John Bradfield (bishop)

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John Bradfield
Bishop of Rochester
Elected 1278
Term ended 23 April 1283
Predecessor Walter de Merton
Successor John Kirkby
Other posts Precentor of Rochester
Consecration 29 May 1278
Personal details
Died 23 April 1283
Denomination Catholic

John Bradfield (or John de Bradfield) was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.

Bradfield is believed to have come from Bradfield in Berkshire. He was a monk of Rochester Cathedral and precentor of Rochester before he was elected to the see of Rochester in 1278.[1] He was consecrated on 29 May 1278. He died on 23 April 1283.[2]


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


  • 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
Walter de Merton
Bishop of Rochester
Succeeded by
John Kirkby