People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

John White, prior of St Andrews (d.1258)

Biography
Watt and Shead, Heads, 188: John was a canon of St Andrews when he was elected prior there on 21 May 1236. He served for twenty-two years and died on 17 July 1258.
Floruits
1238 × 1253
Related Place
St Andrews
Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 100

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Sale of land held in the villa of St Andrews (FIF) Beneficiary 3/445/3 (St A. Lib., 284-5)
unavailable Gift of St Serf's Isle, etc. Grantor 2/10/257 (St A. Lib., 178-9)
unavailable Petition concerning grant of churches in diocese of Aberdeen Addressor 2/143/127 (Arb. Lib., no. 238A)
unavailable Appointment of papal judges delegate Appointee 4/32/82 (C.A. Chrs., no. 43)
unavailable Petition from abbot of Kelso, Arbroath and Lindores, and prior of St Andrews Addressor 4/32/90 (Arb. Lib., no. 238)
unavailable Petition concerning churches in diocese of Aberdeen Addressor 2/143/128 (Lind. Cart., no. 106)
unavailable Appointment of papal judges-delegate Appointee 4/32/91 (Abdn. Reg., 24-26)
unavailable Petition from abbots of Kelso, Arbroath and Lindores and prior of St Andrews Addressor 4/32/91 (Abdn. Reg., 24-26)
21 May 1236 X 17 Jul. 1258 Sale of land in the villa of St Andrews (FIF) Beneficiary Court of the burgesses of St Andrews 3/445/3 (St A. Lib., 284-5)
21 May 1236 X 17 Jul. 1258 Confirmation of teinds of church of Inverkeithing (FIF) Grantor Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/45 (Dunf. Reg., no. 141)
9 Jul. 1237 Appointment of papal judges-delegate Appointee 2/140/84 (C.A. Chrs., no. 43A)
9 Jul. 1237 X 29 Mar. 1240 Settlement of dispute between Malcolm, canon of Dunkeld, and Coupar Angus Abbey Judge 4/32/82 (C.A. Chrs., no. 43)
27 Dec. 1237 X 9 Jun. 1238 Confirmation (and inspection) of ordinance of vicarage of Perth Grantor Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/31 (Dunf. Reg., no. 109)
9 Jul. 1238 X 3 Jun. 1239 Agreement between Prior John and canons of St Andrews, Master Laurence, archdeacon of St Andrews, and Sir William, archdeacon of Lothian Party 1 4/9/4 (Barrow, Culdees, 39)
22 Jan. 1240 X 12 May 1250 Sale of land in villa of St Andrews (FIF) Beneficiary A., archdeacon of St Andrews (Adam or Abel); Adam of Makerstoun, master, provost (d.1280×86); David of Bernham, bishop of St Andrews (d.1253); German, son of Leving, burgess of St Andrews ; Hugh of Melburne, master; John of Blebo, burgess of St Andrews; Lambin, son of Andrew, burgess of St Andrews ; Lambin, son of Giles, burgess of St Andrews ; Laurence, burgess of St Andrews ; Malcolm (II), earl of Fife (d.1266); Patrick of Muckhart, master, clerk; Ragnulf/Ranulf Hem, burgess of St Andrews; Simon (III), son of Simon, grieve of St Andrews ; Walter de Mortimer, dean of Glasgow (d.1270×71); William Mirihild/Miruld, burgess of St Andrews ; William of Cunningham/Lothian, master (fl.1239-51) 3/323/1 (St A. Lib., 281)
22 Jan. 1240 X 26 Apr. 1253 Concession of licence to have chapel at Clatto (FIF) Grantor Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/39 (St A. Lib., 328)
22 Jan. 1240 X 17 Jul. 1258 Inspection of grant and confirmation made by David, bishop of St Andrews to Kelso Abbey Grantor Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/38 (Kel. Lib., no. 430)
8 Nov. 1240 X 26 Apr. 1253 Confirmation (and inspection) of church of Kircaldy (FIF) Grantor Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/32 (Dunf. Reg., no. 118)
Feb. 1241 Confirmation of churches and possessions in bishopric of St Andrews Grantor Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/33 (Dunf. Reg., no. 143)
1242 Settlement over lands belonging to churches of Tarland and Migvie (ABD) and second teinds of all rents from earl's land Party 1 4/32/85 (St A. Lib., 332-3)
