People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/469/2 (Melr. Lib., no. 220)

Philip of Pitcox makes known that because the ten acres of land in ‘Beleside’ (beside Biel Water in Stenton, ELO) which he gave to the monks of Melrose, and his son Philip confirmed to them, in the stretch near their land of ‘Edmundiston’ (in Stenton, ELO), from the Biel as far as ‘Drituede’, is hindering an agreement between him and Roger de Merley made at the time of the donation, he was not able to extend [the donation]. He and Philip, his son, with faith pledged, have vowed an oath that if before the end of ten years they are not able to provide the ten acres of land for the monks, they will act to extend [it] without any doubt.
Firm date
1182 X 31 December 1232
Probable date
early 13th century
Dating Notes
around the same time as _Melrose Liber_, i, nos. 218-19
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 220
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 220
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/220
Document Image
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Date Short Summary Subject Object
1182 X 31 Dec. 1232 Son of Philip of Pitcox, steward of Earl Patrick (II) (Familial relationship) Philip, son of Philip of Pitcox Philip of Pitcox, steward of Earl Patrick (II)