Inchcoam Aibey

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Inchcoam Aibey
Inchcolm Abbey, Inchcolm, Firth of Forth, Scotland-9April2011.jpg
Photograph, 9 Aprile 2011
Monastery information
Established1147 x 1169 (priory)/
1235 (abbey)
Mither hoosenone
DioceseDiocese o Dunkeld
Controlled kirksAiberdour; Auchtertool; Beath; Dawgety; Dollar; Leslie; Rosyth
Foonder(s)David I o Scotland & Gregoir, Bishop o Dunkeld
Important associated figursWalter Bower

Inchcoam Aibey is a medieval aibey locatit on the island o Inchcoam in the Firth o Forth in Scotland. The Aibey, which is locatit at the centre o the island, wis foondit in the 12t century during the episcopate o Gregoir, Bishop o Dunkeld. Later tradeetion placed it even earlier, in the reign o Keeng Alexander I o Scotland (1107–24), wha probably haed some involvement in the island; he wis apparently washed ashore thare efter a shipwreck in 1123, an teuk shelter in a hermit's hovel.

Coordinates: 56°1′48″N 3°18′7″W / 56.03000°N 3.30194°W / 56.03000; -3.30194