People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/53/183 (RRS, v, no. 166)

Robert, king of Scots, has given his beloved and faithful James lord of Douglas knight for his homage and service all the barony of Staplegordon in Eskdale (DMF), which barony John Lindsay canon of the church of Glasgow, heir of the late Philip Lindsay the knight reisgned by staff and baton in the king's full council at Newbattle in front of all the nobles of the kingdom, having and holding by James and his heir or assigns of the king and his heirs in feu and heritage forever, as free burgh as was the custom in the time of his predecessors the kings of Scotland, and in free barony with pit and gallows, soke and sake, toll and team, and infangenthef, with bondi, bondages, neyfs and their offspring, with the homages and services of freeholders with feus and forfeitures, with mills, multures and their profits and escheats. He wills and grants that the barony may be held in free forest. The barony is to be held of the sheriffdom of Roxburgh.
Firm date
6 May 1320
Dating Notes
6 May, regnal year 15
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RRS, v, no. 166
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RRS, v, no. 166
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cartulary copy: Morton Reg., ii, no. 25; RPS, A1320/3/1.

Total number of associated factoids: 20