William Redman

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William Redman
Bishop of Norwich
Spire and south transept, Norwich Cathedral
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of Norwich
Elected 17 December 1594
Term ended 1602 (death)[1]
Predecessor Edmund Scambler
Successor John Jegon
Other posts Archdeacon of Canterbury (1576–?)
Ordination 1570
Consecration 10 January 1595
Personal details
Born c. 1541–1542
Died 25 September 1602(1602-09-25) (aged c. 60–61)
Denomination Anglican
Spouse 1. Elizabeth Hanchett
2. Isabel Calverley
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge

William Redman (c. 1541/2 – 25 September 1602) was an English bishop.

Early life[edit]

He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge from 1559, gaining his BA in 1562/3 and becoming a fellow of Trinity in 1563.[2]


Ordained in 1570, he was made Archdeacon of Canterbury by Edmund Grindal in 1576. He was elected Bishop of Norwich on 17 December 1594, and consecrated on 10 January 1595.


Redman married twice, first to Elizabeth Hanchett and secondly to Isabel Calverley.


  1. ^ Bishops of Norwich[unreliable source][unreliable source], tudorplace.com.ar
  2. ^ "Redman, William (RDMN559W2)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Edmund Scambler
Bishop of Norwich
Succeeded by
John Jegon