People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/38/21 (NRS, RH 5/36)

An inquest was made at Traquair, whether Agatha Spink has a right to a house and pertinents there in the villa of Traquair (PEB). The jurors, William the smith, Thomas […], Andrew ‘Suerwyn’, Gilbert ‘Mandewel’, Richard Ruffus, Thomas of le Schele […], Thomas Bunting, Gilbert of Ormiston, William son of Gillemuire [of Ormiston], [Richard?], the miller, Roger of the Mount, say that Agatha had this right, that her brother Robert Spink bought the said house and pertinents from Lady Ada wife of the late Sir Henry of Braid, by charter, and died seised therein.
Firm date
Tuesday 13 November 1274
Dating Notes
Tuesday after the feast of St Martin, 1274
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Source for Data Entry
NRS, RH 5/36
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NRS, RH 5/36
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Original (contemporary)
NRS, RH 5/36; Formerly TNA, C 47/22/5/20

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Sale of house and pertinents in Traquair (PEB) no
Tuesday 13 Nov. 1274 Inquest concerning right of Agatha Spink to a house and pertinents in villa of Traquair (PEB) yes

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
Tuesday 13 Nov. 1274 smith William, smith (PEB)
Tuesday 13 Nov. 1274 miller Richard, miller (PEB)
Tuesday 13 Nov. 1274 Domina (Lady) Ada, wife of Henry of Braid
Tuesday 13 Nov. 1274 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Henry of Braid (late 13C)