Thomas of Nisbet and Amabilis, his wife, for the well-being of their lives and souls and for the souls of their ancestors and successors, have given, granted and by this their present charter established to Melrose Abbey, in free, pure and perpetual alms, two acres of meadow in the territory of Nisbet (ROX), namely in ‘Bradhalu’ near the pond of their mill, freely and quietly from all custom and service and secular exaction in perpetuity. Additionally, Thomas and Amabilis, wife of Sir Thomas of Nesbit, by their free will, quitclaimed whatever rights they have or are able to have in the aforesaid two acres to the monks.
Alan of Harcarse appears between 1230 and 1260 (_Melrose Liber_, i, no. 233; _Cold. Cart._, no. 38; Raine, _North Durham_, App., no. 238)