People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 4/38/25 (CDS, ii, no. 824)

Description
a: Inquisition at Berwick?, on Saturday next after St Bartholomew’s day, 24th year [25 August 1296], before Sir Walter of Twynholm, keeper of the sheriffdom of Wigtown, by Sir John of Gelston, Sir Thomas of Torthorwald, Sir Henry Mandeville, Thomas Macculloch, Michael his brother, Ralph de Campania, Roland Ascolok, Hector his son, William Palmallet, Elias de Lehakis, Gilbert Hannay, Dougal son of Godric, and Fergus MacDowall, who find on oath that Lady Elena de la Zouche held in capite of the king the third part of the villa of Mauhinton (Craichlaw), in the county of Wigtown by service due in the county of Dumfries. It was worth to her 27 marks yearly. Alan de la Zouche is her next heir, and 24 years of age and more. b: Inquisition at Berwick, on Saturday next after St Bartholomew’s day, 24th year [25 August 1296], before Sir Osbert of Spaldington, warden and sheriff of Berwick, by Humphrey de Jardin, Bernard of Keith, John de Parco, William of Abernethy, Peter of Prenderguest, John of Paxton, William [Murray] of Drumsargard, knights, Master Thomas of Bunkle, John de Stoteyllington [Shitlington?], John Sinclair, Robert Muschamps, Hugh Gray, Alan of Trabrown, and Alan de Cohlan, who find that Lady Elena de la Zouche held in capite in the sheriffdom of Berwick the third part of the moiety of the villa and valley of Lauder, by a knight’s service. It was worth to her £11 13s. 3 ½ d., 5 pounds of wax, a third pound of pepper annually. Alan de la Zouche is next heir and 24 years of age and more. c: Inquisition at Berwick, on Sunday next after St Bartholomew’s day, 24th year [26 August 1296], before Hugh de Lowther, sheriff of Edinburgh, by Henry of Ormiston, Nicholas of Preston, William son of Geoffrey of Bolton, John Scott, Henry Ferur of Tranent, Waltheof of North Berwick, William of Harlaw, David of Pencaitland, Gilbert of Drem, William of Sydserff, Thomas of Straiton, and Jordan of Addinston, jurors, who find that Lady Elena de la Zouche held in capite in the bailliary of the sheriffdom of Edinburgh a chief messuage and three ploughgates of land in the villa of Tranent, worth yearly £19 14s. 10d.; in the colliery there of fixed rent, 46s. 8d. and in the mill 33s. 4d. In the land of Fauside, 11s. 1d. She held in the lordship of Niddry in capite 3 ploughgates with £14 16s. 5d. yearly, and in the tenement of Calder-Clere, 2 ploughgates, worth £6 13s. 4d. Her heir is Sir Alan de la Zouche, son of Sir Roger de la Zouche, who is 24 years of age and more. They append their seals. d: Inquisition at Berwick, on Sunday next after St Bartholomew’s day, 24th year [26 August 1296], before Robert de Joneby, sheriff of Dumfries, by Sir John of Gelston, Sir Donald son of Cane, knights; Gilbert de Southwick, Ralph de Campania, Adam of Colvend, Walter son of Richard of Twynholm, Thomas de Arbygland, Cuthbert Makgilwinni, Patrick McGilboytin, John de Bondeby, Michael of Kirkdale, and John de Monreith, who find on oath that Lady Elena de la Zouche held in capite in the sheriffdom of Dumfries the third part of the villa of Girthon, and of the villa of Senwick worth £34 yearly; the 6th part of Troqueer and Drumflat, worth £4; also in the villa of Kelton, a mark land and one pound of wax in all issues. Alan de la Zouche is next heir and 24 years of age and more. She owes 1 ½ knight’s service and the third of one half knight. e: Inquisition at Berwick, on Monday next after St Bartholomew’s day, 24th year [27 August 1296], by Robert Melville, Thomas Kerr, John Ramsay, Thomas Sibbald, William of Kinloch, Adam Ramsay, Malcolm Ramsay, Roderic de Admulti, William of Abercrombie, Adam de Valognes, Henry of Tarvit, Malcolm of Auchtermuchty, Robert of Orrock, who find on oath that Elena de la Zouche died seised in demesne in the county of Fife of the third part of the lands of Dysart FIF and Strathon worth yearly £7 6s. 8d. She held in capite. Also, the free service of Roger de Schazaury, and the third of half a mark of his fixed rent. Alan de la Zouche is her next heir and 24 years of age. He has done homage to the king for the above and his other lands in Scotland. Oliver de la Zouche does the third of a knight’s service for the same and for the land of Leuchars. f: Inquisition at Berwick, on Tuesday next after St Bartholomew’s day, 24th year [28 August 1296], before Reginald sheriff of Ayr, by Sir Bernard of Keith, knight, Hugh of Blair, Ralph of Eglinton, Robert de Pitcon, Adam of Home, Ralph Faireye, Robert de Boiville, Adam de la More, William Kerr, Walter of Lynn, William de la More, Niall of Dunlop, who find on oath that Lady Elena de la Zouche held in chief in Cunningham in the county of Ayr, the third of the moiety of Irvine by the third of a knight’s service worth £6 10s. 4 ½d. and 2s. 2 ½d. Sir Alan de la Zouche is next heir and 24 years of age. The sheriff and jurors append their seals.
Firm date
25 August 1296 X 28 August 1296
Probable date
25-28 Aug. 1296
Dating Notes
Sunday - Tuesday after St Bartholomew's Day, 24th year
Place date (modern)
Berwick
Related Place
Berwick
Source for Data Entry
CDS, ii, no. 824
Trad. ID
CDS, ii, no. 824
Calendar number
4/38/25
Charter type
Inquest
Language
Entered from an English summary
Original (contemporary)
yes

