People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/80/1 (Furness C.B., ii, pt. III, 712)

Alan, abbot of Rushen in Man, ratifies election which prior and convent of Furness made, that is, Nicholas [of Meaux], their abbot ...consenting to their choice [according to customs], bishopric of Isles being vacant of their distinguished pastor; [...] N[icholas], present by right [to be?] elected. They have unanimously and affectionately consented to [election of] Nicholas [...] Alan, abbot of Man, who took part with said convent of Furness in their chapter; consenting to election were following: Dermod, archdeacon of Man; William of York, prior of Rushen in Man; W., Martin, Marius (?), Guthmund and Thorald, monks of Man; Michael, chaplain.
Firm date
1217 X 9 November 1219
Dating Notes
Election of Nicholas of Meaux as bishop of the Isles × known to have been consecrated by this date
Source for Data Entry
Furness Coucher Book, ii, pt. 3, 712
Trad. ID
Furness C.B., ii, pt. III, 712
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Charter type
Original (contemporary)
Right side of document destroyed

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
1217 X 9 Nov. 1219 Confirmation of election of Nicholas de Meaux yes