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Prebendaries: Leighton Ecclesia

Pages 85-87

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

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PREBENDARIES OF LEIGHTON ECCLESIA (or LEIGHTON BROMSWOLD)

Preb. valued 3 Sept. 1535 at £13 14s 0d (Valor IV 20).

Richard Gwent D.Cn.L.1534-1543.

Coll. n.d. 1534 (Reg. XXVII f. 10v). Instal. by proxy 6 May; in person 6 August (CA 1520-36 p. 178). D. 21 x 23 July 1543 (P.R.O., PROB 11/30, PCC 3 Pynnyng; London Guildhall Libr., MS 9531/12 f. 144v; CA 1536-47 p. 87).

Richard Gill M.A.1544-1553.

Compounded for first-fruits 13 Feb. 1544 (P.R.O., E 334/3 f. 5v), Coll. 1 March (Reg. XXVII f. 17r-v). Instal. s.d. (CA 1536-47 p. 87). Leased out preb. 2 Aug. 1549 for 60 years at £18 p.a. (CA 1547-59 p. 37). He was probably depriv. c. March 1554 (fn. 1), in view of his later restoration.

John Barron 1554-1558.

Compounded for first-fruits 29 May 1554 (P.R.O., E 334/4 f. 153). Instal. in person 13 July (fn. 2) (CA 1547-59 p. 109). D. by 6 Sept. 1558 (ibid. p. 155; Reg. XXVIII f. 144v).

George Hunter B.D.1558-?

Coll. 6 Sept. 1558 (Reg. XXVIII f. 144v). Instal. by proxy 15 Sept. (CA 1547- 59 p. 155).

Richard Gill M.A.(again) 1560-?

Occ. in accounts from Sept. 1560 (Bj/3/6 f. 88v) to Sept. 1567 (ibid. f. 170v).

William Fluid LL.B.1569-1574.

Instal. by proxy 16 Apr. 1569 (A/3/7 f. 65v). D. 2 Oct. 1574 (Cambs. R.O. (Huntingdon), PR Offord Cluny; Reg. XXIX f. 3).

Henry Rands B.A.1574-1605.

Coll. 7 Nov. 1574 (Reg. XIX f. 164v; Reg. XXIX f. 3). Instal. by proxy 13 Nov. (A/3/7 f. 77). Res. by proxy 24 Sept. 1605 (Reg. XXX f. 266).

John Cookson 1605-1625/6.

Coll. 24 Sept. 1605 (P.R.O., E 331/Lincoln 3). Instal. in person 26 Sept. (A/3/9 f. 50v). Leased out preb. 30 Oct. for 2 lives at £18 p.a. (Reg. XXX ff. 271v- 272v). D. by 6 Feb. 1626 (P.R.O., E 331/Lincoln 7; A/3/9 f. 159).

Christopher Pasley M.A. 1626.

Coll. 6 Feb. 1626 (P.R.O., E 331/Lincoln 7). Instal. by proxy 16 Feb. (A/3/9 f. 159). Res. by 5 July (ibid. f. 160v).

George Herbert M.A.1626-1633.

Coll. 8 July 1626 (P.R.O., E 331/Lincoln 7 - 'deacon'). Instal. by proxy 5 (sic) July (A/3/9 f. 160v). D. 3 March 1633 (Wilts. R.O., PR Bemerton, ex inf. Dr. Douglas Crowley). Preb. still vac. 8 Aug. 1634 (Add. Reg. 3 f. 185v).

Herbert Thorndike M.A.1636-?

Instal. by proxy 12 Apr. 1636 (A/3/9 f. 191 v). Preb. vac. 31 Aug. 1640 by res. of last holder (?Thorndike) (ibid. f. 205).

Alexander Levetson B.D.1640-?

Coll. by abp. during the suspension of Bp. Williams; instal. by proxy 31 Aug. 1640 (A/3/9 f. 205). D. at latest by 6 Aug. 1660 (Dj/25/1/5).

Charles Asfordby M.A.1660-1687.

Royal mand. for instal. 6 Aug. 1660 (Dj/25/1/5). Caveat concerning it 2 Feb. 1661 (A/3/9 f. 218). Instal. Apr. (Dj/25/1/5, endorsed). Another royal mand. for instal. 5 July 1669 (Dj/25/1/14). Instal. again (to corroborate title) 27 July (Dj/25/4 f. 19). D. by 5 Feb. 1687 (Reg. XXXIV f. 95).

John Cartwright M.A.1687-1704.

Coll. 5 Feb. 1687 (Reg. XXXIV f. 95). Instal. in person 10 Feb. (A/3/11 f. 116). Res. by 30 May 1704 (Dj/26/3/41).

Samuel Hilliard M.A.1704-1742.

Mand. for instal. 30 May 1704 (Dj/26/3/41). Instal. in person 2 June (A/3/12 p. 25). D. by 26 March 1742 (burial, Stifford, Essex) (Essex R.O., PR Stifford; Dj/27/2/55).

Samuel Knight D.D.1742-1746.

Coll. 10 June 1742 (Reg. XXXVIII p. 416). Instal. in person 7 Aug. (Dj/27/2/55, endorsed). D. 9 Dec. 1746 (Gent. Mag. 1746, xvi 668) or 10 Dec. (m.i., Bluntisham, Hunts.) (J. Bentham, Hist. and Ant. of Ely (Norwich, 1812-17) II 264 n. 1; Reg. XXXVIII p. 472).

Hon. Frederick Cornwallis M.A.1747-1750.

Coll. 14 Jan. 1747 (Reg. XXXVIII p. 472). Instal. in person 11 Apr. (A/3/13 p. 391). Bp. of Coventry and Lichfield 1750.

Isaac Cowper M.A.1750-1773.

Pres. by king 20 Feb. 1750 (P.D. 1750/13). Instit. 8 May (Reg. XXXVIII p. 495). Instal. in person 26 May (Dj/27/3/27, endorsed). Res. deed dated 27 Aug. 1773; accepted 13 Sept. (Res. 239/36; Reg. XXXIX p. 209).

Thomas Cowper M.A.1773-1823.

Coll. 14 Sept. 1773 (Reg. XXXIX p. 209). Instal. in person 25 Sept. (A/3/15 p. 131). D. 9 Apr. 1823 (Gent. Mag. 1823, xciii (1) 571; Reg. XL p. 332).

Edward Edwards M.A.1823-1834.

Coll. 26 June 1823 (Reg. XL p. 332). Instal. in person 9 Aug. (A/3/17 p. 143). D. 27 June 1834 (m.i., Offord Cluny, Hunts., ex inf. Alan Richardson; Gent. Mag. 1834, new ser. ii 441; Reg. XL p. 416).

John Graham D.D.1834-1848.

Coll. 5 Aug. 1834 (Reg. XL p. 416). Instal. in person 30 Aug. (A/3/17 p. 289). Bp. of Chester 1848.

Preb. vac. until new coll. 21 Aug. 1858 (Reg. XL p. 596).

Footnotes

  • 1. See note to Matthew Parker, under Deans of Lincoln.
  • 2. It is not known whether he was pres. by Sir Robert Tyrwhit to whom Bp. Holbeche made gr. of next pres. 31 March 1549 (CA 1547-59 p. 37).