Pattishall [Pateshull], Hugh of
- M. J. Franklin
Pattishall [Pateshull], Hugh of (d. 1241), bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, was the son, and apparently heir, of Simon of Pattishall (d. c. 1217), the celebrated justice, and his wife, Amice. He began his career in the royal exchequer, having succeeded to his father's lands in 1218. He held the exchequer seal, and with it the office later called the chancellorship of the exchequer. On 1 June 1234 he was made treasurer, in place of ...