Walter Hart

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Walter Hart
Bishop of Norwich
Appointed24 January 1446
Term ended24 May 1472
PredecessorThomas Brunce
SuccessorJames Goldwell
Consecration27 February 1446
Personal details
Died24 May 1472
DenominationRoman Catholic

Walter Hart (or Walter Lyhert; died 24 May 1472) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich. He was Provost of Oriel College, Oxford from 1435 to 1446.[1] He was nominated as bishop 24 January 1446 and was consecrated on 27 February 1446. He died on 24 May 1472.[2]


  1. ^ ‘Oxford College Histories: Oriel College’ Ranie, D.W. p58: London; F.E. Robinson & Co;1900
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 262


  • 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.
Academic offices
Preceded by
John Carpenter
Provost of Oriel College, Oxford
Succeeded by
John Hals
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Brunce
Bishop of Norwich
Succeeded by
James Goldwell