Richard de Wentworth

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Richard de Wentworth
Bishop of London
Elected4 May 1338
Term ended8 December 1339
Predecessor Stephen Gravesend
Successor Ralph Stratford
Consecration12 July 1338
Personal details
Died8 December 1339

Richard de Wentworth was a medieval Bishop of London.

Wentworth was a canon of St. Paul's when he was named Lord Privy Seal on 25 March 1337, holding that office until early July 1338. [1]

Wentworth was elected bishop on 4 May 1338 and consecrated on 12 July 1338. [2]

Wentworth was named Lord Chancellor of England on 6 July 1338 and held that office until his death. [3]

Wentworth died on 8 December 1339. [2]


  1. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 94
  2. 1 2 Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258
  3. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 86

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Political offices
Preceded by
William de la Zouche
Lord Privy Seal
Succeeded by
William Kilsby
Preceded by
Robert Stratford
Lord Chancellor
Succeeded by
John de Stratford
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Stephen Gravesend
Bishop of London
Succeeded by
Ralph Stratford