Paradox of Medieval Scotland 1093 - 1286

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Viewing Person Record: Bjarni Kolbeinsson, bishop of Orkney

Name
Bjarni Kolbeinsson, bishop of Orkney
Medieval Name
Modern Gaelic Name
Gender
M
Biography
Watt and Murray, _Fasti_, 324: Bjarni (Biarne/Biarni Kolbeinsson 'the Skald') succeeded to the bishopric of Orkney in 1188 and occurs in 1192. He occurs as at a council at Bergen on 28 July 1223 and died on 15 September, probably that same year.
Floruit (start date)
1198
Floruit (end date)
1202



Total number of associated factoids: 4



Date Short Summary Role Source Type
27 May 1198 bishop of Orkney Primary Document 2/137/1 (Dip. Norv., vii, no. 2 ) title/occupation    
27 May 1198 Command to compel John, bishop of Caithness to prevent payment Addressee Document 2/137/1 (Dip. Norv., vii, no. 2 ) transaction    
22 February 1202 X 21 February 1203 bishop of Orkney Primary Document 2/137/18 (Dip. Norv., vii, no. 3) title/occupation    
22 February 1202 X 21 February 1203 Command to set up penance for Lumberd, a layman Addressee Document 2/137/18 (Dip. Norv., vii, no. 3) transaction