Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: Volume 9, Lincoln Diocese. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1999.
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CHANCELLORS OF LINCOLN
Chancellorship valued at £54 1s 5d (Valor IV 17). The prebend of Stoke was annexed to it from 1458 (C.P.R. 1452-61 pp. 463-4; Cal. Papal Letters (London and Dublin, 1893-1997) XI 525; Borthwick Institute, Reg. 20 ff. 87-88v).
Compounded for first-fruits 19 Nov. 1554 (P.R.O., E 334/4 f. 211). Instal. by proxy 4 Dec.; in person 11 Apr. 1555 (CA 1547-59 pp. 115, 117). Occ. 17 June 1560 (Subs. Bk. 1 f. 4). Res. by 18 Jan. 1566 (Reg. XXVIII f. 8; cf. A/3/7 f. 55v), although res. deed not drawn up until 24 March 1567 (sic) (Res. 1567/4).
Pres. by Sir Francis Knollys, patron hac vice by virtue of gr. of next pres. made by Bp. Bullingham to him and Henry, earl of Huntingdon; instit. 18 Jan. 1566 (Reg. XXVIII f. 8). Precentor of Lincoln 1567; res. chancellorship by 23 Sept. 1568 (A/3/7 f. 64v).
Probably pres. by Henry, earl of Kent, Thomas Hatcliffe, esq., Edmund Chaderton, gentleman, or their assigns, to whom Bp. Chaderton gr. next pres. 26 Aug. 1604 in order that they might present George Eland (Reg. XXX f. 230v). Instit. 17 Jan. (P.R.O., E 331/Lincoln 3; Reg. XXX f. 275v). Instal. by proxy 22 Jan. to chancellorship and to preb. Stoke; instal. in person 13 Aug. (A/3/9 ff. 50v, 51). D. by 23 Sept. 1631 (burial, Washingborough) (PR Washingborough).
Petitioned king for this dignity n.d. (Aug.?) 1660 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1660-1 p. 220). Pres. by king sede vacante 12 Sept. (P.R.O., C 66/2917). Instit. 17 Sept. by official of Canterbury, the abpc. being also vac. (Dij/62/2/8-9). Instal. by proxy 2 Oct. (A/3/9 f. 211). (fn. 1) D. 16 Apr. 1670 (m.i., Lincoln cath.) (Sympson pp. 121-2; A/3/11 f. 1).
Pres. 8 Feb. 1725 by abp. of Canterbury, patron hac vice by virtue of gr. of next made by Bp. Reynolds 10 June 1723 to abp. as his option (P.D. 1725/1-2). Instit. 11 Feb. (Reg. XXXVIII p. 80). Instal. in person 20 Feb. (A/3/13 p. 162; Bij/3/1). D. 9 Sept. 1728 (m.i., Lincoln cath.) (Monson's Church Notes p. 246; Reg. XXXVIII p. 195).
Pres. by abp. of Canterbury, patron hac vice by virtue of gr. made by Bp. Green 24 Dec. 1761 to abp. as his option; instit. 12 Nov. 1766 (Reg. XXXIX p. 60; cf. Lamb., Reg. Secker f. 143). Instal. in person 15 Nov. (A/3/15 pp. 51-2). D. 30 Apr. 1783 (Gent. Mag. 1783, liii (1) 452; Dj/28/1/70).
Pres. by abp. of Canterbury, patron hac vice by virtue of gr. made by Bp. Pretyman 24 March 1787 to abp. as his option; instit. 10 Aug. 1795 (Reg. XXXIX p. 607; Dj/28/1/109; Lamb., Reg. Moore f. 78v). Instal. in person 14 Aug. (A/3/16 p. 86). D. 29 July 1801 (Gent. Mag. 1801, lxxi (2) 769; Dj/28/2/10).