Alexander, son of Walter, Steward of Scotland, to his esteemed and sworn man Thomas del Bois of the barony of Renfrew, commanding and instructing him to have the whole of the land measured that belonged to the monks of Paisley, which his father and he caused to be enclosed in their park on the west side of Espedair Burn (RNF), by worthy and sworn men; and as many acres as they might find there, so many acres is he to cause to be delivered to them without any delay neighbouring their church of Inverkip (RNF), which (acres) he has given them in exchange for the above land. Thomas del Bois is furthermore to make sasine to the same in respect of 6 acres of land neighbouring the chapel of Lochwinnoch (RNF), which (6 acres) he has given them in free, pure, and perpetual alms, out of the obligation and promise of his father, in return for the land that belonged to William the Frenchman at Innerwick, which remains to him and his heirs. He orders him, moreover, to have 8 chalders of flour paid to the same monks every year in respect of the ferme of Inchinnan, that is, 2 chalders that he owes to them by his charter for the multure of the Rass, and 6 chalders that he and his mother owe to them annually during the life of sir Ralph the chaplain, in exchange for their land of Innerwick (ELO).
1241 X 14 January 1247
Succession of Alexander the steward × _Paisley Registrum_, 113 (no. 112)