People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/348/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 208)

William of Lilliesleaf has given, granted and by this his present charter established to Melrose Abbey, in pure and perpetual alms, two tofts in the western part of Haddington (ELO). They will give to him and his heirs annually from the tofts themselves four pennies during fair of Haddington. William and his heirs will acquit them from all service and from every other thing in perpetuity.
Firm date
Probable date
late twelfth or early thirteen century
Dating Notes
Richard Nanus appears in the late twelfth and early thirteenth century (_Kelso Liber_, i, no. 143, 269, 359; _Melrose Liber_, i, nos. 48, 133, 152, 154)
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 208
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 208
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/208
Document Image
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Date Short Summary Title Holder
undated clerk William, clerk (ELO)
undated grieve of Haddington Ralph Spendlove, grieve of Haddington