Oliver Sutton (bishop)

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Oliver Sutton
Bishop of Lincoln
Elected 6 February 1280
Installed 8 September 1280
Predecessor Richard of Gravesend
Successor John Dalderby
Other posts Dean of Lincoln
Consecration 19 May 1280
Personal details
Died 13 November 1299
Nettleham, Lincolnshire
Denomination Catholic

Oliver Sutton (died 1299) was a medieval Bishop of Lincoln, in England.

Sutton was the nephew of Henry of Lexington, Bishop of Lincoln from 1253 to 1258.[1] He was Dean of Lincoln before 30 June 1275.[2]

Sutton was elected to the see of Lincoln on 6 February 1280 and consecrated on 19 May 1280[3] at Lambeth. He was enthroned at Lincoln Cathedral on 8 September 1280.[1]

Sutton died on 13 November 1299[3] at Nettleham.[1]



Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Richard of Gravesend
Bishop of Lincoln
Succeeded by
John Dalderby