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'Bishops', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 8: Bristol, Gloucester, Oxford and Peterborough dioceses (1996), pp. 115-118. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=35338 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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BISHOPS OF PETERBOROUGH

John Chambers or Borough (fn. 1) B.D. 1541-1556.

Apptd. by king in foundation charter 4 Sept. 1541 (L. & P. XVI no. 1226 (6-8)). Cons. 23 Oct. at Peterborough, by commission from the abp., by bps. of Lincoln, Ely and Norwich (Lamb., Reg. Cranmer ff. 269v-270v; Inst. AB 1, facing f. 1). D. by 5 March 1556 (burial, Peterborough cath.) (Diary of Henry Machyn, ed. J.G. Nichols (Camden Soc., xlii, 1847) pp. 101-2; Survey of Cath. II 504).

David Pole D.Cn.L. 1557-1559.

Congé d'élire 16 Dec. 1556 (C.P.R. 1555-7 p. 246). Custody of temps, gr. to Pole, as bp.-elect, by king and queen 24 Dec. (ibid.). Papal provision 24 March 1557; cons. 15 Aug. (Lamb., Reg. Pole ff. 7v, 10). Temps. 28 Jan. 1558 (C.P.R. 1557-8 p. 10). Depriv. by 30 June 1559 (Cant., Reg. U2 f. 90v; C.P.R. 1560-3 p. 147).

Edmund Scambler B.D 1561-1585.

Congé d'élire 11 Nov. 1560 (Gunton, Hist. Peterburgh p. 71). El. 21 Dec. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1547-80 p. 164). Royal assent 4 Feb. 1561; abp's conf. 15 Feb.; cons. 16 Feb. (Reg. Parker I 107-9). Trans. to Norwich 1585.

Richard Howland D.D. 1585-1600.

Congé d'élire 16 Jan. 1585 (P.R.O., C 66/1265). El. 22 Jan.; royal assent 2 Feb.; abp's conf. 6 Feb.; cons. 7 Feb. (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift I ff. 35v-41). Temps. 16 March (P.R.O., C 66/1265). D. 23 June 1600 (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift III f. 208).

Thomas Dove M.A. 1601-1630.

Letter missive for Dove, dean of Norwich, n.d. (P.R.O., C 66/1565; Cal. S.P. Dom. 1601-3 p. 22). El. 31 March 1601; royal assent 20 Apr.; abp's conf. 24 Apr.; cons. 26 Apr. (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift III ff. 38-44). Temps. 27 May (P.R.O., C 66/1565). D. 30 Aug. 1630 (Lamb., Reg. Abbot III f. 148v; Gunton, Hist. Peterburgh p. 82).

William Peirs D.D. 1630-1632.

Congé d'élire 7 Sept. 1630 (P.R.O., C 66/2556; PDC.CE/1). Peirs, dean of Peterborough, el. 17 Sept.; royal assent 30 Sept.; abp's conf. 19 Oct.; cons. 24 Oct. (Lamb., Reg. Abbot III ff. 18-24). Temps. 30 Oct. (P.R.O., C 66/2556). Enthr. 14 Oct. (Gunton, Hist. Peterburgh p. 83). Trans. to Bath and Wells 1632.

Augustine Lindsell D.D. 1633-1634.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Lindsell, dean of Lichfield, 14 Dec. 1632 (P.R.O., C 66/2604). El. 22 Dec.; royal assent 11 Jan. 1633; abp's conf. 6 Feb.; cons. 10 Feb. (Lamb., Reg. Abbot III ff. 74v-84). Temps. 20 Feb. (P.R.O., C 66/2604). Enthr. by proxy 25 Feb. (Gunton, Hist, Peterburgh p. 83), Trans. to Hereford 1634.

Francis Dee D.D. 1634-1638.

Warrant 6 Jan. 1634 for congé d'élire and letter missive for Dee, dean of Chichester (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1633-4 p. 397); issued 2 Apr. (P.R.O., C 66/2651). El. 9 Apr.; royal assent 21 Apr.; abp's conf. 10 May; cons. 18 May (Lamb., Reg. Laud I ff. 34-40). Enthr. by proxy 28 May (Gunton, Hist. Peterburgh p. 83). Temps. 7 June (P.R.O., C 66/2651). D. 8 Oct. 1638 (P.C.L., Reg. 1615- 1756 p. 148).

John Towers D.D. 1639-1649.

Warrant 29 Oct. 1638 for congé d'élire and letter missive for Towers, dean of Peterborough (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1638-9 p. 79). El. 1 Nov. 1638; royal assent 7 Dec.; abp's conf. 7 Jan. 1639; cons. 13 Jan. (Lamb., Reg. Laud II f. 47v-53v). Warrant 19 Jan. for temps. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1638-9 p. 335). Enthr. 8 March (Gunton, Hist. Peterburgh p. 83). D. 10 Jan. 1649 (P.C.L., Reg. 1615-1756 p. 153; C.U.L., Peterborough MS. 12 f. 4).

