Robert Reed (bishop)

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Robert Reed
Bishop of Chichester
Appointed5 October 1396
Term endedJune 1415
Predecessor Robert Waldby
Successor Stephen Patrington
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DiedJune 1415
Previous post(s) Bishop of Waterford
Bishop of Carlisle

Robert Reed (or Reade; died 1415) was a Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Bishop of Carlisle and Bishop of Chichester.

Reed was a Dominican friar. [1] He was selected as Bishop of Waterford on 9 September 1394, and transferred to Carlisle on 26 January 1396. [2]

Reed was translated from Carlisle to Chichester on 5 October 1396. [3]

Reed died in June 1415. [3] Reed requested, in his will, that he wished to be buried at the foot of his predecessor William Rede before the high altar of Chichester cathedral. [4]


  1. Reed, Robert Episcopal register of Robert Rede: ordinis predicatorum, Vol. 8 p. IX
  2. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 376
  3. 1 2 Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 239
  4. Walcott. The Early Statutes of the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, Chichester. p. 55

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Preceded by
Thomas le Reve
Bishop of Waterford and Lismore
Succeeded by
Thomas Sparkford
Preceded by Bishop of Carlisle
Succeeded by
Preceded by Bishop of Chichester
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