Thomas Polton

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Thomas Polton
Bishop of Worcester
Church Catholic
Appointed 27 February 1426
Term ended 23 August 1433
Predecessor Philip Morgan
Successor Thomas Bourchier
Consecration 21 July 1420
Personal details
Died 23 August 1433
Previous post Bishop of Hereford
Bishop of Chichester

Thomas Polton (died 1433) was a medieval Bishop of Hereford, Bishop of Chichester, and Bishop of Worcester.

Polton was nominated to the see of Hereford on 15 July 1420, and consecrated as bishop on 21 July 1420.[1]

Polton was transferred to the see of Chichester on 17 November 1421, but was translated to the see of Worcester on 27 February 1426.[2]

Polton died on 23 August 1433 as bishop of Worcester.[3]


  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 251
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 239
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 279


  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Edmund Lacey
Bishop of Hereford
Succeeded by
Thomas Spofford
Preceded by
John Kempe
Bishop of Chichester
Succeeded by
John Rickingale
Preceded by
Philip Morgan
Bishop of Worcester
Succeeded by
Thomas Bourchier