2 Jul. 1242 Inspection of concession concerning churches held by Dryburgh Inspector Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/34 (Dryb. Lib., no. 39)
2 Jul. 1242 *Confirmation of concession concerning churches held by Dryburgh Grantor 2/97/34 (Dryb. Lib., no. 39)
23 Aug. 1242 X 26 Apr. 1253 Confirmation of church of Restenneth (ANG) and chapel of Forfar (ANG) Grantor 2/97/40 (HMC 14, no. 21)
2 Oct. 1244 X 26 Apr. 1253 Confirmation of Kilmagad Wood (KNR) Grantor 2/97/43 (NRS, RH 6/36/B)
Wednesday 26 Apr. 1245 Settlement of dispute between (i) St Andrews Priory and (ii) William Comyn Party 1 Adam de Prebenda, dean of Dunkeld (fl.1229×36-45); Clement, bishop of Dunblane (d.1258); William of Ednam, master, archdeacon of Dunkeld (d.1251×57) 4/33/18 (St A. Lib., 307-08)
Saturday 5 Aug. 1245 Agreement between (i) Prior J[ohn] and the convent of St Andrews and (ii) the master and nuns of Haddington, over teinds Party 1 Chapter of Lothian 4/8/25 (St A. Lib., 329-31)
Saturday 5 Aug. 1245 Agreement between St Andrews Priory and the nuns of Haddington Party 1 4/34/4 (BL, Cott. Chrs. XVIII, no. 28)
unavailable Appointment of papal judges-delegate Appointee 4/32/87 (Dryb. Lib., no. 280)
23 Mar. 1246 Command not to permit Dryburgh Abbey to be troubled concerning pensions or benefices Addressee 2/143/41 (Dryb. Lib., no. 276)
23 Mar. 1246 Appointment of papal judges-delegate Appointee 2/143/42 (Dryb. Lib., no. 280A)
27 Apr. 1246 Concession not to pay travel tolls on certain goods Beneficiary 2/143/47 (St A. Lib., 42)
1247 Agreement between John, prior and convent of St Andrews, and Goda, daughter of brother of Robert King Party 1 Chapter of St Andrews; Court of St Andrews 4/21/4 (NLS, Adv. MS 15.1.18, no. 37)
2 Jul. 1247 Confirmation of church of Dalmeny (WLO) Grantor 2/97/35 (Ash, St Andrews, App. 7, no. 3)
2 Feb. 1248 Confirmation of the churches of Innerwick (ELO) and Legerwood (BWK) Grantor Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/36 (Pais. Reg., 120)
23 Apr. 1248 Confirmation of agreement between Coupar and the church of Errol Grantor 2/97/37 (C.A. Chrs., no. 54)
Thursday 7 May 1248 Settlement of case between Dryburgh Abbey and Emery, rector of Lauder Judge Alexander of Edinburgh, master, clerk of Bishop David; Níall or Nigel, master, canon of Dunkeld; William of Cunningham/Lothian, master (fl.1239-51) 4/32/87 (Dryb. Lib., no. 280)
11 May 1248 Concession of freedom from tolls or dues Beneficiary 2/143/87 (St A. Lib., 97-8 )
8 Jul. 1249 X 26 Apr. 1253 Request to revoke dispoilation of Scottish churches named person (transaction) 2/10/241 (NLS, Adv. MS 15.1.18, no. 16)
20 Apr. 1250 Appointment of papal judges-delegate Party 1 2/143/127 (Arb. Lib., no. 238A)
23 Apr. 1250 Command not to allow any injury or molestation concerning ordinance of vicarages Addressee 2/143/131 (Inchaff. Chrs., no. 81)
Thursday 4 Aug. 1250 Settlement of dispute concerning churches in diocese of Aberdeen Party 1 4/32/90 (Arb. Lib., no. 238)
Thursday 4 Aug. 1250 Settlement of dispute over vicarages of churches in diocese of Aberdeen Party 1 4/32/91 (Abdn. Reg., 24-26)
8 Sept. 1251 X 26 Apr. 1253 Inspection of a charter of David, bishop of St Andrews Inspector Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/41 (Kel. Lib., no. 278)
8 Sept. 1251 X 26 Apr. 1253 Inspection of charter of David, bishop of St Andrews Inspector Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/42 (Kel. Lib., no. 424)
7 Jun. 1253 Statement concerning case between David, bishop of St Andrews, and celi De of St Mary's chapel Addressor 2/97/44 (St A. Lib., 26)
23 Jun. 1255 Concession of faculty to contract loan of £500 named person (transaction) 2/144/11 (Cal. Papal Letters, i, 319)
7/Apr/1264 × 29/Apr/1271 Inspection of charter of Gamelin, bishop of St Andrews Inspector Chapter of St Andrews 2/97/53 (Kel. Lib., no. 446)
2 Sept. 1268 Confirmation of the gift and grant made by Prior John and the convent of St Andrews Sicut Clause 2/10/257 (St A. Lib., 178-9)


