William Bottlesham

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William Bottlesham
Bishop of Rochester
Appointed27 August 1389
Term endedFebruary 1400
PredecessorThomas Brinton
SuccessorJohn Bottlesham
Personal details
DiedFebruary 1400
Previous postBishop of Llandaff

William Bottlesham was a medieval Bishop of Llandaff and Bishop of Rochester.

Bottlesham was made first titular Bishop of Bethlehem in 1385[1] and was translated from Bethlehem to Llandaff in 1386.[2] He was then translated from Llandaff to Rochester on 27 August 1389.[3]

Bottlesham died about 26 February 1400.[3]


  1. ^ Cox, Thomas. "The introduction; being the ancient state of Britain. Bedfordshire - Essex". p. 241. Retrieved 15 April 2012. Google Books
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 293
  3. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 267


  • 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.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Rushook
Bishop of Llandaff
Succeeded by
Edmund Bromfeld
Preceded by
Thomas Brinton
Bishop of Rochester
Succeeded by
John Bottlesham