People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/3/38 (CDS, ii, no. 1421)

The bishop of Brechin in Scotland prays the king and council to command his chamberlain and other officers to allow him peaceable possession of possessions, rents, cains and second teinds which his predecessors and himself enjoy by charter of the kings of Scotland, which he will show when required, and power to levy the said cains and teinds within and without burgh; and to command the sheriffs of Forfar and Kincardine to answer and aid him and his bailiffs, as in the time of King Alexander.
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CDS, ii, no. 1421
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CDS, ii, no. 1421
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Endorsed: He shows transcripts of King Alexander’s charters under the seals of the bishops of St Andrews and Dunblane, that is, one of 9 marks in the king’s domain of Bondington and another of 18 marks 5s. 4d. of the ferme of the burgh of Montrose for the second teinds of the Mearns. Coram Rege, The guardians and chamberlain to enquire as to seisin of the teinds, see the charters and certify the king.

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Gift of possessions, rents, cains and second teinds no
1303 Petition to allow possession of rents, cains, etc, of bishops of Brechin and other requests yes