Title: Bishop of Bath and Wells

Alternate names/spellings: Beckington

Dates: 1390 - 1465 () 

Thomas Bekynton was born at Beckington, Somerset around 1390. He was educated at Winchestor and Oxford before entering the Church. King Henry VI appointed him as Lord Privy Seal in 1442. The next year he was made Bishop of Bath and Wells. TLM