William Booth (bishop)
|Archbishop William Booth|
|Archbishop of York|
|Appointed||21 July 1452|
|Reign ended||12 September 1464|
|Consecration||9 July 1447|
|Died||12 September 1464|
Booth was provided to the see of York on 21 July 1452.
Along with the brothers Richard Neville, Earl Warwick and John Neville, Lord Montagu, Booth led an army north in late summer 1463 and defeated an invasion of Scots who had invaded along with ex-king Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou.
Booth died 12 September 1464.
- Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 254
- Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 282
- Ross Edward IV p. 54
- 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.
- Ross, Charles (1974). Edward IV. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-02781-7.
Further reading 
- Condliffe Bates, J., ed. (2008). The Register of William Bothe, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, 1447-1452. Canterbury and York Society 98.
|Catholic Church titles|
|Bishop of Lichfield
|Archbishop of York
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