Fulk Basset (bishop of London)

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Fulk Basset
Bishop of London
Elected 1241
Term ended 21 May 1259
Predecessor Roger Niger
Successor Henry Wingham
Consecration 9 October 1244
Personal details
Died 21 May 1259
Buried 25 May 1259
Denomination Catholic

Fulk Basset (died 1259) was a medieval Bishop of London.

Basset became Dean of York in 1239. He was then was elected as Bishop of London in 1241, probably in December, and consecrated on 9 October 1244. He died on 21 May 1259.[1] His death was commemorated on 21 May 1259 and he was buried on 25 May 1259. His nephew, Richard Talbot, was elected Bishop of London in 1262, but died before he could be consecrated.[2]


  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258
  2. ^ Greenway Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 1, St. Paul's, London: Bishops


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Roger Niger
Bishop of London
Succeeded by
Henry Wingham