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21 May 1236 X 17 Jul. 1258 prior of St Andrews 2/97/45 (Dunf. Reg., no. 141)
21 May 1236 X 17 Jul. 1258 Dominus (Lord/Sir) 3/445/3 (St A. Lib., 284-5)
21 May 1236 X 17 Jul. 1258 prior of St Andrews 3/445/3 (St A. Lib., 284-5)
9 Jul. 1237 prior of St Andrews 2/140/84 (C.A. Chrs., no. 43A)
9 Jul. 1237 X 29 Mar. 1240 prior of St Andrews 4/32/82 (C.A. Chrs., no. 43)
27 Dec. 1237 X 9 Jun. 1238 prior of St Andrews 2/97/31 (Dunf. Reg., no. 109)
9 Jul. 1238 X 3 Jun. 1239 prior of St Andrews 4/9/4 (Barrow, Culdees, 39)
22 Jan. 1240 X 12 May 1250 Dominus (Lord/Sir) 3/323/1 (St A. Lib., 281)
22 Jan. 1240 X 12 May 1250 prior 3/323/1 (St A. Lib., 281)
22 Jan. 1240 X 26 Apr. 1253 prior of St Andrews 2/97/39 (St A. Lib., 328)
22 Jan. 1240 X 17 Jul. 1258 prior of St Andrews 2/97/38 (Kel. Lib., no. 430)
8 Nov. 1240 X 26 Apr. 1253 prior of St Andrews 2/97/32 (Dunf. Reg., no. 118)
30 Nov. 1240 Dominus (Lord/Sir) 2/10/205 (Kel. Lib., no. 419)
30 Nov. 1240 prior of St Andrews 2/10/205 (Kel. Lib., no. 419)
Feb. 1241 prior of St Andrews 2/97/33 (Dunf. Reg., no. 143)
1242 prior of St Andrews 4/32/85 (St A. Lib., 332-3)
2 Jul. 1242 prior of St Andrews 2/97/34 (Dryb. Lib., no. 39)
23 Aug. 1242 X 26 Apr. 1253 prior of St Andrews 2/97/40 (HMC 14, no. 21)
2 Oct. 1244 X 26 Apr. 1253 prior of St Andrews 2/97/43 (NRS, RH 6/36/B)
Wednesday 26 Apr. 1245 prior of St Andrews 4/33/18 (St A. Lib., 307-08)
Wednesday 26 Apr. 1245 procurator 4/33/18 (St A. Lib., 307-08)
Saturday 5 Aug. 1245 prior of St Andrews 4/34/4 (BL, Cott. Chrs. XVIII, no. 28)
Saturday 5 Aug. 1245 Dominus (Lord/Sir) 4/8/25 (St A. Lib., 329-31)
Saturday 5 Aug. 1245 prior of St Andrews 4/8/25 (St A. Lib., 329-31)
23 Mar. 1246 prior of St Andrews 2/143/41 (Dryb. Lib., no. 276)
23 Mar. 1246 prior of St Andrews 2/143/42 (Dryb. Lib., no. 280A)
27 Apr. 1246 prior of St Andrews 2/143/47 (St A. Lib., 42)
1247 Dominus (Lord/Sir) 4/21/4 (NLS, Adv. MS 15.1.18, no. 37)
1247 prior of St Andrews 4/21/4 (NLS, Adv. MS 15.1.18, no. 37)
2 Jul. 1247 prior of St Andrews 2/97/35 (Ash, St Andrews, App. 7, no. 3)
2 Feb. 1248 prior of St Andrews 2/97/36 (Pais. Reg., 120)
23 Apr. 1248 prior of St Andrews 2/97/37 (C.A. Chrs., no. 54)
Thursday 7 May 1248 prior of St Andrews 4/32/87 (Dryb. Lib., no. 280)
Thursday 7 May 1248 judge-delegate 4/32/87 (Dryb. Lib., no. 280)
11 May 1248 prior of St Andrews 2/143/87 (St A. Lib., 97-8 )
8 Jul. 1249 X 26 Apr. 1253 prior of St Andrews 2/10/241 (NLS, Adv. MS 15.1.18, no. 16)
20 Apr. 1250 prior of St Andrews 2/143/128 (Lind. Cart., no. 106)
20 Apr. 1250 prior of St Andrews 2/143/127 (Arb. Lib., no. 238A)
23 Apr. 1250 prior of St Andrews 2/143/131 (Inchaff. Chrs., no. 81)
Thursday 4 Aug. 1250 prior of St Andrews 4/32/90 (Arb. Lib., no. 238)
Thursday 4 Aug. 1250 prior of St Andrews 4/32/91 (Abdn. Reg., 24-26)
8 Sept. 1251 X 26 Apr. 1253 prior of St Andrews 2/97/41 (Kel. Lib., no. 278)
8 Sept. 1251 X 26 Apr. 1253 prior of St Andrews 2/97/42 (Kel. Lib., no. 424)
7 Jun. 1253 prior of St Andrews 2/97/44 (St A. Lib., 26)
23 Jun. 1255 prior 2/144/11 (Cal. Papal Letters, i, 319)
7 Apr. 1264 X 29 Apr. 1271 prior of St Andrews 2/97/53 (Kel. Lib., no. 446)
2 Sept. 1268 prior of St Andrews 2/10/257 (St A. Lib., 178-9)


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30 November 1240 Ordination of vicarages of Langton (BWK) and Cranston (MLO) 2/10/205 (Kel. Lib., no. 419)