People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Robert, prior of St Andrews (d.1160)

Biography
Watt and Shead, Heads, 187: Robert was the first prior of St Andrews, having been brought from Nostell, Yorkshire, by Bishop Robert of St Andrews, perhaps in 1140 but certainly before 14 May 1144. He died in 1160.
Floruits
1140 × 1159
Related Place
St Andrews
Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 49

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Gift of Kinninmonth with the toft in Kilrymont Grantor 1/5/14 (RRS, i, no. 120)
unavailable Gift of Robert, bishop of St Andrews Beneficiary 3/3/6 (Chrs. David I, no. 129)
unavailable Gift of King David, granted out of his own revenues Beneficiary 3/3/6 (Chrs. David I, no. 129)
unavailable Petition of Robert, prior of St Andrews to the pope Addressee 2/128/2 (Camb. Reg., no. 23)
1140 Foundation of St Andrews Priory Beneficiary 2/10/4 (SEA, i, no. 133)
1140 X 12 Jun. 1152 Confirmation the donations conferred by Bishop Robert, and the donations granted and confirmed by his father Beneficiary Alwine mac Arkil, the rannaire; Duncan (I), earl of Fife (d.1154); Herbert, king's chamberlain; Malothen, marischal; Robert, bishop of St Andrews (d.1159); William, bishop of Moray (d.1162) 3/3/6 (Chrs. David I, no. 129)
1140 X 24 May 1153 Confirmation of gift made by Bishop Robert Beneficiary Andrew, bishop of Caithness (d.1184); Duncan (I), earl of Fife (d.1154); Gregory, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1169); Herbert, king's chamberlain; Hugh de Moreville (I) (d.1162); Nicholas of Roxburgh, chancellor (d.1171?); Ranulf Soulis, king's butler (d.1165×72); William, abbot of Cambuskenneth (fl.1147-50) 1/4/80 (Chrs. David I, no. 153)
14 May 1144 Confirmation of possessions and concession of papal protection Beneficiary 2/127/1 (St A. Lib., 47-8)
3 May 1147 X by 1160 Statement of grant of church of St Ninians (STL) Addressor 2/97/1 (Camb. Reg., no. 109)
30 Aug. 1147 Confirmation of possessions and liberties Beneficiary 2/128/3 (St A. Lib., 48-50)
25 Oct. 1150 Confirmation of church of Edrom (BWK), villa of Nisbet (BWK) and churches of Swinton (BWK) and Fishwick (BWK) named person (transaction) 2/10/5 (SEA, i, no. 122)
1152 X 1159 Gift of abbey of Loch Leven with various possessions Beneficiary Aiulf, dean of Lothian (fl.1150/51-1186); Gregory, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1169); Herbert Scott, master, clerk (fl.1144×59-1172×78); Matthew, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1199); Richard, chaplain of Bishop Robert of St Andrews; Thomas, master, physician (fl.1144-1178×89); Thorald, archdeacon of Lothian (d.1163 or 1166); William, abbot of Holyrood (I) (d.1172) 2/10/20 (SEA, i, no. 132)
24 May 1153 X 1159 Renewal of King David's gift of the draught of one net in the River Tay at Perth (PER) Beneficiary Andrew, bishop of Caithness (d.1184); Arnold, bishop of St Andrews (d.1162); Herbert, bishop of Glasgow (d.1164); Hugh de Moreville (I) (d.1162); Nicholas of Roxburgh, chancellor (d.1171?); Osbert, abbot of Jedburgh (d.1174); Robert, bishop of St Andrews (d.1159); Walter de Bidun (d.1178); Walter Stewart (I), son of Alan (d.1177); Walter, son of Gilbert de Clare; William, bishop of Moray (d.1162) 1/5/13 (RRS, i, no. 119)
24 May 1153 X 1159 Grant of offerings of altar of St Andrews Beneficiary Adam, chaplain of Bishop Robert of St Andrews; Aiulf, dean of Lothian (fl.1150/51-1186); Andrew, archdeacon of Lothian (fl.1147×59-1178×84); Herbert Scott, master, clerk (fl.1144×59-1172×78); John Scott, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1203); Osbert, abbot of Jedburgh (d.1174); Thomas, master, physician (fl.1144-1178×89); William, bishop of Moray (d.1162) 2/10/25 (SEA, i, no. 136)
24 May 1153 X 1159 Concession of priorate of church of St Andrews and free election of the prior Beneficiary Aiulf, dean of Lothian (fl.1150/51-1186); Andrew, archdeacon of Lothian (fl.1147×59-1178×84); Herbert Scott, master, clerk (fl.1144×59-1172×78); John, chancellor of Bishop Robert of St Andrews; Matthew, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1199); Osbert, abbot of Jedburgh (d.1174); Robert II, abbot of Scone (d.1186); Thomas, master, physician (fl.1144-1178×89); Thorald, archdeacon of Lothian (d.1163 or 1166); William, bishop of Moray (d.1162) 2/10/26 (SEA, i, no. 138)
24 May 1153 X 1160 Command to allow free passage of sea Beneficiary Andrew, bishop of Caithness (d.1184); Robert Avenel, lord of Eskdale (d.1185); Walter Stewart (I), son of Alan (d.1177) 1/5/20 (RRS, i, no. 126)
9 Aug. 1156 Confirmation of possessions of St Andrews Priory Beneficiary 2/130/4 (St A. Lib., 51-3)
27 Nov. 1159 Statement concerning bishopric of St Andrews Addressee 2/131/3 (Haddan and Stubbs, Councils, ii, I, 233-4)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
9 Aug. 1156 Bishop of Robert, prior of St Andrews (d.1160) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 2/130/4 (St A. Lib., 51-3)


