People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/545/3 (Balm. Lib., no. 6)

Adam of Stawell has received at London in the Temple of London 1000 marks from Lady Ermengarde, Queen of Scots, mother of the lord king of Scotland, in the presence of brothers Simon and Morica, chaplains of the Temple, and other brothers of the same Temple, for the lands Balmerino (FIF), Ardie and Coultra, which he sold and resigned and in perpetuity quitclaimed, that is, 500 marks by the hand of Thomas son of Ranulph in the Temple of London on Tuesday, the morrow of the feast of St Thomas the Martyr, AD 1225 (30 Dec.), and the same amount on the feast of St John the Baptist (24 June), AD 1226, by the monks of Melrose.
Firm date
circa 24 June 1226
Probable date
24 June 1226, or very soon thereafter
Dating Notes
Feast of St John the Baptist, 1226.
Place date (modern)
London (Temple)
Place date (document)
in templo London'
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
Balmerino Liber, no. 6
Trad. ID
Balm. Lib., no. 6
Calendar number
Charter type
Referred to as letter patent

Total number of associated factoids: 11

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Sale of lands of Balmerino, Ardie and Coultra (FIF) no
circa 24 Jun. 1226 Receipt of 1000 marks for lands which he sold and resigned in Fife yes