William de Montfort

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William de Montfort (also Mountfort) was an English medieval Canon law jurist, singer, dean, and university chancellor.[1]

William de Montfort was a Professor or Doctor of Canon law.[2] He was Chantor at Hereford Cathedral. During 1282–3, he was Chancellor of the University of Oxford. From 1285–94 he was Dean of St Paul's Cathedral in London.


  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. ^ Wood, Anthony (1790). "Fasti Oxonienses". The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford. Google Books. p. 14. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Henry de Stanton
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
Roger de Rowell