Richard Talbot (bishop of London)

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Richard Talbot
Bishop of London-elect
Diocese Diocese of London
Elected 18 August 1262
Term ended September 1262
Predecessor Henry Wingham
Successor Henry of Sandwich
Consecration never consecrated
Personal details
Died September 1262
Denomination Catholic

Richard Talbot (died 1262) was a medieval Bishop of London elect.


Talbot was the nephew of Fulk Basset, Bishop of London.[1] He held the prebends of Mora and Finsbury in the diocese of London before being named treasurer of the diocese by 20 August 1257.[2] He was Dean of St Paul's in London by 26 January 1262.[3] He was elected bishop on 18 August 1262 but died on either 28 September or 29 September 1262 before he could be consecrated.[1]


  1. ^ a b British History Online Bishops of London accessed on 29 October 2007
  2. ^ British History Online Treasurers of London accessed on 29 October 2007
  3. ^ British History Online Deans of St Paul's accessed on 29 October 2007


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Henry Wingham
Bishop of London
Succeeded by
Henry of Sandwich