Ralph Walpole

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Ralph Walpole
Bishop of Ely
Diocese Diocese of Ely
Appointed 5 June 1299
Term ended 20 March 1302
Predecessor John Langton
Successor Robert Orford
Other posts Archdeacon of Ely
Bishop of Norwich
Orders
Consecration 20 March 1289
Personal details
Died 20 March 1302
Denomination Roman Catholic

Ralph Walpole (died 1302) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich and Bishop of Ely.

Life[edit]

Walpole was Archdeacon of Ely by 6 February 1272.[1]

Walpole was elected to the see of Norwich on 11 November 1288 and consecrated on 20 March 1289.[2][3]

Walpole was translated to the see of Ely on 5 June 1299. He died on 20 March 1302.[4][5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ British History Online Archdeachons of Ely
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 261
  3. ^ British History Online Bishops of Norwich
  4. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 244
  5. ^ British History Online Bishops of Ely

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William Middleton
Bishop of Norwich
1288–1299
Succeeded by
John Salmon
Preceded by
John Langton
Bishop of Ely
1299–1302
Succeeded by
Robert Orford