Robert Neville (bishop)

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Robert Neville
Bishop of Durham
Appointed27 January 1438
Term ended8 or 9 July 1457
Predecessor Thomas Langley
Successor Laurence Booth
Orders
Consecration26 October 1427
Personal details
Born Raby, Durham [1] [ unreliable source ][ unreliable source ]
Died8 or 9 July 1457
DenominationCatholic
Previous post(s) Bishop of Salisbury

Robert Neville (1404 – 8 or 9 July 1457) was an English prelate who served as Bishop of Salisbury and Bishop of Durham. [2] He was also a provost of Beverley. He was born at Raby Castle. [3] [ unreliable source? ] His father was Ralph Neville and his mother was Joan Beaufort, daughter of John of Gaunt. [2] He was thus a highly placed member of the English aristocracy.

Neville was nominated Bishop of Salisbury on 9 July 1427, and consecrated on 26 October 1427. He was then translated to Durham on 27 January 1438. [4]

Neville died on 8 July 1457. [5]

Citations

  1. Tudor Place
  2. 1 2 Pollard 2008.
  3. Bishop Robert Neville at Mocavo: Jacob's Ladder; Direct Ancestors; Family Trees
  4. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 271
  5. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 242

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Preceded by Bishop of Salisbury
1427–1438
Succeeded by
Preceded by Bishop of Durham
1437–1457
Succeeded by