John Hotham (bishop)

John Hotham (bishop)

Infobox bishopbiog
name = John Hotham

religion =Catholic
See =Diocese of Ely
Title = Bishop of Ely
Period = 1316–1337
Predecessor = John Ketton
Successor =Simon Montacute
ordination =
bishops =
post =
date of birth =
place of birth =
date of death =about January 14 1337
place of death =

John Hotham was a medieval Bishop of Ely.

He was elected to Ely about June 20 1316 and consecrated on October 3 1316.Fryde "Handbook of British Chronology" p. 244]

He was appointed Lord High Treasurer of England on May 27 1317 and left that office before June 10 1318.Fryde "Handbook of British Chronology" p. 104]

He was appointed Lord Chancellor of England on June 11 1318 and held that office until January 26 1320.Fryde "Handbook of British Chronology" p. 86]

He died about January 14 1337.



*cite book |author=Fryde, E. B. |coauthors=Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. |title=Handbook of British Chronology|edition=Third Edition, revised |publisher=Cambridge University Press |location=Cambridge |year=1996 |isbn=0-521-56350-X

NAME= Hotham, John
SHORT DESCRIPTION= Bishop of Ely; Lord High Treasurer; Lord Chancellor of England
DATE OF DEATH=January 14, 1337

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