John Gilbert (bishop of St David's)

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John Gilbert
Bishop of St. David's
Appointed 5 May 1389
In office 28 July 1397
Predecessor Richard Metford
Successor Guy Mone
Personal details
Died 28 July 1397
Denomination Catholic
Previous post Bishop of Bangor
Bishop of Hereford

John Gilbert (died 1397) was a medieval Bishop of Bangor, Bishop of Hereford and Bishop of St. David's.

Bishop of Bangor Ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of Bangor

The Bishop of Bangor is the ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of Bangor. The see is based in the city of Bangor where the bishop's seat (cathedra) is at Cathedral Church of Saint Deiniol.

Bishop of Hereford Diocesan bishop in the Church of England

The Bishop of Hereford is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Hereford in the Province of Canterbury.

Gilbert was nominated to Bangor on 17 March 1372. [1]

Gilbert translated to Hereford on 12 September 1375. [2]

Gilbert was Lord High Treasurer from 1386 to 1389 and then again from late 1389 to 1391. [3]

Lord High Treasurer English government position

The post of Lord High Treasurer or Lord Treasurer was an English government position and has been a British government position since the Acts of Union of 1707. A holder of the post would be the third-highest-ranked Great Officer of State, below the Lord High Steward and the Lord High Chancellor.

Gilbert was translated to St. David's on 5 May 1389 and died on 28 July 1397. [4]

Citations

  1. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 291
  2. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 251
  3. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 106
  4. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 297

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Fordham
Lord High Treasurer
1386–1389
Succeeded by
Thomas Brantingham
Preceded by
Thomas Brantingham
Lord High Treasurer
1389–1391
Succeeded by
John Waltham
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Hywel ab Goronwy
Bishop of Bangor
1372–1375
Succeeded by
John Swaffham
Preceded by
William Courtenay
Bishop of Hereford
1375–1389
Succeeded by
Thomas Trevenant
Preceded by
Adam Houghton
Bishop of St David's
1389–1394
Succeeded by
Guy Mone