John of Coutances
|John of Coutances|
|Bishop of Worcester|
|See||Diocese of Worcester|
|Predecessor||Henry de Sully|
|Successor||Mauger of Worcester|
|Consecration||20 October 1196|
|Previous post||Archdeacon of Oxford|
John of Coutances was a medieval Bishop of Worcester.
John was a nephew of Walter of Coutances, Bishop of Lincoln and was treasurer of the diocese of Lisieux before his uncle appointed him Archdeacon of Oxford sometime before December of 1184. He also was dean of Rouen, and retained the treasurership of Lisieux while archdeacon.
John should not be confused with a different John of Coutances who, in the 11th–12th century, wrote a chronicle of the Church at Coutances, France.
- British History Online Archdeacons of Oxford accessed on 3 November 2007
- British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 3 November 2007
- Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
|Catholic Church titles|
Henry de Sully
|Bishop of Worcester
Mauger of Worcester
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