People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/140/93 (Cal. Papal Letters, i, 178)

Pope Gregory IX commands the bishops of Moray, Ross and Caithness, to inquire into the mode of postulation of W[illiam], chancellor of Moray, to the bishopric of Lismore, value only 25 marks, which the pope has been asked to admit, and to order him to be consecrated, and, if they find it to have been made canonically, to admit it, and consecrate him; if not, they are to make provision to that church by canonical election.
Firm date
16 February 1239
Dating Notes
14 kal. Mar., pontifical year 12
Place date (modern)
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Cal. Papal Letters, i, 178
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Cal. Papal Letters, i, 178
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Papal letter
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Entered from English summary only.

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
16 Feb. 1239 Command to inquire into postulation of William, bishop of Argyll yes