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Bennum, Hugh oflocked

(d. 1281/2)
  • Henry Summerson

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Bennum, Hugh of (d. 1281/2), bishop of Aberdeen, probably took his name from Benholm in Kincardineshire. His father's name may have been Hugh. Having become a canon of Aberdeen, Bennum had by November 1266 been promoted to be chancellor of the diocese. In 1271 or 1272, following the death of ...

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