Thomas Blunville

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Thomas Blunville
Bishop of Norwich
Diocese Diocese of Norwich
Elected October 1226
Term ended 16 August 1236
Predecessor Pandulf Masca
Successor Simon of Elmham
(bishop-elect)
Other posts royal clerk
Orders
Ordination 19 December 1226
Consecration 20 December 1226
Personal details
Died 16 August 1236
Denomination Roman Catholic

Thomas Blunville (or Thomas de Blundeville; died 16 August 1236) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich.

Life[edit]

Blunville was a royal clerk and administered the see of Norwich after the death of the previous bishop, Pandulf Masca. He was elected in October 1226 with royal assent to his election coming on 5 November 1226. He was ordained a priest on 19 December 1226 and was consecrated on 20 December 1226.[1]

Blunville was a nephew of Geoffrey de Burgh, the Bishop of Ely.

Blunville died on 16 August 1236.[2]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

Church of England titles
Preceded by
Pandulf Masca
Bishop of Norwich
1226–1236
Succeeded by
Simon of Elmham
(bishop-elect)