Laurence son of Orm of Abernethy has quitclaimed to Arbroath Abbey in perpetuity all right which he had or which he could claim to the advowson of the church of Abernethy (PER), with its just pertinents, namely, with the chapels of Dron (PER), Dunbog (FIF) and ‘Erolyn’ (poss. mistake for Abdie, FIF), and with the land of Ballo (PER) and Pitlour (FIF), and with half of all the teinds coming out of his own money. The céli De of Abernethy shall have the other half of the teinds. Arbroath Abbey shall have all the teinds of the territory of Abernethy and all the just pertinents of the same church, except those teinds which belong to churches of Flisk (FIF) and Coultra (FIF), and except his teinds of his demesne of Abernethy, which the céli De shall have, namely, of Mugdrum (FIF), Carpow (PER), ‘Balehyrewell’, ‘Balecolly’ and Innernethy on the east side of the burn. This is to be held in free, pure and perpetual alms, free from all risk from himself and his heirs in perpetuity.
1189 X 1195
Hugh as chancellor × latest possible date for King William’s charter (_RRS_ ii, no. 339).
Source for Data Entry
Arbroath Liber, i, no. 35
Arb. Lib., no. 35
The witness list and much of the language is the same as King William’s charter, RRS, ii, no. 339. On identification of Abdie, see Barrow, RRS, ii, 343.