People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/547/82 (East Lothian Deeds, no. 5)

Description
James, steward of Scotland, son of the Nobleman Sir Alexander, steward of Scotland, has given, granted, and by this his present charter established to William of Preston, son of John of Preston, for his homage and service, all his land in the villa of Tranent (ELO), which his father Sir Alexander took in exchange for the land of ‘Murcheley’ from Sir Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, with neyfs and the offspring and with all liberties and easements pertaining to the land, which Sir Simon Fleming held of him (James) and which Sir Simon resigned and quitclaimed and by rod and staff restored all his right and claim into his hand in the hall of Edinburgh Castle at the assembly (colloquium) of the lord king on Friday after the feast of the Conversion of St Paul the Apostle, in the year 1284, in the presence of Sir William Bisset and Sir Walter of Lindsey and Sir Reginald Crawford and many other faithful men; having and holding in feu and heritage, rendering annually 1d. on Pentecost, and performing the guard service at Berwick Castle as pertains to that land, for all forinsec service and suit of court and all secular exaction and demand, saving to himself and his heirs from William and his heirs ward and relief of the said land.
Firm date
26 January 1285 X 1293
Dating Notes
Resignation by Sir Simon Fleming (in text) × death of Sir William of Soules, justiciar
Source for Data Entry
Wallace-James, East Lothian Deeds, no. 5
Trad. ID
East Lothian Deeds, no. 5
Calendar number
3/547/82
Charter type
Charter
Language
Latin
Original (contemporary)
yes
Notes
NAS, RH 6/59

Total number of associated factoids: 28

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Alexander Stewart of Dundonald (d.1282)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 steward of Scotland Alexander Stewart of Dundonald (d.1282)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 steward of Scotland James Stewart (d.1309)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Simon Fleming (late 13C)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Brother Stephen, abbot of Paisley (fl.1272-85)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) William Soulis, knight, justiciar of Lothian (d.1292/3)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) John Soulis, knight, guardian (d.a.1310)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Simon Fraser (III) (d.1291×92)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Walter Stewart, earl of Menteith (d.c.1293)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Ralph, chaplain (13C)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 clerk Lambert, clerk (Stewart)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 abbot of Paisley Stephen, abbot of Paisley (fl.1272-85)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 justiciar of Lothian William Soulis, knight, justiciar of Lothian (d.1292/3)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 earl of Menteith Walter Stewart, earl of Menteith (d.c.1293)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 chaplain Ralph, chaplain (13C)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) William Bisset, knight (late 13C)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Walter Lindsay (IV), son of David (I) (d.a.1241)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Reginald Crawford, knight, sheriff of Ayr (late 13C)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1289)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 earl of Buchan Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1289)


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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Land in villa of Tranent (ELO) James Stewart (d.1309)
26 Jan. 1285 X 1293 Land in villa of Tranent (ELO) Simon Fleming (late 13C) James Stewart (d.1309)