Canons
Seventh prebend

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Joyce M. Horn

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1992

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'Canons : Seventh prebend', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 7: Ely, Norwich, Westminster and Worcester dioceses (1992), pp. 127-128. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=35290 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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CANONS OF THE 7TH PREBEND, WORCESTER

John Laugherne or Pecock (fn. 1) B.D. 1542-1551.

Apptd. by king in foundation charter 24 Jan. 1542 (L. & P. XVII no. 71 (28)). D. 28 March / 23 Apr. 1551 (P.R.O., PROB 11/34, PCC 11 Bucke; C.P.R. 1550- 3 p. 169).

Richard Vernon M.A. 1551-1556.

Pres. by king 2 May 1551 (C.P.R. 1550-3 p. 169). Instit, by proxy 24 May (BA.2648/9 (iv) p. 36). D. by 22 Dec. 1556 (BA.2648/9 (iv) p. 51).

Leonard Lingham M.A. 1556-1557.

Coll. 22 Dec. 1556 (BA.2648/9 (iv) p. 51). Canon of 2nd preb. 1557.

Richard Hall M.A. 1557-1560.

Coll. 23 Aug. 1557 (BA.2648/9 (iv) p. 67). D. by 24 Nov. 1560 (C.P.R. 1560- 3 p. 64).

Thomas Wilson M.A. 1560-1571.

Pres. by queen 24 Nov. 1560 (C.P.R. 1560-3 p. 64). Dean of Worcester 1571.

Griffith Lewis B.D. 1571-1607.

Pres. by queen 11 May 1571 (C.P.R. 1569-72 no. 1951). Instit. 19 May (P.R.O., E 331 Worc./1). Instal. s.d. (B 1790). D. by 6 June 1607 (burial, Hereford cath.) (S. Rudder, New Hist. Gloucestershire (Cirencester, 1779) p. 162; cf. P.R.O., PROB 11/110, PCC 65 Huddleston).

John Charlet B.D. 1607-1640.

Occ. in chapter 25 Nov. 1607 (A 75 f. 16). D. by 17 June 1640; buried 20 June (P.R.O., C 66/2879; PR Cleeve Prior).

Herbert Croft D.D. 1640-1662.

Pres. by king 17 June 1640 (P.R.O., C 66/2879). Instal. by proxy 24 June (A 65 f. 20v). Bp. of Hereford 1662.

Joseph Crowther D.D. 1662-1689.

Pres. by king 22 Feb. 1662 (P.R.O., C 66/3002). Subscribed to Articles before instal. 14 Apr. (A 116 f. 10v). D. in Fleet 16 Dec. 1689 (Wood's Life and Times, ed. A. Clark (Oxford, 1891-1900) III 317; Cal. S.P. Dom. 1689-90 p. 362).

Jonathan Blagrave M.A. 1689-1698.

Warrant 19 Dec. 1689 for pres. by king and queen (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1689-90 p. 362); issued 10 Jan. 1690 (A 70 f. 27). Instit, n.d. (BA.2648/10 (iii) p. 110). Instal. 23 Jan. (A 70 f. 27v). D. 30 Aug. 1698 (m.i., Longworth, Berks.) (Survey of Cath. 1676; Cal. S.P. Dom. 1699-1700 p. 35).

James Stillingfleet M.A. 1699-1726.

Warrant 29 Jan. 1699 for pres. by king (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1699-1700 p. 35); issued 10 Feb. (BA.2648/10 (iii) p. 133; A 70 f. 40). Instit. 18 Feb. (BA.2648/10 (iii) p. 132). Instal. s.d. (A 70 f. 39v). Dean of Worcester 1726.

John Downes M.A. 1726-1736.

Pres. by king 24 Dec. 1726 (P.R.O., C 66/3562; B 1749; A 70 ff. 87v-88). Instit. 10 Feb. 1727 (BA.2648/11 (i) f. 7v). Instal. 11 Feb. (A 70 f. 90). D. 2 Oct. 1736 (Gent. Mag. 1736, vi 620; P.R.O., C 66/3596).

Edward Stillingfleet M.A. 1737-1777.

Pres. by king 2 Apr. 1737 (P.R.O., C 66/3596; A 70 f. 104). Instit. 9 Apr. (BA.2648/11 (i) f. 40v). Instal. 12 Apr. (A 70 f. 107v). D. 16 March 1777 (Gent. Mag. 1777, xlvii 148; Lond. Gaz. no. 11756).

John Carver LL.B. 1777-1804.

Pres. by king pubd. 29 March 1777 (Lond. Gaz. no. 11756); issued 5 Apr. (A 71 p. 34). Instit. 11 Apr. (BA.2648/11 (ii) f. 66). Instal. 12 Apr. (A 71 p. 35). Res. 14 May 1804 (State of the Bishoprick of Worcester p. 223).

James Meakin M.A. 1804-1842.

Pres. by king issued 18 May 1804 (A 71 p. 103); pubd. 19 May (Lond. Gaz. no. 15702). Instit. 30 May (BA.2648/12 (i) f. 64v). Subscribed to Articles before instal. 31 May (A 116 f. 57v). D. 6 Oct. 1842 (Gent. Mag. 1842, new ser. xviii 670). Stall suspended in accordance with Stat. 3 & 4 Vic. c. 113 s. 8.

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1. Formerly a monk of Worcester (P.R.O., 7th Rept. app. ii 305).