John I (bishop of Rochester)

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Bishop of Rochester
Elected before 12 April 1125
Term ended 20 June 1137
Predecessor Ernulf
Successor John II
Other posts Archdeacon of Canterbury
Consecration 24 May 1125
Personal details
Died 20 June 1137
Denomination Catholic

John was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.


John was a nephew of Ralph d'Escures Archbishop of Canterbury, who he served as a clerk. He was appointed Archdeacon of Canterbury between 27 June 1115 and 16 September 1115.[1]

John was elected to the See of Rochester before 12 April 1125[2] and consecrated on 24 May 1125. He died on 20 June 1137.[3]


  1. ^ British History Online Archdeacons of Canterbury 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


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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Rochester
Succeeded by
John II