Benjamin Lany D.D. 1660-1663.

Warrant 7 Nov. (sic) 1660 for congé d'élire and letter missive for Lany, dean of Rochester (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1660-1 p. 354); issued 9 Nov. (PDC.CE/2). El. 20 Oct. 1660; royal assent 6 Nov.; abp's conf. 17 Nov.; cons. 2 Dec. (Lamb., Reg. Juxon & Sheldon ff. 228-235v). Enthr. 21 Dec. (Gunton, Hist. Peterburgh p. 85). Trans. to Lincoln 1663.

Joseph Henshaw D.D. 1663-1679.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Henshaw, dean of Chichester, issued 9 Apr. 1663 (P.R.O., C 66/3049; PDC.CE/3). El. 15 Apr.; royal assent 30 Apr.; abp's conf. 5 May; cons. 10 May (C.U.L., Peterborough MS. 14 f. 45; Lamb., Reg. Juxon & Sheldon ff. 318v-327). Enthr, 28 May (Gunton, Hist. Peterburgh p. 85). Temps. 30 May (P.R.O., C 66/3035). D. 19 March 1679 (Inst. AB 4 f. 171v).

William Lloyd D.D. 1679-1685.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Lloyd, bp. of Llandaff, issued 27 March 1679 (P.R.O., C 66/3215). El. 10 Apr.; royal assent 24 Apr.; abp's conf. 17 May (Lamb., Reg. Sancroft ff. 23v-30). Temps. 29 May (P.R.O., C 66/3215). Enthr. 12 July (C.U.L., Peterborough MS. 14 f. 134v). Trans. to Norwich 1685.

Thomas White D.D. 1685-1690.

Congé d'élire 26 Aug. 1685 (PDC.CE/24). El. 3 Sept; royal assent 8 Oct.; abp's conf. 19 Oct.; cons. 25 Oct. (C.U.L., Peterborough MS. 14 ff. 170-173v; Lamb., Reg. Sancroft ff. 129-135v). Temps. 28 Oct. (P.R.O., C 66/3262). Enthr. by proxy 9 Nov. (Inst. AB 8, facing f. 1). Depriv. 1 Feb. 1690 as a nonJuror (fn. 1) (cf. Cal. S.P. Dom. 1690-1 p. 342).

Richard Cumberland D.D. 1691-1718.

Warrant 22 Apr. 1691 for congé d'élire and letter missive for Cumberland (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1690-1 p. 342). El. 29 May; royal assent 19 June; abp's conf. 2 July; cons. 5 July (C.U.L., Peterborough MS. 14 ff. 208v-212; Lamb., Reg. Tillotson ff. 25-34). Warrant 31 July for temps. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1690-1 p. 466). Enthr. 12 Sept. (m.i., Peterborough cath.) (C.U.L., Peterborough MS. 14 f. 212). D. 8 Oct. 1718 (P.C.L., Peterborough MS. 54, list at beginning; C.U.L., Peterborough MS. 31 p. 154) or 9 Oct. (Hist. Reg. Chron. 1718, iii 36).

White Kennett D.D. 1718-1728.

Warrant 11 Oct. 1718 for congé d'élire and letter missive for Kennett, dean of Peterborough (P.R.O., SP 44/150 p. 501); issued 20 Oct. (PDC.ML/893 pp. 340- 1; PDC.CE/12). El. 25 Oct.; royal assent 31 Oct.; abp's conf. 8 Nov.; cons. 9 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Wake I ff. 51v-58). Warrant 10 Nov. for temps. (P.R.O., SP 44/150 pp. 504-5). Enthr. by proxy 11 Dec. (Inst. AB 9 f. 1) or 12 Dec. (PDC.ML/893 p. 354). D. 19 Dec. 1728 (Hist. Reg. Chron. 1728, xiii 63; Hearne's Collections X 80).

Robert Clavering D.D. 1729-1747.

Warrant 28 Jan. 1729 for congé d'élire and letter missive for Clavering, bp. of Llandaff (P.R.O., SP 44/150 p. 749); issued 31 Jan. (ibid., C 209/5; PDC.CE/25); pubd. 8 Feb. (Lond. Gaz. no. 6750). El. 3 Feb.; royal assent 19 Feb.; abp's conf. 27 Feb. (PDC.ML/863 pp. 37-42; Lamb., Reg. Wake II ff. 30v-38v). Enthr. by proxy 10 March (Inst. AB 9 f. 34v; D. & C. Reg. 1724-67 p. 43). Temps. 14 Apr. (P.R.O., C 209/5; PDC.CE/13). D. 20 July 1747 (m.i., Peterborough cath.) (C.U.L., Peterborough MS. 31 p. 152) or 21 July (Gent. Mag. 1747, xvii 343).

