On this day in 1504 – John Arundell died

John Arundell (bishop of Exeter) died on 15th March 1504

John Arundell was the son of Rainford Arundell and was born in Cornwall. Arundell was educated at Exeter College, Oxford and had a life within the church.

Not much is known about John Arundell, In 1479 he was appointed as Canon of Windsor. He was made Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield on 6th November 1496 and on 29th June 1502 he was consecrated into the position of Bishop of Exeter.

Following a short illness John Arundell died on 15th March 1504 and was buried on the south side of St Clement’s Church

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