People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/50/42 (Stevenson, Docs., i, no. 156)

W[illiam] and R[obert], bishops of St Andrews and Glasgow, John Comyn and James Stewart of Scotland, and Brian fitz Alan, Guardians of the realm of Scotland established by lord Edward, king of England, supreme lord of the realm of Scotland, write to Alexander de Balliol, chamberlain of Scotland, noting that because Master Thomas de Carnoto [de Chartres], formerly chancellor of Scotland, received nothing of his yearly fee by reason of his office from the middle of Lent past up to the feast of St Barnabas the apostle, as they understand; they command Balliol in the name of the same king of England, and instruct him to pay to Master Thomas, or his attorney, the bearer of this letter, a quarter part of his yearly fee, that is, £25 sterling.
Firm date
18 August 1291
Dating Notes
18th day of August, 1291
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
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Source for Data Entry
Stevenson, Documents, i, 243, no. 156
Trad. ID
Stevenson, Docs., i, no. 156
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Letters patent
Referred to as letter patent
NRS, RH 5/101

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
18 Aug. 1291 Command to pay Master Thomas de Carnoto his fee yes