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Nicholas Bubwith
(Died 1424)

Bishop of London
Bishop of Salisbury
Bishop of Bath & Wells
Died: 27th October 1424

Nicholas Bubwith, had been translated from the Bishopric of London to Salisbury, and thence to Bath & Wells in 1407. He was present at the Council of Constance and was one assisted in electing Pope Martin V. In his cathedral at Wells, he built the north tower of the west front and his beautiful chantry remains in the nave. Bishop Bubwith was the founder of an almshouse at Wells, still existing near St. Cuthbert's church.

Edited from Richard John King's "Handbook to the Cathedrals of England: Southern Division" (1903). logo
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