XVI
Charter of Robert I confirming charter VII

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.D. Marwick (editor)

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1894

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23

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'XVI : Charter of Robert I confirming charter VII', Charters and Documents relating to the City of Glasgow 1175-1649: Part 2 (1894), pp. 23. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47946 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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XVI. Abstract Of A Charter by King Robert I., confirming the charter by King Alexander II., of the Burgh of Glasgow, No. VII. Scone, 28 July 1324.

Charter granted be Robert the first, King of Scots, dated at Scone twenty eighth July, and of his Majesties regne the eighteenth yeir [which wes the yeir 1324] approveing, ratifeing, and confirmeing ane charter granted be Alexander the second, King of Scots, dated at Cardrosse [Cadihow] the twenty second day of November, and of his rigne the ij [eleventh] yeir, [which was in the yeir 1225] which is reported verbatim in the said King Robert's charter, and beirs the said King Alexander to have granted and confirmed to St Mongo, and Walter Bishop of Glasgow, and all bishops his successors, that they have a brugh at Glasgow, with a fair on Thursday, alseweill honorablie fullie and peaceablie, and with all liberties and customes, as any brugh in all his lands have had, in most full ample and honourable manner; and thairfor willing and commanding that all the burgesses inhabitants of the said brugh shall have his Majesties firme peace and protectione in goeing and returning throughout all his lands; and prohibiting any to disturb or trouble them in their goods, or any wayes to injure them, upon paine of his Majesties heighest displeasure. As is contained in a charter granted theirupon be William King of Scotts to Joceline sometyme Bishop of Glasgow.