John Blyth (bishop)

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John Blyth
Bishop of Salisbury
Appointed13 November 1493
Term ended23 August 1499
Predecessor Thomas Langton
Successor Henry Deane
Orders
Consecration23 February 1494
Personal details
Died23 August 1499
DenominationCatholic
Previous post Archdeacon of Richmond
North transept of the Salisbury Cathedral with the tomb of John Blyth in the middle. Catedral de Salisbury, Salisbury, Inglaterra, 2014-08-12, DD 35-37 HDR.JPG
North transept of the Salisbury Cathedral with the tomb of John Blyth in the middle.

John Blyth or John Blythe (before 1460 – 23 August 1499) was a medieval Bishop of Salisbury.

Blyth was Archdeacon of Richmond from 1485 to 1493 [1] and was Master of the Rolls 5 May 1492 13 February 1494. [2] [ dubious ] He was nominated to Salisbury on 13 November 1493 and consecrated on 23 February 1494, serving until his death five-and-a-half years later, on 23 August 1499. [3] His brother Geoffrey was Bishop of Lichfield. [4]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Langton
Bishop of Salisbury
1493–1499
Succeeded by
Henry Deane