People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/21/6 (Kel. Lib., no. 48)

An agreement was formed between the abbot and convent of Kelso and Thomas Batail, burgess of Berwick, whereby the abbot and convent demitted the whole ploughgate of land with buildings and a croft which they held in the tenement of Bondington (BWK) from the gift of David, king of Scots, to hold for 20 years, rendering annually 3 marks, that is, 20s. at Martinmas and 20s. at Pentecost, beginning on the feast of St Martin, 1267. He shall improve and support the houses and buildings and at the end of the lease restore them to the abbey. The abbot and convent warrant the lands.
Firm date
11 November 1266
Dating Notes
On the feast of St Martin in Hyeme, 1266
Source for Data Entry
Kelso Liber, i, no. 48
Trad. ID
Kel. Lib., no. 48
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
11 Nov. 1266 burgess of Berwick Thomas de Bataille, grieve of Berwick
11 Nov. 1266 king of Scots David I, king of Scots (d.1153)