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Lewis de Charleton

Lewis de Charleton
Bishop of Hereford
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Hereford
In office 1361–1369
Predecessor John Trilleck
Successor William Courtenay
Personal details
Died 1369

Lewis de Charleton (or Lewis Charlton, Lewes de Cherlton; died 23 May 1369) was a medieval Bishop of Hereford in England.

De Charleton was a Canon at Hereford Cathedral. He was nominated as Bishop of Hereford on 10 September 1361 and consecrated on 3 October 1361.[1] He was Bishop until 1370.

Lewis de Charleton's brother Humphrey de Cherlton was the Chancellor of Oxford University from 1354–7.[2] [3][4] Lewis de Charleton himself may have been Chancellor of the University in 1357.[5]



Academic offices
Preceded by
Humphrey de Cherlton
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
John de Hotham
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
John Trilleck
Bishop of Hereford
Succeeded by
William Courtenay
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