Inquisition taken at Peebles on Monday next before the Nativity of St John Baptist, in the 33rd year [21 June 1305], before John de Seagrave, warden south of the Forth, by William son of Megge, William son of Wimund, Adam of Hethpol, John Hacale, Robert Grey, Hurin son of Mariota, Adam Frere, Robert le Gardener, Roger son of Cokin, William del Spense, Simon of Escheles, and John son of Waldi, jurors, who find it would not be to the king’s damage if William Hopkelioc demises his manor of Wester Hop-Kailzie to Eblo de Montibus or another for 13 years for the usual services. The manor is held of the king in chief, paying yearly 9 merks at Martinmas to the king, and 4s. to the hospital of Peebles, for same term., 12 chalders of provender when the king comes to Peebles, and if not, 4s. for each chalder; a suitor at the court of Peebles, and the third of a knight’s service in the king’s Scottish army; and finding a man at St James’s day for 8 days during Roxburgh fair to keep the road through Minch Moor from robbers. They say further, it would not damage the king if leased in perpetuity. It is worth £10 yearly. Append their seals.
Monday 21 June 1305
Monday before the Nativity of St John Baptist, regnal year 33