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Walkelin (d. 1098), bishop of Winchester

M. J. Franklin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28465

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Walkelin (d. 1098), bishop of Winchester, was one of the Conqueror's chaplains but the claim that he was his kinsman is unsubstantiated. William of Malmesbury tells a story of Archbishop Maurilius of Rouen being concerned with his early career; hence Walkelin the future bishop is probably to be identified with the ...

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