Archdeacon of Dunkeld

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The Archdeacon of Dunkeld was the only archdeacon in the Diocese of Dunkeld, acting as a deputy of the Bishop of Dunkeld. The following is a list of archdeacons:

List of archdeacons of Dunkeld[edit]

  • Jocelin, 1177-1194
  • Henry, 1200 x 1209-1220 x 1225
  • William de Ednam, 1221 x 1225-1245
  • John de Everley, 1251 x 1257-1263 x 1272
  • W [...], fl. 1282[1]
  • Matthew de Kinross, 1263 x-1304
  • William de Pilmuir, 1329-1330 x[2]
  • Robert de Den, 1340-1347 x 1349[3]
  • Walter de Wardlaw, 1349[4]
  • Adam Pullur, 1351-1351 x 1352
  • John de Ethie, 1352
  • Ingram de Ketenis, 1351 x 1359-1398 x 1407
  • Richard de Cornell, 1398 x 1407-1408
  • Richard Hunter, x 1408[5]
  • Alexander de Lilliesleaf, 1408-1415[6]
  • Alexander de Lauder, 1415-1440[7]
  • John Stewart, 1418
  • Ingram Lindsay, 1421
  • James Bruce, 1440-1441[8]
  • Adam de Montgomery, 1440-1455
  • John Carrick, 1455-1468
  • James Lindsay, 1465
  • Nicholas Graham, 1467
  • William Livingstone, 1468
  • David Luthirdale, 1475-1479[9]
  • William Elphinstone, x 1476[10]
  • Alexander Tours, 1492-1507
  • George Ferne, 1508-1517 x 1518
  • John Carnavel, 1512
  • William Meldrum, 1517 x 1518-1527
  • David Meldrum, 1532-1550
  • David Spens, 1547-1586
  • James Spens, 1581
  • John Ramsay, 1591 x 1610-1618
  • Alexander Bruce, 1619-1633

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Full name unknown; William or Walter are virtually the only names beginning with "w" used in the Scotland of the period.
  2. ^ Became Archdeacon of St Andrews.
  3. ^ Became Bishop of Dunkeld.
  4. ^ Provided to archdeaconry, though probably not successfully; was Archdeacon of Lothian by 1359 and Bishop of St Andrews in 1367.
  5. ^ Died 1408.
  6. ^ Became Archdeacon of Lothian.
  7. ^ Became Bishop of Dunkeld.
  8. ^ Became Bishop of Dunkeld and then Bishop of Glasgow.
  9. ^ Previously Archdeacon of Teviotdale.
  10. ^ Became Bishop of Ross and then Bishop of Aberdeen.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Lawrie, Sir Archibald, Early Scottish Charters Prior to A.D. 1153, (Glasgow, 1905)
  • Watt, D.E.R., Fasti Ecclesiae Scotinanae Medii Aevi ad annum 1638, 2nd Draft, (St Andrews, 1969), pp. 119-22

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