William Bottlesham

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William Bottlesham
Bishop of Rochester
Appointed 27 August 1389
Term ended February 1400
Predecessor Thomas Brinton
Successor John Bottlesham
Personal details
Died February 1400
Denomination Catholic
Previous post Bishop of Llandaff

William Bottlesham was a medieval Bishop of Llandaff and Bishop of Rochester.

Bottlesham was made first titular Bishop of Bethlehem in 1385[1] and was translated from Bethlehem to Llandaff in 1386.[2] He was then translated from Llandaff to Rochester on 27 August 1389.[3]

Bottlesham died about 26 February 1400.[3]


  1. ^ Cox, Thomas. "The introduction; being the ancient state of Britain. Bedfordshire - Essex". p. 241. Retrieved 2012-04-15.  Google Books
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 293
  3. ^ a b 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. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Rushook
Bishop of Llandaff
Succeeded by
Edmund Bromfeld
Preceded by
Thomas Brinton
Bishop of Rochester
Succeeded by
John Bottlesham

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