People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/7/44 (RRS, iii, no. 44)

King Alexander II wills and instructs that woods of monks of Coldingham, that is, Greenwood, and all of woods of and wastes of Reston, Brockholeswood, Aikieside, 'Chirchedeneswde', 'Harewde', 'Denewde', Swinwood and Houndwood (all BWK) shall be under protection and custody of prior and monks with right of warren in woods and throughout their land by ancient marches named, as charters of Kings David and William, his father, bear witness and establish.
Firm date
31 July, 1218 X 1221
Probable date
perhaps 1219
Dating Notes
Last day of July, succession of King Alexander II × introduction of the plural of majesty; king's itinerary; Master Adam of Scone as king's chaplain
Place date (modern)
Place date (document)
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
RRS, iii, no. 44
Trad. ID
RRS, iii, no. 44
Calendar number
Charter type
Document type notes
Formerly H1/7/16; Handlist, no. 27
Original (contemporary)
DCM, Misc. Ch. 615
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
31 Jul., 1218 X 1221 Woods of Coldingham Priory Coldingham Priory (fd.1139)