Thomas Kempe

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Thomas Kempe
Bishop of London
Appointed 21 August 1448
Term ended 28 March 1489
Predecessor Robert Gilbert
Successor Richard Hill
Orders
Consecration 8 February 1450
Personal details
Died 28 March 1489
Denomination Catholic
Previous post Archdeacon of Richmond

Thomas Kempe was a medieval Bishop of London.

Kempe was the nephew of John Kemp, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Kempe was provided to London on 21 August 1448 and consecrated on 8 February 1450. He died on 28 March 1489.[1] He had previously held the offices of Archdeacon of York and then Richmond from 1442 to 1448.[2]

Citations

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 259
  2. ^ Jones Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300-1541: volume 6: Northern province (York, Carlisle and Durham): Archdeacons: Richmond

References

  • 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. 
  • Jones, B. Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300-1541: volume 6: Northern province (York, Carlisle and Durham): Archdeacons: Richmond. Institute for Historical Research. 

External links

  • Will of Thomas Kempe
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Robert Gilbert
Bishop of London
1448–1489
Succeeded by
Richard Hill
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