Richard Gravesend

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Richard Gravesend
Bishop of London
Diocese Diocese of London
Elected about 7 May 1280
Installed 1 October 1280
Term ended 9 December 1303
Predecessor Fulke Lovell
Successor Ralph Baldock
Other posts Prebendary of Totenhall
Orders
Consecration 11 August 1280
Personal details
Died 9 December 1303
Denomination Catholic

Richard Gravesend (died 1303) was a medieval Bishop of London.

Life[edit]

Gravesend held the prebend of Totenhall in the diocese of London.[1] He may have been Archdeacon of Essex and possibly Archdeacon of Northampton, but the identifications are not secure.[2]

Gravesend was elected about 7 May 1280 and consecrated on 11 August 1280.[3] He was enthroned in London on 1 October 1280.[1]

Gravesend died on 9 December 1303.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b British History Online Bishops of London accessed on 29 October 2007
  2. ^ British History Online Archdeacons of Essex accessed on 29 October 2007
  3. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Fulke Lovell
Bishop of London
1280–1303
Succeeded by
Ralph Baldock