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Archdeacon of Brechin

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The Archdeacon of Brechin was the only archdeacon in the diocese of Brechin, acting as a subordinate of the Bishop of Brechin. The archdeacon held the parish church of Strachan as a prebend from at least 1274.

List of archdeacons of Moray

The following is a list of known historical archdeacons:

  • Gregory, 1189 x 1198–1218
  • Adam, 1242–1264
  • William de Cresswell, 1284–1285 x 1294
  • John de Kininmund, 1295–1298
  • Hugh de Selkirk, c. 1309–1309 x 1320
  • Laurence de Haddington, 1324 x 1327
  • Dáibhidh de Mar, 1342–1344
  • Domhnall de Mar, 1344–1349
  • Laurence de Erroll, 1351–1352x1367
  • William de Greenlaw, 1352–1353
  • Laurence de Spens, 1363 x 1367–1369
  • Stephen de Cellario, 1369–1383
  • Cuthbert Henryson, 1383–1387
  • Robert de Cardeny, 1391
  • Thomas Stewart, 1391–1393
  • William de Ramsey, 1395
  • David de Idvy, 1397–1420 x 1425
  • Henry Ogilvie, 1425
  • Richard de Crag, 1426–1428
  • Gilbert Forrester, 1425 x 1428–1462
  • William Fechet, 1438
  • David Haddow, x 1448
  • David Stewart, 1448
  • Richard Wylie, 1458–1467
  • William Lawrie, 1467–1490
  • David Pitcairn, 1500–1552
  • James Pitcairn, 1551–1564 x 1565
  • Arthur Erskine, 1563
  • David Erskine, 1565–1611
  • Thomas Burnett, 1608–1637
  • References

    Archdeacon of Brechin Wikipedia


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