People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/597/1 (Dryb. Lib., no. 170)

Simon de la Wardrobe, with the consent of Matilda, daughter of Elias of Brotherstone, his wife, and of his heir, has given, granted, and by this his present charter established, to Dryburgh Abbey, all that land which he had by gift of the said Elias in the territory of the villa of Brotherstone (ROX), namely 17 acres of land and one acre which he had in increase by the gift of Alan son of the said Elias, with a messuage in the same territory, in free, pure and perpetual alms, with all easements and liberties, without any secular exaction and custom, rendering annually 3d. at Pentecost, and saving the multure of the said land.
Firm date
Probable date
Mid-13th century
Dating Notes
See charters of Elias, Alan and Thomas of Brotherstone
Source for Data Entry
Dryburgh Liber, no. 170
Trad. ID
Dryb. Lib., no. 170
Calendar number
Charter type
NB. cf. Robert de la Wardrobe, received a grant of a fourth part of Drumry in Lenzie from William Comyn, earl of Buchan (1211×33), NLS Ch 15532. Earl William referred to Robert as his client; Cambuskenneth Reg., xxx (1211×26). Robert also was a witness to Arb. Lib., no. 132 (× 19 Nov. 1244). See also ‘Randinus’ de Wardroba, 1278 (Dunf. Reg., nos. 86, 87).

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
undated Gift of 17 acres and another acre in Brotherstone (ROX) yes
unavailable Gift of 17 acres of land in Brotherstone (ROX) no
unavailable Gift of one acre of land in Brotherstone (ROX) no