People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/245/3 (Newb. Reg., no. 83)

John Giffard has granted and by this his charter established to Newbattle Abbey the donation of his grandfather of ‘Kressewelle’ (Monkrigg, Haddington ph., ELO), by stated bounds, as contained in his grandfather’s charter.
Firm date
1210 X 1230
Probable date
Early thirteenth century; perhaps 1210s or 1220s
Dating Notes
Perhaps the same John Giffard who witnessed a charter of Alexander II on 7 Dec. 1221 (_Moray Reg._, C.O. 4; _Handlist_, no. 57) and charters of Earl David (_St And. Lib._, 238; 1189×1219), Gilbert de St Martin (_St And. Lib._, 388; 1206×22), David de St Michael (_Lind. Cart._, no. 38; 1214×19). Perhaps the same person as John Giffard of Powgavie (_C.A. Rental_, no. 60; 1204×14).
Source for Data Entry
Newbattle Registrum, no. 83
Trad. ID
Newb. Reg., no. 83
Calendar number
Charter type

Total number of associated factoids: 3

Listing items 1 to 1, page 1 of 1

  • ‹‹ First
  • ‹ Previous
  • 1
  • Next ›
  • Last ››

Date Short Summary Subject Object
1210 X 1230 Grandfather of John Gifford (son of William son of Hugh) (Familial relationship) Hugh Gifford, lord of Yester John Gifford (son of William son of Hugh)