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Gilbert of Caithness
Gilbert, a bishop, was appointed archdeacon of Moray by Alexander II. During his episcopate Dornoch Cathedral was built. These were turbulent times; his predecessor, Adam, met a violent end. He was a fine preacher and his relics were used for swearing oaths until 1545. He died in 1245 (ODS, 208-9).
He was son of William de Moravia, lord of Duffus and Strabrok, a powerful land-owner in northern Scotland.
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