People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/630/2 (TNA, SC 8/195/9734)

The Community of Aberdeen writes to the king of Scots informing him that they understand that [...] detriment [of the] burgh/burgesses [...] that he wishes to grant to the earl of Mar [...] Kildrummy (ABD) [...] they believe that to be to his advantage and to the benefit [...] Aberdeen, because the earl [...] promised, that he wishes the said place by the burgesses [...] of Mar that everything which they have for sale, to be brought to the said [place] of Kildrummy, and what they cannot sell there, at Aberdeen [...] to be sold [...] of his will pass through, those things which they were accustomed to sell elsewhere, where his advantage not [...] as it seems to them, he could grant the said community a burgh there without prejudice [...] however his right and honour, and saving to them and their successors their liberties [...] granted [...] and to their predecessors.
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10 November 1264
Dating Notes
eve of St Martin, in the year of the Lord 1264.
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TNA, SC 8/195/9734 (heavily damaged)
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TNA, SC 8/195/9734 (heavily damaged)

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10 Nov. 1264 Letter concerning Kildrummy (ABD) and the earl of Mar yes

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
10 Nov. 1264 king of Scots Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286)
10 Nov. 1264 earl of Mar William, earl of Mar (d.a.1281)