Henry de Maunsfeld

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Henry de Maunsfeld DD (also Henry Mansfield, Maunsfeild, Maunsfield, Maunnesfeld, Mammesfeld, or Maymysfeld; died 1328) was an English medieval theologian, philosopher, churchman, college fellow, and university chancellor.[1]

Henry de Maunsfeld was educated at Oxford University and became a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford and he received a Doctor of Divinity degree.[2] He published on theology and philosophy. Between 1309 to 1313, he was for two periods Chancellor of the University of Oxford.[3] He was professor of theology and Rector of Flintham in Nottinghamshire.[1] On 17 December 1314, he was elected Dean of Lincoln, a post he held from 1315 to 1328. In 1316, he became the prebend of Asgarby, Lincolnshire. In 1319, he was elected Bishop of Lincoln, but he did not take up the position. In 1324, he was Canon of Carlisle and he died in 1328.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b  Lee, Sidney, ed. (1894). "Maunsfield, Henry de". Dictionary of National Biography 37. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 94. 
  2. ^ Wood, Anthony (1790). "Fasti Oxonienses". The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford. Google Books. p. 18. 
  3. ^ Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Appendix 5: Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. Macmillan. pp. 521–522. ISBN 0-333-39917-X. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
William de Bosco
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
1309–1311
Succeeded by
Walter Giffard
Preceded by
Walter Giffard
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
1311–1313
Succeeded by
Henry Harclay