Richard le Gras
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|Richard le Gras|
|Abbot of Evesham|
|Elected||25 September 1236|
|Term ended||9 December 1242|
|Predecessor||Randulf of Evesham|
|Successor||Thomas of Gloucester|
|Other posts||Prior of Hunley Priory|
|Died||9 December 1242
|Keeper of the Great Seal|
|Monarch||Henry III of England|
|Preceded by||Ralph Neville|
|Succeeded by||Ralph Neville|
Richard was Lord Keeper from 1240 to 1242.
Richard was elected Bishop of Coventry in 1241, but either did not accept the office or died before the disputed election was resolved. He died in Gascony on 9 December 1242.
- Knowles, et al. Heads of Religious Houses p. 41
- Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 82
- Knowles, David; London, Vera C. M.; Brooke, Christopher (2001). The Heads of Religious Houses, England and Wales, 940–1216 (Second ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-80452-3.
- Powicke, F. Maurice and E. B. Fryde, ed. (1961). Handbook of British Chronology (2nd ed.). London:Royal Historical Society.
|Catholic Church titles|
Randulf of Evesham
|Abbot of Evesham
Thomas of Gloucester
Hugh de Pateshull
|Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield
Robert de Monte Pessulano
|Keeper of the Great Seal
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