Byrchington, Stephen an English Benedictine, was born in the parish of Byrchington, Isle of Thanet, and flourished about 1380. He was a monk of Christ's Church, Canterbury. He wrote Historia de Vitis Archiepiscoporum Cantuariensium, from St. Augustine, A.D. 597, to William of Wittlesey, A.D. 1368; and a Life of Simon Sudbury, given by Wharton, Anglia Sacra, i, 49, See Cave, Hist. Lit. vol. ii.