Thomas Wouldham

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Thomas Wouldham
Bishop of Rochester
See Diocese of Rochester
Elected 6 June 1291
Term ended 28 February 1317
Predecessor Thomas Ingoldsthorpe
Successor Hamo Hethe
Other posts Prior of Rochester
Orders
Consecration 6 January 1292
Personal details
Died 28 February 1317
Denomination Catholic

Thomas Wouldham (or Thomas de Wouldham or Thomas de Southflete) was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.

Life[edit]

Wouldham was elected as prior of Rochester Cathedral on 24 December 1283.[1] He was elected bishop by the chapter but renounced the election.[2] He was again elected bishop on 6 June 1291 and consecrated on 6 January 1292. He died on 28 February 1317.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ British History Online Priors of Rochester accessed on 30 October 2007
  2. ^ British History Online Bishops of Rochester accessed on 30 October 2007
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 267

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Ingoldsthorpe
Bishop of Rochester
1291–1317
Succeeded by
Hamo Hethe