Everard of Calne

Everard (or Everard of Calne; died probably 1146) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich.

Everard
Bishop of Norwich
Electedbefore 12 June 1121
Term ended1145
resigned
PredecessorHerbert de Losinga
SuccessorWilliam de Turbeville
Orders
Consecration12 June 1121
Personal details
BornCalne, Wiltshire
Died12 October, probably 1146
BuriedFontenay Abbey, Côte-d'Or
NationalityEnglish
DenominationRoman Catholic

LifeEdit

Everard was from Calne in Wiltshire. He was a royal chaplain and held prebends in the diocese of London as well as an archdeacon in the diocese of Salisbury.[1]

Everard was consecrated on 12 June 1121. He resigned the see in 1145 to be a monk at the Cistercian monastery of Fontenay in the Côte-d'Or in France.[1]

Everard died on 12 October probably in 1146.[2] He was buried at Fontenay before 21 September 1147.[1]

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ a b c British History Online Bishops of Norwich Archived 14 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine accessed on 29 October 2007
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 261

ReferencesEdit

  • British History Online Bishops of Norwich accessed on 29 October 2007
  • 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.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by Bishop of Norwich
1121–1146
Succeeded by