Ralph Baldock

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Ralph Baldock
Bishop of London
Elected 24 February 1304
Term ended 24 July 1313
Predecessor Richard Gravesend
Successor Gilbert Segrave
Consecration 30 January 1306
Personal details
Died 24 July 1313
Denomination Catholic

Ralph Baldock (or Ralph de Baldoc) was a medieval Bishop of London.

Baldock was elected on 24 February 1304,[1] confirmed 10 May,[citation needed] and consecrated on 30 January 1306.[1]

Baldock served as Lord Chancellor of England from 21 April 1307 to 2 August 1307.[2] He licensed Bow Church on 17 November 1311 as a chapel of ease.[citation needed] He died on 24 July 1313.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology pp. 85-86


  • 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.

Further reading

  • Tipping, H. A. "‘Baldock, Ralph (d. 1313)’", rev. M. C. Buck, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 8 November 2007
Political offices
Preceded by
William Hamilton
Lord Chancellor
Succeeded by
John Langton
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Richard Gravesend
Bishop of London
Succeeded by
Gilbert Segrave

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