People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/8/111 (RRS, iv, no. 115)

Alexander, king of Scots, for Dunfermline Abbey; has given moiety of land of Beath Waldeve that formerly belonged to John of Strachan, son and heir of late Ralph of Strachan, knight, which John and his ancestors had held under king and his ancestors by hereditary right; with all liege men pertaining to that land; John of Strachan returned, resigned, and quitclaimed land to king, by rod and staff, on Saturday after feast of St Dunstan in May 1278, at Maidens' Castle, Edinburgh, in king's chamber, known as chamber of Blessed Queen Margaret; and renounced every right or claim to land before William Sinclair, sheriff of Edinburgh (and others named); monks to perform forinsec service.
Firm date
2 October 1278
Dating Notes
2nd day of October, regnal year 30
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
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Source for Data Entry
Dunfermline Registrum, no. 87
Trad. ID
RRS, iv, no. 115
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Charter type
Document type notes
Formerly H1/8/109

Total number of associated factoids: 29