| Bishop of St David's (1505–1508)|
Bishop of Chichester (1508–1536)
Monument in Chichester Cathedral
|Diocese||Diocese of Chichester|
|Ordination||5 March 1501|
Rolleston on Dove, Staffordshire, England
Robert Sherborne(born c. 1453 Rolleston on Dove, died 1536) was bishop of Chichester from 1508 to 1536.
Rolleston on Dove, also known simply as Rolleston, is a village in Staffordshire, England near Burton upon Trent. Sir Oswald Mosley, the founder of the British Union of Fascists spent some of his earlier years at the family seat here. Rolleston Hall, where Mosley lived, was sold by auction on 2 August 1923 for housing development. The lake and two of the entrance lodges remain. The family coat of arms are still displayed in what was originally the Victorian Commemoration Hall which is now Rolleston Club.
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Sherborne was Archdeacon of Huntingdon (1494–1496), Archdeacon of Buckingham and of Taunton (1496–1505)and Dean of St Paul's (1499–1505). Exceptionally, he held ecclesiastical posts prior to ordination: he was made a deacon in 1499 and ordained a priest on 5 March 1501. From 1505 to 1508 he was bishop of St David's.
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Sherborne was a patron of the artist Lambert Barnard, commissioning several series of paintings from him.He founded the Free Grammar School in Rolleston, around 1520, which continued to 1909.
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