World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Enguerrand (bishop of Glasgow)

Article Id: WHEBN0006071652
Reproduction Date:

Title: Enguerrand (bishop of Glasgow)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Hugh de Roxburgh, Matthew de Glendonwyn, Donald Campbell (bishop), Florence of Holland, William de Bondington
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Enguerrand (bishop of Glasgow)

Enguerrand (died 1174) was a twelfth-century bishop of Glasgow. He had previously been Archdeacon of Teviotdale, and had served king Máel Coluim IV as Chancellor of Scotland between 1161 and 1164.[1] He was elected Bishop of Glasgow on Sunday, 20 September 1164, and consecrated on 28 October at the hands of Pope Alexander III himself in Sens, France, where the Pope was then resident.[2] He did not return to the diocese until 2 June 1165.[3] Although he resigned the position of Royal Chancellor upon election to the bishopric, there is charter evidence that he once again became Chancellor in the reign of King William the Lion, probably in the year 1171.[4] Notable actions of his episcopate included, probably on the request of his friend (and successor) Jocelin, then Abbot of Melrose, the opening of the tomb of the emerging saint Walthoef.[5] He died on 2 February 1174.[6]

Notes

  1. ^ John Dowden, The Bishops of Scotland, ed. J. Maitland Thomson, (Glasgow, 1912), p. 297.
  2. ^ loc. cit.
  3. ^ A.O. Anderson, Early Sources of Scottish History: AD 500–1286, 2 Vols, (Edinburgh, 1922), vol. ii, p. 253, n. 2.
  4. ^ Ibid., p. 259, n. 2.
  5. ^ Ibid., pp. 274-5; Richard Fawcetts and Richard Oram, Melrose Abbey, (Stroud, 2004), p. 23.
  6. ^ As reported in the Chronicle of Melrose, s.a. 1174, trans. A.O. Anderson, op. cit., p. 279.

References

  • Anderson, Alan Orr, Early Sources of Scottish History: AD 500–1286, 2 Vols, (Edinburgh, 1922), vol. ii
  • Dowden, John, The Bishops of Scotland, ed. J. Maitland Thomson, (Glasgow, 1912)
  • Fawcetts, Richard, & Oram, Richard, Melrose Abbey, (Stroud, 2004)
Political offices
Preceded by
Walter
possibly Walter FitzAlan
Chancellor of Scotland
1161–64
again 1171?
Succeeded by
Nicholas
Religious titles
Preceded by
Herbert
Bishop of Glasgow
1164–74
Succeeded by
Jocelin
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.