Dean of Winchester

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The Dean of Winchester is the head of the Chapter of Winchester Cathedral in the city of Winchester, England, in the Diocese of Winchester. [1] Appointment is by the Crown. [2] The first incumbent was the last Prior, William Kingsmill, [3] Catherine Ogle was installed in February 2017. [4]


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