People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/139/71 (Theiner, no. 49)

Pope Honorius III commands the bishops of St Andrews, Glasgow, Dunkeld, and Dunblane, to issue sentences of excommunication and interdict against the persons and lands of those who stripped, beat, stoned, mortally wounded with an ax [bipenni], and burned the bishop of Caithness, between whom and these parishioners a complaint had arisen about teinds and other rights of his church.
Firm date
13 January 1223
Dating Notes
Id. Jan., pontifical year 7
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Source for Data Entry
Theiner, Monumenta, no. 49
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Theiner, no. 49
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Papal letter

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
13 Jan. 1223 Command to excommunicate those who have murdered the bishop of Caithness yes