Waleran (bishop of Rochester)

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Bishop of Rochester
Elected 9 or 10 October 1182
Term ended 29 August 1184
Predecessor Walter
Successor Gilbert Glanvill
Ordination 18 December 1182
Consecration 19 December 1182
Personal details
Died 29 August 1184
Denomination Catholic
Previous post Archdeacon of Bayeux

Waleran was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.

Waleran was archdeacon of the diocese of Bayeux[1] and a clerk serving Richard of Dover, Archbishop of Canterbury.[2]

Waleran was elected on 9 October or 10 October 1182[3] and was ordained a priest on 18 December 1182.[2] He was consecrated on 19 December 1182.[3]

Waleran died on 29 August 1184.[2]


  1. ^ Spear "Norman Empire" Journal of British Studies p. 6
  2. ^ a b c British History Online Bishops of Rochester accessed on 30 October 2007
  3. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 267


  • British History Online Bishops of Rochester accessed on 30 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.
  • Spear, David S. (1982). "The Norman Empire and the Secular Clergy, 1066–1204". Journal of British Studies. XXI (2): 1–10. doi:10.1086/385787. JSTOR 175531. (Subscription required (help)).
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Rochester
Succeeded by
Gilbert Glanvill

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