Thomas Kempe

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Thomas Kempe
Bishop of London
Church Catholic
Appointed 21 August 1448
Term ended 28 March 1489
Predecessor Robert Gilbert
Successor Richard Hill
Consecration 8 February 1450
Personal details
Died 28 March 1489
Previous post Archdeacon of Richmond

Thomas Kempe was a medieval Bishop of London.

Kempe was the nephew of John Kemp, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Kempe was provided to London on 21 August 1448 and consecrated on 8 February 1450. He died on 28 March 1489.[1] He had previously held the offices of Archdeacon of York and then Richmond from 1442 to 1448.[2]



Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Robert Gilbert
Bishop of London
Succeeded by
Richard Hill
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