John Thomas D.D. 1747-1757.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Thomas, preb. of St. Paul's, pubd. 25 Aug. 1747 (Lond. Gaz. no. 8669); issued 8 Sept. (P.R.O., C 209/11; PDC.CE/14). El. 12 Sept.; royal assent 26 Sept.; abp's conf. 3 Oct.; cons. 4 Oct. (P.C.L., Peterborough MS. 54 ff. 99v-100; PDC.ML/863 pp. 303-11; Lamb., Reg. Potter ff. 210v-220). Temps. 19 Oct. (P.R.O., C 209/11). Enthr. by proxy 24 Oct. (Inst. AB 9 f. 84; PDC.ML/863 p. 311). Trans. to Salisbury 1757.

Richard Terrick D.D. 1757-1764.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Terrick, preb. of St. Paul's, pubd. 21 June 1757 (Lond. Gaz. no. 9697); issued s.d. (P.R.O., C 209/14; PDC.CE/15). El. 23 June; royal assent 29 June; abp's conf. 2 July; cons. 3 July (PDC.ML/863 pp. 477-81; Lamb., Reg. Button ff. 33-43). Temps. 16 July (P.R.O., C 209/14). Enthr. by proxy 16 July (PDC.ML/863 p. 483). Trans. to London 1764.

Robert Lamb LL.D. 1764-1769.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Lamb., dean of Peterborough, pubd. 12 June 1764 (Lond. Gaz. no. 10425); issued 14 June (P.R.O., C 209/18; PDC.CE/16). El. 18 June; royal assent 30 June; abp's conf. 6 July; cons. 8 July (PDC.ML/863 pp. 600-5; Lamb., Reg. Seeker ff. 216-27). Enthr. by proxy 14 July (PDC.ML/863 p. 607). Temps. 18 July (P.R.O., C 209/18). D. 3 Nov. 1769 (Gent. Mag. 1769, xxxix 558).

John Hinchliffe D.D. 1769-1794.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Hinchliffe issued 27 Nov. 1769 (P.R.O., C 209/19; PDC.CE/17); pubd. 9 Dec. (Lond. Gaz. no. 10998). El. 1 Dec.; royal assent 8 Dec.; abp's conf. 16 Dec.; cons. 17 Dec. (PDC.ML/864 pp. 58-62; Lamb., Reg. Cornwallis ff. 84-94). Enthr. by proxy 23 Dec. (PDC.ML/864 p. 64). Temps. 6 Jan. 1770 (P.R.O., C 209/19). D. 11 Jan. 1794 (P.C.L., Reg. 1783-1812; Gent. Mag. 1794, lxiv (1) 93).

Spencer Madan D.D. 1794-1813.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Madan, bp. of Bristol, pubd. 6 Feb. 1794 (Lond. Gaz. no. 13621); issued s.d. (P.R.O., Index 16816; PDC.CE/18). El. 10 Feb.; royal assent 20 Feb.; abp's conf. 7 March (PDC.ML/864 pp. 282-5; Lamb., Reg. Moore ff. 293v-303). Temps. 17 March (P.R.O., Index 16816; PDC.CE/10). Enthr. by proxy 21 March (Inst. AB 10 p. 148; PDC.ML/864 pp. 286-7). D. 8 Nov. 1813 (Gent. Mag. 1813, lxxxiii (2) 508-9).

John Parsons D.D. 1813-1819.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Parsons, dean of Bristol, pubd. 16 Nov. 1813 (Lond. Gaz. no. 16807); issued 23 Nov. (P.R.O., Index 16816; PDC.CE/19). El. 29 Nov.; royal assent 6 Dec.; abp's conf. 11 Dec.; cons. 12 Dec. (PDC.ML/864 pp. 449-58; Lamb., Reg. Sutton I ff. 223v-232v). Temps. 1 Jan. 1814 (P.R.O., Index 16816). Enthr. by proxy 17 Feb. (PDC.ML/864 pp. 460-1). D. 12 March 1819 (Gent. Mag. 1819, lxxxix (1) 481).

Herbert Marsh D.D. 1819-1839.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Marsh, bp. of Llandaff, pubd. 22 March 1819 (Lond. Gaz. no. 17462); issued 1 Apr. (P.R.O., Index 16816; PDC.CE/20). El. 8 Apr.; royal assent 26 Apr.; abp's conf. 28 Apr. (PDC.ML/864 pp. 612-19; Lamb., Reg. Sutton I ff. 288-295v). D. 1 May 1839 (Gent. Mag. 1839, 3rd ser. xii (2) 86-8).

George Davys D.D. 1839-1864.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Davys, dean of Chester, pubd. 7 May 1839 (Lond. Gaz. no. 19732); issued 11 May (P.R.O., Index 16816; PDC.CE/21). El. 20 May; royal assent 28 May; abp's conf. 14 June; cons. 16 June (PDC.ML/866 pp. 72-81; Lamb., Reg. Howley pp. 304-20). Temps. 28 June (P.R.O., Index 16816). Enthr. 31 Aug. (PDC.ML/866 pp. 80-1). D. 18 Apr. 1864 (Gent. Mag. 1864, 3rd ser. xvi (1) 669, 796-7).

Footnotes

1. Formerly abbot of Peterborough (L. & P. XV no. 1032, p. 549).
1. 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.


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