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Maurice (bishop of London)

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Succeeded by  Gerard
Consecration  1086
Denomination  Catholic
Role  Bishop of London
Appointed  December 25, 1085
Name  Maurice Maurice
Monarch  William I
Successor  Richard de Belmeis I
Term ended  September 26, 1107
Preceded by  Osmund
Predecessor  Hugh d'Orevalle

Died  September 26, 1107, London, United Kingdom

Other posts  Archdeacon of Le Mans

Maurice (died 1107) was the third Lord Chancellor and Lord Keeper of England, as well as Bishop of London.

Life

Maurice was Archdeacon of Le Mans before being named Chancellor in about 1078. He held the office until sometime between 1085 or 1086. He was nominated to the see of London on 25 December 1085 and consecrated in 1086, possibly on 5 April. He died on 26 September 1107 with his death being commemorated on 26 September.

References

Maurice (bishop of London) Wikipedia


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