People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/219/1 (Holy. Lib., no. 91A )

John son of Harvey, ab of Varia Capella (Falkirk), has resigned and quitclaimed to his lords the abbot and convent of Holyrood, in the abbot’s full court, which he proposed to have or possibly have or any sort of claim or title to the land of the said Harvey his late father in Falkirk (STL), [in exchange] for one chalder of flour and three ells of blue cloth in his lifetime from the same. He has sworn in the hand of the venerable father H[enry], bishop of Galloway.
Firm date
12 March 1258
Dating Notes
Day of St Gregory the pope, AD 1257
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Source for Data Entry
Holyrood Liber, no. 91A (contained in 1319 inspection)
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Holy. Lib., no. 91A
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This is the only known mention of an ab of Falkirk

Total number of associated factoids: 15

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
12 Mar. 1258 Land of Harvey father of John in Falkirk (STL) Hervey (father of John)