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Report No. a575

Guillelmus Scotus

first half of 13th c.


Alternative Names

William Scot; William Stichill; Guillaume Stichill; Wilhelm von Schotland



Oxford judge-delegate and arbiter after 1214; doctor of canon law in Oxford as of 1217. Became archdeacon of Worcester in 1218. Possibly a teacher of Guillelmus de Drogheda.


J. Sayers, ‘William of Drogheda and the English Canonists’, in Proceedings Cambridge, P. Linehan, ed. (MIC C–8; Città del Vaticano 1988) 209.

A. Emden, A Biographical Register of the University of Oxford to A.D. 1500 (Oxford 1959) 3.1657–58.