People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 6/2/72 (IP, 85)

On the same day [10 July 1296] at Montrose, before the most high prince, the lord Edward, king of England, in the presence of the lord bishop of Durham aforesaid, and the noble men, the lords John of Warenne, Roger of Norfolk, Humphrey of Hereford, William of Warwick, Patrick of Dunbar, and Gilbert of Angus, earls, and of the Notary; the noble man, the lord John Comyn, earl of Buchan, presented himself, and of his own free will attained the trust and goodwill of the lord king of England; he 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; and upon his fealty so performed, he made his letters patent drawn up in his name, sealed with his authentic pendant seal.
Firm date
10 July 1296
Dating Notes
10 July 1296
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Place date (document)
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Source for Data Entry
Thomson, Instrumenta Publica, p. 85 (TNA, MS C47/23/3, m. 7)
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IP, 85
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Public Instrument
Original (contemporary)
Ragman Roll: TNA, MS C47/23/3, m. 7. TNA, E 39/100/177

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
10 Jul. 1296 Sworn man (Ragman Roll) of Edward I, king of England (d.1307) (Fealty (Ragman Roll)) John Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1308) Edward I, king of England (d.1307)