William of Northall

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William of Northall
Bishop of Worcester
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Worcester
In office 1186–1190
Predecessor Baldwin
Successor Robert FitzRalph
Orders
Consecration 21 September 1186
Personal details
Died 3 May 1190
Previous post Archdeacon of Gloucester

William of Northall (or William of Northolt) was a mediaeval Bishop of Worcester.

Life[edit]

William was a clerk of Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury[1] and of Richard of Dover, also Archbishop of Canterbury. He held a prebend in the diocese of London and was Archdeacon of Gloucester from 1177 or 1178.[2]

William was elected to the see of Worcester about 25 May 1186 and consecrated on 21 September 1186. He died on 2 or 3 May 1190[3] His death was commemorated on 3 May.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Barlow Thomas Becket p. 31
  2. ^ British History Online Archdeacon of Gloucester accessed on 3 November 2007
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 278
  4. ^ British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 3 November 2007

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Baldwin
Bishop of Worcester
1186–1190
Succeeded by
Robert FitzRalph