Lawrence of St Martin

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Lawrence of St Martin
Bishop of Rochester
Elected19 October 1250
Installedafter 24 October 1251
Term ended3 June 1274
PredecessorRichard Wendene
SuccessorWalter de Merton
Other postsArchdeacon of Coventry
Orders
Consecration9 April 1251
Personal details
Died3 June 1274
DenominationCatholic

Lawrence of St Martin (or Laurence de Sancto Martino) was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.

Lawrence was a royal clerk and held prebends in the dioceses of Chichester and Salisbury. He was also archdeacon of the diocese of Coventry.[1]

Lawrence was elected on 19 October 1250 and consecrated on 9 April 1251.[2] He was enthroned at Rochester Cathedral after 24 October 1251.[1]

Lawrence died on 3 June 1274.[2]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b British History Online Bishops of Rochester accessed on 30 October 2007
  2. ^ a b 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
Richard Wendene
Bishop of Rochester
1250–1274
Succeeded by
Walter de Merton