John Penny

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John Penny (died 1520) was an English priest, successively Bishop of Bangor, 1504–1508, and Bishop of Carlisle, 1508–1520. He was also Prior to Bradley Priory 1503–1508.

His education is uncertain, though he may have been educated at Lincoln College, Oxford, and later received his LLD from the University of Cambridge.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ T. Y. Cocks, ‘Penny, John (d. 1520)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
  2. ^ "Penny, John (PNY477J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Pigot
Bishop of Bangor
1504–1508
Succeeded by
Thomas Skevington
Preceded by
Roger Leyburn
Bishop of Carlisle
1508–1520
Succeeded by
John Kite
Preceded by
Gilbert Manchestre
Abbot of Leicester
1503–1508
Succeeded by
Richard Pescall