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Warelwast, Robert delocked

(d. 1155)
  • Frank Barlow


Warelwast, Robert de (d. 1155), bishop of Exeter, was a nephew of his predecessor, William de Warelwast. He is not to be confused with his successor at Exeter, Robert (II) (1155–60), who broke the Warelwast hold on the church. William was a reformer who modernized his old-fashioned English church and diocese, and it seems that he looked to his nephew to continue the work. He sent him to be educated at ...

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