Mauger of Worcester

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Mauger
Bishop of Worcester
Elected before 23 August 1199
Term ended 1 July 1212
Predecessor John of Coutances
Successor Randulph of Evesham
Orders
Consecration 4 June 1200
Personal details
Died 1 July 1212
Denomination Catholic
Previous post Archdeacon of Capévreux

Mauger was a medieval Bishop of Worcester.

Mauger was archdeacon of Capévreux and a royal clerk and physician before he was elected to the see of Worcester before 23 August 1199. His election, however, was quashed by Pope Innocent III because Mauger was illegitimate. However, he was then postulated to the see by the papacy.[1] He was finally consecrated on 4 June 1200. He died on 1 July 1212.[2]

Citations

  1. ^ British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 3 November 2007
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 279

References

  • British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 3 November 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
John of Coutances
Bishop of Worcester
1199–1212
Succeeded by
Randulph of Evesham


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