People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/37/3 (Dunf. Reg., no. 83)

Clement, bishop of Dunblane, Richard, abbot of Cambuskenneth, Walter Comyn, earl of Menteith, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan & justiciar of Scotia, William, earl of Mar, chamberlain, Alexander the Steward, Robert de Ros, Nicholas de Soules, David of Graham, Master Gamelin, William the chaplain and Alexander of Corbridge, clerks of the lord King, and John Blund and John Salvain, knights, announce that Emma, daughter and heiress of the late Gilbert of Smeaton, recognised that the holding of Smeaton in the feu of Musselburgh (MLO), properly belonged to Dunfermline Abbey.
Firm date
17 December 1253
Dating Notes
1253, Wednesday before the feast of St Thomas the Apostle.
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Source for Data Entry
Dunfermline Registrum, no. 83.
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Dunf. Reg., no. 83
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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
17 Dec. 1253 Statement that Smeaton (MLO) belonged to Dunfermline Abbey yes