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Canons: First prebend

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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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CANONS OF ELY

CANONS OF THE 1ST PREBEND, ELY

Richard Cox D.D. 1541-1553.

Apptd. by king in foundation charter 10 Sept. 1541 (L. & P. XVI no. 1226 (11)). Res. (presumably depriv.) by 3 Oct. 1553 (C.P.R. 1553-4 p. 323; cf. P.R.O..E 331 Ely/1).

John Warner D.M. 1553-1565.

Pres. by queen 3 Oct. 1553 (C.P.R. 1553-4 p. 323). Instit. 20 May 1554 by dean and chapter of Canterbury, the bpc. and abpc. being vac. (Cant. Inst. sede vac. p. 44). D. 15/26 March 1565 (P.R.O., PROS 11/48, PCC 11 Morrison). (fn. 1)

John Parker M.A. ?-1592.

Occ. 1 Oct. 1586 (EDC 2/1/1 p. 45). D. 26 May 1592 (m.i., Stretham, Cambs.) (Bentham, Ely II 241n.; Lamb., Reg. Whitgift I f. 193). (fn. 2)

John Palmer M.A. 1592-1614.

Pres. by queen sede vacante 2 June 1592 (P.R.O., C 66/1384). Instit. by abp. 5 June 1592 (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift I f. 193). D. by 6 Nov. 1614 (MS. Mm. 1. 39 p. 134).

Daniel Wigmore B.D. 1614-1615.

Coll. 6 Nov. 1614 (MS. Mm. 1. 39 p. 134). Canon of 2nd preb. 1615.

John Boys B.D. 1615-1644.

Coll. 25 Aug. 1615 (MS. Mm. 1. 39 p. 135). D. 14 Jan. 1644 (Brit. Libr., Lansdowne MS. 985 f. 25/46).

John Montford D.D. ?-1651/2.

D. as preb. by 28 Jan. 1652 (P.R.O., PROB 11/220, PCC 10 Bowyer, Add. MS. 2953 f. 77v).

Edmund Mapletoft M.A. 1652.

Instit. 12 March 1652 (Add. MS. 2953 f. 78), ineffective. D. by 20 Dec. (ibid. f. 79).

Stephen Hall B.D. 1652-1661.

Instit. 20 Dec. 1652 (Add. MS. 2953 f. 79), ineffective until 1660. D. 18 Aug. 1661 (F. Blomefield, Collectanea Cantabrigiensia (Norwich, 1750) p. 141; Add. MS. 2953 f. 89).

John Pearson D.D. 1661-1672.

Coll. 9 Oct. 1661 (Add. MS. 2953 f. 89). Bp. of Chester 1672.

John Spencer D.D. 1672-1677.

Warrant 1 Dec. 1672 for pres. by king (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1672-3 p. 234). Instit. n.d. (P.R.O., E 331 Ely/11). Read prayers 20 Apr. 1673 (EDC 2/1/2 p. 101B). Dean of Ely 1677.

John Moore D.D. 1679-1691.

Pres. by king on promotion of Spencer to the deanery 14 Sept. 1677; exhibited to bp. 18 Sept., but bp. maintained that he had right of coll. (Add. MS. 2953 f. 110r-v). Coll. 28 June 1679 (ibid. f. 111). Instal. s.d. (EDC 2/11/1). Bp. of Norwich 1691.

Charles Roderick D.D. 1691-1708.

Pres. by king and queen; instit. 12 Aug. 1691 (Add. MS. 2953 f. 112v). Read prayers 30 Aug. (EDC 2/1/2 p. 190). Dean of Ely 1708.

Robert Cannon D.D. 1709-1722.

Coll. 14 Feb. 1709 (G/1/10 ff. 17, 22v). Apptd. proxies for instal. 7 March (EDC 2/11/1). Read prayers 8 May (EDC 2/1/2 p. 277). D. 28 March 1722 (Hist. Reg. Chron. 1722, vii 18; G/1/11 p. 190).

Thomas Jones B.D. 1722-1759.

Coll. 10 Apr. 1722 (G/1/11 p. 190). Instal. 13 Apr. (EDC 2/11/1). D. 18 Dec. 1759 (Gent. Mag. 1759, xxix 606; G/1/13 p. 121).

Henry Heaton B.D. 1759-1777.

Pres. by executors of Abp. Herring, to whom gr. of next pres. made by Bp. Mawson as his option; instit. 28 Dec. 1759 (G/1/12 p. 245; G/1/13 p. 121). Instal. 4 Jan. 1760 (EDC 2/11/1). D. 8 July 1777 (Gent. Mag. 1777, xlvii 351-2; G/1/14 p. 184).

Peploe Ward M.A. 1777-1819.

Coll. 14 July 1777 (G/1/14 p. 184). Read prayers 27 July (EDC 2/1/5 p. 68). D. 4 June 1819 (Gent. Mag. 1819, lxxxix (2) 588; G/1/16 p. 70).

Henry Fardell M.A. 1819-1854.

Coll. 14 June 1819 (G/1/16 p. 70). Instal. 15 June (EDC 2/11/1). D. 26 March 1854 (Gent. Mag. 1854, new ser. xli 552). Stall suspended in accordance with Stat. 3 & 4 Vic. c. 113 s. 13.

Footnotes

  • 1. . No evidence has been found for John Boxall, said by Le Neve-Hardy to have succ. Cox and to have been depriv. of this preb. in 1559.
  • 2. . No evidence has been found for John Parker junior, said by Le Neve-Hardy to have succ. his father and to have d. as canon in 1596.