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 Walter de Merton

Walter de Merton

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Death 27 Oct 1277 (aged 71–72)
Burial Rochester, Medway Unitary Authority, Kent, England
Memorial ID 9933 · View Source
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Bishop of Rochester and founder of Merton College, Oxford. Ordained as a sub-deacon in 1235, he became a clerk in the royal chancery. In 1261 he was appointed Chancellor and continued in that office until 1263. He was made a Bishop of Rochester in 1274 and died as a result of an accident while fording the River Medway.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9933
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter de Merton (c.1205–27 Oct 1277), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9933, citing Rochester Cathedral, Rochester, Medway Unitary Authority, Kent, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .