Thomas Bourchier (* 1404; † 30. März 1486 im Knole House, nahe Sevenoaks) war Erzbischof von Canterbury und Lordkanzler.

Bourchier studierte an der Universität Oxford. Im Jahr 1434 wurde er Bischof von Worcester. Im April 1454 wurde er Erzbischof von Canterbury, im März 1455 Lordkanzler von England. Im Jahr 1467 wurde Bourchier Kardinal. Im Jahr 1475 nahm er an den Friedensverhandlungen zwischen England und Frankreich Teil; im Jahr 1483 bewirkte er zusammen mit den anderen Würdenträgern, dass Richard III. anstelle seines Neffens Eduard V. König wurde.

Bourchier wurde in der Kathedrale von Canterbury bestattet.

Wikimedia Foundation.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Schlagen Sie auch in anderen Wörterbüchern nach:

  • Bourchier — is a surname (and very occasionally, first name) held by:The Barons Bourchier and Barons Berners*Robert Bourchier, 1st Baron Bourchier (d. 1349) *John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Bourchier (d. 1400) *Bartholomew Bourchier, 3rd Baron Bourchier (d. 1409)… …   Wikipedia

  • Bourchier — This interesting surname is of French origin and is an occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, an important occupation in medieval England. The derivation is from the Old French bouchier and the Middle English development bo(u)cher . The… …   Surnames reference

  • Bourchier Wrey Savile — (11 March1817 ndash;14 April1888) was a Church of England clergyman and theological writer.BiographySavile, second son of Albany Savile, M.P. for Okehampton, who died in 1831, by Eleanora Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Bourchier Wrey, 7th Baronet,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bourchier, Thomas — • Cardinal, born 1406; died 1486 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Bourchier, Thomas — Cardinal Archbishop of Canterbury (c. 1404–1486)    As archbishop of Canterbury throughout the WARS OF THE ROSES, Cardinal Thomas Bourchier participated in most of the conflict’s major events.    The brother of Henry BOURCHIER, earl of Essex, and …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Bourchier, Henry, Earl of Essex — (d. 1483)    Although a political moderate who followed a general policy of reconciliation in the 1450s, Henry Bourchier was, after 1460, a loyal supporter of the house of YORK.    A maternal half brother of Humphrey STAFFORD, duke of Buckingham …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Bourchier, Thomas — ▪ English cardinal and archbishop born c. 1412 died March 30, 1486, Knole, Kent, Eng.       English cardinal and archbishop of Canterbury who maintained the stability of the English church during the Wars of the Roses (Roses, Wars of the)… …   Universalium

  • James David Bourchier — vers 1910 Naissance 1850 Bruff (Comté d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Arthur Bourchier — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Arthur Bourchier Nacimiento 22 de junio de 1863 Speen, Berkshire, Inglaterra, Reino Unido Defu …   Wikipedia Español

  • Baron Bourchier — The title Baron Bourchier is an abeyant peerage which was created in the Peerage of England in 1348 for Sir Robert Bourchier, who had been Lord High Chancellor from 1340 41. The title passed through the male line until the death of the third… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”