People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 6/2/21 (IP, 69)

William of Ruthven, having attained the trust and friendship of Edward, king of England etc., promises on his own part, and on that of his heirs, upon pain of body and property, that he will support King Edward, and will serve him well and loyally against all people whenever called on or summoned by the King or his heirs; and that he shall know no harm to him, nor trouble him.
Firm date
17 June 1296
Dating Notes
17 June, 24 Edward I
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
Thomson, Instrumenta Publica, p. 69 [= TNA, MS. C47/23/3, m. 3]
Trad. ID
IP, 69
Calendar number
Charter type
Letters Patent (Fealty)
Referred to as letter patent
Ragman Roll: TNA, MS. C47/23/3, m. 3

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
17 Jun. 1296 William of Ruthven promises to support and serve the king of England yes