William Senhouse
Bishop of Durham
Appointed27 June 1502
Term ended1505
PredecessorRichard Foxe
SuccessorChristopher Bainbridge
Personal details
DenominationRoman Catholic
Previous post(s)Bishop of Carlisle

William Senhouse (died 1505), also called William Sever, was an English priest, successively Bishop of Carlisle, 1495–1502, and Bishop of Durham, 1502–1505.

Senhouse was educated at the University of Oxford and became a Benedictine monk at St Mary's Abbey, York, being elected abbot in 1485. He was selected as bishop of Carlisle on 4 September 1495, and consecrated in 1496.[1] He was translated to Durham on 27 June 1502.[2]

Senhouse died in 1505.[2]


  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 236
  2. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 242


Catholic Church titles Preceded byRichard Bell Bishop of Carlisle 1495–1502 Succeeded byRoger Leyburn Preceded byRichard Foxe Bishop of Durham 1502–1505 Succeeded byChristopher Bainbridge