People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/201/2 (Scotia Pontificia, no. 163)

John, cardinal priest of St Stephan in Celio Monte, papal legate, writes to the abbot and convent of Coupar Angus, reciting a papal bull of Pope Celestine III (2/136/9), which establishes the abbeys possessions and liberties.
Firm date
1201 X 1202
Dating Notes
Presence of Cardinal John in Scotland (See Ferguson, _Medieval Papal Reps._, 65-71), also mention of gift of David Ruffus, known to have been given in 1201.
Source for Data Entry
Scotia Pontificia, no. 163
Trad. ID
Scotia Pontificia, no. 163
Calendar number
Charter type
Darnaway Castle, Earl of Moray Muns., Box 32, Div. V, Bdle II, no. 64

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
1201 X 1202 Inspection of a papal privilege of Celestine III to Coupar Angus Abbey yes