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Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: Volume 7, Ely, Norwich, Westminster and Worcester Dioceses. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1992.

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DEANS OF ELY

Robert Steward or Welles (fn. 1) M.A. 1541-1557.

Apptd. by king in foundation charter 10 Sept. 1541 (L. & P. XVI no. 1226 (11); Bentham, Ely app. p. 40). D. 22 Sept. 1557 (m.i., Ely cath.) (Bentham, Ely II 227).

Andrew Perne D.D. 1557-1589.

Pres. by king and queen 15 Nov. 1557 (C.P.R. 1557-8 p. 132). D. 26 Apr. 1589 (m.i., Lambeth, Surr.) (Bentham, Ely II 228; P.R.O., C 66/1330).

John Bell D.D. 1589-1591.

Pres. by queen by 11 May 1589 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1581-90 p. 598). D. 31 Oct. 1591 (m.i., Ely cath.) (Bentham, Ely II 229).

Humphrey Tyndall D.D. 1591-1614.

Pres. by queen 17 Dec. 1591 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1591-4 p. 145), D. 12 Oct. 1614 (m.i., Ely cath.) (Bentham, Ely II 229).

Henry Caesar or Adelmare D.D. 1614-1636.

Pres. by king 17 Oct. 1614 (P.R.O., C 66/2026; EDC 2/11/1). D. 27 June 1636 (m.i., Ely cath.) (Bentham, Ely II 230n.).

William Fuller D.D. 1636-1646.

Pres. by king 14 July 1636 (P.R.O., C 66/2725; EDC 2/11/1). Pres. by king to deanery of Durham c. 6 March 1646, but never instal. (Survey of Cath. I 255-6). D. 12 May 1659 (m.i., St. Vedast, Foster Lane, London) (ibid.).

William Beale D.D. 1646-1651.

Apparently pres. by king c. March 1646, but never instal.; d. 1 Oct. 1651 (Calendar of Clarendon State Papers, ed. O. Ogle, W.H. Bliss and others (Oxford, 1869-1970) II 41; cf. Survey of Cath. II 370; W. Kennett, Reg. Ecclesiastical and Civil (London, 1728) p. 28).

Richard Love D.D. 1660-1661.

Pres. by king 14 Aug. 1660 (P.R.O., C 66/2918). Instit. 6 Sept. (Add. MS. 2953 f. 80). D. by 13 Feb. 1661 (P.R.O., C 66/2919).

Henry Feme D.D. 1661-1662.

Pres. by king 13 Feb. 1661 (P.R.O., C 66/2919). Instit. 16 Feb. (Add. MS. 2953 f. 83). Instal. 12 March (EDC 2/11/1). Bp. of Chester 1662.

Edward Martin D.D. 1662.

Pres. by king 15 Feb. 1662 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1661-2 p. 275). Instit. 21 March (Add. MS. 2953 f. 90). Instal. by proxy 25 Apr. (Survey of Cath. II 370). D. by 27 Apr. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1661-2 p. 350).

Francis Wilford D.D. 1662-1667.

Warrant 27 Apr. 1662 for pres. by king (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1661-2 p. 350); issued 16 May (Add. MS. 2953 f. 90). Instit. 20 May (ibid.). D. 16 July 1667 (Diary of Samuel Newton p. 21).

Robert Mapletoft D.D. 1667-1677.

Pres. by king 2 Aug. 1667; instit. 7 Aug. (Add. MS. 2953 f. 104). Read morning and evening prayers and declared adherence to Act of Uniformity (fn. 2) 11 Aug. (EDC 2/1/2 p. 72). D. 4 Aug. 1677 (Diary of Samuel Newton p. 75; Cal. S.P. Dom. 1677-8 p. 320).

John Spencer D.D. 1677-1693.

Warrant 23 Aug. 1677 for pres. by king (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1677-8 p. 320). Instit. 19 Sept. (P.R.O., E 331 Ely/12; EDC 2/11/1). Read prayers 23 Sept. (EDC 2/1/2 p. 125). D. 27 May 1693 (m.i., Corpus Christi College chap., Cambridge) (Bentham, Ely II 237).

