William of Northall

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William of Northall
Bishop of Worcester
Electedc. 25 May 1186
Term ended2 or 3 May 1190
PredecessorBaldwin
SuccessorRobert FitzRalph
Orders
Consecration21 September 1186
Personal details
Died2 or 3 May 1190
DenominationCatholic
Previous postArchdeacon of Gloucester

William of Northall (or William of Northolt) was a mediaeval Bishop of Worcester.

William was a clerk of Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury[1] and of Richard of Dover, also Archbishop of Canterbury. He held a prebend in the diocese of London and was Archdeacon of Gloucester from 1177 or 1178.[2]

William was elected to the see of Worcester about 25 May 1186 and consecrated on 21 September 1186. He died on 2 or 3 May 1190.[3] His death was commemorated on 3 May.[4]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Barlow Thomas Becket p. 31
  2. ^ British History Online Archdeacon of Gloucester accessed on 3 November 2007
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 278
  4. ^ British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 3 November 2007

References[edit]

  • Barlow, Frank (1986). Thomas Becket. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-07175-1.
  • British History Online Archdeacon of Gloucester accessed on 3 November 2007
  • British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 3 November 2007
  • 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.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Baldwin
Bishop of Worcester
1186–1190
Succeeded by
Robert FitzRalph