William Edington

(c. 1325—1366) administrator and bishop of Winchester

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

He was treasurer (1344–56), chancellor (1356–63), and named archbishop of Canterbury in 1366 but declined for health reasons.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.