Ascelin (bishop)

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Ascelin
Bishop of Rochester
See Diocese of Rochester
Appointed 1142
Term ended 24 January 1148
Predecessor John II
Successor Walter
Other posts Prior of Dover Priory
Orders
Consecration 1142
Personal details
Died 24 January 1148
Denomination Catholic

Ascelin (or Anselm) was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.

Life[edit]

Ascelin was prior of Dover Priory in Kent before being selected as bishop.[1] He was consecrated in 1142. He died on 24 January 1148.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ British History Online Bishops of Rochester accessed on 30 October 2007
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 267

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
John II
Bishop of Rochester
1142–1148
Succeeded by
Walter