Richard Gravesend

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Richard Gravesend
Bishop of London
Electedabout 7 May 1280
Installed1 October 1280
Term ended9 December 1303
Predecessor Fulke Lovell
Successor Ralph Baldock
Other post(s) Prebendary of Totenhall
Consecration11 August 1280
Personal details
Died9 December 1303
Denomination Roman Catholic
Ordination history of
Richard Gravesend
Episcopal consecration
Principal consecrator Archbishop John Peckham, O.F.M.
Date11 August 1280
Episcopal succession
Bishops consecrated by Richard Gravesend as principal consecrator
Peter Wyvill 10 November 1280
William of March 17 May 1293
Leoline Bromfield 17 May 1293

Richard Gravesend (died 1303) was a medieval Bishop of London.



Gravesend held the prebend of Totenhall in the diocese of London. [1] He may have been Archdeacon of Essex and possibly Archdeacon of Northampton, but the identifications are not secure. [2]

Gravesend was elected about 7 May, confirmed 17 May and consecrated on 11 August 1280. [3] He was enthroned in London on 1 October 1280. [1]

Gravesend died on 9 December 1303. [3]


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