John Lamb M.A. 1693-1708.

Pres. by king and queen 14 June 1693 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1693 p. 181); royal recommendation of Lamb for degree of D.D. s.d. (ibid.). Instit. 22 June (Add. MS. 2953 f. 113). Read prayers 25 June (EDC 2/1/2 p. 203). D. 10 Aug. 1708 (m.i., Wheathampstead, Herts.) (Bentham, Ely II 237).

Charles Roderick D.D. 1708-1712.

Warrant 9 Sept. 1708 for pres. by queen (P.R.O., SP 44/150 p. 289). (fn. 3) Instit. 15 Sept. (G/1/10 f. 18). Instal. 8 Oct. (ibid. f. 22v; EDC 2/11/1). D. 25 March 1712 (EDC 2/1/2 p. 288).

Robert Moss D.D. 1713-1729.

Warrant 18 Apr. 1713 for pres. by queen (P.R.O., SP 44/150 p. 417). Instit. 30 Apr. (G/1/10 ff. 55v, 58). Instal. 16 May (EDC 2/1/2 p. 288; EDC 2/11/1). D. 26 March 1729 (Hist. Reg. Chron. 1729, xiv 21).

John Frankland D.D. 1729-1730.

Pres. by king 25 Apr. 1729 (P.R.O., C 66/3577). Instit. 28 Apr. (G/1/11 p. 272). Instal. 22 May (EDC 2/11/1). D. 3 Sept. 1730 (m.i., St. Stephen, Bristol) (Bentham, Ely II 239).

Peter Allix D.D. 1730-1758.

Pres. by king pubd. 19 Oct. 1730 (Lond. Gaz. no. 6927); issued 26 Oct. (P.R.O., C 66/3582). Instit. 31 Oct. (G/1/11 p. 289). Instal. 21 Nov. (EDC 2/11/1). D. 11 Jan. 1758 (m.i., Castle Camps, Cambs.) (Bentham, Ely II 240).

Hugh Thomas D.D. 1758-1780.

Pres. by king pubd. 4 July 1758 (Lond. Gaz. no. 9805); issued 8 July (P.R.O., C 66/3662). Instit. 15 July (G/1/13 p. 61). Read prayers 6 Aug. (EDC 2/1/4 p. 212). D. 11 July 1780 (Gent. Mag. 1780, 1 347).

William Cooke D.D. 1780-1797.

Pres. by king pubd. 29 July 1780 (Lond. Gaz. no. 12104). Instit. 9 Aug. (G/1/14 p. 249). Read prayers 3 Sept. (EDC 2/1/5 f. 84v). D. 20 Oct. 1797 (Gent. Mag. 1797, lxvii (2) 901).

William Pearce D.D. 1797-1820.

Pres. by king pubd. 27 Nov. 1797 (Lond. Gaz. no. 14068). Instit. 2 Dec. (G/1/15 p. 362). Instal. 10 Dec. (EDC 2/11/1). D. 14 Nov. 1820 (Gent. Mag. 1820, xc (2) 466).

James Wood D.D. 1820-1839.

Pres. by king pubd. 21 Nov. 1820 (Lond. Gaz. no. 17653). Instit. 6 Dec. (G/1/16 p. 75). Instal. 8 Dec. (EDC 2/11/2). D. 23 Apr. 1839 (Gent. Mag. 1839, new ser. xii 201).

George Peacock D.D. 1839-1858.

Pres. by queen pubd. 7 May 1839 (Lond. Gaz. no. 19732). Instit. 22 May (G/1/17 f. 28v). Instal. 25 May (EDC 2/3/ii p. 79). D. 8 Nov. 1858 (Gent. Mag. 1859, 3rd ser. vii 426-9).

Footnotes

  • 1. Formerly prior of Ely (L. & P. XVI no. 1226 (11)).
  • 2. This follows on the day after, or soon after, instal.
  • 3. Warrant 30 Sept. 1708 for another pres. by queen, because Roderick omitted to subscribe the declaration before his admission into the deanery (P.R.O., SP 44/150 p. 290).