Robert, king of Scots, has given and demitted at feuferme to the mayor and burgesses of Berwick upon Tweed his whole aforesaid vill with pertinents within the following stated bounds [extensive boundary clause], holding in in feu and heritage in perpetuity with all the mills from the mills of Mordington as far as Berwick with burdens and multures, with liberties and amercements of courts, both infangenthef and outfangenthef with ports (i.e., fees for using harbour), tolls, customs, weight measurements, the prison called 'Berfray', with all fisheries on the Tweed which customarily belonged to the burgesses in the time of the late Alexander [III] king of Scotland his predecessor, except the fisheries called Cole and New Water which by custom are leased [assedari] by his sheriffs. All of this is to be held freely in perpetuity as freely as he has held it in is hand, except his great and new customs and the plaints and escheats pertaining to the crown. He also wills and concedes that they may hold it as a free burgh as it was in the time of his ancestors the kings of Scots, and that they shall be free and quit of all the following customs, tolls, and prescriptions throughout his whole kingdom: tolls, bridge-tolls, passage-tolls, wall-tolls, paving-tolls, cavages (cainage?), lastages (export duty), carriages, pickages, quai-fees, river-tolls and of all sales of its purchases and repurchases, with soke and sake, toll and team, ward and ward-penny and from any other customs in the future, and that the burgesses may have their gild merchant. He also wills and concedes that his justiciar of Lothian will place a coroner to stay in Berwick, performing the office of coroner in the burgh and responding to the king and his justiciars, with the aforesaid mills. He also wills and concedes to the mayor and burgesses that no-one may buy or sell within the sheriffdom of Berwick wool, hides or skins except his burgesses on pain of the king's full forfeiture and handing over the goods; and that the burgesses may have their market days on Mondays and Fridays, and that they may have a fair from Easter until Michaelmas every year, but stranger merchants may only trade with the burgesses in the first forty days; rendering annually to the king and his heirs 500 marks usual money on Pentecost and Martinmas by equal portions and that they pay alms every year and the other renders owed by the burgesses, by the hand of the chamberlain of Scotland.