People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 6/2/53 (IP, 77-8)

At the same place [Forfar], on the same day [4 July 1296], with the same witnesses and the Notary present, the lord William Francis, knight, of his own free will attaining the trust and goodwill of the lord king of England, annulled any alliances etc. entered into in his name with the king of the French against the king of England; and having taken hold of and kissed the holy gospels, he performed fealty to the king of England, made his letters patent upon his fealty so performed, sealed with his pendant seal.
Firm date
4 July 1296
Dating Notes
The same day [4 July, 1296]
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
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Source for Data Entry
Thomson, Instrumenta Publica, pp. 77-8 (TNA, MS C47/23/3, m. 5)
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IP, 77-8
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Charter type
Public Instrument
Ragman Roll: TNA, MS C47/23/3, m. 5

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
4 Jul. 1296 Sworn man (Ragman Roll) of Edward I, king of England (d.1307) (Fealty (Ragman Roll)) William Francis, knight Edward I, king of England (d.1307)