William Turnbull (bishop)

William Turnbull (bishop)

William Turnbull (died 1454) was a Scottish politician and bishop, credited with founding Glasgow University. He served as the Bishop of Glasgow, from 1448 to 1454 and was the first chancellor of Glasgow University.

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William Turnbull (bishop) - Biography
... In 1447 he was appointed Bishopof Dunkeld, then a year later Bishopof Glasgow which he held until his death in 1454 ... John Pigott, the manorial lord, presented Ven WilliamTurnbull, "Bishopof Dunkeld," to the Rectory of Abington Pigotts, in the Diocese of Ely ... During his time as Bishop he pursued the formation of a university in Glasgow with the encouragement of King James ...