People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/8/28 (RRS, iv, no. 28)

Alexander, king of Scots, commands the sheriffs, grieves and the rest of his bailies on the north side of the Scottish Sea to enquire what are the hospices and lodgings of the bishop of Aberdeen, both in the burghs and other of the king’s manors, and those which they shall have found to be his, by the diligent and faithful performance of the said enquiry, they should cause him to possess the same henceforth.
Firm date
18 August 1260
Dating Notes
18th day of August, regnal year 12
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Source for Data Entry
Aberdeen Registrum, i, 27
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RRS, iv, no. 28
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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
18 Aug. 1260 Command to enquire into lodgings of bishop of Aberdeen yes Alan Durward (d.1275); Aymer Maxwell (d.1266)

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
18 Aug. 1260 king of Scots Alexander III, king of Scots (d.1286)
18 Aug. 1260 bishop of Aberdeen Richard of Potton, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1270 or 1272)
18 Aug. 1260 doorward Alan Durward (d.1275)
18 Aug. 1260 chamberlain Aymer Maxwell (d.1266)