People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/109/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 87)

Roger Burnard has given, granted and by this his charter established to Melrose Abbey, for the welfare of the souls of his lords Kings David, Malcolm and William, in free, pure and perpetual alms, a certain part of his peatary in the territory of Fairnington (ROX), which he perambulated with many responsible men, by stated bounds, with right of free transit.
Firm date
X 1219
Probable date
prob. × 4 Dec. 1214
Dating Notes
Probably late in the reign of King William (see pro anima clause), × death of Thomas de Coleville
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 87
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 87
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/87 Confirmed by King Alexander II (1/7/48).
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 Holder Lord
X 1219 Peatary in territory of Fairnington (ROX) Roger Burnard (mid13C)