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Hervey , bishop of Bangor

Died: 31 August 1131   

Hervey was a Breton and was appointed to the see of Bangor in 1092 but shortly thereafter retreated to the English court. He was instrumental in establishing a new see at Ely and was formally appointed as the first bishop of Ely in October 1109.

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Monmouth Priory, Monmouthshire (dedicates church)

Bibliographical sources

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Owen, Dorothy M., Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online - Hervey, bishop of Ely (View website) (Subscription reqd.)