Hugh de Sigillo

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Hugh or Hugo de Sigillo († 1229) was 13th century bishop of Dunkeld, Atholl, Scotland. Little is known of his general background before becoming bishop. What is known in that he was a clerk of King William of Scotland. Hugh succeeded John de Leicester as bishop sometime in 1214. He was a frequent witness to royal charters in the period. The date of his consecration is not known. On 29 September 1226 he gave benediction to Radulf II, Abbot of Melrose. He died sometime in 1229.

References[edit]

  • Dowden, John, The Bishops of Scotland, ed. J. Maitland Thomson, (Glasgow, 1912)
Religious titles
Preceded by
John de Leicester
Bishop of Dunkeld
1214–1229
Succeeded by
Matthew the Scot