Lawrence of St Martin

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Lawrence of St Martin
Bishop of Rochester
See Diocese of Rochester
Elected 19 October 1250
Installed after 24 October 1251
Term ended 3 June 1274
Predecessor Richard Wendene
Successor Walter de Merton
Other posts Archdeacon of Coventry
Orders
Consecration 9 April 1251
Personal details
Died 3 June 1274
Denomination Catholic

Lawrence of St Martin (or Laurence de Sancto Martino) was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.

Life[edit]

Lawrence was a royal clerk and held prebends in the dioceses of Chichester and Salisbury. He was also archdeacon of the diocese of Coventry.[1]

Lawrence was elected on 19 October 1250 and consecrated on 9 April 1251.[2] He was enthroned at Rochester Cathedral after 24 October 1251.[1]

Lawrence died on 3 June 1274.[2]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Richard Wendene
Bishop of Rochester
1250–1274
Succeeded by
Walter de Merton