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Adam of Harcarse
Abbot of Melrose
Church Roman Catholic Church
In Office 1219 – 1245
Predecessor Radulf II
Successor Matthew
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Died Missing required parameter 1=month! 1245(1245-Missing required parameter 1=month!-00)
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Adam of Harcarse (died 1245) was a 13th-century Cistercian Abott. He served as Abbot of Newbattle between 1216 and 1219 and then Abbot of Melrose from 1219 until his death in 1245.


Adam was a cellarer at Newbattle Abbey before he succeeded Richard as the Abbot of Newbattle Abbey on 20 August 1216, serving until he was elected Abbot of Melrose Abbey on 6 August 1219. During 1235, he accompanied Patrick II, Earl of Dunbar with a Scottish army together with Gilbert, the Bishop of Galloway, to quell the revolt in Galloway and forced the submission of Tomás mac Ailein and Gille Ruadh.

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