Roger (larderer)

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Roger
Bishop of Hereford-elect
Diocese Diocese of Hereford
Appointed September 1102
Term ended October 1102
Predecessor Gerard
Successor Reynelm
Orders
Consecration never consecrated
Personal details
Died October 1102
London
Denomination Catholic

Roger (died 1102) was a medieval Bishop of Hereford-elect.

Roger was the larderer for King Henry I of England before he was appointed to the see of Hereford in September 1102.[1] He was invested with the bishopric on 29 September 1102,[2] by King Henry I of England.[1] He then attended the Council of London held just days later. He became ill, and asked Anselm, the Archbishop of Canterbury to consecrate him before his death, but Anselm refused as the archbishop had already compromised with the king over the Investiture Crisis by allowing the king to invest Roger.[1] He died at the council within a week of his investiture.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Vaughn Anselm of Bec pp. 246–248
  2. ^ a b Barrow Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300: volume 8: Hereford: Bishops

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Gerard
Bishop of Hereford
Died before consecration

1102
Succeeded by
Reynelm