Walter (bishop of Rochester)
|Bishop of Rochester|
|See||Diocese of Rochester|
|Reign ended||26 July 1182|
|Other posts||Archdeacon of Canterbury|
|Consecration||14 March 1148|
|Died||26 July 1182|
Walter was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.
Walter was the brother of Theobald of Bec, who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1138 to 1161. Theobald selected Walter to be Archdeacon of Canterbury soon after Theobald's election, and it was Theobald who secured Walter's election to Rochester.
- Bartlett, Robert C. (2000). England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings: 1075–1225. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 0-19-822741-8.
- British History Online Archdeacons of Canterbury accessed on 30 October 2007
- British History Online Bishops of Rochester accessed on 30 October 2007
- Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
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|Bishop of Rochester
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