People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/42/5 (Foedera, i, II, 638)

Description
Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, Justiciar of Scotia, Patrick, earl of Dunbar, Malise, earl of Strathearn, Malcolm, earl of Lennox, Robert de Brus, earl of Carrick, Donald, earl of Mar, Gilbert [d’Umfraville], earl of Angus, Walter [Stewart], earl of Menteith, William, earl of Ross, William, earl of Sutherland, Magnus, earl of Orkney, Duncan, earl of Fife, John, earl of Atholl, Robert de Brus père, James, Steward of Scotland, John de Balliol, John Comyn, William de Soules, then justiciar of Lothian, Ingram de Guines, William of Moray, the son, Walter of Moray, knights, Alexander de Balliol, Reginald le Chen père, William de St Clare, Richard Siward, William of Brechin, Nicholas de la Haye, Henry of Graham, Ingram de Balliol, Alan son of the earl (fitz Count), Reginald le Chen fils, J[ohn] of Lindsey, Patrick of Graham, [Herbert] of Maxwell, Simon Fraser, Alexander of Argyll, Angus son of Donald (MacDonald) and Alan son of Ruardi, barons of the kingdom of Scotland, acknowledge Margaret daughter of the daughter of their lord the king, Margaret, of good memory, late Queen Norway by marriage to Eric, king of Norway, as the legitimate heir to the kingdom of Scotland and the Isle of Man and of all the other islands pertaining to the kingdom, in the event of King Alexander III’s death.
Firm date
5 February 1284
Dating Notes
5th day of February, AD 1283, regnal year 35
Place date (modern)
Scone
Place date (document)
Scon'
Related Place
Scone
Source for Data Entry
Foedera, i, II, 638
Trad. ID
Foedera, i, II, 638
Calendar number
4/42/5
Charter type
Charter
Referred to as letter patent
yes
Language
Latin
Original (contemporary)
yes
Notes
NAS, RH 5/9; Formerly TNA, E 39/3/56

Total number of associated factoids: 65

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
5 Feb. 1284 Obligation to acknowledge Margaret, the Maid of Norway, as legitimate heir of Alexander III yes


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Date Short Summary Subject Object
5 Feb. 1284 Son of Unknown earl (father of Alan) (Familial relationship) Alan fitz Count [i.e. son of the earl] Unknown, earl (father of Alan fitzCount)
5 Feb. 1284 Son of Donald of the Isles (Familial relationship) Angus, son of Donald of the Isles, lord of Islay (d. ca 1293) Donald of the Isles
5 Feb. 1284 Son of Rory of Garmoran (father of Alan) (Familial relationship) Alan mac Ruaidrí (MacRuairi) of Garmoran Rory of Garmoran (father of Alan)
5 Feb. 1284 First-born (primogenitus) of Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286) (Familial relationship) Alexander, son of King Alexander III (d.1284) Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286)
5 Feb. 1284 Daughter of Margaret, daughter of Alexander III (d.1283) (Familial relationship) Margaret, granddaughter of Alexander III (d.1290) Margaret, daughter of Alexander III (d.1283)
5 Feb. 1284 Daughter of Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286) (Familial relationship) Margaret, daughter of Alexander III (d.1283) Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286)
5 Feb. 1284 Lords (dominus) of various named barons (Tenurial & lordship relationship) Alexander, son of King Alexander III (d.1284); Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286) Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1289); Patrick (III), earl of Dunbar (d.1289); Malise (III), earl of Strathearn (d.in or a.1317); Malcolm (I), earl of Lennox; Robert Bruce V, lord of Annandale (d.1295); Donald, earl of Mar (d.1297×1305); Gilbert de Umfraville, earl of Angus (d.1307); Walter Stewart, earl of Menteith (d.c.1293); William (II), earl of Ross (d.1323); William (II), earl of Sutherland (d.1306/7); Magnus (IV), earl of Caithness and Orkney (d.1284); Duncan (III), earl of Fife (d.1289); John of Strathbogie, earl of Atholl (d.1306); Robert Bruce VI, earl of Carrick (d.1304); James Stewart (d.1309); John Balliol, king of Scots (d.1314); John Comyn, lord of Badenoch (d.1302); William Soulis, knight, justiciar of Lothian (d.1292/3); Ingram de Guines, knight; William Murray, son of Malcolm Murray, knight (TRA3); Walter Murray, knight (TRA3); Alexander Balliol of Cavers (d.c.1311); Reginald Cheyne, father (d.c.1293); William Sinclair (d.1299×1303); Richard Siward, elder, lord of Kellie (d.a.1311); William of Brechin, knight; Nicholas Hay (I), lord of Errol (son of Gilbert) (d.1305/6); Henry Graham (TRA3); Ingram Balliol (d.1299); Alan fitz Count [i.e. son of the earl]; Reginald Cheyne, younger, lord of Duffus; John Lindsay, knight; Patrick Graham, knight (d.1296); Herbert Maxwell, son of Aymer Maxwell; Simon Fraser (III) (d.1291×92); Alexander of Argyll; Angus, son of Donald of the Isles, lord of Islay (d. ca 1293); Alan mac Ruaidrí (MacRuairi) of Garmoran


