Nicholas Bubwith

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Nicholas Bubwith
Bishop of Bath and Wells
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Bath and Wells
Appointed 7 October 1407
Term ended 27 October 1424
Predecessor Henry Bowet
Successor John Stafford
Orders
Consecration 26 September 1406
Personal details
Born 1355[1]
Died 27 October 1424
Previous post Bishop of London
Bishop of Salisbury

Nicholas Bubwith (1355-1424) was a Bishop of London, Bishop of Salisbury and Bishop of Bath and Wells as well as Lord Privy Seal and Lord High Treasurer of England.

Bubwith was Lord Privy Seal from 2 March 1405 to 4 October 1406.[2] He was Lord High Treasurer from 15 April 1407 to 14 July 1408.[3] He also planned the building of St Savior's Wells hospital but the building started after his death.

Bubwith was selected as Bishop of London on 14 May 1406 and consecrated 26 September 1406.[4]

Bubwith was transferred to the see of Salisbury on 22 June 1407.[5]

Bubwith was translated to the see of Bath and Wells on 7 October 1407 and died 27 October 1424.[6]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Nicholas Bubwith, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 95
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 106
  4. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258
  5. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 271
  6. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 228

References[edit]

  • 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. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Stanley
Master of the Rolls
1402–1405
Succeeded by
John Wakering
Preceded by
Thomas Langley
Lord Privy Seal
1405–1406
Succeeded by
John Prophet
Preceded by
Thomas Nevill, 5th Baron Furnivall
Lord High Treasurer
1407–1408
Succeeded by
John Tiptoft, 1st Baron Tiptoft
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Roger Walden
Bishop of London
1406–1407
Succeeded by
Richard de Clifford
Preceded by
Richard Mitford
Bishop of Salisbury
1407–1407
Succeeded by
Robert Hallam
Preceded by
Henry Bowet
Bishop of Bath and Wells
1407–1424
Succeeded by
John Stafford