People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/361/1 (Dryb. Lib., no. 176)

Henry son of Samson of ‘Logis’ (Longcroft), with the consent of his wife and heir, has given, granted and by this his present charter established to Dryburgh Abbey and to his mother church of Channelkirk (BWK) in the villa of Samsonshiels (now Shieldfield in Lauder parish, BWK) one toft and croft, with three acres of land next to his house and also that land which is lies from the west between the said croft and the river by stated bounds, including the acre of William son of Robert, in free, pure and perpetual alms.
Firm date
8 June 1229 X
Dating Notes
Papal confirmation (_Dryb. Lib._, no. 251)
Source for Data Entry
Dryburgh Liber, no. 176
Trad. ID
Dryb. Lib., no. 176
Calendar number
Charter type
Confirmed by Alan son of Roland of Galloway, the constable (3/28/21)

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
8 Jun. 1229 X Gift of toft and croft in Samsonshiels (now Shieldfield, BWK) with three acres yes

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
8 Jun. 1229 X Acre of land of William, son of Robert (BWK) William, son of Robert (BWK)
8 Jun. 1229 X House of Henry, son of Samson (BWK) Henry, son of Samson of Longcroft