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Prebendaries: Gretton

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Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: Volume 9, Lincoln Diocese. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1999.

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PREBENDARIES OF GRETTON

Preb. valued 3 Sept. 1535 at £19 6s 8d (Valor IV 297).

Thomas Robertson M.A.1536-1543.

Coll. 29 March 1536 (Reg. XXVII f. 11v). Instal. by proxy 6 May (CA 1520-36 p. 198). Preb. of Cropredy 1543.

John Westhouse B.D.1543-1571.

Coll. 16 March 1543 (Reg. XXVII f. 16v). Instal. by proxy 14 May (CA 1536- 47 p. 76). Leased out preb. 13 Dec. 1554 for 40 years at £26 13s 4d p.a.; conf. by bp. 7 Dec. 1563 (sic) (A/3/7 ff. 37-8). D. 31 Dec. 1571 (P.R.O., PROB 11/54, PCC 4 Daper; Reg. XXIX f. 1v).

Thomas Bickley D.D. 1572-1586.

Coll. 1 Jan. 1572 (fn. 1) (Reg. XXIX f. 1v). Instal. 2 Feb. (A/3/7 f. 71). Bp. of Chichester 1586.

Edward Jones M.A.1586-?

Edward Germyn D.D. 1586.

Jones pres. by queen 1 July 1586 (P.R.O., C 66/1279; P.D. 1586/72), but Germyn pres. by queen 15 July (P.R.O., C 66/1271), and instal. by proxy 23 July (A/3/7 f. 99v). Jones instit. 14 Nov. (P.R.O., E 33 I/Lincoln 1); instal. by proxy 17 Dec. (A/3/7 f. 100v). Occ. 30 June 1591 (Add. Reg. 1 f. 111 v) and 18 July 1596 (PD 1596/18).

George Eland B.D.1598-1604.

Coll. 22 Aug. 1598 (Reg. XXX f. 96). Instal. by proxy 12 Dec. 1600; in person 10 June 1601 (A/3/9 ff. 13, 15v). Preb. of Leicester St. Margaret 1604.

James Damon B.A.1604-1606.

Coll. 8 March 1604 (Reg. XXX f. 204v). Instal. by proxy 25 Aug. (A/3/9 f. 38). Res. 2 July 1606 (Reg. XXX f. 287), on becoming preb. of Biggleswade.

Rowland Hill M.A.1606-1631.

Coll. 25 Sept. 1606 (Reg. XXX f. 292). Instal. 12 Jan. 1607 (A/3/9 f. 51). Res. 19 Oct. 1631 (Res. 1631/10-12).

Edward Heron B.D.1631-1650.

Coll. 20 Nov. 1631 (P.R.O., E 331/Lincoln 8). Instal. by proxy 18 March 1632 (A/3/9 f. 174v). D. by 12 March 1650 (burial, Knipton, Leics.) (Leics. R.O., PR Knipton).

Ralph Hollingworth B.D.1660-1661.

Coll. 10 Dec. 1660 (Reg. XXXII f. 3). Instal. in person 19 Dec. (A/3/9 f. 216v). Presumably res. before d., as buried 16 Nov. 1661 (PR Fillingham; Dj/26/1/3).

Charles Hoole M.A.1661-1667.

Coll. 21 Oct. 1661 (Reg. XXXII f. 12v). Instal. in person 26 Oct. (Dj/25/4 f. 1). D. by 5 March 1667 (burial, Stock, Essex) (Essex R.O., PR Stock).

Edward Keene M.A.1667-1672.

Coll. and bp's mand. for instal. 27 Apr. 1667 (Dj/26/1/35). Instal. in person 3 June (Dj/25/4 f. 13v). D. by 30 May 1672 (Reg. XXXIII f. 149v).

David Llewellyn M.A.1672-1685.

Coll. 30 May 1672 (Reg. XXXIII f. 149v). Instal. in person 31 May (A/3/11 ff. 14v-15). D. by 29 July (? Aug. (fn. 2)) 1685 (Lamb., Reg. Sancroft f. 320r-v; Reg. XXXIV f. 87).

William Durham D.D.1685-1686.

