Diocese of Lincoln, England

west end of Lincoln Cathdral, Diocese of Lincoln, England, seen from Lincoln Castle; photographed by Rodhullandemu; swiped off the Wikipedia web siteAlso known as

  • Diocese of Lindine
  • Diocese of Dorchester

Founded

Bishops

Additional Information

Notes

Once the largest diocese in Europe. In 1536 occurred the Pilgrimage of Grace, an armed protest against religious changes. The last Catholic bishop was Thomas Watson, and the diocese was lost at his death in 1584.

MLA Citation

  • “Diocese of Lincoln, England“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 January 2020. Web. 4 August 2020. <>