John of Pontoise

John of Pontoise
Bishop of Winchester
Church Catholic
Appointed 9 June 1282
Installed September 1282
Term ended 5 December 1304
Predecessor Richard de la More
Successor Henry Woodlock
Consecration before 15 June 1282
Personal details
Died 5 December 1304
Previous post Archdeacon of Exeter

John of Pontoise (aka John de Pontissara; died 1304) was a medieval Bishop of Winchester in England.


John of Pontoise was from Pontoise in Seine-et-Oise in France, but spent much of his life in England. In 1280, he was briefly Chancellor of the University of Oxford.[1][2] He was an Archdeacon of Exeter and a papal chaplain before Pope Martin IV provided him to the see of Winchester on 9 June 1282 and consecrated before 15 June 1282. He was enthroned at Winchester Cathedral in September 1282.[3]

John of Pontoise died on 4 December 1304.[3]


  1. Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Appendix 5: Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. Macmillan. pp. 521–522. ISBN 0-333-39917-X.
  2. Wood, Anthony (1790). "Fasti Oxonienses". The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford. Google Books. p. 14.
  3. 1 2 British History Online Bishops of Winchester. Accessed on 2 November 2007.


Academic offices
Preceded by
Eustace de Normanville
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
Henry de Stanton
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Richard de la More
Bishop of Winchester
Succeeded by
Henry Woodlock
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