Wells, Somerset
2°39′07″W / 51.2073°N 2.6519°W / 51.2073; -2.6519Wells (/wɛlz/) is a cathedral city and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset, on the southern edge of the Mendip Hil...
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Bishop of Bath and Wells
The Bishop of Bath and Wells heads the Church of England Diocese of Bath and Wells in the Province of Canterbury in England.The present diocese covers the vast majority of the (ceremonial) county of S...
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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Robert Weston
Robert Weston (c.1515– 20. May 1573), was Dean of the Arches and Lord Chancellor of Ireland in the time of Queen Elizabeth.Robert Weston was the seventh son of John Weston (born c.1470, died c.1550], ...
Polydore Vergil
Polidoro Virgili, commonly Latinised as Polydorus Vergilius, or anglicised as Polydore Vergil (or Virgil), and often known as Polydore Vergil of Urbino (c. 1470 – 18 April 1555) was an Italian humanis...
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Wynne Willson
St John Basil Wynne Willson was an Anglican bishop in the first half of the 20th century. He was the Bishop of Bath and Wells from 1921 to 1937.He was born on 28 August 1868 and educated at Cheltenham...
The Old Deanery, Wells
The Old Deanery of Wells Cathedral in Wells, Somerset, England, dates from the 12th century. Along with the gatehouse and boundary walls has been designated as a Grade I listed building.The 12th-centu...
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Harold Bradfield
Harold William Bradfield, DD, FKC, BD (20 September 1898 – 1 May 1960) was an Anglican clergyman who served as Bishop of Bath and Wells from 1946 to 1960.He was educated at Alleyn's School and K...
Ælfwine of Wells
Ælfwine (or Aelfwin) was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells. He was consecrated about 997, and died around 998.
The Bishop's Barn, Wells
The Bishop's Barn in Silver Street, Wells, Somerset, England, was built as a tithe barn in the 15th century. It has been designated as a Grade I listed building, and scheduled as an ancient monument.I...
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William Hart (priest)
William Hart (born at Wells, 1558; executed at York, 15 March 1583) was an English Roman Catholic priest. He is a Catholic martyr, beatified in 1886.
Elected Trappes Scholar at Lincoln College, Ox...
Æthelwine of Wells
Æthelwine (or Ethelwine or Aethelwine) was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells. He was consecrated 1013, and was expelled to make way for Brihtwine, but was restored and then once more expelled. He died po...
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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Diocese of Bath and Wells
The Diocese of Bath and Wells is a diocese in the Church of England Province of Canterbury in England.The diocese covers the county of Somerset and a small area of Dorset. The Episcopal seat of the B...
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Denys Pouncey
Denys Pouncey (1906 - 1999) was an English cathedral organist, who served in Wells Cathedral
Denys Duncan Rivers Pouncey was born on 23 December 1906 and was educated at Marlborough College and Qu...
Wells and Mendip Museum
The Wells and Mendip Museum is a small museum next to Wells Cathedral in the city of Wells. It is a registered charity and an accredited member of the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. The exhi...
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Richard Kidder
Richard Kidder (1633–1703) was an English Anglican churchman, Bishop of Bath and Wells, from 1691 to his death. He was a noted theologian.
He was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he ...
Wells Theological College
Wells Theological College began operation in 1840 within the Cathedral Close of Wells Cathedral. In 1971 it merged with Salisbury Theological College, the students moved to Salisbury, and the new inst...
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Wells East Somerset railway station
Wells station in the Somerset city of Wells was the terminus of the East Somerset Railway line from Witham and opened when the line was extended from Shepton Mallet in 1862.The station was only 100 ya...
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Wells Cathedral
Wells Cathedral is a Church of England place of worship in Wells, Somerset, dedicated to St Andrew the Apostle, and is the seat of the Bishop of Bath and Wells. As with other cathedrals, it is the mot...
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Thomas Bailey (priest)
Thomas Bailey or Bayly (died c. 1657) was a seventeenth-century English religious controversialist, a Royalist Church of England clergyman who converted to Roman Catholicism.Bailey's father was Lewis ...
Alphege of Wells
Alphege (or Ælfheah) was the third Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells. He was consecrated in January 926, and died around 937.At the start of the reign of King Æthelstan in 924, Alphege was a member of his h...
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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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Vicars' Close, Wells
Vicars' Close, in Wells, Somerset, England, is claimed to be the oldest purely residential street with its original buildings all surviving intact in Europe. John Julius Norwich calls it "that rarest ...
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Wells Cathedral School
Wells Cathedral School is a co-educational independent school located in Wells, Somerset, England. The school is one of the five established musical schools for school-age children in the United Kingd...
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Roger Hollis
Sir Roger Henry Hollis, KBE, CB (2 December 1905 – 26 October 1973) was a British journalist and intelligence officer, who was Director General of MI5 from 1956 to 1965.
His father, George Hollis,...
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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