Marmaduke Lumley

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Marmaduke Lumley
Bishop of Lincoln
Appointedlate 1450
Term endedDecember 1450
Predecessor William of Alnwick
Successor John Chadworth
Consecration16 April 1430
Personal details
DiedDecember 1450
Previous post(s) Bishop of Carlisle
Precentor of Lincoln Cathedral

Marmaduke Lumley (died 1450) was an English priest, Bishop of Carlisle from 1429 to 1450, and Knight Commander of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. He was a son of Ralph de Lumley, 1st Baron Lumley and Eleanor de Neville. [1] He was elected about 5 December 1429, and consecrated on 16 April 1430. [2] He was Bishop of Lincoln for a short time before his death in December 1450. [3] He was educated at University of Cambridge and was appointed Precentor of Lincoln Cathedral in 1425. He also became Chancellor of the University of Cambridge in 1427 and was Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge from 1429 to 1443.[ citation needed ] From 1446 to 1449 he served as Lord High Treasurer of England. [4] Lumley's tenure as Lord High Treasurer occurred during the Great Bullion Famine and the Great Slump in England.

His administrator was a clerk of Lichfield, John Whelpdale. [5]


  1. Milner Records p.15
  2. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 236
  3. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 256
  4. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 106
  5. Plea Rolls of the Court of Common Pleas; Year: 1460; third entry from bottom of image

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Political offices
Preceded by
The Lord Sudeley
Lord High Treasurer
Succeeded by
The Lord Saye and Sele
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William Barrow
Bishop of Carlisle
Succeeded by
Nicholas Close
Preceded by
William Alnwick
Bishop of Lincoln
Succeeded by
John Chadworth
Academic offices
Preceded by
Henry Wells
Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Simon Dalling