Maurice (bishop of London)

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Maurice
Bishop of London
Diocese Diocese of London
Appointed 25 December 1085
Term ended 26 September 1107
Predecessor Hugh d'Orevalle
Successor Richard de Beaumis
Other posts Archdeacon of Le Mans
Orders
Consecration 1086
Personal details
Died 26 September 1107
Denomination Catholic

Maurice (died 1107) was the third Lord Chancellor and Lord Keeper of England, as well as Bishop of London.

Life[edit]

Maurice was Archdeacon of Le Mans before being named Chancellor in about 1078.[1] He held the office until sometime between 1085 or 1086.[2] He was nominated to the see of London on 25 December 1085 and consecrated in 1086, possibly on 5 April. He died on 26 September 1107[3] with his death being commemorated on 26 September.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b British History Online Bishops of London accessed on 28 October 2007
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 83
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258

References[edit]

See also[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Osmund
Lord Chancellor
1078 – c. 1085
Succeeded by
Gerard
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Hugh d'Orevalle
Bishop of London
1085–1107
Succeeded by
Richard de Beaumis