Boniface of Savoy

(d. 1270) archbishop of Canterbury

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(d. 1270),

Abp. of Canterbury. The son of a Count of Savoy, he entered the Carthusian Order as a boy. He was elected Abp. of Canterbury in 1241, but was not enthroned until 1249. His metropolitical visitation met with strong resistance. He spent much time abroad.

Subjects: Christianity.

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