Roger Skerning

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Roger Skerning
Bishop of Norwich
Elected 23 January 1266
Term ended 22 January 1278
Predecessor Simon Walton
Successor William Middleton
Other posts Prior of Norwich
Orders
Consecration 4 April 1266
Personal details
Died 22 January 1278
Denomination Roman Catholic

Roger Skerning (or Roger de Skerning; died 22 January 1278) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich.

Life[edit]

Skerning was a monk of Norwich Cathedral before he was elected Prior of Norwich in 1257.[1]

Skerning was elected to the see of Norwich on 23 January 1266 and was consecrated on 4 April 1266.[2]

Skerning died on 22 January 1278.[3]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ British History Online Priors of Norwich accessed on 29 October 2007
  2. ^ British History Online Bishops of Norwich accessed on 29 October 2007
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 261

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Simon Walton
Bishop of Norwich
1266–1278
Succeeded by
William Middleton