People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/50/3 (Abdn. Burgh Chrs., no. 1)

Description
William and Robert, bishops of St Andrews and Glasgow, Duncan, earl of Fife, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, constable and justiciar of Scotland, John Comyn, and James, steward of Scotland, Guardians of the kingdom of Scotland, appointed from the General Council state that they have appointed in their place the gold men Andrew, abbot of Coupar Angus, Hugh abbot of Scone, Christian Lyle (de l’Isle), John Ailbot , and John son of Richard, burgesses of Perth, or three or two of them, [to meet] at Scone on Thursday next after the Ascension of the Lord next to come, to hear and conclude, according to justice and the assize of the land, the dispute or quarrel that has arisen between the burgesses and community of Aberdeen on the one hand, and the burgesses and community of Montrose on the other, regarding the fairs of the villae of Aberdeen and Montrose, according to the tenor of their charters which they hold thereanent. Wherefore, they command and order everyone to attend on and answer anent the premises the said Andrew and Hugh, the abbots, and Christian, John and John, the burgesses, or three or two of them, appoint in the guardians’ place.
Firm date
8 May 1287
Dating Notes
8th day of May, 1287
Place date (modern)
Edinburgh
Place date (document)
Edinburg'
Related Place
Edinburgh
Source for Data Entry
Aberdeen Burgh Charters, 289-90, no. 1
Trad. ID
Abdn. Burgh Chrs., no. 1
Calendar number
1/50/3
Charter type
Brieve
Referred to as letter patent
yes
Language
Latin

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
8 May 1287 Son of Richard (father of John the constable) (Familial relationship) John, son of Richard, constable of Perth Richard (father of John the constable)