People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/643/2 (Newb. Reg., no. 50A)

Gilbert, son of Henry of Leith, has given, granted and by his charter established to Newbattle Abbey a certain part of his land in the villa of Leith (MLO), that is, the part which lies in the west between the land of the monks which they hold of the nuns of North Berwick, and his land from the east, as shown by the stone placed by the marches, to hold in pure and perpetual alms rendering annually to the House of Torphichen one pound of pepper at the feast of the Annunciation of BVM in March, at Torphichen, for all aid and secular service, exactions and demands. Gilbert warrants the land in perpetuity.
Firm date
1206 X 1242
Trad. ID
Newb. Reg., no. 50A
Calendar number
Charter type

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
1206 X 1242 land in Leith held by Newbattle Abbey of North Berwick Priory Newbattle Abbey (fd.1140) North Berwick Priory