|Bishop of Chichester|
|Appointed||27 February 1426|
|Term ended||about 6 July 1429|
|Died||about 6 July 1429|
John Rickingale D.D. also known as John de Rickingale (died 1429) was a medieval Bishop of Chichester, Master of Gonville Hall, Cambridge, Chancellor of the University of Cambridgeand Chancellor of York Minster.
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Rickingale was the last rector of Hemingbrough rectory before Prior John Wessington converted it into a collegiate church.This happened when Rickingale was nominated as bishop of Chichester on 27 February 1426. The nomination was through the interest of John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford, to whom he was confessor. He was consecrated in Mortlake parish church on 30 or 3 June 1426. He was an early humanist.
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Rickingale died about 6 July 1429and is buried in the north aisle of Chichester Cathedral. He left instructions that a marble effigy of himself should be left as a monument over his tomb. The following verses are engraved on his tomb:
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See what thou soon shall be ! Why dost thou seek
Worldly honours ? Think on thy sins, and weep.
Behold in me, what thou shalt shortly be,
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| Chancellor of the University of Cambridge |
| Master of Gonville Hall |
|Catholic Church titles|
| Rector of Hemingbrough |
| Bishop of Chichester |