People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/403/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 209)

Description
John son of Michael, by the assent and will of Michael, his heir, gave, granted and by this his charter established to May Priory, for the soul of himself and the souls of his father and his mother and his brother, Duncan, and his wife and his heirs, ancestors and successors, in free, pure and perpetual alms, the whole land on the southern part of ‘Caleburne’ (Penshiel, ELO), by stated bounds, with one acre of meadow and with pasture that may be sufficient for the sustenance of 300 mother sheep, 30 haulage cows and 24 haulage horses with the chattels and with certain other specified restrictions. John and his heir will warrant and acquit the aforesaid monks from all cultivation and expedition and all service, exaction and multure in perpetuity.
Firm date
circa 1200 X 23 January 1226
Probable date
prob. × 4 Dec. 1214
Dating Notes
Robert of London is called ‘son of King William’ rather than ‘brother of King Alexander’; × death of Robert of London. Waltheof son of Merleswain, Duncan son of Adam of Kilconquhar and Thomas of Lundin (as with BL Add. Ch. 76748 above), all witness this document; also x _Melrose Liber_, i, no. 210
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 209; St Andrews Liber, 381
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 209
Calendar number
3/403/3
Charter type
Charter
Language
Latin
Original (contemporary)
yes
Notes
NAS, GD 45/27/8

Total number of associated factoids: 18

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Son of Michael (father of John) (Familial relationship) John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk Michael of Methil, clerk (father of John of Methil)
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Heir of John of Methil, son of Michael (Familial relationship) Michael, son of John son of Michael of Methil John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Brother of John of Methil, son of Michael (Familial relationship) Duncan, brother of John son of Michael of Methil John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Serviens of John of Methil (Familial relationship) Patrick, serviens of John son of Michael; Robert, serviens of John son of Michael John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Son of William, king of Scots (d.1214) (Familial relationship) Robert of London (d.1225) William I, king of Scots (d.1214)
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Son of John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk (Familial relationship) Michael, son of John son of Michael of Methil John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Son of Merleswain, son of Merleswain of Kennoway (fl.1170s) (Familial relationship) Waltheof, son of Merleswain (fl.1198×1226) Merleswain, son of Merleswain of Kennoway
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Chaplain of John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk (Employment relationship) Simon, chaplain of John son of Michael John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Son of Adam, brother of Earl Duncan of Fife (father of Duncan) (Familial relationship) Duncan, son of Adam (of Kilconquhar), knight and sheriff of Fife Adam of Kilconquhar, brother of Earl Duncan (father of Duncan)


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Date Short Summary Title Holder
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 Dominus (Lord/Sir) John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 king of Scots William I, king of Scots (d.1214)
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 rector of Wemyss Ralph, rector of Wemyss
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 chaplain Simon, chaplain of John son of Michael
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 serviens Robert, serviens of John son of Michael
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 serviens Patrick, serviens of John son of Michael


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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 villa of Penshiel (ELO) John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk
circa 1200 X 23 Jan. 1226 pasture in Penshiel (ELO) John of Methil, son of Michael the clerk