Ancient Diocese of Lisieux

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The Diocese of Lisieux was a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in France, centered on Lisieux, in Calvados.

The bishop of Lisieux was the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lisieux. The first known Bishop of Lisieux is one Theodibandes, mentioned in connexion with a council held in 538.

The bishopric was suppressed during the French revolution and was not reinstated. Present day Lisieux is part of the diocese of Bayeux.

List of bishops[edit]

To 1000[edit]

  • Theudobaudis (Theodibandes, Theudebaud, Theudobaud, Thibaud) ca. 538–ca. 549
  • Ætherius ca. 560
  • Launebaud (Launobaud) ca. 644
  • Leudebold (Léodebold) ca. 662
  • Hinchon ca. 685
  • Freculf (823/5–850/2), a pupil of the palace school founded by Charlemagne, and author of a universal history
  • Airard (Hairard) ca. 853–ca. 880
  • Roger (Rogier) ca. 985–1022 or ca. 980–ca. 1018

1000 to 1300[edit]

  • Robert ca. 1022–ca. 1025
  • Herbert ca. 1026–1049
  • Hugo d'Eu 1049–1077 (Rollonide)
  • Gilbert Maminot 1077–1101
  • Fulcher (Foucher) 1101–1102, - brother of Ranulf Flambard,[1] sometimes named as William, and bishop from 1101[2]
  • Thomas of Lisieux - son of Ranulf Flambard[1]
  • John 1107–1141
  • Arnoul 1141–1181, statesman and writer
  • Raoul de Varneville 1182–1191 or 1192
  • Guillaume de Ruffière (Rupière) 1192–1201
  • Jourdain du Houmet (Hommet) 1202–1218
  • Guillaume Du Pont-de-L'Arche 1218–1250
  • Foulque D'Astin 1250–1267
  • Guy du Merle 1267–1285
  • Guillaume D'Asnières 1285–1298
  • Jean de Samois 1299–1302

1300 to 1500[edit]

  • Guy D'Harcourt 1303–1336
  • Guillaume de Clermont 1336–49
  • Guillaume Guitard 1350–1358
  • Jean de Dormans 1359–1361
  • Adhémar Robert 1361–1368
  • Alphonse Chevrier 1369–1377
  • Nicole Oresme 1377–1382
  • Guillaume d'Estouteville 1382–1414
  • Pierre Fresnel 1415–1418
  • Mathieu Du Bosc 1418–1419
  • Branda Castiglione (Cardinal) 1420–1424
  • Zénon Castiglione 1424–1430 or 1432
  • Pierre Cauchon 1432–1442 (also Bishop of Beauvais)
  • Pasquier de Vaux 1443–1447
  • Thomas Basin 1447–1474
  • Antoine Raguier 1475–1482
  • Etienne Blosset de Carrouges 1482–1505

From 1500[edit]

  • Jean Le Veneur (Cardinal of Tillières) 1505–1539
  • Jacques D'Annebaut (Cardinal) 1539–1558
  • Jean Hennuyer 1561–1578
  • Jean de Vassé 1580–1583
  • Anne de Pérusse Des Cars ('Escars) de Giury, O.S.B. 1589–1598 (Cardinal)
  • François Rouxel de Médavy 1600–1617
  • Guillaume du Vair 1618–1621
  • Guillaume Aleaume (Alleaume) 1622–1634 (also bishop of Riez)
  • Philippe Cospeau 1636–1646
  • Léonor I Goyon de Matignon 1646–1674
  • Léonor II Goyon de Matignon 1674–1714
  • Henri-Ignace de Brancas 1714–1760
  • Jacques Marie de Caritat de Condorcet 1761–1783
  • Jules-Basile Perron (Ferron) de La Ferronays 1783–1790

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Spear "The Norman Empire and the Secular Clergy" Journal of British Studies p. 5
  2. ^ Schriber The Dilemma of Arnulf of Lisieux p. 26-27

References[edit]

  • Schriber, Carolyn Poling (1990). The Dilemma of Arnulf of Lisieux: New Ideas versus Old Ideals. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. ISBN 0-253-35097-2. 
  • Spear, David S. (Spring 1982). "The Norman Empire and the Secular Clergy, 1066-1204". The Journal of British Studies XXI (2): pp. 1–10. doi:10.1086/385787.