People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/152/5 (Cal. Papal Letters, i, 469-70)

Pope Martin IV confirms the election of William, dean of Dunkeld, as bishop of Dunkeld. On the death of bishop Robert, the chapter, elected canon Hugh de Stirling, who died at the papal court while prosecuting the business of his election, whose death being announced to the chapter by Masters Peter de Tilliol and Matthew de Crambeth, canons, the chapter commissioned the dean, Robert the chancellor, Canon Weland of Stikelaw, and the two said canons to elect, who elected William, whom the pope has had consecrated by O[rdonius], bishop of Tusculum. Concurrent letters to the chapter of Dunkeld, to the clergy, and to the people of the diocese, to all vassals of the said church, and to the king of Scotland.
Firm date
13 December 1283
Dating Notes
Id. Dec., pontifical year 3
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Cal. Papal Letters, i, 469-70
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Cal. Papal Letters, i, 469-70
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Papal letter
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Duplicate Original (non-contemporary)

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
13 Dec. 1283 Confirmation of election of William, dean of Dunkeld as bishop of Dunkeld yes
13 Dec. 1283 *Statement concerning confirmation of election of bishop of Dunkeld yes