Matthew Smallwood

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Matthew Smallwood, (born Middlewick 15 February 1614; died 26 April 1683), was Dean of Lichfield [1] from 1671 until his death. [2]

Smallwood was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford. [3] He was Chaplain to Charles II and Canon of St Paul's. He held livings in the City of London (St Martin Orgar), Halsall and Gawsworth.

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  1. Cathedrals Under Siege: Cathedrals in English Society, 1600-1700; Lehmberg, S. E. p. 138: ISBN   0271014946 PSU, 1996
  2. Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857; Vol. 10, Coventry and Lichfield Diocese;London: Deans of Lichfield, Pages 5-8: Institute of Historical Research, 2003
  3. 'Shield-Smethurst', in Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714; ed. Joseph Foster (Oxford, 1891), pp. 1350-1368. British History Online [accessed 29 April 2018]
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Thomas Wood
Dean of Lichfield
1671 1683
Succeeded by
Lancelot Addison