People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/144/45 (Theiner, no. 191)

Pope Alexander IV grants to Arbroath Abbey, at the request of John, cardinal of St Laurence in Lucina, that they may have the right of patronage of the church of Frendraught in the diocese of Aberdeen, the profits of which scarcely exceed 30 marks; upon the resignation or death of the rector there, with the assent of the diocesan bishop they may appoint a perpetual chaplain and assign him with a portion from the profits of the church.
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3 January 1257
Dating Notes
3 non. Jan., pontifical year 3
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Theiner, Monumenta, no. 191
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Theiner, no. 191
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Papal letter

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
3 Jan. 1257 Command to give Arbroath Abbey advowson of church of Frendraught (ABD) yes

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
3 Jan. 1257 pope Alexander IV, pope (d.1261)
3 Jan. 1257 cardinal-priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina John de Toledo, cardinal of S. Lorenzo in Lucina (d.1275)