Roger Skerning

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Roger Skerning
Bishop of Norwich
Diocese Diocese of Norwich
Elected 23 January 1266
Term ended 22 January 1278
Predecessor Simon Walton
Successor William Middleton
Other posts Prior of Norwich
Orders
Consecration 4 April 1266
Personal details
Died 22 January 1278
Denomination Roman Catholic

Roger Skerning (or Roger de Skerning; died 22 January 1278) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich.

Life[edit]

Skerning was a monk of Norwich Cathedral before he was elected Prior of Norwich in 1257.[1]

Skerning was elected to the see of Norwich on 23 January 1266 and was consecrated on 4 April 1266.[2]

Skerning died on 22 January 1278.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ British History Online Priors of Norwich accessed on 29 October 2007
  2. ^ British History Online Bishops of Norwich accessed on 29 October 2007
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 261

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Simon Walton
Bishop of Norwich
1266–1278
Succeeded by
William Middleton