John of Coutances
|Bishop of Worcester|
|Term ended||September 1198|
|Predecessor||Henry de Sully|
|Successor||Mauger of Worcester|
|Consecration||20 October 1196|
|Died||24 or 25 September 1198|
|Previous post||Archdeacon of Oxford|
John of Coutances was a medieval Bishop of Worcester.
John was a nephew of Walter of Coutances, Bishop of Lincoln and was treasurer of the diocese of Lisieux before his uncle appointed him Archdeacon of Oxford sometime before December 1184. He also was dean of Rouen, and retained the treasurership of Lisieux while archdeacon.
John should not be confused with a different John of Coutances who, in the 11th-12th century, wrote a chronicle of the Church at Coutances, France.
|Catholic Church titles|
Henry de Sully
| Bishop of Worcester
Mauger of Worcester
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