People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Robert of Fyvie, bishop of Ross (d.a.1295)

Watt and Murray, Fasti, 347: Robert of Fyvie (Fyvin, Fifyne, Syvin) was archdeacon of Ross when he was elected bishop of the see after the death of Bishop Matthew in 1274. He was granted a papal mandate for confirmation and consecration on 8 April 1275, though the see was still vacant and in Crown hands in June of that year. He occurs on 16 September 1278 and 17 November 1292. He died before 18 November 1295.
1272 × 1290
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Diocese/ Chapter of Ross (Fortrose)
Robert of Fyvie, bishop of Ross (d.a.1295)
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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Appointment of deputies of abbot of Deer Appointee 4/32/105 (Moray Reg., no. 127a)
28 Dec. 1272 Command to govern see of Ross as bishop named person (transaction) 2/147/6 (Theiner, no. 254)
8 Apr. 1275 Command to examine life of Robert of Fyvie, elected to see of Ross named person (transaction) 2/147/22 (Theiner, no. 261)
27 Sept. 1279 X Institution to corporeal possession of church of Kiltarlity (INV) with half davoch of land Grantor 2/8/44 (Moray Reg., no. 127)
26 Mar. 1280 Notification that Archibald, bishop of Moray, has been placed in possession of church of Kiltarlity (INV) Addressor 4/32/105 (Moray Reg., no. 127a)
26 Mar. 1280 *Command to travel to Beaufort Castle (INV) and threaten Sir William and Cecilia with excommunication Addressor 4/32/105 (Moray Reg., no. 127a)
26/Mar/1280 Instruction concerning dispute between Bishop Archibald of Moray and William of Fenton Addressor 2/8/44 (Moray Reg., no. 127)
5 Feb. 1284 Obligation to acknowledge Margaret, the Maid of Norway, as legitimate heir of Alexander III named person (transaction) 4/42/5 (Foedera, i, II, 638)
18 Jul. 1285 Request to protect churches and ecclesiastical personae named person (transaction) 2/153/3 (Theiner, no. 296)
Tuesday 14 Mar. 1290 Confirmation of the Treaty of Salisbury Grantor 1/50/32 (Stevenson, Docs., i, no. 92)
Friday 17 Mar. 1290 Request that King Edward certify to the Guardians that a papal dispensation has been granted for marriage between Prince Edward and Lady Margaret Addressor 1/50/33 (Foedera, i, II, 730)
28 Nov. 1290 Command to compel bishop of Ross to make satisfaction to dean and chapter named person (transaction) 2/154/24 (Cal. Papal Letters, i, 522)
Monday 17 Nov. 1292 The King of England (Edward I) renders the realm of Scotland and the sasine thereof to John Balliol in the presence of 4/42/7 (A-S Relations, no. 19)
18 Nov. 1295 Command to take charge of see of Ross as bishop named person (transaction) 2/156/1 (Theiner, no. 348)