People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/16/1 (CDS, v, no. 9)

Olaf, king of the Isles, to Henry III, king of England; informs him that Godred, king of Man and the Sudreys, had two sons, including a bastard, called Reginald (Rognvald), who as a young man and adult [claimed?] to have wardship over the kingdom [and?] converted all its possessions to his own use, against the will of Olaf's brother. Olaf requests Henry's letters to the king of Scotland. ... [Alan, lord] of Galloway ... to prohibit from attacks on Olaf and his merchants ... to answer in Olaf's court. He has come to an agreement with G[eoffrey] de Marisco, justiciar of Ireland, concerning piracy, and requests the king's letters to the justiciar for help.
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This document apparently dates from the short period in 1228 when King Rognvald recovered the Isle of Man from King Olaf II.
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CDS, v, no. 9
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CDS, v, no. 9
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This document is badly damaged, but assumed to be a contemporary original. It is only available in an English summary

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
1228 Letter to Henry III of England about certain events yes