John Wakering

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John Wakering
Bishop of Norwich
Electedc. 24 November 1415
Term ended9 April 1425
PredecessorRichard Courtenay
SuccessorWilliam Alnwick
Other postsLord Privy Seal (1415–1416)
Consecration31 May 1416
Personal details
Died9 April 1425
DenominationRoman Catholic

John Wakering (or Wakeryng; died 9 April 1425) was a medieval Bishop of Norwich.

Wakering was appointed Archdeacon of Canterbury from 1408, resigning in 1415.

Wakering was named Lord Privy Seal in June 1415 and dismissed from that office in July 1416.[1]

Wakering was elected Bishop of Norwich about 24 November 1415 and was consecrated on 31 May 1416. He died on 9 April 1425.[2]


  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 95
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 262


  • 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.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nicholas Bubwith
Master of the Rolls
Succeeded by
Simon Gauntsede
Preceded by
John Prophet
Lord Privy Seal
Succeeded by
Henry Ware
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Richard Courtenay
Bishop of Norwich
Succeeded by
William Alnwick