Wilhelm of Ecublens
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Wilhelm, son of Pierre d' Ecublens and nephew of Nantelmus d'Ecublens , Bishop of Sion , was first mentioned in 1200. In 1213 he was cathedral thesaurus of Lausanne and responsible for the construction work on the cathedral , and in 1215 he was dean of Vevey . Wilhelm was elected Bishop of Lausanne on April 16, 1221. In 1224 he bought back the right of bailiff over the diocese from Aymon II. De Faucigny and in 1226 from Berthold von Neuchâtel the right to mint, which Roger de Vico Pisano had sold. In 1224 he stayed at the side of Henry VII in Bern . In Lutry he had a tower built. He brought a lawsuit against the citizens of Lausanne who had built city fortifications against his will.
- Ansgar Wildermann: Ecublens, Wilhelm von. In: Historical Lexicon of Switzerland .
- Markus Ries: Wilhelm von Ecublens . In: Erwin Gatz (Ed.): The Bishops of the Holy Roman Empire 1198 to 1448. A biographical lexicon . Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 2001, ISBN 3-428-10303-3 , pp. 324 .
|Gérard I. de Rougemont||
Bishop of Lausanne
|SURNAME||Ecublens, Wilhelm von|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Ecublens, Guillaume d '; Escublens, Guillaume d '|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Bishop of Lausanne|
|DATE OF BIRTH||before 1200|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 23, 1229|