People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/19/7 (Menteith, no. 17)

Alan, earl of Menteith, son of Sir Alexander, earl of Menteith, gave, granted and by this his present charter established to Sir Walter of Aitkenhead, the knight, for his homage and service, the whole land of Thom in Menteith (PER). He is to provide the forinsec ervice of the lord king, as much as pertains to the land, for all other secular service, custom, exaction and demand. Alan promises warrandice.
Firm date
26 September 1297
Probable date
circa 1305
Dating Notes
Death of Alexander, earl of Menteith and succession of Earl Alan and Adam (1296) × death of Earl Alan (see CDS, iii, no. 81); see Fraser, _Menteith_, p. 223
Source for Data Entry
Fraser, Menteith, no. 17
Trad. ID
Menteith, no. 17
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 198/36

Total number of associated factoids: 20

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
26 Sept. 1297 Son of Alexander, earl of Menteith (Familial relationship) Alan, earl of Menteith (d.a.1309) Alexander, earl of Menteith (d.1297x1306)