|Bishop of Hereford|
|Appointed||2 July 1404|
|Term ended||22 December 1416|
|Consecration||6 July 1404|
|Died||22 December 1416|
|Denomination||Roman Catholic Church|
Mascall was born at Ludlow, Shropshire, where at an early age he became a Carmelite friar. He was educated at the University of Oxford, gaining a distinction in philosophy and theology. Probably in 1400, King Henry IV appointed Mascall his confessor.
Mascall was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Hereford by papal provision on 2 July and consecrated on 6 July 1404. He received possession of the temporalities of the See of Hereford on 25 September 1404.
|Wikisource has the text of the 1885–1900 Dictionary of National Biography's article about Robert Mascall.|
- Barrow, J. S. (2002). "Bishops of Hereford". Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300. Volume 8: Hereford. British History Online.
- Eubel, Konrad (1913). Hierarchia Catholica Medii Aevi (in Latin). Volume 1. Monasterii Sumptibus et typis librariae.
- 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.
|Catholic Church titles|
|Bishop of Hereford