Robert Braybrooke

Religious Leader

– 1404

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Who was Robert Braybrooke?

Robert Braybrooke was a medieval Dean of Salisbury and Bishop of London.

Braybrooke was the son of Sir Gerard Braybrooke of Horsenden, Buckinghamshire & Colmworth, Bedfordshire and his wife, Isabella, the daughter of Sir Roger Dakney of Clophill. He was nominated 9 September 1381 and consecrated on 5 January 1382.

Braybrooke was named Lord Chancellor of England on 20 September 1382 and was out of the office by 11 July 1383.

He accompanied King Richard II to Ireland in 1394 and was Lord Chancellor of Ireland for six months in 1397.

Braybrooke died on 28 August 1404, and was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral.

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  • Catholicism
Died
Aug 28, 1404

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on July 23, 2013

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