Reinald Macer

Religious Leader

– 1213

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Who was Reinald Macer?

Reinald Macer [also called Reginald] was a medieval Cistercian monk and bishop, active in the Kingdom of Scotland during the reign of William the Lion. Originally a monk of Melrose Abbey, he rose to become Bishop of Ross in 1195, and held this position until his death in 1213. He is given the nickname Macer in Roger of Howden's Chronica, a French word that meant "skinny".

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  • Catholicism
Died
Dec 13, 1213

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on July 23, 2013

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