Bishops of Glasgow: Archbishops of Glasgow, Saint Mungo, Jocelin, Archbishop of Glasgow, Robert Leighton, Robert Wishart, Thomas Winning

 
9781157680307: Bishops of Glasgow: Archbishops of Glasgow, Saint Mungo, Jocelin, Archbishop of Glasgow, Robert Leighton, Robert Wishart, Thomas Winning
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Archbishops of Glasgow, Saint Mungo, Jocelin, Archbishop of Glasgow, Robert Leighton, Robert Wishart, Thomas Winning, John Paterson, Mario Conti, Robert Blackadder, William de Malveisin, John Spottiswoode, Charles Petre Eyre, James Beaton II, John Capellanus, Patrick Lindsay, William de Lauder, Gavin Dunbar, James Law, Alexander Gordon, Alexander Burnet, Arthur Rose, John de Lindsay, Walter Wardlaw, Andrew de Durisdeer, James Donald Scanlan, John Cameron, Donald Alphonsus Campbell, William Turnbull, John Aloysius Maguire, John de Egglescliffe, Walter Capellanus, Enguerrand, William de Bondington, Alexander Cairncross, James Bruce, Florence of Holland, John de Cheam, Michael of Glasgow, John Porterfield, Donald Mackintosh, William Wishart, Nicholas de Moffat, Matthew de Glendonwyn, Stephen de Dunnideer, John Scotus, Hugh de Roxburgh, William Rae, John Laing, John Wishart, Herbert of Selkirk, George Carmichael. Excerpt: Jocelin (or Jocelyn) (died 1199) was a twelfth-century Cistercian monk and cleric who became the fourth Abbot of Melrose before becoming Bishop of Glasgow, Scotland. He was probably born in the 1130s, and in his teenage years became a monk of Melrose Abbey. He rose in the service of Abbot Waltheof, and by the time of the short abbacy of Waltheof's successor Abbot William, Jocelin had become prior. Then in 1170 Jocelin himself became abbot, a position he held for four years. Jocelin was responsible for promoting the cult of the emerging Saint Waltheof, and in this had the support of Enguerrand, Bishop of Glasgow. His Glasgow connections and political profile were already well-established enough that in 1174 Jocelin succeeded Enguerrand as Glasgow's bishop. As Bishop of Glasgow, he was a royal official. In this capacity he travelled abroad on several occasions, and performed the marriage ceremony between...

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