Sylvester of Worcester

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Sylvester
Bishop of Worcester
Elected 3 April 1216
Installed 8 September 1216
Term ended 16 July 1218
Predecessor Walter de Grey
Successor William de Blois
Orders
Consecration 3 July 1216
Personal details
Died 16 July 1218
Denomination Catholic
Previous post Prior of Worcester

Sylvester was a medieval Bishop of Worcester.

Sylvester was elected Prior of Worcester on 21 January 1215.[1] He was elected to the see of Worcester on 3 April 1216 and consecrated on 3 July 1216.[2] He was enthroned at Worcester Cathedral on 8 September 1216. He died on 16 July 1218.[3]

Citations

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

References

  • British History Online Bishops of Worcester accessed on 3 November 2007
  • British History Online Priors 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
Walter de Grey
Bishop of Worcester
1216–1218
Succeeded by
William de Blois


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