Richard de Wentworth

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Who was Richard de Wentworth?

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.

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

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

Wentworth died on 8 December 1339.

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Religion
  • Catholicism
Died
Dec 8, 1339

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on July 23, 2013

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