Eustace of Fauconberg

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Eustace of Fauconberg
Bishop of London
Elected 26 February 1221
Term ended October 1228
Predecessor William of Sainte-Mère-Eglise
Successor Roger Niger
Other posts Prebendary of Holbourn
Orders
Consecration 25 April 1221
Personal details
Died October 1228
Denomination Catholic
6th [[Lord High Treasurer]]
In office
4 November 1217 – 1228
Monarch Henry III
Preceded by William of Ely
Succeeded by Walter Mauclerk

Eustace of Fauconberg was a medieval English Bishop of London from 1221 to 1228 and was also Lord High Treasurer.

Biography

Eustace was the son of Walter de Fauconberg of Rise-in-Holderness in the East Riding of the English county of Yorkshire.

Eustace was selected as treasurer in 1217, probably on 4 November, and held the office until his death.[1] He held the prebend of Holbourn in the diocese of London[2] before being elected to the see of London on 26 February 1221 and consecrated on 25 April 1221.[3]

Eustace died between 24 and 31 October 1228.[3]

Citations

  1. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 103
  2. British History Online Bishops of London accessed on 29 October 2007
  3. 3.0 3.1 Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258

References

  • British History Online Bishops of London accessed on 29 October 2007
  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Political offices
Preceded by
William of Ely
Lord High Treasurer
1217–1228
Succeeded by
Walter Mauclerk
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William of Sainte-Mère-Eglise
Bishop of London
1221–1228
Succeeded by
Roger Niger