Memorandum that in 1305, in the parish church of Dunfermline, Malcolm, prior of Dunfermline, procurator for the abbot and convent of Dunfermline, on the one hand, and William Gugy, perpetual vicar of Inverkeithing on the other, in the presence of Master Walter, dean of Moray, Master Thomas of Ayton, and Master Nicholas of Lochmaben, by the decree and ordination of whom, the abbot of Dunfermline, for him and his convent, and William vicar of Inverkeithing, amicably submitted to them, as much concerning the diminished teinds of grain in the garden villa of Inverkeithing (FIF), as to other things which are fully contained in the amicable agreement. Concerning this, they supplied an oath that stands firm by the decree and ordination of the aforesaid masters, and since the masters resided in the parish church of Dunfermline on the said day, they heard the petition of the vicar of Inverkeithing and the defense of the Abbot and convent of Dunfermline concerning the teinds of grain of the church of Inverkeithing which are found in a charter [recording] the first donation made to the abbot and convent of Dunfermline, in pure and perpetual alms, in perpetuity, in a confirmation of the bishop of St Andrews, whomever he had been at the time, and additionally in the confirmation produced by papal judges delegate. Based on this, the masters decided and ordained that the abbot and convent should secure the teinds of grain in the field, and in the garden in the whole parish of Inverkeithing in the future, and they will freely receive it, saving to the vicar the other things which are known to pertain to the vicarage, and saving to the masters the right to make a pronunciation and ordinance concerning everything else contained in the lengthy submission [by the parties].
Friday 29 October 1305
Friday nearest after the feast of the apostles Simon and Jude in the year of grace 1305