People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Christian, bishop of Whithorn (d.1186)

Biography
Watt and Murray, Fasti, 168: Christian was consecrated bishop of Whithorn on 19 December 1154 and died on 7 October 1186. Died at Holm Cultram, Cumbria. (Chron. Mel.)
Floruits
1154 × 1176
Related Place
Whithorn
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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
10 Oct. 1154 X 19 Dec. 1154 Submission to York Performer (submission, fealty, homage, oath) 2/12/2 (SEA, i, no. 56)
27 Feb. 1155 Command of obedience Addressee 2/130/1 (Haddan and Stubbs, Councils, ii, I, 231-32)
12 May 1161 X circa 1164 Gift of ploughgate and toft in Troqueer (KCB) Addressor Christian, bishop of Whithorn (d.1186); Everard, abbot of Holm Cultram (d.1192); Gilla Chad; Gilla Muire; Hubert de Vaux (d.1164); Peter de Tilliol (12C); Ralph, clerk of Carlisle; Ralph, son of Richard; Richard de Cheney ; Richard de Heriz (12C); Richard of York; Richard, son of Truite; Robert Dunbredan ; Robert, archdeacon of Carlisle; Robert, archdeacon of Whithorn; Robert, clerk of York; Robert, prior of Holm Cultram; Robert, son of Truite; Roland (Lachlan), lord of Galloway (d.1200); Simon, brother of Ralph the clerk; Udard of Hoddam, knight (d.1212); William de Briscou; William de Lacressuner ; William, cellarer 3/28/2 (Edgar, Dumfries, no. 3)
21 Sept. 1162 Command of obedience Addressee 2/131/7 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 46)
1164 X 7 Oct. 1186 Gift of grange of Kirkgunzeon (KCB) Grantor 2/12/3 (SEA, i, no. 57)
1164 X 7 Oct. 1186 Command to protect Holm Cultram Abbey Addressor John, archdeacon of Whithorn (fl.1161×86, 1200×09-1222) 2/12/3 (SEA, i, no. 57)
1165 X 7 Oct. 1186 Announcement of presence when donation made Addressor 2/12/5 (SEA, i, no. 60)
9 Dec. 1165 X 7 Oct. 1186 Announcement concerning bounds of Kirkgunzeon (KCB) Addressor 2/12/4 (SEA, i, no. 59)
1167 X 7 Oct. 1186 Confirmation of church and villa of Dunrod and church of Twynholm (KCB) Grantor Adam de Ele; Arnold, doorward (Galloway); Bran, son of Macgillegunnin; Gilbert, chaplain (Galloway); Gilbert, steward of Bishop Christian of Whithorn; James, nepos of Bishop Christian of Whithorn; James, persona of Troqueer; John, archdeacon of Whithorn (fl.1161×86, 1200×09-1222); Mac Raith de Ospitali (Hospital); Máel Bethad, dean (of Whithorn?); Nicholas, nepos of Bishop Christian of Whithorn; Robert, son of Dolfin, priest; Walter, brother of Máel Bethad; William of Cartmel; William, abbot of Dundrennan (fl.1180, or 1167×85) 2/12/6 (SEA, i, no. 58)
1175 X 30 Aug. 1181 Command concerning Holm Cultram Addressee 2/131/53 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 98)
1200 X 1209 Confirmation of churches in Galloway named person (transaction) Alan, lord of Galloway (d.1234); Durand, official of Whithorn; Gilbert, dean of Rhinns (fl.1200-09); John, archdeacon of Whithorn (fl.1161×86, 1200×09-1222); Martin, clerk/persona of Kirkcudbright; Matthew, dean of Desnes ; Michael, prior of Whithorn (fl.1200×09); Walter, persona of Kirkandrews; William, dean of Farines (fl.1200×09) 2/12/11 (SEA, i, no. 65)
1200 X 1209 Renewal of churches given to Holyrood Abbey in Kirkcudbrightshire named person (transaction) Alan, lord of Galloway (d.1234); Durand, official of Whithorn; Gilbert, dean of Rhinns (fl.1200-09); John, archdeacon of Whithorn (fl.1161×86, 1200×09-1222); Martin, clerk/persona of Kirkcudbright; Matthew, dean of Desnes ; Michael, prior of Whithorn (fl.1200×09); Walter, persona of Kirkandrews; William, dean of Farines (fl.1200×09) 2/12/12 (SEA, i, no. 66)