People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Celestine III, pope (d.1198)

Biography
Kelly, Oxford Dictionary of Popes, 184-86: Celestine was born Giacinto Bobone (or Bobo) from the noble family of Boboni (later Orsini) in around 1105. He was a pupil under Peter Abelard (d. 1142) in Paris. He was created cardinal by Celestine II in 1144. He was a cardinal for forty-seven years before his election after Clement?s death to the papal see. He was a deacon but was ordained priest on 13 April and consecrated as pope the next day, Easter. Celestine died at Rome on 8 January 1198.
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1192 × 1196
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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Previous papal confirmation to Kelso Abbey Grantor 2/143/184 (Kel. Lib., no. 460 )
unavailable Concession of special daughter status of Roman Church Grantor 2/137/77 (Glas. Reg., no. 89)
unavailable Concession of special daughter status and liberties Grantor 2/139/21 (A-S Relations, no. 5)
unavailable Request that King William terminate the controversy between Kelso and Melrose Abbeys Addressor 1/6/407 (RRS, ii, no. 440)
unavailable Appointment of papal judges-delegate Addressor 4/32/10 (SEA, i, no. 52)
unavailable Request that King William terminate the controversy between Kelso and Melrose Abbeys Addressor 2/73/20 (Melr. Lib., no. 146)
unavailable Concession concerning sentences promulgated against Cluniac Order Grantor 2/150/4 (Pais. Reg., 304)
unavailable Previous confirmation of privileges and possessions given to Lindores Abbey Grantor 2/154/18 (Theiner, no. 335)
14 Apr. 1191 X 8 Jan. 1198 Grant of privilege of protection, confirming possessions, rights, and immunities Grantor 2/136/10 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 164)
14 Apr. 1191 X 8 Jan. 1198 Confirmation of possessions of Coupar Angus Abbey Grantor 2/136/9 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 163A)
13 Mar. 1192 Confirmation of previous liberties and declaration of 'special daughter' status of Scottish church Addressor 2/136/1 (Haddan and Stubbs, Councils, ii, I, 273-74 )
23 May 1194 Confirmation of churches of Dalton and Urswick (Cumbria) Grantor 2/136/2 (Mon. Insula Manniae, ii, 21-4)
8 Mar. 1195 Confirmation of possessions of Lindores Abbey Grantor 2/136/3 (Lind. Cart., no. 93)
10 Mar. 1195 Confirmation of church of Hassendean (ROX) Grantor 2/136/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 124)
16 Mar. 1195 Statement concerning jurisdiction of monasteries Addressor 2/136/5 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 160)
13 May 1195 Grant of privilege of protection, confirmation of possessions, rights, and immunities Grantor 2/136/6 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 161)
1196 X 1197 Confirmation of agreement between Durham Priory and Roger, bishop-elect of St Andrews Grantor 2/136/8 (PU, ii, no. 292)
15 Mar. 1196 Confirmation of certain possessions, liberties, and immunities Grantor 2/136/7 (Dryb. Lib., no. 250)
17 Mar. 1197 Settlement of dispute between Dryburgh Abbey and C., clerk, over chapel of Cleghorn (LAN) named person (transaction) 4/32/12 (SEA, i, no. 51)
Sunday 9 May 1204 Sentence of controversy between Kelso and Melrose Abbeys named person (transaction) 1/6/407 (RRS, ii, no. 440)
9/May/1204 Sentence of King William concerning dispute between Kelso and Melrose Abbeys named person (transaction) 2/73/20 (Melr. Lib., no. 146)
13 Sept. 1290 Confirmation of privileges and possessions given to Lindores Abbey named person (transaction) 2/154/18 (Theiner, no. 335)