Robert FitzHugh

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Robert FitzHugh
Bishop of London
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Arms of FitzHugh: Azure, three chevrons interlaced in base or a chief of the last
Appointed 30 April 1431
Term ended 15 January 1436
Predecessor William Grey
Successor Robert Gilbert
Orders
Consecration 16 September 1431
Personal details
Died 15 January 1436
Denomination Catholic

Robert FitzHugh (d.1436) was Bishop of London and Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

Origins

FitzHugh was the second son of Henry FitzHugh, 3rd Baron FitzHugh (c. 1363-1425), KG, of Ravensworth Castle in North Yorkshire, by his wife Elizabeth Grey (born c. 1363), a daughter of Sir Robert de Grey, a son of John de Grey, 1st Baron Grey de Rotherfield.

Career

FitzHugh was provided to the see of London on 30 April 1431 and was consecrated on 16 September 1431.[1]

Death

FitzHugh died on 15 January 1436.[1]

Citations

  1. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 259

References

  • 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. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Cobham
Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
1424–1426
Succeeded by
William Wymbell
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William Grey
Bishop of London
1431–1436
Succeeded by
Robert Gilbert


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