People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

William of Duffus, precentor of Moray

Biography
Watt and Murray, Fasti, 289: William occurs 26 July 1232 and 12 July 1242 as precentor of Moray.
Floruits
1232 × 1242
Related Place
Duffus

Total number of associated factoids: 35

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
26 Jul. 1232 Gift of the land of Dallas in exchange for one davoch of land in Strathardle (PER) called 'Petcarene' Signatory Alexander Douglas, sheriff of Elgin, serviens of the bishop of Moray; Andrew Wiseman, serviens; Andrew, serviens of Bishop Andrew of Moray; John, serviens of Bishop Andrew of Moray; Maurice, chaplain of Bishop Brice; Nicholas, monk of Valcroissant; Ralph, chaplain of Bishop Andrew of Moray; Simon of Orby, serviens of bishop of Moray; Simon, chaplain, canon of Moray; Thomas, prior of Urquhart (fl.1226-32); Thomas, serviens, dispenser (bp. Moray); Walter, cook, serviens (PER/ANG); Walter, marischal, serviens (MOR) 2/8/28 (Moray Reg., no. 79)
26 Jul. 1232 Gift of one davoch at feuferme in Strathardle (PER), called Tullochcurran Signatory Alexander Douglas, sheriff of Elgin, serviens of the bishop of Moray; Andrew Wiseman, serviens; Nicholas, monk of Valcroissant; Ralph, chaplain of Bishop Andrew of Moray; Simon of Orby, serviens of bishop of Moray; Thomas, prior of Urquhart (fl.1226-32); Thomas, serviens, dispenser (bp. Moray); Walter, chaplain of Kinneddar; William, chaplain of Elgin 2/8/27 (C.A. Chrs., no. 38)
26 Jul. 1232 X 10 Oct. 1237 Decree that that canons who are called to wealthier benefices, in the meantime, the fruits which they have in their prebend shall be paid completely Signatory 2/8/31 (Moray Reg., no. 84)
11 Oct. 1232 Decree that teinds which have been received from a church for the previous forty years without interruption shall not be the subject of litigation in future Signatory 2/8/29 (Moray Reg., no. 82)
1235 Agreement between (i) Prior Henry and the convent of St Andrews, and (ii) Bishop Andrew and the chapter of Moray, and Lady Muriel of Rothes and the Hospital of St Nicholas next to the Bridge of Spey, over the church of Rothes (MOR) Signatory Andrew Murray, bishop of Moray (d.1242); Chapter of Moray; Chapter of St Andrews; William Malveisin, bishop of St Andrews (d.1238) 4/4/15 B (St A. Lib., 326-7)
25 Mar. 1237 X 24 Mar. 1238 Quitclaim of certain teinds Signatory 2/8/34 (Pluscarden, App. K)
10 Oct. 1237 Gift of site of a mill on Lossie in bishop's territory of Auchter Spynie (in Spynie, MOR) Signatory Alan, monk, brother (Moray); Bartholomew, chaplain (in Moray); David of Strathbogie, earl of Atholl (d.1270); Gregory, master, mason; Laurence, chaplain (in Moray, 13C); Nicholas, monk of Valcroissant; Richard, glazier; Robert, chaplain (Moray); Simon of Roffey; William (I), earl of Sutherland (d.1248); William Agnus, official of Moray, canon of Kingussie 2/8/32 (Moray Reg., no. 121)
9 Jul. 1238 X 16 Feb. 1239 Approval, ratification, and confirmation of previous ordinances and customs concerning prebends of church of Moray Signatory 2/42/4 (Moray Reg., no. 81)
5 Mar. 1239 Notification of statutes concerning the penalties of vicars Signatory 2/42/3 (Moray Reg., no. 90)
Jul. 1242 Statement that Statutes of Cathedral Church of Elgin have been approved by bishop and chapter Signatory 2/42/7 (Moray Reg., no. 93)