People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/143/158 (Chron. Man App., no. 23)

Pope Innocent IV writes to the chapter of Sodor, noting that the metropolitan, Serlo, archbishop of Nidaros, had appointed as bishop of the diocese Richard, once chaplain of John, cardinal priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina, canon of St Andrews in Scotland, thus the chapter is to receive the bishop and to show him due obedience. In the same manner to the clergy and people of the diocese of Sodor.
Firm date
14 March 1253
Dating Notes
2 id. Mar., pontifical year 10
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Place date (document)
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Source for Data Entry
Chronicle of Man and the Sudreys (1874), no. 23
Trad. ID
Chron. Man App., no. 23
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Charter type
Papal letter

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
14 Mar. 1253 Command to receive and obey Richard, bishop of Man yes