Everard of Calne

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Everard
Bishop of Norwich
Diocese Diocese of Norwich
Elected before 12 June 1121
Term ended 1145
resigned
Predecessor Herbert de Losinga
Successor William de Turbeville
Orders
Consecration 12 June 1121
Personal details
Born Calne, Wiltshire
Died 12 October, probably 1146
Buried before 21 September 1147
Fontenay Abbey, Côte-d'Or
Nationality English
Denomination Roman Catholic

Everard (or Everard of Calne; died probably 1146) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich.

Life[edit]

Everard was from Calne in Wiltshire. He was a royal chaplain and held prebends in the diocese of London as well as an archdeacon in the diocese of Salisbury.[1]

Everard was consecrated on 12 June 1121. He resigned the see in 1145 to be a monk at the Cistercian monastery of Fontenay in the Côte-d'Or in France.[1]

Everard died on 12 October probably in 1146.[2] He was buried at Fontenay before 21 September 1147.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c British History Online Bishops of Norwich accessed on 29 October 2007
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 261

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Herbert de Losinga
Bishop of Norwich
1121–1146
Succeeded by
William de Turbeville