People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/27/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 450)

The king writes to his sworn-man, John de Warenne, earl of Surrey, his guardian of the realm and land of Scotland, noting that the pope has placed Master Thomas de Dono Dei [Dundee], canon of the church of Ross in the same bishopric as pastor, just as directed by his letters; the king has taken the fealty of Thomas himself and restored the temporalities to him. He commands the earl to liberate the said temporalities to him without delay. The knights, free men and all others holding of the said bishopric are also command to answer to the said Thomas.
Firm date
21 July 1297
Dating Notes
21st day of July
Place date (modern)
London (St Paul's)
Place date (document)
Sanctum Paulum Londini
Related Place
Source for Data Entry
Stevenson, Documents, ii, no. 450
Trad. ID
Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 450
Calendar number
Charter type
Letters patent

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
21 Jul. 1297 Appointment of Thomas of Dundee as bishop of Ross no
21 Jul. 1297 Fealty performed by Thomas, bishop of Ross no
21 Jul. 1297 Command to liberate temporalities of see of Ross to new bishop yes
21 Jul. 1297 * Command to answer to Thomas of Dundee as bishop of Ross yes