John Thornborough (1551–1641) was an English bishop.
In a long ecclesiastical career, he was employed as a chaplain by the Earl of Pembroke, and Queen Elizabeth. He was bishop of Limerick in 1593, bishop of Bristol in 1603, and bishop of Worcester from 1617.
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|Church of England titles|
|Bishop of Limerick
Title last held byRichard Fletcher
|Bishop of Bristol
|Bishop of Worcester