Marmaduke Lumley
Bishop of Lincoln
Appointedlate 1450
Term endedDecember 1450
PredecessorWilliam of Alnwick
SuccessorJohn Chadworth
Consecration16 April 1430
Personal details
DiedDecember 1450
Previous post(s)Bishop of Carlisle
Precentor of Lincoln Cathedral

Marmaduke Lumley (died 1450) was an English priest, Bishop of Carlisle from 1429 to 1450, and Knight Commander of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. He was a son of Ralph de Lumley, 1st Baron Lumley and Eleanor de Neville.[1] He was elected about 5 December 1429, and consecrated on 16 April 1430.[2] He was Bishop of Lincoln for a short time before his death in December 1450.[3] He was educated at University of Cambridge and was appointed Precentor of Lincoln Cathedral in 1425. He also became Chancellor of the University of Cambridge in 1427 and was Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge from 1429 to 1443.[citation needed] From 1446 to 1449 he served as Lord High Treasurer of England.[4] Lumley's tenure as Lord High Treasurer occurred during the Great Bullion Famine and the Great Slump in England.

His administrator was a clerk of Lichfield, John Whelpdale. [5]


  1. ^ Milner Records p.15
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 236
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 256
  4. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 106
  5. ^ Plea Rolls of the Court of Common Pleas; Year: 1460; third entry from bottom of image


Political offices Preceded byThe Lord Sudeley Lord High Treasurer 1446–1449 Succeeded byThe Lord Saye and Sele Catholic Church titles Preceded byWilliam Barrow Bishop of Carlisle 1429–1450 Succeeded byNicholas Close Preceded byWilliam Alnwick Bishop of Lincoln 1450 Succeeded byJohn Chadworth Academic offices Preceded byHenry Wells Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge 1429–1443 Succeeded bySimon Dalling