Ralph Walpole

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Ralph Walpole
Bishop of Ely
Appointed 5 June 1299
Term ended 20 March 1302
Predecessor John Langton
Successor Robert Orford
Other posts Archdeacon of Ely
Bishop of Norwich
Orders
Consecration 20 March 1289
Personal details
Died 20 March 1302
Denomination Roman Catholic

Ralph Walpole (died 1302) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich and Bishop of Ely.

Bishop of Norwich Diocesan bishop in the Church of England

The Bishop of Norwich is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Norwich in the Province of Canterbury. The diocese covers most of the county of Norfolk and part of Suffolk. The Bishop-designate of Norwich is Graham Usher.

Bishop of Ely Diocesan bishop in the Church of England

The Bishop of Ely is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Ely in the Province of Canterbury. The diocese roughly covers the county of Cambridgeshire, together with a section of north-west Norfolk and has its episcopal see in the City of Ely, Cambridgeshire, where the seat is located at the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity. The current bishop is Stephen Conway, who signs +Stephen Elien:. The diocesan bishops resided at the Bishop's Palace, Ely until 1941; they now reside in Bishop's House, the former cathedral deanery. Conway became Bishop of Ely in 2010, translated from the Diocese of Salisbury where he was Bishop suffragan of Ramsbury.

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Life

Walpole was Archdeacon of Ely by 6 February 1272. [1]

Walpole was elected to the see of Norwich on 11 November 1288 and consecrated on 20 March 1289. [2] [3]

Walpole was translated to the see of Ely on 5 June 1299. He died on 20 March 1302. [4] [5]

Citations

  1. Greenway Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Ely: Archdeachons of Ely
  2. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 261
  3. Greenway Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Norwich: Bishops
  4. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 244
  5. Greenway Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066–1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Ely: Bishops

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William Middleton
Bishop of Norwich
1288–1299
Succeeded by
John Salmon
Preceded by
John Langton
Bishop of Ely
1299–1302
Succeeded by
Robert Orford