People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/53/233 (RMS, i, App. 1, no. 29)

King Robert has ascertained and understood by the inquest held by his mandate and returned to his chapel by faithful men of the country of Angus by Lords Alexander of Lamberton and Hugh of Airth knights, David of Inverpeffer, David of Manuel, Henry of Fithie, Duncan judex, William de Gourlay, Patrick of Stirling, John de Tremblay, Robert de Tremblay, John of Broxmouth, Hugh of Cramond, Thomas the mair, Donald the mair, John son of Leon, Hugh son of Leon, Cristin son of John, Aed the mair, William mair of Brechin, Samuel of Wilton, Richard son of Thomas, William son of Alan, Andrew son of Michy, Cristin Gall, Roger the mair, Finlay the forester, Donald of Ireland, Adam Stow, Martin of Kettins, Laurence of Lour, John Barber of Montrose, Cristin Chapman, Andrew porter of Forfar, William Scot, Henry Oglach, that the abbot and convent of Jedburgh and the prior and canons of the same at Restenneth were infefted by the kings of Scotland his predecessors and were saised and vested in all the lands, renders, and alms that they had in the time of King Alexander III, namely the land of Restenneth (ANG) on which the church of Restenneth is founded, of Dunninald, Dysart, Craignathro, Pitreuchie, 'Eglispeder', Ardfork (ANG), tofts in the villas of Perth, Forfar, and Montrose, 20s 10d from the thanage of Tanndadice (ANG), second teinds from the thanages of Old Montrose, Downie, Glamis, Kinalty, and Aberlemno (ANG); and from three bondages of Forfar, namely 'Treboge', Balmashanner, and Easter Forfar (Auchterforfar?) full teinds for every year that they are leased, teinds of the vill of Montrose, mill and fishery of the same, and all the other things pertaining to that vill that could be leased (assedari), two marks annually from the vill of Forfar and one mark from the mill of Forfar, 100 eels from the Loch of Forfar, six marks from the barony of Kettins, 40s and a stone of wax from the barony of Brechin, a stone of wax and one mark from Little Perth, four marks from Inverlunan (ANG); teinds of profits of all fines and escheats of justiciar and sheriff courts in the sheriffdom of Forfar, teinds of all wards and reliefs in the same sheriffdom, teind of studs (equitii) of the lord king in the sheriffdom of Forfar, a teind of hay of the forest of Plater; The same _jurati_ said that the said religious were accustomed to receive whenever the king came to Forfar two pain-demains (high quality bread), four breads of second quality, six breads that are called '_hugmans_', two gallons (_lagena_) of better ale, and two of second-quality ale, two pairs of dishes for three courses at the kitchen; and they said that if the lord king retains any of his demesne lands in his hands unleased, that the canons ought to have the teinds as if they were leased. They also said that the religious received the said teinds of all the above things from the hands of justiciar, sheriff, or king's escheator on Pentecost and Martinmas. The king wills and grants that the said religious at Restenneth shall have and hold all the above lands, renders, and alms as freely as they held them in the times of his predecessors the kings of Scotland. And because the charters and muniments of the said religious men were lost and destroyed due to the war, he gives, grants and confirms all the lands, renders and alms in perpetuity.
Firm date
1 March 1322
Dating Notes
1 March, regnal year 16
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RMS, i, App. 1, no. 29
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RMS, i, App. 1, no. 29
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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Inquest of lands, renders and alms of Restenneth priory in time of Alexander III no
1 Mar. 1322 Renewal of all the lands, renders and alms of Restenneth priory as determined by inquest yes