Abbot of Newbattle

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The Abbot of Newbattle (later, Commendator of Newbattle) was the head of the Cistercian monastic community of Newbattle Abbey, Midlothian. It was founded by David I of Scotland in 1140.

List of abbots[edit]

  • Radulf, 1140-1147x1150
  • Amfrid, 1159-1179
  • Hugh, 1179-1201
  • Adam, 1201-1213
  • Alan, 1213-1214
  • Richard, 1214-1216
  • Adam de Harcarres, 1216-1219[1]
  • Richard (I), 1219-1220
  • Richard (II), 1220-1223
  • Constantine, 1236
  • Roger, 1236-1256
  • William, 1256-1259
  • Adam de Maxton, 1260-1261[2]
  • Guy, 1261-1269
  • Waltheof, 1269 -1272
  • Patrick (?)
  • Walter (?)
  • John, 1291-1296
  • Gervase, 1306-1323
  • William, 1328 -1345
  • John de Wedel, 1329 x 1342
  • Andrew, 1351
  • William, 1356-1362
  • Hugh de Moffet, 1366-1384 x 1392
  • Nicholas, 1390
  • John de Halis, 1392-1399
  • John Gugy, 1402-1412x1413
  • William de Manuel, 1412-1419
  • Thomas de Langlandis, 1422
  • Thomas Livingston, 1422
  • David Croyser, 1422-1432 x 1443
  • Thomas de Lundie, 1443-1458
  • [William Hyriot listed in Thomas Innes's notes under 1458 (Newb. Reg., xxv.]
  • Patrick Mador, 1461-1472See also Deer.
  • John de Creton (Crichton), 1474
  • John Atkinsoune, 1478-1482 x 1488
  • Peter, x 1489
  • Andrew Langlands (Longant, Longlad), 1489-1503
  • John Turnbull, 1503-1520
  • Edward Schewill, 1520-1529
  • James Haswell, 1529-1547 [1557][3]

List of commendators[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Became Abbot of Melrose.
  2. ^ Became Abbot of Melrose.
  3. ^ Had previously been elected Prior of Beauly.

References[edit]

  • Cowan, Ian B. & Easson, David E., Medieval Religious Houses: Scotland With an Appendix on the Houses in the Isle of Man, Second Edition, (London, 1976), p. 77
  • Watt, D.E.R. & Shead, N.F. (eds.), The Heads of Religious Houses in Scotland from the 12th to the 16th Centuries, The Scottish Records Society, New Series, Volume 24, (Edinburgh, 2001), pp. 159-63