Henry Wakefield (bishop of Worcester)

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This article is about the Medieval Church of England bishop. For the modern Church of England bishop, see Henry Wakefield (bishop of Birmingham).
Henry Wakefield
Bishop of Worcester
Church Roman Catholic
See Diocese of Worcester
In office 1375–1395
Predecessor Walter Lyghe
Successor Robert Tideman of Winchcombe
Orders
Consecration 28 October 1375
Personal details
Died 11 March 1395

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.[2]

Wakefield died on 11 March 1395.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bishops of Worcester, 1268–1543. British History Online. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
  2. ^ a b Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (Third Edition, revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 105 and 279. 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