Thomas Blundeville; ?-1236; clergyman and Bishop of Norwich

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Thomas Blundeville; ?-1236; clergyman and Bishop of Norwich

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?-1236

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The same family as the Blundevilles of Newton Flotman, Norfolk. Nephew to Hugh de Burgh, then chief justice of England. Made a clerk of the King's Exchequer. Elected October 1226. King gave his royal assent on 5 November 1226, temp. 21 November 1226, consecrated in St Catherine's Chapel at Westminster by Stephen, Archbishop of Canterbury on 20 December 1226. In 1227 he purchased lands in Playford, Suffolk. In 1236 he gave the King 100l to have the manor of Baketon (Bacton) in Suffolk. Died 16 August 1236.

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Norwich, Norfolk; Bacton, Suffolk

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clergyman; Bishop of Norwich

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GB/153/NM/5431

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Created on: 21/11/2003 by Droip

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