A settlement between the abbot and convent of Melrose on the one hand, sufficiently being represented by brother Adam of Fogo, the monk, their procurator, and Sir Patrick of Lemmington, rector of the church of Dunbar, who appeared in person, on the other, in the presence of the prior of Dryburgh and Master William of Moffat, treasurer of Aberdeen, papal judges delegate. Through the council of friends, and also for the good of peace, Patrick renounced, for him and his church, by all processes in the presence of Master William called Frere, the archdeacon of Lothian, and in the presence of others, certain teinds which Patrick alleged were owed to pertain to his church by right in relation to the enclosure of 140 penned hogs held in the pasture of Penshiel (ELO), and in relation to the destruction of certain enclosed houses which the rector alleged were owed to pertain to his church by reason of the chapel of Penshiel, and in relation to everything else which the rector asked for in the presence of the archdeacon, his men or other men brought by the abbot [and] convent. Afterwards, the abbot and convent, through their procurator, renounced all the lawsuits or disputes which had, by the occasion of the letters obtained from the pope, against certain people for the good of peace, viz.: William of Hornby, the priest, John, rector of the church of Morham, William called Arblaster (i.e., the crossbowman), Robert of Harcarse, Robert of Congalton, suitable servant of Sir Patrick, Gilbert of Emildun, and Waltheof of Morthyl, and they reserve to the rector his rights.
Monday 1 April 1291
Monday nearest after the Sunday in which Quasi Modo Geniti (i.e. Low Sunday) was sang in the year of grace 1291