Dean of Wells
The Dean of Wells is the head of the Chapter of Wells Cathedral in the Mendip district of Somerset, England. The current Dean is the Very Revd John Clarke, who lives in The Dean's Lodging, 25 The Lib...
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John Stafford (bishop)
John Stafford (died 25 May 1452) was an English statesman and Archbishop of Canterbury.
Stafford was the illegitimate son of a Wiltshire squire, and required papal permission before he became the ...
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Giles of Bridport
Giles of Bridport was a medieval Bishop of Salisbury.
Giles was archdeacon of Berkshire in the diocese of Salisbury as well as Dean of Wells before he was elected bishop between 13 February and 15...
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Ivo (Dean of Wells)
Ivo was the inaugural Dean of Wells.
Christopher Woodforde
Christopher Woodforde was an Anglican priest and noted author in the mid 20th century.He was born on 29 November 1907 and educated at King's School, Bruton and Peterhouse, Cambridge. Ordained in 193...
George Johnson (priest)
George Henry Sacheverell Johnson FRS (1808 – 5 November 1881) was a British clergyman and academic who was Dean of Wells and a professor at the University of Oxford.
Johnson studied at The Queen's...
Richard Jenkyns
Richard Jenkyns (1782 – 16 March 1854) was a British academic administrator at the University of Oxford and Dean at Wells Cathedral.Jenkyns was appointed a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford in 1802, a...
Thomas Fastolf
Thomas Fastolf, sometimes spelt Fastolfe (died June 1361) was an English canon lawyer and Bishop of St David's from 1352 until his death.Probably educated at Cambridge and then overseas, he held the d...
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Henry Ryder
Henry Dudley Ryder (21 July 1777 Streatham, Surrey – 31 March 1836 Hastings, Sussex) was a prominent English Evangelical Anglican bishop in the early years of the nineteenth century. He was the...
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Frederic Harton
Frederic Percy Harton, AKC, BD (1889–1958) was an Anglican priest and author during the Twentieth Century.He was born on 10 June 1889 and educated at King's College, London and Bishop's College, Ches...
Richard Courtenay
Richard Courtenay (died 15 September 1415) was an English prelate and university chancellor.Courtenay was a son of Sir Philip Courtenay of Powderham Castle near Exeter, and a grandson of Hugh de Court...
Richard de Bury
Richard de Bury (24 January 1287 – 14 April 1345), also known as Richard Aungerville or Aungervyle, was an English priest, teacher, bishop, writer, and bibliophile. He was a patron of learning and on...
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William Turner (naturalist)
William Turner MA (?1508 – 13 July 1568) was an English divine and reformer, a physician and a natural historian. He studied medicine in Italy, and was a friend of the great Swiss naturalist, Conrad G...
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Edward Plumptre
Edward Hayes Plumptre (6 August 1821 – 1 February 1891) was an English divine and scholar born in London.
He was born on 6 August 1821, being the son of Edward Hallows Plumptre, a London solicitor...
John Herbert (priest)
John Herbert was the Dean of Wells between 1590 and 1602.
Henry Beaufort
Henry Beaufort (died 11 April 1447) was a medieval English clergyman, Bishop of Winchester, a member of the royal house of Plantagenet, and Cardinal.
The second of the four illegitimate children o...
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