People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 6/2/147 (IP, 101-102)

In AD 1296, the 9th indiction, 26th day of July, at Elgin in Moray, Robert, bishop of Glasgow, came to the faith and will of the lord king of England; in the presence of the bishop of Durham, and the noble lords, John of Hastings, John Wake, Peter Corbet, Robert of Hilton, Walter of Huntercombe, and William Sampson, Barons, 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
26 July 1296
Dating Notes
AD 1296, 9th indiction, 26 July
Place date (modern)
Elgin in Moray
Place date (document)
Elgyn in Morauia
Related Place
Elgin in Moray (Ragman Roll County)
Source for Data Entry
Thomson, Instrumenta Publica, pp. 101-102 (TNA MS C 47/23/3, m. 14)
Trad. ID
IP, 101-102
Calendar number
Charter type
Public Instrument
Ragman Roll: TNA MS C 47/23/3, m. 14. Also recorded in another notarial instrument, TNA E39/4/6E (CDS, ii, no. 789; Foedera, i, II, 843).

Total number of associated factoids: 21