Thomas Rodborne

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Thomas Rodborne DD (also Rodeborne, Rodebourne, Rodbourne, Rudbourne, or Rodburn, died 1442) was an English medieval churchman and university Chancellor.

Rodborne was a Fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford, where he taught Henry V mathematics. [1] He became a Proctor in 1402 and was the Warden of Merton College, Oxford from 1416 to 1417. [2] He was Chancellor of the University of Oxford during 1420. [3] He became Archdeacon of Sudbury. From 1433 until his death in 1442, he was Bishop of St David's in Wales. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Wood, Anthony (1786). "Merton College". The history and antiquities of the colleges and halls in the University of Oxford. Vol. III. Oxford: Clarendon Press. pp. 6, 15.
  2. Plea Rolls of the Court of Common Pleas; National Archives; CP 40 / 647; year 1422; http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT1/H6/CP40no647/aCP40no647fronts/IMG_0007.htm; 6th entry mentions "Thomas Rodeburne, lately warden"
  3. Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Appendix 5: Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford . Macmillan. pp. 521–522. ISBN   0-333-39917-X.
Academic offices
Preceded by Warden of Merton College, Oxford
1416–1417
Succeeded by
Preceded by Chancellor of the University of Oxford
1420
Succeeded by
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by Bishop of St David's
1433–1442
Succeeded by