William the Norman

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Bishop of London
Appointed 1051
Term ended 1075
Predecessor Spearhafoc
Successor Hugh d'Orevalle
Consecration 1051
Personal details
Died 1075
Denomination Catholic

William the Norman (died 1075) was a medieval Bishop of London.

William was consecrated in 1051.[1] He, along with Ralf the Staller and a royal priest, supervised the submission of the English in East Anglia soon after the Norman Conquest in 1066.[2] He attended the Council of London in 1075.[3] He died in 1075.[1]


  1. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 220
  2. ^ Williams English and the Norman Conquest p. 13
  3. ^ Greenway Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 1, St. Paul's, London: Bishops


  • 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. 
  • Greenway, Diana E. (1968). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 1, St. Paul's, London: Bishops. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 28 October 2007. 
  • Williams, Ann (2000). The English and the Norman Conquest. Ipswich: Boydell Press. ISBN 0-85115-708-4. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bishop of London
Succeeded by
Hugh d'Orevalle

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