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Thomas Hatfield


Thomas Hatfield

For the writer, see Thomas M. Hatfield.
Thomas Hatfield
Bishop of Durham
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Durham
In office 1345–1381
Predecessor Richard Aungerville
Successor John Fordham
Personal details
Died 8 May 1381

Thomas Hatfield (died 1381) was Bishop of Durham from 1345 to 1381.

Hatfield was receiver of the chamber when he was selected to be Lord Privy Seal in late 1344. He relinquished that office to his successor in July 1345.[1]

Hatfield was elected on 8 May 1345 and consecrated on 7 August 1345. He died on 8 May 1381.[2]

Hatfield College, a constituent college of the University of Durham is named after him.



Political offices
Preceded by
John de Ufford
Lord Privy Seal
Succeeded by
John Thoresby
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Richard Aungerville
Bishop of Durham
Succeeded by
John Fordham

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