People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 5/7/0 (Stevenson, Docs., i, no. 182)

William de Boyville, keeper of the castles of Dumfries, Wigtown and Kirkcudbright, has received from Sir Alexander de Balliol, chamberlain of Scotland, and Sir Robert Heron, rector of the church of Ford, [who was made] an associate to Sir Alexander the chamberlain by the lord king of England, sixty pounds of sterling as part of his wages granted to him by the said lord king for the custody of the said castles, along with eight pounds of sterling first received from the burgesses of Dumfries.
Firm date
Thursday 29 November 1291
Dating Notes
on the Thursday in the vigil of St Andrew the apostle in the year of grace 1291
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Source for Data Entry
Stevenson, Documents, i, 259-60, no. 182
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Stevenson, Docs., i, no. 182
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Referred to as letter patent
Original (contemporary)
CDS, ii, no. 550 TNA: E39/100/187(4) NRS: RH5/127

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Concession of wages for custody of castles of Dumfries, Wigtown, and Kirkcudbright no
Thursday 29 Nov. 1291 Receipt of £60 and £8 yes

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
Thursday 29 Nov. 1291 Socius (associate/companion) of Alexander Balliol of Cavers (d.c.1311) (Employment relationship) Robert Heron, master, rector of Ford Alexander Balliol of Cavers (d.c.1311)