BIOGRAPHY OF ROBERT STILLINGTON BISHOP BATH AND WELLS 1420-1491

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In 1420 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 was born

In 1450 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (30) was appointed as Archdeacon Taunton

Around Jun 1461 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (19) and Eleanor Talbot 1436-1468 (25) were possibly secretly married by Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (41). The marriage came to light after Edward's death. Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (41) provided the information to the future Richard III King England 1452-1485 (8) in 1483; Richard used the information to justify his succeeding to be King since Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (19)'s children with Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (24) were therefore illegitimate as a result of their marriage being bigamous and George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (11)'s children were barred from the throne as a consequence of his attainder.

On 28 Jul 1461 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (41) was appointed as Keeper of the Privy Seal

On 01 Nov 1461 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (41) was appointed as Keeper of the Privy Seal

In 1464 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (44) was appointed as Archdeacon Berkshire

On 30 Oct 1465 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (45) was appointed as Bishop Bath and Wells

On 20 Jun 1467 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (47) was appointed as Lord Chancellor

After 14 Apr 1471 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 was appointed as Lord Chancellor

On 18 Jun 1473 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (53) resigned as Lord Chancellor

In 1478 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (58) was imprisoned as a result of an unknown association with George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (28) but speculated to be about Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (35)'s pre-contract with Eleanor Butler.

On 09 Jun 1483 (probably) Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (63) informed a Council meeting that the coronation of Edward V King England 1470- (12) could not proceed since he was illegitimate since his father's marriage to his mother Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46) had been bigamous since Edward IV King England 1442-1483 had previously married Eleanor Talbot 1436-1468 at which Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (63) presided.

In 1487 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (67) was imprisoned during the Lambert Simnel Rebellion

On May 1491 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (71) died

After May 1491 Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 was buried at Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset