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Richard Gravesend

Richard Gravesend
Bishop of London
Diocese Diocese of London
Elected about 7 May 1280
Installed 1 October 1280
Term ended 9 December 1303
Predecessor Fulke Lovell
Successor Ralph Baldock
Other posts Prebendary of Totenhall
Consecration 11 August 1280
Personal details
Died 9 December 1303
Denomination Catholic

Richard Gravesend (died 1303) was a medieval Bishop of London.


Gravesend held the prebend of Totenhall in the diocese of London.[1] He may have been Archdeacon of Essex and possibly Archdeacon of Northampton, but the identifications are not secure.[2]

Gravesend was elected about 7 May 1280 and consecrated on 11 August 1280.[3] He was enthroned in London on 1 October 1280.[1]

Gravesend died on 9 December 1303.[3]



  • British History Online Archdeacons of Essex accessed on 29 October 2007
  • British History Online Bishops of London accessed on 29 October 2007
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Fulke Lovell
Bishop of London
Succeeded by
Ralph Baldock
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