John Gilbert (bishop of St David's)

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John Gilbert
Bishop of St. David's
Church Catholic
Appointed 5 May 1389
In office 28 July 1397
Predecessor Richard Metford
Successor Guy Mone
Personal details
Died 28 July 1397
Previous post Bishop of Bangor
Bishop of Hereford

John Gilbert (died 1397) was a medieval Bishop of Bangor, Bishop of Hereford and Bishop of St. David's.

Gilbert was nominated to Bangor on 17 March 1372.[1]

Gilbert translated to Hereford on 12 September 1375.[2]

Gilbert was Lord High Treasurer from 1386 to 1389 and then again from late 1389 to 1391.[3]

Gilbert was translated to St. David's on 5 May 1389 and died on 28 July 1397.[4]


  1. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 291
  2. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 251
  3. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 106
  4. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 297


  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Political offices
Preceded by
John Fordham
Lord High Treasurer
Succeeded by
Thomas Brantingham
Preceded by
Thomas Brantingham
Lord High Treasurer
Succeeded by
John Waltham
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Hywel ab Goronwy
Bishop of Bangor
Succeeded by
John Swaffham
Preceded by
William Courtenay
Bishop of Hereford
Succeeded by
Thomas Trevenant
Preceded by
Adam Houghton
Bishop of St David's
Succeeded by
Guy Mone