|William of Sainte-Mère-Église|
|"Bishop of London|
|Elected||16 September 1198|
|Term ended||25 January 1221
|Successor||"Eustace of Fauconberg|
|Other posts||"Dean of St Martin le Grand|
|Consecration||23 May 1199|
|Died||27 March 1224|
William's family originated from "Sainte-Mère-Église, in the "Cotentin Peninsula, "Normandy, and he held the "prebend of 'Ealdstreet' in the "diocese of London as well as being "dean of St Martin le Grand in London. He also held a prebend in the "diocese of York.
In 1193, William, along with the bishop of Salisbury "Hubert Walter, found King "Richard I of England where he was being held captive at "Ochsenfurt in Germany. He was also named the clerk of the exchequer who was responsible for overseeing the "Jewish moneylenders, and worked in Walter's new system of supervision to reduce fraud.
William was elected to the "see of London on 16 September 1198 and consecrated on 23 May 1199. He resigned the see on 25 January 1221 and retired to the Augustinian priory of "St Osyth's. He died on 27 March 1224.
|"Catholic Church titles|
|"Bishop of London
"Eustace of Fauconberg