Total number of associated factoids: 55

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Son of Cane (father of Donald) (Familial relationship) Donald, son of Cane, knight Cane (father of Donald)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Son of Richard of Twynholm (Familial relationship) Walter, son of Richard of Twynholm Richard of Twynholm
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 ? Son of Gilla Winnin (? father of Cuthbert) (Familial relationship) Cuthbert mac Gilla Winnin Gilla Winnin (? father of Cuthbert)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Brother of Thomas Macculloch (Familial relationship) Michael Mac Con Ulad (MacCulloch) Thomas Mac Con Ulad (MacCulloch)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Son of Roland Ascolok (scoloc) (Familial relationship) Hector (Eachann) Ascoloc (Ua Scolóc) Roland Ascoloc (Ua Scolóc)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Son of Godric (father of Dougal) (Familial relationship) Dougal, son of Godric Godric (father of Dougal)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 ? Son of Dowile (father of Fergus?) (Familial relationship) Fergus mac Dubgaill (MacDowall) Dowile (father of Fergus?)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Heir of Helen de la Zouche (d.1296) (Familial relationship) Alan de la Zouche Helen de la Zouche (d.1296)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Son of Geoffrey of Bolton (Familial relationship) William, son of Geoffrey of Bolton Geoffrey of Bolton
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Son of Roger de la Zouche (Familial relationship) Alan de la Zouche Roger de la Zouche


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Date Short Summary Title Holder
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) Donald, son of Cane, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight John of Gelston, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) Donald, son of Cane, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight Donald, son of Cane, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 sheriff of Ayr Reginald Crawford, knight, sheriff of Ayr (late 13C)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) Bernard of Keith, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight Bernard of Keith, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 ironsmith (ferrour) Henry, ferrour (ironsmith) of Tranent
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) Walter of Twynholm, keeper of Wigtown
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) John of Gelston, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) Thomas of Torthorwald, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) Henry de Mandeville (Mandell) (late 13C)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 keeper of sheriffdom of Wigtown Walter of Twynholm, keeper of Wigtown
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Domina (Lady) Helen de la Zouche (d.1296)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 king Edward I, king of England (d.1307)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) Osbert of Spaldington, sheriff of Berwick
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight Humphrey de Jardin (late 13C)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight Bernard of Keith, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight John Park, knight (late 13C)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight William Abernethy (II), knight (d. 1346)
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight Peter of Prenderguest, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight John, son of David of Paxton, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 knight William Murray of Drumsargard, knight
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 keeper of Berwick Osbert of Spaldington, sheriff of Berwick
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 sheriff of Berwick Osbert of Spaldington, sheriff of Berwick
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Master Thomas of Bunkle, master
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 sheriff of Edinburgh Hugh de Lowther, sheriff of Edinburgh
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) Alan de la Zouche
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) Roger de la Zouche
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 sheriff of Dumfries Robert de Joneby, sheriff of Dumfries
25 Aug. 1296 X 28 Aug. 1296 Dominus (Seigneur - Lord - Sir) John of Gelston, knight