People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 6/2/71 (IP, 84-5)

On 10 July 1296, John, king of Scotland, returning to the goodwill of Edward, king of England, not by force but of his own accord, in the presence of the Notary and of the witnesses written below specially vouched and summoned for the purpose, submitted himself and his kingdom of Scotland, and the whole right that he had in it, and his people of his kingdom said before, and all his goods, to the will of the lord king of England mentioned before; and and he gave up his kingdom said before, with homages, and his other rights, and everything that goes with it, and his royal dignity, and royal honour, and also all his lands, and possessions, with all his moveable and immoveable goods, to his aforesaid lord, the lord king of England with a grateful spirit, and he returned by free will clearly and absolutely, and he openly stated all this with his own tongue.
Firm date
10 July 1296
Dating Notes
10 July 1296
Place date (modern)
Brechin castle
Place date (document)
in castro de Brechinen'
Related Place
Brechin Castle
Source for Data Entry
Thomson, Instrumenta Publica, pp. 83-4 (TNA, MS C47/23/3, m. 7)
Trad. ID
IP, 84-5
Calendar number
Charter type
Public Instrument
Original (contemporary)
Ragman Roll: TNA, MS C47/23/3, m. 7

Total number of associated factoids: 20