People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 2/147/2 (Theiner, no. 252)

Pope Gregory X writes to Hugh, bishop of Aberdeen, noting his election, when chancellor of that church, by the dean and chapter, which was presented to the pope by Masters Roger de Castello and Thomas de Bennam, clerks, their procurators. The pope thus establishes the said election and commands him to govern the see over which he has been placed. In the same manner to the dean and chapter of Aberdeen, the clergy and to the people of the diocese; and to the king of Scotland.
Firm date
23 July 1272
Dating Notes
10 kal. Aug., pontifical year 1
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Source for Data Entry
Theiner, Monumenta, no. 252
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Theiner, no. 252
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Papal letter

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
23 Jul. 1272 Command to govern see of Aberdeen as bishop yes