Marcus Knight (priest)

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Marcus Knight FKC (11 September 1903 – 11 December 1988 [1] ) was an Anglican priest. He was the Dean of Exeter in the Church of England from 1960 to 1972. [2]

Knight was educated at Christ's Hospital and King's College London . After curacies in Stoke Newington and Ealing he was the Priest-Vicar of Exeter Cathedral. After this he was the Vicar of Cockington and then Rural Dean of Atherstone. He was a canon of St Paul's Cathedral, London from 1946 to 1960 [3] when he was appointed as the Dean of Exeter. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Exeter University. [4]

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References

  1. “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN   978-0-19-954087-7
  2. Ecclesiastical News New Dean Of Exeter The Times Friday, 26 Aug 1960; pg. 12; Issue 54860; col D
  3. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN   0-19-200008-X
  4. The Times, Monday, 27 Nov 1972; pg. 16; Issue 58642; col C University news Exeter
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Alexander Ross Wallace
Dean of Exeter
1960 1972
Succeeded by
Clifford Thomas Chapman