From Manx Soc vol IV,VII & IX
RESTITUTION OF THE ISLE OF MAN TO JOHN DE BALLIOL, KING OF SCOTLAND.
THE King, superior lord of the kingdom of Scotland, to his faithful and beloved Walter de Huntercombe, keeper of the land of Man, greeting. Since, of our special favor we have restored to our beloved and faithful John de Balliol, king of Scotland, such seizin of the land of Man with appurtenances, as Alexander the last king of Scotland, his own ancestor, whose heir he is, had of the said land, the day in which he died, saving our right, and that of any other whomsoever, and saving to us and our heirs, issues, wards, marriages, reliefs, escheats, fines, amerciaments, arrears of farms, and of rents which may be due at the time of our seisin of the said land. And saving to us and our heirs, recognition of all pleas, and attachments whatsoever, by our bailiffs and servants there, at the time aforesaid, together with recognition of the offences of Duncan de Malcoly and of the execution of the judgments passed upon them, and in like manner that all judgments awarded by our bailiffs and servants in the same land, at the time of our seisin, may be retained and execution demanded. We command you to cause seisin of the land aforesaid with its appurtenances, to be delivered to the aforesaid King, in form aforesaid, saving our right, and that of any other whomsoever. Witness the King at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the fifth day of January. -
20 ED I
[note the given latin script kept the abbreviated hand and used characters not representable within the HTML latin alphabet - as the resulting scan is not usuable I have decided to omit it ]