Canons
Eighth prebend

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'Canons : Eighth prebend', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 7: Ely, Norwich, Westminster and Worcester dioceses (1992), pp. 128-130. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=35291 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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CANONS OF THE 8TH PREBEND, WORCESTER

Roger Stanford or Coke (fn. 1) B.D. 1542-1550.

Apptd. by king in foundation charter 24 Jan. 1542 (L. & P. XV no. 71 (28)). D. 2 May/12 July 1550 (will, PG 598 nos. 109a, 111; C.P.R. 1549-51 p. 293).

John Standish D.D. 1550-?

Pres. by king 12 July 1550 (C.P.R. 1549-51 p. 293). Instil. 2 Aug. (BA.2648/9 (iv) p. 34). Lic. 14 Oct. 1552 to be non-resident (C.P.R. 1550-3 p. 402).

Leonard Pollard B.D. 1554-1557.

Instal. 11 Sept. 1554 (Abingdon, Ant. of Worcester Cath. p. 153; see 1st Prebend, William Norfolk, note). D. as preb. by 7 March 1557 (BA.2648/9 (iv) p. 62).

Thomas Bastard B.D. 1557-1584.

Coll. 17 March 1557 (BA.2648/9 (iv) p. 62). D. 30 Apr. 1584 (m.i., Ripple, Worcs.) (Nash, Hist. Worcs. II 296; BA.2648/10 (i) p. 63).

William Thornhill M.A. 1584-1626.

Pres. by queen 21 Nov. 1583 to next vac. preb. (P.R.O., C 66/1250; B 1780). Instal. 4 May 1584 (B 1780, endorsement), although said to be instit. 12 Feb. 1585 (BA.2648/10 (i) p. 63). D. by 18 Nov. 1626 (burial, Halford, Warwicks.) (Warwicks. R.O., PR Halford; BA.2648/10 (ii) p. 4).

Robert White D.D. 1626-1657.

Pres. by king 5 Oct. 1607 to next vac. preb. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 2603-10 p. 374; P.R.O., C 66/1747); issued 22 Nov. (B 1743). Instal. 1 Dec. 1626 (A 65 f. 8). D. by 4 Sept. 1657 (burial, Llangaffo, Anglesey) (Survey of Bangor Cath., comp. B. Willis (London, 1721) pp. 143, 152; P.R.O., C 66/2917).

William Thornborough 1660-1680.

Pres. by king 8 Sept. 1660 (P.R.O., C 66/2917); issued 12 Sept. (B 1777). Subscribed to Articles before instal. 27 Sept. (A 116 f. 9). D. by 19 March 1680; buried 21 March (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1679-80 p. 419; PR Wolverley).

George Hicks D.D. 1680-1683.

Pres. by king 5 Apr. 1680 (A 70 ff. 11v-12). Instal. 11 June (ibid. ff. 12v-13). Dean of Worcester 1683.

John Jephcott D.D. 1683-1706.

Pres. by king 31 Oct. 1683 (A 70 ff. 21v-22). Instal. 8 Nov. (ibid. f. 22r-v). Res. 11 July 1706, on exch. with Edward Chandler for ch. of Northfield, Worcs. (Diary of Francis Evans p. 133; BA.2648/10 (iii) p. 181).

Edward Chandler D.D. 1706-1717.

By exch.; pres. by queen 12 Oct. 1706 (A 70 f. 52r-v); instit. 21 Oct. (Diary of Francis Evans p. 133). Instal. s.d. (A 70 f. 54). Bp. of Coventry and Lichfield 1717.

Richard Laughton D.D. 1717-1723.

Pres. by king 13 Nov. 1717 (A 70 f. 72v). Instit. 14 Nov. (BA.2648/10 (iii) p. 110). Instal. 19 Nov. (A 70 f. 73v). D. 28 July 1723 (Hist. Reg. Chron. 1723, viii 35; A 70 f. 79r-v).

John Holland D.D. 1723-1734.

Pres. by king pubd. 2 Sept. 1723 (Lond. Gaz. no. 6195); issued 5 Sept (P.R.O., C 66/3556; A 70 f. 79r-v). Instit. 22 Oct. (BA.2648/11 (i) f. 1v). Instal. s.d. (A 70 f. 81v). D. 26 May 1734 (Gent. Mag. 1734, iv 330; BA.2648/11 (i) f. 36v).

Richard Meadowcourt M.A. 1735-1760.

Pres. by king pubd. 3 Oct. 1735 (Lond. Gaz. no. 7442 -'William Meadowcourt'); issued 10 Oct. (A 70 f. 101). Instit. 15 Oct. (BA.2648/11 (i) f. 36v). Instal. 16 Oct. (A 70 f. 103v). D. 8 Sept. 1760 (Gent. Mag. 1760, xxx 443; Lond. Gaz. no. 10043).

Samuel Wolley M.A. 1760-1764.

Pres. by king pubd. 14 Oct. 1760 (Lond. Gaz. no. 10043); issued 17 Oct. (A 70 ff. 134v-135). Instit. 26 Nov. (BA.2648/11 (ii) f. 3v). Instal. 2 Dec. (A 70 f. 136v). D. 5 Nov. 1764 (Gent. Mag. 1764, xxxiv 546; BA.2648/11 (ii) f. 16v).

William Harley M.A. 1764-1769.

Pres. by king issued 14 Dec. 1764 (A 70 f. 143); pubd. 18 Dec. (Lond. Gaz. no. 10479). Instit. 15 Dec. (BA.2648/11 (ii) f. 16v). Instal. 22 Dec. (A 70 f. 144). D. 1/15 July 1769 (Lond. Mag. 1769, xxxviii 398; Cal. Home Office Papers 1766-9 no. 1405).

John James Majendie D.D. 1769-1774.

Pres. by king issued 28 Aug. 1769 (A 71 pp. 5-6). Instit. 11 Nov. (BA.2648/11 (ii) f. 35v). Instal. s.d. (A 71 p. 8). Res. by 9 Apr. 1774, on becoming canon of Windsor (Lond. Gaz. no. 11446).

Thomas Fountaine M.A. 1774-1815.

Pres. by king pubd. 9 Apr. 1774 (Lond. Gaz. no. 11446); issued 14 Apr. (A 71 p. 20). Instit. 20 Apr. (BA.2648/11 (ii) f. 57). Instal. 21 May (A 71 p. 22). D. 4 May 1815 (Gent. Mag. 1815, lxxxv (1) 567).

Townsend Forester D.D. 1815-1841.

Instit. 2 June 1815 (BA.2648/12 (i) f. 80). Subscribed to Articles before instal. 3 June (A 116 f. 59v). D. 30 Sept. 1841 (Gent. Mag. 1841, new ser. xvi 660; Lond. Gaz. no. 20028).

John Ryle Wood M.A. 1841-1886.

Pres. by queen pubd. 13 Oct. 1841 (Lond. Gaz. no. 20028). Instit. 23 Oct. (BA.2648/12 (ii) f. 121). Subscribed to Articles before instal. s.d. (A 116 f. 81v). D. 9 Nov. 1886 (The Times, 11 Nov.; BA.2648/16 (ii) f. 48).

Footnotes

1. Formerly a monk of Worcester (P.R.O., 7th Rept. app. ii 305; Faculty Office Reg. 1534-49 p. 45).