Courtney, Richard

Courtney, Richard an English prelate, a relative of William Courtenay, archbishop of Canterbury,was a man of good lineage and no less learning. He was preferred precentor at Chichester in 1400, dean of St. Asaph in 1402, prebend of York in 1403, dean of Wells in 1410, chancellor of Oxford in 1411, bishop of Norwich in 1413, and died at the siege of Harfleur, Normandy, in the second year of his consecration, and was buried in Westminster. See Fuller, Worthies of England (ed. Nuttall), 1:405; Le Neve, Fasti.

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