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Eustace of Fauconberg was a medieval English Bishop of London from 1221 to 1228 and was also Lord High Treasurer.

Eustace of Fauconberg
Bishop of London
Elected26 February 1221
Term endedOctober 1228
PredecessorWilliam of Sainte-Mère-Eglise
SuccessorRoger Niger
Other postsPrebendary of Holbourn
Orders
Consecration25 April 1221
Personal details
DiedOctober 1228
DenominationCatholic
6th Lord High Treasurer
In office
4 November 1217 – 1228
MonarchHenry III
Preceded byWilliam of Ely
Succeeded byWalter Mauclerk

BiographyEdit

Eustace was the son of Walter de Fauconberg of Rise-in-Holderness in the East Riding of the English county of Yorkshire.

Eustace was selected as treasurer in 1217, probably on 4 November, and held the office until his death.[1] He held the prebend of Holbourn in the diocese of London[2] before being elected to the see of London on 26 February 1221 and consecrated on 25 April 1221.[3]

Eustace died between 24 and 31 October 1228.[3]

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 103
  2. ^ Greenway Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 1, St. Paul's, London: Bishops
  3. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258

ReferencesEdit

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  • Greenway, Diana E. (1968). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 1, St. Paul's, London: Bishops. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 29 October 2007.
Political offices
Preceded by
William of Ely
Lord High Treasurer
1217–1228
Succeeded by
Walter Mauclerk
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William of Sainte-Mère-Eglise
Bishop of London
1221–1228
Succeeded by
Roger Niger