Hamo Hethe

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Hamo Hethe
Bishop of Rochester
Elected 18 March 1317
Term ended early 1352
Predecessor Thomas Wouldham
Successor John Sheppey
Consecration 26 August 1319
Personal details
Died 4 May 1352
Denomination Catholic

Hamo Hethe was a medieval Bishop of Rochester, England. He was elected on 18 March 1317 and consecrated on 26 August 1319. He resigned the see in early 1352 before his death on 4 May 1352.[1]

Hethe, along with Archbishop Melton, Thomas Cobham and Stephen de Gravesend, alone spoke up in Edward II's defence during the Parliamentary session that deposed Edward.[2]


  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 267
  2. ^ Weir Queen Isabella p. 257


  • 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. 
  • Weir, Alison (2005). Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery and Murder in Medieval England. New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 0-345-45319-0. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Wouldham
Bishop of Rochester
Succeeded by
John Sheppey