Coll. 31 Aug. 1685 (Reg. XXXIV f. 87). Instal. in person 4 Sept. (A/3/11 f. 109). D. by 21 June 1686 (burial, Letcombe Bassett, Berks.) (Berks. R.O., PR Letcombe Bassett, ex inf. R.O. staff; Dij/62/2/12).

Richard Carr M.A.1686-1690.

Pres. by Abp. Sancroft during visitation (A/3/11 f. 113v); abp's mand. for instal. 3 Aug. 1686 (Dij/62/2/12). Instal. in person 5 Aug. (A/3/11 f. 113v). Depriv. 1 Feb. 1690 as a non-Juror (fn. 3) (Reg. XXXIV f. 113v).

Henry Goode M.A.1690-1727.

Coll. 1 Feb. 1690 (Reg. XXXIV f. 113v). Instal. in person 8 Feb. (A/3/11 f. 128). D. by 24 Feb. 1727 (burial, Weldon, Northants.) (Northants. R.O., PR Weldon; Reg. XXXVIII p. 153).

Richard Cumberland M.A.1727-1737.

Coll. 31 May 1727 (Reg. XXXVIII p. 153). Instal. in person 6 July (Bij/3/1). D. 24 Dec. 1737 (m.i., Peakirk, Northants.) (Camb. Univ. Libr., Peterborough MS. 31 p. 90; Reg. XXXVIII p. 341).

Charles Reynolds M.A.1737-1766.

Coll. 27 Dec. 1737 (Reg. XXXVIII p. 341). (fn. 4) Instal. in person 12 Jan. 1738 (Dj/27/2/48, endorsed). D. 5 Oct. 1766 (Gent. Mag. 1766, xxxvi 495; Dj/28/1/12).

Richard Stevens M.A.1767-1771.

Coll. 23 Jan. 1767 (Reg. XXXIX p. 71). Instal. in person 21 March (Dj/28/1/13). D. 13 March 1771 (m.i., Grantham) (Nichols, Hist. Leics. II i 99; Reg. XXXIX p. 158).

William Weston B.D.1771-1791.

Coll. 22 May 1771 (Reg. XXXIX p. 158). Instal. in person 25 May (A/3/15 p. 55). D. 22 Apr. 1791 (Gent. Mag. 1791, lxi (1) 489; Reg. XXXIX p. 548).

Matthew Field M.A.1791-1796.

Coll. 23 July 1791 (Reg. XXXIX p. 548). Instal. in person s.d. (A/3/16 pp. 17- 18). D. 11 Aug. 1796 (Gent. Mag. 1796, lxvi (2) 708, 787; Reg. XXXIX p. 622).

John Ord D.D.1796-1814.

Coll. 14 Sept. 1796 (Reg. XXXIX p. 622). Instal. in person 17 Sept. (A/3/16 p. 103). Res. deed dated 28 Feb. 1814; accepted 3 March (Res. 240/43; Reg. XL p. 194).

Henry Craven Ord B.A.1814-1840.

Coll. 3 March 1814 (Reg. XL p. 194). Instal. in person 14 May (A/3/17 p. 29). D. 1 Aug. 1840 (Gent. Mag. 1840, new ser. xiv 440; Reg. XL p. 509).

George Davenport Whitehead M.A.1845-1864.

Coll. 19 Sept. 1845 (Reg. XL p. 509). Instal. in person 27 Sept. (A/3/17 p. 432). D. 29 Dec. 1864 (Gent. Mag. 1865, new ser. xviii 250; Reg. XLI p. 335).

Footnotes

  • 1. Apparently not pres. by John Champion, alderman of London, Edward Sapcote of Lincoln, gentleman, or their assigns, to whom Bp. Watson gr. next pres. (or the one after that) 2 March 1559 (CA 1547-59 p. 167).
  • 2. '29th of the same month', i.e. July: the next entry is for Sept.
  • 3. In accordance with Stat. 1 Will. & Mary c. 8 s. 7, by which the holders of any benefice who had not sworn allegiance to William and Mary were suspended 1 Aug. 1689, and depriv. 1 Feb. 1690.
  • 4. Reynolds, the chancellor, appears to have held this preb. in addition to the preb. of Stoke (annexed to the chancellorship).