Oliver Sutton (bishop)

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Oliver Sutton
Bishop of Lincoln
Elected6 February 1280
Installed8 September 1280
PredecessorRichard of Gravesend
SuccessorJohn Dalderby
Other postsDean of Lincoln
Orders
Consecration19 May 1280
Personal details
Died13 November 1299
Nettleham, Lincolnshire
DenominationCatholic

Oliver Sutton (died 1299) was a medieval Bishop of Lincoln, in England.

Sutton was the nephew of Henry of Lexington, Bishop of Lincoln from 1253 to 1258.[1] He was Dean of Lincoln before 30 June 1275.[2]

Sutton was elected to the see of Lincoln on 6 February 1280 and consecrated on 19 May 1280[3] at Lambeth. He was enthroned at Lincoln Cathedral on 8 September 1280.[1]

Sutton died on 13 November 1299[3] at Nettleham.[1]

Citations[edit]

  • Rosalind Hill, ''The Rolls and Register of Bishop Oliver Sutton 1280-1299 (published in eight volumes, 1948-86)

References[edit]

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  • Greenway, Diana E. (1977). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300: Volume 3: Lincoln: Bishops of Lincoln. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 28 October 2007.
  • Greenway, Diana E. (1977). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300: Volume 3: Lincoln: Deans. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 28 October 2007.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Richard of Gravesend
Bishop of Lincoln
1280–1299
Succeeded by
John Dalderby