Wilhelm of Ecublens

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Wilhelm von Ecublens (* in the 12th century ; † March 23, 1229 ) was Bishop of Lausanne from 1221 to 1229 .

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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.


predecessor Office successor
Gérard I. de Rougemont Bishop of Lausanne