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Kenleith [Keldeleth], Robertlocked

(d. 1273)
  • James Tait
  • , revised by Norman H. Reid

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Kenleith [Keldeleth], Robert (d. 1273), chancellor of Scotland and abbot of Melrose, was a monk of the Benedictine abbey of Dunfermline and became its abbot in 1240. His name was probably derived from Kinleith in Currie (Midlothian). Wyntoun includes 'Robert of Kydeleth...

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