William Grey (bishop of Lincoln)

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William Grey
Bishop of Lincoln
Appointed30 April 1431
Term endedFebruary 1436
Predecessor Richard Fleming
Successor William Alnwick
Orders
ConsecrationMay 1426
Personal details
DiedFebruary 1436
DenominationCatholic
Previous post(s) Bishop of London

William Grey (sometimes Gray) (died February 1436) was Bishop of London and then Bishop of Lincoln.

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Family

William Grey was the fourth son of Sir Thomas Grey (1359 - 26 November 1400) of Heaton near Norham, Northumberland, by his wife, Joan Mowbray (d.1410), the daughter of John de Mowbray, 4th Baron Mowbray (d. 17 June 1368), and Elizabeth de Segrave, daughter and heiress of John de Segrave, 4th Baron Segrave. His paternal grandparents were Sir Thomas Grey (d. 1369) of Heaton, and Margaret, daughter and heiress of William de Presfen (or Pressen). [1]

He had three brothers and a sister: [2]

Life

Previously the Dean of York, Grey was nominated to the see of London on 20 July 1425 and consecrated in May 1426, possibly around the 26th. He was translated to the see of Lincoln on 30 April 1431. [7]

Grey died between 10 February and 18 February 1436. [8]

Citations

  1. Richardson II 2011 , p. 254; Richardson III 2011 , p. 206; Pugh 1988 , pp. 103, 187, 196.
  2. Richardson II 2011 , p. 254; Pugh 1988 , p. 187.
  3. Richardson II 2011 , p. 254; Pugh 1988 , p. 108.
  4. Pugh 1988 , pp. 104, 187.
  5. Richardson II 2011 , pp. 254–6.
  6. Richardson II 2011 , pp. 257, 390.
  7. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 259
  8. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 256

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Preceded by Bishop of London
1425–1431
Succeeded by
Preceded by Bishop of Lincoln
1431–1436
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