People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/547/84 (SHS Misc. iv, no. 16)

James, steward of Scotland, has given, granted, and by this his present charter established to Stephen son of Nicholas, burgess of Renfrew, for his homage and service, all that land which formerly was Patrick of Selvinisland’s, lying between the burgh of Renfrew and ‘le Nese del Ren’ (‘the Ness of Ren’), where the Water of Gryfe descends into the River Clyde, with all its right bounds and its just pertinents, which the late Adam son of the same Patrick restored by rod and staff and resigned, holding and having in feu and heritage, rendering annually 12d. in the name of feuferme at his manor of Renfrew on the two terminals, namely, 6d. at Pentecost and 6d. at Martinmas, without multure and without ward and relief and without suit of court, for all services, secular exactions or demands.
Firm date
1283 X 1306
Dating Notes
Succession of James the steward × capture of Thomas Randolph
Source for Data Entry
‘Miscellaneous charters … from Sir William Fraser, 1165-1300’, ed. William Angus, SHS Misc. IV, no. 16
Trad. ID
SHS Misc. iv, no. 16
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
Glasgow Burgh Archives?

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1283 X 1306 Manor of Renfrew (RNF) James Stewart (d.1309)
1283 X 1306 Land between burgh of Renfrew and the Ness of Ren (RNF) Patrick of Selvieland