Robert FitzHugh
Bishop of London
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Arms of FitzHugh: Azure, three chevrons interlaced in base or a chief of the last
Appointed30 April 1431
Term ended15 January 1436
PredecessorWilliam Grey
SuccessorRobert Gilbert
Orders
Consecration16 September 1431
Personal details
Died15 January 1436
DenominationCatholic

Robert FitzHugh (d.1436) was Bishop of London and Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

Origins

FitzHugh was the second son of Henry FitzHugh, 3rd Baron FitzHugh (c. 1363-1425), KG, of Ravensworth Castle in North Yorkshire, by his wife Elizabeth Grey (born c. 1363), a daughter of Sir Robert de Grey, a son of John de Grey, 1st Baron Grey de Rotherfield.

Career

FitzHugh was provided to the see of London on 30 April 1431 and was consecrated on 16 September 1431.[1]

Death

FitzHugh died on 15 January 1436.[1]

Memorial

There was a memorial brass to him in the quire at Old St Paul's Cathedral.[2]

Citations

  1. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 259
  2. ^ "Memorials of St Paul's Cathedral" Sinclair, W. p93: London; Chapman & Hall, Ltd; 1909

References

Academic offices Preceded byThomas Cobham Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1424–1426 Succeeded byWilliam Wymbell Catholic Church titles Preceded byWilliam Grey Bishop of London 1431–1436 Succeeded byRobert Gilbert