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Nicholas Longespee

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Term ended  18 May 1297
Consecration  16 March 1292
Died  May 18, 1297
Successor  Simon of Ghent
Role  Bishop
Predecessor  William de la Corner
Name  Nicholas Longespee

Elected  between 8 November and 12 December 1291
Parents  Ela of Salisbury, 3rd Countess of Salisbury, William Longespee, 3rd Earl of Salisbury
Grandparents  Henry II of England, Ida de Tosny, William of Salisbury, 2nd Earl of Salisbury
Uncles  John, King of England, Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk
Cousins  Henry III of England, Richard - 1st Earl of Cornwall, Joan - Lady of Wales, Eleanor of Leicester, Joan of England - Queen of
Similar People  William Longespee - 3rd Earl o, Henry II of England, Eleanor of Aquitaine, John - King of England, Eleanor of Leicester

Great-grandparents  Empress Matilda
Other posts  Treasurer of Salisbury

Nicholas Longespee was a medieval Bishop of Salisbury.

Longespee was the son of William Longespee, Earl of Salisbury and William's wife, Ela. He was a canon of Salisbury Cathedral before 1272 and held the office of treasurer of the diocese of Salisbury before 1275. He also held the position of rector of Lacock.

Longespee was elected bishop between 8 November and 12 December 1291 and consecrated on 16 March 1292. He died 18 May 1297. He was buried at Salisbury, but his heart was buried at Lacock and his viscera at Ramsbury.

References

Nicholas Longespee Wikipedia


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