People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

William, abbot of Melrose (d.1206)

Biography
Watt and Shead, Heads, 43: William was a master of the laybrothers at Melrose when he succeeded as abbot of Coupar Angus on 15 January 1200. He resigned in 1202 to become abbot of Melrose. He died in that office on 8 June 1206.
Floruits
1166 × 1205
Related Place
Melrose

Total number of associated factoids: 12

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Date Short Summary Source
28 Mar. 1165 X 8 Dec. 1166 abbot of Melrose 2/10/44 (SEA, i, no. 196)
1202 X 31 Aug. 1216 abbot of Melrose 3/165/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 192)
1202 X 31 Aug. 1216 Dominus (Lord/Sir) 3/165/3 (Melr. Lib., no. 192)
16 May, 1205 X 1206 abbot of Melrose 1/6/427 (RRS, ii, no. 460)
9 Dec. 1207 X 17 Jun. 1208 abbot of Melrose 2/73/20 (Melr. Lib., no. 146)