Archdeacon of Argyll

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The Archdeacon of Argyll (or Lismore) was the only archdeacon in the diocese of Argyll, acting as a subordinate of the Bishop of Brechin. Regarding his supporting churches, it is known that archdeacon held a quarter of parish church of Eilean Munde as a prebend.[1]

List of archdeacons of Argyll[edit]

  • Cristin, fl. 1230 x 1236 – 1240
  • Gille-Brighde (Gilbertus), fl. 1262–1270
  • Muireadhach (Mauricius), fl. 1334
  • Labhrann (Laurentius), fl. 1353
  • Eoin Mac Dubhghall, x 1361–1387
  • Walter de Wardlaw, 1387
  • Alexander de Wardlaw, 1387–1388
  • Daibhidh Mac Murchaidh, 1388–1391 x 1395
    • [Opposed by] John Leche, 1388–1391
  • Conghan Mac Phaidein, 1391 x 1395–1397
  • Niall Caimbeul, 1395–1433 x 1437
  • Dubhghall Caimbeul of Lochawe, 1437–1453x1467
    • [Opposed by] Peter de Dalkeith, c. 1441
  • John Lauder, 1441 x 1467–c.1473
  • Peter Sandilands, 1473–1475
  • Robert Houston, provided 1475
  • John Whitelaw, provided 1475
  • William Elphinstone, 1475 x 1478–1480 x 1481 (later Bishop of Ross)
    • John Bickertone to receive in exchange, 1479, but never carried through
  • John Brown, 1480 x 1483–1483
  • Eoin Caimbeul, 1483 x 1486–1487 (later Bishop of the Isles)
  • Raibeart Caimbeul, 1487–1490
  • Andrew Forman, 1490 (later Bishop of Moray)
  • Eoin Arbri, 1490
  • David Cunningham, 1489–1509
  • Robert Barry, 1509–1526
  • Eoin Mac Adhaimh ("John Makcaw"), 1531–1554
  • Robert Montgomery, 1554–1601
  • Donnchadh Caimbeul, 1601–1603
  • James Kirk, 1604–1622
  • Adhamh Buidhe (Adam Boyd), 1622–1629
  • Gilleasbaig Mac Lachlainn (Archibald MacLauchlane), 1629–1640

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Cowan, Parishes, p. 61

References[edit]

  • Cowan, Ian B. (1967), The Parishes of Medieval Scotland, Scottish Record Society, vol. 93, Edinburgh: Neill & Co. Ltd 
  • Watt, D. E. R.; Murray, A. L., eds. (2003), Fasti Ecclesiae Scotinanae Medii Aevi ad annum 1638, The Scottish Record Society, New Series, Volume 25 (Revised ed.), Edinburgh: The Scottish Record Society, ISBN 0-902054-19-8, ISSN 0143-9448