Hugh Bellot

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Hugh Bellot (1542 – 1596) was bishop of Bangor and then bishop of Chester.

He assisted William Morgan in his Welsh-language translation of the Bible. He was also a reputed misogynist.[1]


He graduated B.A. at Christ's College, Cambridge, in 1564; he then became M.A. and fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge in 1567.[2] He was ordained bishop of Bangor in 1585,[3] and bishop of Chester in 1595.

He died at Bersham.[4]


  1. ^ A. L. Rowse, The Expansion of Elizabethan England (2003 edition), p. 78.
  2. ^ "Bellot, Hugh (BLT561H)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ "Bishops". The Church in Wales. 2008-12-06. Retrieved 2016-07-15. 
  4. ^ "Cambrian Travellers Guide Wrexham 1840". Retrieved 2016-07-15. 


Church of England titles
Preceded by
Nicholas Robinson
Bishop of Bangor
Succeeded by
Richard Vaughan
Preceded by
William Chaderton
Bishop of Chester