John Bottlesham

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John Bottlesham
Bishop of Rochester
Appointed 9 April 1400
Term ended 17 April 1404
Predecessor William Bottlesham
Successor Richard Young
Consecration 4 July 1400
Personal details
Died 17 April 1404
Denomination Catholic

John Bottlesham was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.

Prior to Bottlesham's appointment as bishop, he was Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge, beginning his term on 27 August 1397 and resigning in 1400.[1] He was nominated as bishop on 9 April 1400 and consecrated on 4 July 1400. He died on 17 April 1404.[2]


  1. ^ Roach (ed.) "The colleges and halls: Peterhouse" A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 267


  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  • Roach, J. P. C. (editor) (1959). "The colleges and halls: Peterhouse". A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 3: The City and University of Cambridge. Victoria County History. pp. 334–340.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William Bottlesham
Bishop of Rochester
Succeeded by
Richard Young
Academic offices
Preceded by
William Cavendish
Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Thomas de Castro-Bernardi

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