X 29 Sept. 1198 prior of Durham Bertram, prior of Durham (d.1212/13)
8 Jun. 1198 X 29 Sept. 1198 Master Merlin, master (fl.1161×62-1189×1203)
8 Jun. 1198 X 29 Sept. 1198 forester Richard, forester (BWK)
8 Jun. 1198 X 29 Sept. 1198 porter Philip, porter (BWK)
8 Jun. 1198 X 29 Sept. 1198 archdeacon Ralph of Lumsdaine, archdeacon
8 Jun. 1198 X 29 Sept. 1198 steward Gregory of Coldingham, steward
8 Jun. 1198 X 29 Sept. 1198 marischal Patrick, marischal (BWK)
8 Jun. 1198 X 29 Sept. 1198 king of Scots William I, king of Scots (d.1214)