People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/30/8 (Reg. Gray, 120-21, no. 557)

Walter, archbishop of York, to Alexander, king of Scotland, that he has established by authority of his metropolitan election of Sir Henry, formerly abbot of Holyrood, as bishop of Whithorn, and so that he might be received by king, Walter asks him to establish election according to ecclesiastical liberty [and] king's approved custom.
Firm date
24 February 1255
Dating Notes
6 kal. Mar., episcopal year 40
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Source for Data Entry
Reg. Walter Gray, part i, 120-21, no. 557
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Reg. Gray, 120-21, no. 557
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Letter (correspondence)

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
24 Feb. 1255 Request to establish the election of Henry, bishop of Whithorn yes
24 Feb. 1255 Confirmation of election of Whithorn yes