Thomas Polton

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The Most Reverend
Thomas Polton
Bishop of Worcester
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Worcester
In office 1426–1433
Predecessor Philip Morgan
Successor Thomas Bourchier
Orders
Consecration 21 July 1420
Personal details
Died 23 August 1433
Previous post Bishop of Hereford
Bishop of Chichester

Thomas Polton (died 1433) was a medieval Bishop of Hereford, Bishop of Chichester, and Bishop of Worcester.

Polton was nominated to the see of Hereford on 15 July 1420, and consecrated as bishop on 21 July 1420.[1]

Polton was transferred to the see of Chichester on 17 November 1421, but was translated to the see of Worcester on 27 February 1426.[2]

Polton died on 23 August 1433 as bishop of Worcester.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 251
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 239
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 279

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. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Edmund Lacey
Bishop of Hereford
1420–1421
Succeeded by
Thomas Spofford
Preceded by
John Kempe
Bishop of Chichester
1421–1426
Succeeded by
John Rickingale
Preceded by
Philip Morgan
Bishop of Worcester
1426–1433
Succeeded by
Thomas Bourchier