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Sewal de Bovil (???-1258) was Archbishop of York for only two years between 1256 and his death in 1258. Arms of the Archbishop of York The Archbishop of York, Primate of England, is the metropolitan bishop of the Province of York, and is the junior of the two archbishops of the Church of England, after the Archbishop of Canterbury. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ...

Preceded by:
Walter de Gray
Archbishop of York
Succeeded by:
Godfrey Ludham

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York - LoveToKnow 1911 (2435 words)
The apsidal choir and crypt were reconstructed by Archbishop Roger (1154-81), the S. transept by Archbishop Walter de Grey (1216-1255), and the N. transept and central tower by John Romanus, treasurer of the cathedral (1228-56).
With the rebuilding of the choir the whole of the ancient Norman edifice was removed, the only Norman architecture now remaining being the E. portion of the crypt of the second period, built by Archbishop Roger (11 541191).
To correspond with later alterations, the central tower was recased and changed into a Perpendicular lantern tower, the work being completed in 1444 The S. tower was begun in 1432 during the treasurership of John de Bermingham, and the N.W. tower in 1470.
Nottinghamshire: history and archaeology | Brown's History of Nottinghamshire: Retford (1693 words)
Robert de Retford, son of Richard de Retford, rose to the dignity of a judge, and was summoned to Parliament in that capacity in August, 1295.
William de Retford, whom we believe to be his son, was appointed Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, and in 1354 made a Baron of the Exchequer.
In 1258 Gilbert de Tyva was made sacrist of the cathedral, and inducted into the possession of the church by Archbishop Sewal de Bovil, the Bishop directing that the Vicar of Retford should have 100s.
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