Richard Rogers (bishop)

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Richard Rogers (1532/33 – 1597) was an eminent 16th-century priest. [1]

Richard Rogers was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge. [2] In 1559, Rogers was made archdeacon of St Asaph, and on 15 May 1569 he was consecrated Suffragan Bishop of Dover. [3] After his death no more Suffragan Bishops were appointed until 1870. [4] He was the Dean of Canterbury from 1584 till his death.


  1. Visits St James’, Dover
  2. "Rogers, Richard (RGRS562R)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. DNB details
  4. "Faith, History and Practice of the Church of England": Eaton, W. E: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1957
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