People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/358/17 (Melr. Lib., no. 301)

Robert son of Alexander of London has granted and made firm by this his present charter to Melrose Abbey, in free, pure and perpetual alms, that donation which his father made to them of their land seated in ‘Lekehalu’ (ROX?) which was given to Alexander by Walter de Burdon and Matilda, his wife, in exchange, as the charter of his father testifies.
Firm date
1249 X
Probable date
late 13th century
Dating Notes
Nicholas of Rutherford appears after death of Alexander II (_Glasgow Registrum_, no. 216, NAS, RH 6/60, _HMC Mar and Kellie_, 1-2)
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 301
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 301
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/301
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1249 X land in ‘Lekehalu’ (ROX?) Alexander of London