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John Barnet (died 1373) was a Bishop of Worcester then Bishop of Bath and Wells then finally Bishop of Ely.

John Barnet
Bishop of Ely
Memorial to Bishop John Barnet in Ely Cathedral.JPG
Memorial to Bishop John Barnet in Ely Cathedral
Appointed15 December 1366
Term ended8 June 1373
PredecessorSimon Langham
SuccessorThomas Arundel
Orders
Consecration20 March 1362
Personal details
Died8 June 1373
DenominationCatholic
Previous postBishop of Worcester
Bishop of Bath and Wells

Barnet was selected Bishop of Worcester about 16 December 1361, and consecrated on 20 March 1362. He was translated to the see of Bath about 28 November 1363.[1]

Barnet was selected as Lord High Treasurer in February 1363 and held the office until June 1369.[2]

Barnet was translated to the see of Ely on 15 December 1366.[3] He died as Bishop of Ely on 8 June 1373.[4]

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 279
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 105
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 228
  4. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 244

ReferencesEdit

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
Political offices
Preceded by
Simon Langham
Lord High Treasurer
1363–1369
Succeeded by
Thomas Brantingham
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Reginald Brian
Bishop of Worcester
1361–1363
Succeeded by
William Wittlesey
Preceded by
Ralph of Shrewsbury
Bishop of Bath and Wells
1363–1366
Succeeded by
John Harewell
Preceded by
Simon Langham
Bishop of Ely
1366–1373
Succeeded by
Thomas Arundel