Henry Wakefield (bishop of Worcester)

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Henry Wakefield
Bishop of Worcester
Elected 12 September 1375
Term ended 11 March 1395
Predecessor Walter Lyghe
Successor Robert Tideman of Winchcombe
Orders
Consecration 28 October 1375
Personal details
Died 11 March 1395
Denomination Roman Catholic

Henry Wakefield was a medieval Bishop of Worcester.

Wakefield was elected on 12 September 1375 and consecrated on 28 October 1375.[1][2]

Wakefield briefly served as Lord High Treasurer in 1377.[3]

Wakefield died on 11 March 1395.[1]

Citations

  1. ^ a b "Bishops of Worcester, 1268–1543" British History Online
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 279
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 105

References

  • "Bishops of Worcester, 1268–1543" British History Online Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (Third Edition, revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Robert de Ashton
Lord High Treasurer
1377
Succeeded by
Thomas Brantingham
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Walter Lyghe
Bishop of Worcester
1375–1395
Succeeded by
Robert Tideman of Winchcombe


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