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


Profiled Bishops

Additional Information


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. 23 September 2021. <>