People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/7/228 (RRS, iii, no. 221)

King Alexander II to [Walter de Gray], archbishop of York; informs him that, since Odo, former abbot of Dercongal, pronounces himself elected as bishop of Galloway without as is customary obtaining king's licence and consent, he has appointed as proctor Master Peter de Alinton, king's clerk and bearer of these letters, to prevent Odo's consecration by apostolic see, to prejudice of archbishop's dignity; and to renew his appeal with archbishop.
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19 May 1235
Dating Notes
19th day of May, election × consecration of Bishop Gilbert of Whithorn
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RRS, iii, no. 221
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RRS, iii, no. 221
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Formerly H1/7/226; Handlist, no. 189

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
19 May 1235 Statement concerning election of bishop of Whithorn yes Patrick (II), earl of Dunbar (d.1248); Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241)