Northwold, Hugh of
- Dorothy M. Owen
Northwold, Hugh of (d. 1254), bishop of Ely, took his name from the Norfolk parish of Northwold. The son of Peter and Emma, in 1202 he was professed a monk at Bury St Edmunds, and was subsequently appointed sub-cellarer there. Abbot Samson having died at the end of 1211, on 25 July 1212 ...