John of Sittingbourne

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John of Sittingbourne
Archbishop of Canterbury-elect
Elected 16 March 1232
Quashed 12 June 1232
Predecessor Ralph Neville
Successor John Blund
Other posts Prior of Christ Church
Orders
Consecration never consecrated
Personal details
Died before 1238

John of Sittingbourne (died before 1238) was Archbishop of Canterbury-elect in 1232.

John was a monk of Christ Church Priory, Canterbury, and was selected as prior of Christ Church in 1222.[1] John was elected to the archbishopric on 16 March 1232, but his election was quashed on 12 June 1232[2] when he resigned the office at the papal court.[3]

John died sometime before 1238.[1]

Citations

  1. ^ a b Greenway Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Canterbury: Priors
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 233
  3. ^ Greenway Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Canterbury: Archbishops

References

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 
  • Greenway, Diana E. (1971). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Canterbury: Archbishops. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 6 November 2007. 
  • Greenway, Diana E. (1971). Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 2: Monastic Cathedrals (Northern and Southern Provinces): Canterbury: Priors. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 11 September 2007. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Ralph Neville
Archbishop of Canterbury
election quashed

1232–1232
Succeeded by
John Blund
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