Nigel de Wavere

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Nigel de Wavere DD (also Waver, Wavery, or Waure) was an English medieval theologian, churchman, college fellow, and university chancellor.[1]

Nigel de Wavere was from Cahors in Guienne.[2] He was a Fellow at Merton College, Oxford in 1312 and received a Doctor of Divinity degree. He became a Canon of St David's Cathedral in Wales and a Rector of Croydon. Between 1330–2, he was Chancellor of Oxford University.[3] He was also a Prebend of Lichfield.[2]


  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. ^ a b Powicke, Frederick Maurice (1931). "Nigel de Waver". The Medieval Books of Merton College. Clarendon Press. p. 122. 
  3. ^ Wood, Anthony (1790). "Fasti Oxonienses". The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford. Google Books. p. 21. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Roger de Streton
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
Ralph Radyn