Archdeacon of Galloway

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The Archdeacon of Galloway was the only archdeacon in the medieval Diocese of Galloway (Whithorn), acting as a deputy of the Bishop of Galloway. The following is a list of archdeacons:

List of archdeacons of Galloway[edit]

  • Robert, fl. 1154 x 1186
  • John, fl. 1186 x 1222
  • Michael, fl. 1235 x 1253
  • Geoffrey, 1254-1294
  • John Nepos, 1294-1294
  • Gilbert de Galloway (Galwidia), fl. 1320 x 1321
  • Patrick Macdowell, x 1331-1360
  • Stephen de Makerstoun (Malcarston), fl. x 1367.
  • Duncan Petit, fl. 1363
  • Richard Smerles fl. x 1391.
  • Thomas de Buittle, 1391 - 1415.
  • Gilbert Cavan, 1415-1415 x 1417.
  • John Gray, 1415 x 1417-1425
  • Patrick Young, 1423-1471
    • David de Hamilton, 1425
    • John Betoun, 1427-1428
    • John Benyng, 1430
    • Thomas Spens, x 1450
  • John Otterburn, 1471-1478
  • George Brown, 1477-1478
  • Andrew Stewart, 1502-1507
  • Walter Betoun, 1507
  • Thomas Nudry, 1509-1510 x 1512.
  • Alexander Shaw, 1512-1513
  • Henry Wemyss, 1513 x 1522-1531
  • Patrick Arnot, 1529-1543
    • Thomas Hay, 1531
  • Lyon Brown, 1576-1577
  • James Adamson, 1614-1637

Bibliography[edit]

  • Watt, D.E.R., Fasti Ecclesiae Scotinanae Medii Aevi ad annum 1638, 2nd Draft, (St Andrews, 1969), pp. 136-8

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