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Alexander, King of Scots, confirming that gift which John de Monteforti made to Alexander de Monteforti, 19th August 1252

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Identifier: La.V/12
Charter by Alexander III confirming a gift made by John de Monteforti to Alexander de Monteforti
Charter by Alexander III confirming a gift made by John de Monteforti to Alexander de Monteforti

Scope and Contents

Charter by Alexander [the Third], King of Scots, confirming that gift which John de Monteforti made to Alexander de Monteforti, his brother, for homage and service, of fifty acres of land in the territory of Elstaneford of his lordship, which is called Dremmesfeld, as far as the rivulet which divides between Drem and Elstaneford, and of ten acres of cultivated land which lies on the north side of church, and of two tofts of cottars ('cottariorum ') near the house of the nuns of Hadyngton towards the west, and of six oxgates of land in same ' villa,' with three tofts belonging to said oxgates, and also with three natives or serfs ('bondis') who have formerly held the said six oxgates to farm from said John, with all their chattells and followers ('catallis et sequela'): To be held in fee and heritage, saving the king's service. Dated at Kyncardin, 19th August an. reg. 3 [1252]. Witnesses, Alexander Cumyn, Earl of Buchan, Robert of Meyners, chamberlain, William of Brechyn, Gilbert of Haya, and John of Vaux (Vallibus).

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  • 19th August 1252

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Latin

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Archivist's Note

Centre portion of great seal preserved.

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