A., abbot, and the convent of Paisley write to the king, noting that they have received his letters on Wednesday 4 October, desiring them to present Sir Robert, chaplain of the earl of Lennox, to the vicarage of Kilpatrick, but explain that fifteen days before they had presented another vicar, as Sir Robert was not then at the king’s peace, and had been taken and attached by John called Marischal the bailiff of the country, wherefore they dared not present him. So soon as a fitting benefice offers they will take care to provide him. They ask credence for the bearers of the letter.
circa Wednesday 4 October 1301
soon after Wednesday 4 October 1301 (date letter received)