John de Gray; ?-1214; clergyman and Bishop of Norwich

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John de Gray; ?-1214; clergyman and Bishop of Norwich

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?-1214

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Also known as John the Second. In 1200 he was the King's secretary, chaplain and justice itinerant. Elected 3 September 1200, consecrated in the Chapel of St Catherine at Westminster by Hubert Walter, Archbishop of Canterbury, on 24 September 1200. In 1201 he gave 4,000 marks (a vast sum at that time) to have the custody of the land and heir of Oliver D'eyncourt with his marriage. Buried in Norwich Cathedral. Wrote a book of epistles and 'Schale-Cronicon'. Died 18 October 1214.

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Norwich, Norfolk

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clergyman; Bishop of Norwich

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GB/153/NM/5429

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Created on: 21/11/2003 by Droip

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