People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/638/1 (C.A. Rent., 335, no. 42)

Charter by which Adam White of Forfar has appointed the monks of Forfar [of Coupar Angus Abbey] as his heirs if it happens that he dies without issue.
Firm date
Probable date
Late 12th/early 13th century, prob. 1190s or 1200s
Dating Notes
Grantor; Peter the Falconer, king’s clerk
Source for Data Entry
Coupar Angus Rental, i, 335, no. 42
Trad. ID
C.A. Rent., 335, no. 42
Calendar number
Charter type
Easson, Coupar Angus Chrs. I, 24, says grantor is Adam Albus of Forfar, who witnessed several deeds of this date. This fits with one of the witn. to this, William royal clerk, but another, Peter royal clerk, is unknown. Easson continues that the ‘monks of Forfar’ may have been the ‘two Cistercians who were to serve the chapel on an island in Forfar loch (no. 25)’

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
undated clerk (king's) William of Forfar, king's clerk
undated clerk (king's) Peter, falconer, king's clerk
undated burgess William, burgess
undated burgess Udard, burgess
undated king William I, king of Scots (d.1214)