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1140 brother 2/10/4 (SEA, i, no. 133)
1140 X 12 Jun. 1152 prior of St Andrews 3/3/6 (Chrs. David I, no. 129)
1140 X 24 May 1153 prior of St Andrews 2/10/16 (SEA, i, no. 144)
1140 X 24 May 1153 prior of St Andrews 1/4/80 (Chrs. David I, no. 153)
14 May 1144 prior of St Andrews 2/127/1 (St A. Lib., 47-8)
1147 X 1151 prior of St Andrews 2/10/7 (SEA, i, no. 124)
3 May 1147 X 24 Aug. 1147 prior of St Andrews 1/4/85 (Chrs. David I, no. 159)
3 May 1147 X by 1160 brother 2/97/1 (Camb. Reg., no. 109)
3 May 1147 X by 1160 prior of St Andrews 2/97/1 (Camb. Reg., no. 109)
30 Aug. 1147 prior of St Andrews 2/128/3 (St A. Lib., 48-50)
30 Aug. 1147 prior of St Andrews 2/128/2 (Camb. Reg., no. 23)
25 Oct. 1150 prior of St Andrews 2/10/5 (SEA, i, no. 122)
1152 X 1159 prior of St Andrews 2/10/21 (SEA, i, no. 120)
1152 X 1159 prior of St Andrews 2/10/22 (SEA, i, no. 126)
1152 X 1159 prior 2/10/20 (SEA, i, no. 132)
24 May 1153 X 1159 prior of St Andrews 1/5/13 (RRS, i, no. 119)
24 May 1153 X 1159 prior of St Andrews 2/10/26 (SEA, i, no. 138)
24 May 1153 X 1159 prior of St Andrews 1/5/14 (RRS, i, no. 120)
24 May 1153 X 1159 prior of St Andrews 2/10/25 (SEA, i, no. 136)
24 May 1153 X 1159 Dompnus (Dom) 2/10/26 (SEA, i, no. 138)
24 May 1153 X 1160 prior of St Andrews 1/5/20 (RRS, i, no. 126)
9 Aug. 1156 prior of St Andrews 2/130/4 (St A. Lib., 51-3)
25 Mar. 1159 X 24 Mar. 1160 prior of St Andrews 1/5/24 (RRS, i, no. 131)
27 Nov. 1159 prior of St Andrews 2/131/3 (Haddan and Stubbs, Councils, ii, I, 233-4)