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William of Northall

William of Northall
Bishop of Worcester
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Worcester
In office 1186–1190
Predecessor Baldwin
Successor Robert FitzRalph
Orders
Consecration 21 September 1186
Personal details
Died 3 May 1190
Previous post Archdeacon of Gloucester

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

Life

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]

Notes

References

  • British History Online Archdeacon of Gloucester accessed on 3 November 2007
  • British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 3 November 2007
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Baldwin
Bishop of Worcester
1186–1190
Succeeded by
Robert FitzRalph
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