People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 6/2/143 (IP, 100)

In AD 1296, the 9th indiction, the lord king of England being present at Lumphanan; there came there to his faith and will the lord John Melville, knight, on the 21st day of the month of July; there being present the lords Walter de Beauchamp, John Tregotz, Thomas of Bicknor, and John Merk, knights, with many others both knights and men at arms, and the Notary; and he annulled the alliances, contracts, agreements, and pacts that were at any time entered into with the king of the French against the king of England in his name; and having taken the holy gospels and kissed them, he performed fealty to the lord king of England; and upon his fealty performed in this way, he made his letters patent, sealed with his pendant seal.
Firm date
21 July 1296
Dating Notes
AD 1296, 9th indiction, 21 July
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Source for Data Entry
Thomson, Instrumenta Publica, p. 100 (TNA MS C 47/23/3, m. 14)
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IP, 100
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Public Instrument
Ragman Roll: TNA MS C 47/23/3, m. 14

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
21 Jul. 1296 Sworn man (Ragman Roll) of Edward I, king of England (d.1307) (Fealty (Ragman Roll)) John Melville Edward I, king of England (d.1307)