Guy Mone

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Guy Mone (Mohun [1] ) (died 1407) was an English royal administrator and bishop.

A bishop is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.

He held the offices of Receiver of the Chamber (1391 to 1398) and Master of the Jewel Office (1391 to 1398), Keeper of the Privy Seal (1396 to 1397) and Lord High Treasurer (1398) towards the end of the reign of Richard II of England, and was one of Richard's supporters. [2] [3]

The Master of the Jewel Office was a position in the Royal Households of England, the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United Kingdom. The office holder was responsible for running the Jewel House, which houses the Crown Jewels. This role has, at various points in history, been called Master or Treasurer of the Jewel House, Master or Keeper of the Crown Jewels, Master or Keeper of the Regalia, and Keeper of the Jewel House. In 1967, the role was combined with Resident Governor of the Tower of London.

Lord High Treasurer English government position

The post of Lord High Treasurer or Lord Treasurer was an English government position and has been a British government position since the Acts of Union of 1707. A holder of the post would be the third-highest-ranked Great Officer of State, below the Lord High Steward and the Lord High Chancellor.

Richard II of England 14th-century King of England and Duke of Aquitaine

Richard II, also known as Richard of Bordeaux, was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399. Richard's father, Edward the Black Prince, died in 1376, leaving Richard as heir apparent to King Edward III. Upon the death of his grandfather Edward III, the 10-year-old Richard succeeded to the throne.

He was bishop of St David's from 1397 to his death, [4] being appointed on 30 August and consecrated on 11 November 1397. [5]

Bishop of St Davids Wikimedia list article

The Bishop of St David's is the ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of St David's.


  1. Dictionary of National Biography
  2. Michael Bennett, Richard II and the Revolution of 1399 (1999), especially p. 160.
  3. John Smith Roskell, Parliament and Politics in Late Medieval England II (1981), p. 60.
  4. E. B. Fryde, Handbook of British Chronology (1996), p. 106.
  5. taken from the notes at Bishop of St David's
Political offices
Preceded by
Edmund Stafford
Lord Privy Seal
Succeeded by
Richard Clifford
Preceded by
Roger Walden
Lord High Treasurer
Succeeded by
William Scrope
Preceded by
Henry Bowet
Lord High Treasurer
Succeeded by
William de Ros, 6th Baron de Ros
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
John Gilbert
Bishop of St David's
Succeeded by
Henry Chichele

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