People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/386/21 (Arb. Lib., nos. 98, 303)

Thomas Malherbe has given and granted and by this his charter established to Arbroath Abbey 2s. in perpetual alms from that land of Balneaves (in Kinnell, ANG) which his father William ‘de’ Malherbe (sic) gave to his brother Ewin (Eogan?) for his service, falling annually on Martinmas, which his father granted orally to the monks in perpetual alms before his death.
Firm date
17 February 1215 X
Probable date
probably late 1220s or early 1230s
Dating Notes
This gift does not appear in Alexander II’s grand confirmation to Arbroath (_Arbroath Liber_, no. 100). Thomas Malherbe was sheriff of Forfar on 17 Jan. 1227 (_Arb. Lib._, no. 229) and witnessed a charter of Alexander II dated 1232 (_Brechin Reg._, no. 2). Malcolm the butler (_pincerna_) witnessed charters between about 1199 and 1229.
Source for Data Entry
Arbroath Liber, nos. 98, 303
Trad. ID
Arb. Lib., nos. 98, 303
Calendar number
Charter type
Thomas Malherbe was sheriff of Forfar, ca 1228×32.

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
17 Feb. 1215 X butler (king's) Malcolm Hay, king's butler
17 Feb. 1215 X steward Adam, steward of Arbroath (son of Aldan)
17 Feb. 1215 X king Unknown, king of Scots (William I or Alexander II)