Ralph Walpole

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Ralph Walpole
Bishop of Ely
Appointed5 June 1299
Term ended20 March 1302
PredecessorJohn Langton
SuccessorRobert Orford
Other postsArchdeacon of Ely
Bishop of Norwich
Orders
Consecration20 March 1289
Personal details
Died20 March 1302
DenominationRoman Catholic

Ralph Walpole (died 1302) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich and Bishop of Ely.

Life[edit]

Walpole was Archdeacon of Ely by 6 February 1272.[1]

Walpole was elected to the see of Norwich on 11 November 1288 and consecrated on 20 March 1289.[2][3]

Walpole was translated to the see of Ely on 5 June 1299. He died on 20 March 1302.[4][5]

Citations[edit]

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. (1971). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Ely: Archdeacons of Ely. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 25 October 2007.
  • Greenway, Diana E. (1971). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Ely: Bishops. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 25 October 2007.
  • Greenway, Diana E. (1971). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Norwich: Bishops. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 25 October 2007.

Further reading[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William Middleton
Bishop of Norwich
1288–1299
Succeeded by
John Salmon
Preceded by
John Langton
Bishop of Ely
1299–1302
Succeeded by
Robert Orford