Walter Scammel

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Walter Scammel
Bishop of Salisbury
See Diocese of Salisbury
Elected 26 June 1284
Term ended September 1286
Predecessor Robert Wickhampton
Successor Henry Brandeston
Other posts Dean of Salisbury
Orders
Consecration 22 October 1284
Personal details
Died September 1286
Denomination Catholic

Walter Scammel was a medieval Bishop of Salisbury.

Life[edit]

Scammel was archdeacon of Berkshire in the diocese of Salisbury, treasurer of that diocese, and finally Dean of Salisbury. He was elected to the deanery on 9 September 1271.[1]

Scammel was elected bishop on 26 June 1284 and consecrated on 22 October 1284.[2] He was enthroned at Salisbury Cathedral on 4 January 1285. He died between 20 September and 25 September 1286.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Deans of Salisbury accessed on 30 October 2007
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 270
  3. ^ British History Online Bishops of Salisbury accessed on 30 October 2007

References[edit]

  • Deans of Salisbury 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. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Robert Wickhampton
Bishop of Salisbury
1284–1286
Succeeded by
Henry Brandeston