Roger Martival

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Roger Martival
Bishop of Salisbury
Martival's tomb in Salisbury Cathedral
Elected about 11 June 1315
Term ended 14 March 1330
Predecessor Simon of Ghent
Successor Robert Wyvil
Consecration 28 September 1315
Personal details
Died 14 March 1330
Denomination Catholic

Roger Martival (died 14 March 1330) was a medieval Bishop of Salisbury in England.

Martival was Archdeacon of Huntingdon (1286–1295), Archdeacon of Leicester (1295–1310)[1] and Dean of Lincoln (1310–1315). From 1293–4, he was Chancellor of the University of Oxford.[2]

Martival was elected as Bishop of Salisbury about 11 June 1315 and consecrated on 28 September 1315. He died 14 March 1330.[3] He has a house named for him at Bishop Wordsworth's School, Salisbury.[4]


  1. ^ "Archdeacons- Leicester". British History Online. Retrieved 2012-01-15. 
  2. ^ Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Appendix 5: Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. Macmillan. pp. 521–522. ISBN 0-333-39917-X. 
  3. ^ Fryde, et al., Handbook of British Chronology, p. 270.
  4. ^ "Bishop Wordsworth's School". Retrieved 2018-05-06. 


Academic offices
Preceded by
Henry Swayne?
or Simon of Ghent
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
Peter de Medburn
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Simon of Ghent
Bishop of Salisbury
Succeeded by
Robert Wyvil