Ascelin (bishop)

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Ascelin
Bishop of Rochester
Appointed1142
Term ended24 January 1148
PredecessorJohn II
SuccessorWalter
Other postsPrior of Dover Priory
Orders
Consecration1142
Personal details
Died24 January 1148
DenominationCatholic

Ascelin (or Anselm) was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.

Ascelin was prior of Dover Priory in Kent before being selected as bishop.[1] He was consecrated in 1142. He died on 24 January 1148.[2]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ British History Online Bishops of Rochester Archived 14 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine accessed on 30 October 2007
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 267

References[edit]

  • 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.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
John II
Bishop of Rochester
1142–1148
Succeeded by
Walter