Walter Reynolds, Archbishop of Canterbury 1314-27

1314 AD

Walter Reynolds,  Archbishop of Canterbury 1314-27

Walter Reynolds was Bishop of Worcester and then Archbishop of Canterbury as well as Lord High Treasurer and Lord Chancellor. He had been tutor to Edward II, but was forced to escape from the London mob (staying overnight at Otford). He then changed his allegiance and deserted the king, and went on to crown his son, the fourteen year-old Edward III in 1327