People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/354/5 (Newb. Reg., C.O., no. 17)

William de Lizars, lord of Gorton, has given, granted, and by this his charter established to Stephen of Melville, clerk, at feuferme, for his homage and service, all his land which he holds of the Temple in his feu of Gorton (MLO) and that land which was Thomas (Melville) of Temple’s, with all its pertinents, bounds, liberties, rights, pleas, escheats and other easements, and with free power of digging ditches and enclosing the land, in feu and heritage, with right of brew-house (braciandi tabernam) and meat-house (tabernam carnes) and common pasture on both the eastern and western moors, and with free entry and exit to the common pasture of his feu of Gorton, for four horses of both sexes, 16 oxen, 16 cows, 160 ewes and 8 sows, with their offspring of two years, [etc], for an annual render of 5s., half on Easter, half on the feast of St Michael, for all services, customs, profits, exactions, and other secular demands.
Firm date
Probable date
Mid-13th century
Dating Notes
Source for Data Entry
Newbattle Registrum, C.O., no. 17
Trad. ID
Newb. Reg., C.O., no. 17
Calendar number
Charter type
Apparently after the death of Thomas of Melville ‘of Temple’.

Total number of associated factoids: 15