11th August 1107 - Roger le Poer consecrated as Bishop of Salisbury

Salisbury Cathedral sculpture of Bishop Poore

On 11 August 1107 Roger le Poer (or Poore) was consecrated as Bishop of Salisbury.[1] Wikipedia says Bishop Roger ‘ruled England while King Henry I was in Normandy’ - he was the Lord Chancellor and ‘Lord Keeper of England’.


[1] Roger of Salisbury. (2017, August 6). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 18:15, November 10, 2017, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Roger_of_Salisbury&oldid=794195300 Link: Roger of Salisbury - Wikipedia

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By Richard Avery (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons