Maurice (bishop of London)

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Maurice
Bishop of London
Appointed25 December 1085
Term ended26 September 1107
PredecessorHugh d'Orevalle
SuccessorRichard de Beaumis
Other postsArchdeacon of Le Mans
Orders
Consecration1086
Personal details
Died26 September 1107
DenominationCatholic
Lord Chancellor
In office
1078 – c. 1085
MonarchWilliam I
Preceded byOsmund
Succeeded byGerard

Maurice (died 1107) was the third Lord Chancellor and Lord Keeper of England, as well as Bishop of London.

Life[edit]

Maurice was Archdeacon of Le Mans before being named Chancellor in about 1078.[1] He held the office until sometime between 1085 or 1086.[2] He was nominated to the see of London on 25 December 1085 and consecrated in 1086, possibly on 5 April. He died on 26 September 1107[3] with his death being commemorated on 26 September.[1]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Greenway Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 1, St. Paul's, London: Bishops
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 83
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258

References[edit]

  • 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.
  • Greenway, Diana E. (1968). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 1, St. Paul's, London: Bishops. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 28 October 2007.
Political offices
Preceded by
Osmund
Lord Chancellor
1078 – c. 1085
Succeeded by
Gerard
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Hugh d'Orevalle
Bishop of London
1085–1107
Succeeded by
Richard de Beaumis