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Nicholas of Ely

Nicholas of Ely
Bishop of Winchester
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Winchester
Appointed 2 March 1268
Installed 27 May 1268
Term ended 12 February 1280
Predecessor John Gervais
Successor Robert Burnell
Other posts Bishop of Worcester
Archdeacon of Ely
Orders
Consecration 19 September 1266
Personal details
Died 12 February 1280

Nicholas of Ely was Lord Chancellor of England, Bishop of Worcester, Bishop of Winchester, and Lord High Treasurer in the 13th century.

Life

Nicholas was Archdeacon of Ely when he was first appointed chancellor by Henry III in 1260, but he was sacked in favour of Walter de Merton in 1261.[1] He also held prebends in the diocese of London and was a papal chaplain.[2] In 1263 he was appointed Treasurer and Chancellor again, but lost both offices later in the year.[1][3]

Nicholas was elected to the see of Worcester about 8 June 1266 and consecrated on 19 September 1266.[4] He was enthroned at Worcester Cathedral on 26 September 1266.[5]

Nicholas was translated to the see of Winchester on 2 March 1268[6] by Pope Clement IV. He was enthroned at Winchester Cathedral on 27 May 1268.[7]

Nicholas died on 12 February 1280.[6]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 85
  2. ^ British History Online Archdeacons of Ely accessed on 2 November 2007
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 104
  4. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 279
  5. ^ British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 2 November 2007
  6. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 276
  7. ^ British History Online Bishops of Winchester accessed on 2 November 2007

References

  • British History Online Archdeacons of Ely accessed on 2 November 2007
  • British History Online Bishops of Winchester accessed on 2 November 2007
  • British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 2 November 2007
  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  
Political offices
Preceded by
Henry Wingham
Lord Chancellor
1260–1261
Succeeded by
Walter de Merton
Preceded by
Walter de Merton
Lord Chancellor
1263
Succeeded by
John Chishull
Preceded by
John of Caux
Lord High Treasurer
1263
Succeeded by
Henry
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Walter de Cantilupe
Bishop of Worcester
1266–1268
Succeeded by
Godfrey Giffard
Preceded by
John Gervais
Bishop of Winchester
1268–1280
Succeeded by
Robert Burnell
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