People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/27/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 484)

Edward, king of England, lord of Ireland and duke of Aquitaine writes ot his treasurer of Scotland. He commands that he search the rolls of Alexander, late king of Scots, and of John, recently king of Scots, which he has in his custody, concerning the accounts of the rents of the fermes of the villas of Berwick, Roxburgh, Haddington, Dumfries, and Forfar from which ferme of Berwick, the Friars Minor of Berwick used to receive every week for their sustenance 3s. and one pound of wax yearly; and from which ferme of Roxburgh , the Friars Minor of Roxburgh used to receive every week 3s. and 18 stones of wax for the sustenance of the lighting of their church, and one cask of wine yearly; and from the ferme of Haddington the Friars Minor of Haddington used to receive 3s. every week for their sustenance; and from the ferme of Dumfries the Friars Minor of Dumfries used to receive each week for their sustenance 3s. and 17 stones of wax and one ‘pipe’ of wine yearly; and from the ferme of Forfar the Friars Minor of Dundee used to receive £10 sterling and 20 pounds of wax yearly according to certain charters of the late kings of Scotland, which the brethren have, as they assert. If this is found to be the case, he is directed to restore the payments without delay to the king’s sworn-man, John, earl of Warenne, guardian of the realm and land of Scotland.
Firm date
23 November 1296
Dating Notes
23rd day of November, regnal year 25
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Source for Data Entry
Stevenson, Documents, ii, no. 484
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Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 484
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Original (contemporary)
CDS, ii, no. 856

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