People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/51/4 A (Somme, AA5, fo. 23)

John, king of Scots, makes known he has received into his firm peace and protection the citizens [and] merchants of the city of Amiens coming with their goods to his realm, their lands, their men and all their possessions and goods, both mobile and immobile, coming or being within his realm; he firmly prohibits anyone from bothering or injuring them on pain of full forfeiture. He grants also that none of the above citizens, merchants or men may be arrested for debt, pledge or forfeiture unless they are the chief debtor or respondent.
Firm date
15 April 1293
Dating Notes
15th day of April, regnal year 1
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
Archives communales anciennes d'Amiens, AA5, f.23
Trad. ID
Somme, AA5, fo. 23
Calendar number
1/51/4 /A
Charter type
From a 14th century register copy at the Archives départementales de la Somme. With thanks to Dr Alan Young for a digital copy of the charter.

Total number of associated factoids: 6

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
15 Apr. 1293 king of Scots John Balliol, king of Scots (d.1314)
15 Apr. 1293 knight Geoffrey de Mowbray, justiciar of Lothian
15 Apr. 1293 knight David de Bethune (Beaton), knight
15 Apr. 1293 knight William of Meldrum, sheriff of Aberdeen