Nicholas Bubwith
Bishop of Bath and Wells
Appointed7 October 1407
Term ended27 October 1424
PredecessorHenry Bowet
SuccessorJohn Stafford
Orders
Consecration26 September 1406
Personal details
Born1355[1]
Died27 October 1424
DenominationCatholic
Previous post(s)Bishop of London
Bishop of Salisbury

Nicholas Bubwith (1355-1424) was a Bishop of London, Bishop of Salisbury and Bishop of Bath and Wells as well as Lord Privy Seal and Lord High Treasurer of England.

Bubwith was collated Archdeacon of Dorset in 1397 and again in 1400.[2] He was selected as Bishop of London on 14 May 1406 and consecrated 26 September 1406.[3]

Bubwith was Lord Privy Seal from 2 March 1405 to 4 October 1406.[4] He was Lord High Treasurer from 15 April 1407 to 14 July 1408.[5] He also planned the building of St Saviour's Wells hospital but actual construction of the building started after his death.

Bubwith was translated to the see of Salisbury on 22 June 1407.[6]

Bubwith was then translated to the see of Bath and Wells on 7 October 1407. He died 27 October 1424.[7]

Citations

  1. ^ Nicholas Bubwith, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
  2. ^ 'Archdeacons: Dorset', in Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300-1541: Volume 3, Salisbury Diocese, ed. Joyce M Horn (London, 1962), pp. 7-9. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/fasti-ecclesiae/1300-1541/vol3/pp7-9 [accessed 26 April 2017].
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258
  4. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 95
  5. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 106
  6. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 271
  7. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 228

References

Political offices Preceded byThomas Stanley Master of the Rolls 1402–1405 Succeeded byJohn Wakering Preceded byThomas Langley Lord Privy Seal 1405–1406 Succeeded byJohn Prophet Preceded byThomas Nevill, 5th Baron Furnivall Lord High Treasurer 1407–1408 Succeeded byJohn Tiptoft, 1st Baron Tiptoft Catholic Church titles Preceded byRoger Walden Bishop of London 1406–1407 Succeeded byRichard de Clifford Preceded byRichard Mitford Bishop of Salisbury 1407–1407 Succeeded byRobert Hallam Preceded byHenry Bowet Bishop of Bath and Wells 1407–1424 Succeeded byJohn Stafford