- Thomas Godwin (bishop)
Thomas Godwin (1517-1590) was an English bishop, who presided over the
Diocese of Bath and Wells.
Thomas Godwin was both born and died in
Wokinghamin Berkshire. He was appointed Bishop of Bath and Wellsin 1584. He was much in favour with Queen Elizabeth I as a preacher. He died on 19 November1590 and is buried under the chancel of the parish church of All Saints' Church, Wokingham. He was the father of Francis Godwin, Bishop of Llandaffand of Hereford.
* [http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/tgodwin_bishop.html Royal Berkshire History: Thomas Godwin (1517-1590)]
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