People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/136/1 (Holy. Lib., no. 14)

Herbert, chamberlain of the king of Scotland, has granted and by this his charter established to Holyrood Abbey, the church of Kinneil (WLO), with all its rights, in perpetual alms, with the consent and counsel of his sons Stephen and William. He wills that the aforesaid canons should possess this church as freely and quietly as any church in all Lothian, save the tenure of Sir William his nepos, for as long as he may wish to hold the church.
Firm date
1136 X 13 September 1162
Dating Notes
Appointment of Herbert the chamberlain × royal confirmation (1/5/72); probably late.
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Place date (document)
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Source for Data Entry
Holyrood Liber, no. 14
Trad. ID
Holy. Lib., no. 14
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Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 45/13/226
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 Primary Witnesses
1136 X 13 Sept. 1162 Gift of the church of Kinneil (WLO) yes Hugh Gifford, lord of Yester; Peter (witness for Herbert the chamberlain); Richard, clerk (Holyrood); Terry, nepos of Herbert the chamberlain

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
1136 X 13 Sept. 1162 chamberlain (king's) Herbert, king's chamberlain
1136 X 13 Sept. 1162 clerk Richard, clerk (Holyrood)
1136 X 13 Sept. 1162 king of Scots David I, king of Scots (d.1153)