Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: Volume 6, Salisbury Diocese. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1986.
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ARCHDEACONS OF DORSET
Perhaps succ. Edward Fox when latter became bp. of Hereford in 1535 (cf. Valor II 73). Skip bp. of Hereford 1539, but had royal lic. 9 Nov. to hold this archdcnry in commendam with his bpc. until All Saints' day [1 Nov.] 1542 (L. & P. XIV no. 619 (25)). Archdcnry annexed to Bristol dioc. 4 June 1542 (Foedera, ed. T. Rymer (The Hague, 1735-45) VI iii 80). Res. by 11 Dec. 1542 (L. & P. XVII no. 1251 (19)).