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Bancroft, Richard

Record IDcnp00585614
Biographical Data1544 - 1610
Place of DeathLondon
Last Edit2018-12-12

General Note

Baptised at Farnworth 1544. B.A. Christ's College, Cambridge 1567, M.A. Jesus, Cambridge 1572, ordained priest 1574, chaplain for Jesus til 1581, licensed one of the 12 preachers of the university 1576, sent to preach at Bury St Edmunds 1583, admitted Dth. at Cambridge 1585, treasurer of St Paul's Cathedral 1586, rector of Cottingham and parson of St Andrews, Holborn 1586, canon of Westminster 1587, household chaplain for John Whitgift 1592, bishop of London 1597, action alleging he had committed treason was brought but suppressed 1604, Abp. Of Canterbury 1604-10, chancellor of Oxford 1608, Died in London 1610 or 12.
Archevêque de Cantorbéry. Baptisé à Prescot, Farnworth, Lancashire, le 12 septembre 1544.
Bischof von London 1597 - 1604, Erzbischof von Canterbury 1604 - 1610

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Further Biographical Data1544-London, 1610
Intellectual ResponsibilityAuteur
Primary Language(s)English
ActivityPersonen zu Kirchengeschichte, Systematischer und Praktischer Theologie, Kirche und Konfession (3.6p) (sswd)
Anglikanischer Theologe (gnd)
Erzbischof (gnd)
Geographic NoteGroßbritannien
GB (iso3166)

Place of Activity

Place of DeathLondres (1610)
Lieu de mort
Place of death

Related Entries

See alsoChurch of England, Diocese of London Bishop, 1587-1604, Bancroft
For works written by the Bishop in an official capacity


HeadingBancroft, Richard
used in: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris; Common Library Network (GBV), Göttingen (Germany); Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany; British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - AACR2 Heading, London (United Kingdom)
Bancroft, Richard
used in: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Bancroft, Richard, Archbishop of Canterbury
used in: The University of Aberdeen Library
Bancroft, Richard
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany
Variant NameBancroft, Richard
Bancroft, Richard, Abp. Of Canterbury
Richard, Archbishop of Canterbury


Found inBN Cat. gén.. — DNB. — DNB=Bancroft, Richard, D.D., 1544-1610.11.2; elected archbishop of Canterbury 1604.11.17. — Prov. Reg. Notes. — LOC. — Drummond 295. — LCAuth
Imprint SourcesBancroft, Richard: A briefe discouery of the untruthes and slanders. - [1588]
Bancroft, Richard: A survey of the pretended holy discipline. - 1663
N028599: his Dangerous positions and proceedings, published and practised within this island of Britain, under pretence of reformation, and for the presbyterial discipline, 1712? tp=Collected and set forth by Richard Bancroft
Tracts / ascribed to Richard Bancroft ; edited from a manuscript in the Library of St John's College, Cambridge, by Albert Peel, 1953

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