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Philip Morgan (bishop)

Philip Morgan
Bishop of Ely
Province Canterbury
Diocese Ely
Installed 1426
Term ended 1435
Predecessor John Fordham
Successor Lewis of Luxembourg
Orders
Consecration 3 December 1419
Personal details
Died 25 October 1435
Bishop's Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Buried Church of the Charterhouse, London.
Denomination Roman Catholic Church

Philip Morgan (died 1435) was a Welsh clergyman who served firstly as Bishop of Worcester (1419–1426), then as Bishop of Ely (1426–1435).[1]

Morgan was elected Bishop of Worcester on 24 April and appointed on 19 June 1419.[2] He received possession of the temporalities of the Diocese of Worcester on 18 October and was consecrated on 3 December 1419.[2] He postulated the archbishopric of York in November or December 1423, but was quashed on 14 February 1424.[3] He remained Bishop of Worcester until he was translated to the bishopric of Ely on 27 February and received possession of the temporalities of the Diocese of Ely on 22 April 1426.[4]

Morgan died at Bishop's Hatfield, Hertfordshire on 25 October 1435, and buried at the church of the Charterhouse in London.[1][4]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Peverel
Bishop of Worcester
1419–1426
Succeeded by
Thomas Poulton
Preceded by
Henry Bowet
(archbishop)
Archbishop-elect of York
1423–1424
Succeeded by
Richard Fleming
(archbishop-elect)
Preceded by
John Fordham
Bishop of Ely
1426–1435
Succeeded by
Lewis of Luxembourg

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