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Sully, Henry delocked

(d. 1195)
  • Philippa Hoskin


Sully, Henry de (d. 1195), bishop of Worcester, is first recorded as prior of the Cluniac house of Bermondsey, a position he probably held from 1186. The name derives from Sully-sur-Loire, east of Orléans (in Latin Solliacum or Sulliacum), but his immediate origins and family are not clear. He has often been confused with his namesake, another Cluniac monk who was the son of ...

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