Robert Mascall

The Right Reverend
Robert Mascall
Bishop of Hereford
Church Roman Catholic Church
Diocese Hereford
In office 1404–1416
Predecessor Thomas Trevenant
Successor Edmund Lacey
Orders
Consecration 6 July 1404
Personal details
Born Ludlow, Shropshire
Died 22 December 1416
Nationality English
Denomination Roman Catholic

Robert Mascall (or Maschal) (died 1416) was a medieval Carmelite friar who served as the Bishop of Hereford from 1404 to 1416.

Mascall was born at Ludlow, Shropshire, where at an early age he became a Carmelite friar.[1] He was educated at the University of Oxford, gaining a distinction in philosophy and theology.[1] Probably in 1400, King Henry IV appointed Mascall his confessor.[1]

Mascall was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Hereford by papal provision on 2 July and consecrated on 6 July 1404.[2][3][4] He received possession of the temporalities of the See of Hereford on 25 September 1404.[2][4]

Mascall died in office on 22 December 1416.[2][4]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Trevenant
Bishop of Hereford
1404–1416
Succeeded by
Edmund Lacey


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