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Bishop of Caithness – Lands in Caithness & Sutherland

Bishopric of Caithness Estate   The bishopric of Caithness held enormous estates in Caithness and Sutherland. From its first endowment it is plain that the bishop was expected to play a major role in the politics and society of the

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Bishop of Orkney’s lands in Caithness

Bishop of Orkney’s lands in Caithness   Sources RSS I (1000) 1503 RMS III (2882) 1542-3 on original of 1539 Books of Assumption 1561-5 (J. Kirk, (ed.), The Books of Assumption of the Thirds of Benefices, Oxford, 1995) pp 418,

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