People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/268/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 61)

Description
William of Halkerston, Richard his brother, John son of Alan of Montgomery, Vincent son of Robert Avenel and Nicholas son of Roland, have given, granted and by this their present charter established, to Melrose Abbey, for the soul of Walter son of Alan (II, the steward), their lord, a certain land in the territory of Innerwick (ELO) as a ditch encircles the said land made by the brothers, in free, pure and perpetual alms, free and quit from all terrestrial service and secular exaction. Moreover, they have leased to the monks common pasture of the villa of Innerwick, by stated bounds, with easements, in peataries and turbaries, in heaths and in pastures, in perpetual feuferme.
Firm date
1204 X 1225
Probable date
probably 1211×
Dating Notes
Succession of Walter son of Alan (II) the steward × Walter son of Alan (II) the steward’s confirmation (_Melrose Liber_, no. 62), prob. during same range as Walter’s confirmation
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 61
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 61
Calendar number
3/268/1
Charter type
Charter
Language
Latin
Original (contemporary)
yes
Notes
NAS, GD 55/61 Probably around the same time as Roger son of Glay’s charter (3/249/1)
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

Total number of associated factoids: 19

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
1204 X 1225 Lord (dominus) of John Montgomery (Tenurial & lordship relationship) Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241) John Montgomery
1204 X 1225 Lord (dominus) of Vincent Avenel (Tenurial & lordship relationship) Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241) Vincent Avenel, son of Robert Avenel
1204 X 1225 Lord (dominus) of Nicholas, son of Roland son-in-law of Nicholas de Côtentin (Tenurial & lordship relationship) Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241) Nicholas, son of Roland son-in-law of Nicholas de Côtentin
1204 X 1225 Son of Gregory (father of Robert) (early 13C) (Familial relationship) Robert, son of Gregory (early 13C) Gregory (father of Robert) (early 13C)
1204 X 1225 Brother of William of Halkerston (Familial relationship) Richard, brother of William of Halkerston William of Halkerston
1204 X 1225 Son of Alan Montgomery, knight (Familial relationship) John Montgomery Alan Montgomery, knight
1204 X 1225 Son of Robert Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1185) (Familial relationship) Vincent Avenel, son of Robert Avenel Robert Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1185)
1204 X 1225 Son of Roland, son-in-law of Nicholas de Côtentin (Familial relationship) Nicholas, son of Roland son-in-law of Nicholas de Côtentin Roland, son-in-law of Nicholas de Côtentin
1204 X 1225 Lord (dominus) of William of Halkerston (Tenurial & lordship relationship) Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241) William of Halkerston
1204 X 1225 Lord (dominus) of Richard, brother of William of Halkerston (Tenurial & lordship relationship) Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241) Richard, brother of William of Halkerston


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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1204 X 1225 land in Innerwick (ELO) Melrose Abbey (fd.1136)
1204 X 1225 land in Innerwick (ELO) Kelso Abbey