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Date Short Summary Title Holder
5 Feb. 1284 baron Alan fitz Count [i.e. son of the earl]
5 Feb. 1284 baron Reginald Cheyne, younger, lord of Duffus
5 Feb. 1284 baron John Lindsay, knight
5 Feb. 1284 baron Patrick Graham, knight (d.1296)
5 Feb. 1284 baron Herbert Maxwell, son of Aymer Maxwell
5 Feb. 1284 baron Simon Fraser (III) (d.1291×92)
5 Feb. 1284 baron Alexander of Argyll
5 Feb. 1284 baron Angus, son of Donald of the Isles, lord of Islay (d. ca 1293)
5 Feb. 1284 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Alexander, son of King Alexander III (d.1284)
5 Feb. 1284 king Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of St Andrews William Fraser, bishop of St Andrews (d.1297)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Glasgow Robert Wishart, bishop of Glasgow (d.1316)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Dunkeld William, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1285×88)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Aberdeen Henry Cheyne, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1328×29)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Moray Archibald, bishop of Moray (d.1298)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Brechin William Comyn/Kilconcath, bishop of Brechin (d.a.1296/97)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Galloway Henry, bishop of Whithorn (d.1293)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Dunblane William, bishop of Dunblane (d.1291×)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Caithness Alan de St Edmund, bishop of Caithness (d.1291)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Argyll Laurence, bishop of Argyll (d.1299×1300)
5 Feb. 1284 bishop of Ross Robert of Fyvie, bishop of Ross (d.a.1295)
5 Feb. 1284 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286)
5 Feb. 1284 queen of Norway Margaret, daughter of Alexander III (d.1283)
5 Feb. 1284 king of Norway Eric, king of Norway (d.1299)
5 Feb. 1284 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Eric, king of Norway (d.1299)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Buchan Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1289)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Dunbar Patrick (III), earl of Dunbar (d.1289)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Strathearn Malise (III), earl of Strathearn (d.in or a.1317)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Lennox Malcolm (I), earl of Lennox
5 Feb. 1284 justiciar of Scotia Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1289)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Carrick Robert Bruce VI, earl of Carrick (d.1304)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Mar Donald, earl of Mar (d.1297×1305)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Angus Gilbert de Umfraville, earl of Angus (d.1307)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Menteith Walter Stewart, earl of Menteith (d.c.1293)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Ross William (II), earl of Ross (d.1323)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Sutherland William (II), earl of Sutherland (d.1306/7)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Orkney Magnus (IV), earl of Caithness and Orkney (d.1284)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Fife Duncan (III), earl of Fife (d.1289)
5 Feb. 1284 earl of Atholl John of Strathbogie, earl of Atholl (d.1306)
5 Feb. 1284 steward of Scotland James Stewart (d.1309)
5 Feb. 1284 knight Robert Bruce V, lord of Annandale (d.1295)
5 Feb. 1284 knight James Stewart (d.1309)
5 Feb. 1284 knight John Balliol, king of Scots (d.1314)
5 Feb. 1284 knight John Comyn, lord of Badenoch (d.1302)
5 Feb. 1284 justiciar of Lothian William Soulis, knight, justiciar of Lothian (d.1292/3)
5 Feb. 1284 knight Ingram de Guines, knight
5 Feb. 1284 knight William Murray, son of Malcolm Murray, knight (TRA3)
5 Feb. 1284 knight William Soulis, knight, justiciar of Lothian (d.1292/3)
5 Feb. 1284 knight Walter Murray, knight (TRA3)
5 Feb. 1284 baron Alexander Balliol of Cavers (d.c.1311)