Stephen Gravesend

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Stephen Gravesend
Bishop of London
Elected1 September 1318
Term ended8 April 1338
PredecessorRichard Newport
SuccessorRichard de Wentworth
Orders
Consecration14 January 1319
Personal details
Died8 April 1338
DenominationCatholic

Stephen Gravesend was a medieval Bishop of London.

Gravesend was elected 1 September 1318 and consecrated on 14 January 1319. He died on 8 April 1338.[1]

Gravesend, along with Archbishop Melton, John Ross and Hamo Hethe, alone spoke up in Edward II's defence during the Parliamentary session that deposed Edward.[2]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258
  2. ^ Weir Queen Isabella p. 257

References[edit]

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  • Weir, Alison Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery and Murder in Medieval England New York: Ballantine 2005 ISBN 0-345-45319-0

External links[edit]

  • Hutchinson, John (1892). "Stephen of Gravesend" . Men of Kent and Kentishmen (Subscription ed.). Canterbury: Cross & Jackman. p. 128.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Richard Newport
Bishop of London
1318–1338
Succeeded by
Richard de Wentworth