Abbot of Westminster
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Abbot of Westminster

The Abbot of Westminster was the head (abbot) of Westminster Abbey.

List

Abbots
Edwin 1049 - c. 1071
Geoffrey of Jumièges c. 1071 - c. 1075
Vitalis of Bernay c. 1076 - 1085
Gilbert Crispin 1085 - 1117
Herbert 1121 - c. 1136
Gervase de Blois 1138 - c. 1157
Laurence c. 1158 - 1173
Walter of Winchester 1175 - 1190
William Postard 1191 - 1200
Ralph de Arundel (alias Papillon) 1200 - 1214
William de Humez 1214 - 1222
Richard de Berkying 1222 - 1246
Richard de Crokesley 1246 - 1258
Phillip de Lewisham 1258
Richard de Ware 1258 - 1283
Walter de Wenlok 1283 - 1307
Richard de Kedyngton (alias Sudbury) 1308 - 1315
William de Curtlyngton 1315 - 1333
Thomas de Henley 1333 - 1344
Simon de Bircheston 1344 - 1349
Simon Langham 1349 - 1362
Nicholas de Litlyngton 1362 - 1386
William de Colchester 1386 - 1420
Richard Harweden 1420 - 1440
Edmund Kyrton 1440 - 1462
George Norwich 1463 - 1469
Thomas Millyng 1469 - 1474
John Esteney 1474 - 1498
George Fascet 1498 - 1500
John Islip 1500 - 1532
William Benson (Abbot Boston) 1533 - 1540
Bishop
intra-Reformation
Thomas Thirlby 1540 - 1550
Deans
intra-Reformation
William Benson (Abbot Boston) 1540 - 1549
Richard Cox 1549 - 1553
Hugh Weston 1553 - 1556
Abbot
restored by Mary I of England
John Feckenham 1556 - 1559
Deans
post-Reformation
Deans 1560 - present

Notes

References


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