Walter Burdun

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Walter Burdun (also Burdi, de Burton, de Bordon, or de Bourton) was an English medieval churchman, college fellow, and university chancellor.[1]

From 1306–8, Burdun was Chancellor of the University of Oxford. He was a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford between 1312–28. where he served as bursar.[2] He was a prebend at Salisbury through Simon of Ghent, Bishop of Salisbury and also a Chancellor of Oxford University.[3]


  1. ^ Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Appendix 5: Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. Macmillan. pp. 521–522. ISBN 0-333-39917-X. 
  2. ^ Emden, Alfred Brotherston (1957). "Burto, Walter de". A Biographical Register of the University of Oxford to A.D. 1500. Volume 1: A to E. Clarendon Press. 
  3. ^ Pantin, William Abel (2010). "The Geography of Learning". The English Church in the Fourteenth Century: Based on the Birkbeck Lectures, 1948. Cambridge University Press. pp. 112–113. ISBN 978-1108015295. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Simon de Faversham
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
William de Bosco