Robert Eyton was an Anglican priest during the 18th Century.
A priest or priestess is a religious leader authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities. They also have the authority or power to administer religious rites; in particular, rites of sacrifice to, and propitiation of, a deity or deities. Their office or position is the priesthood, a term which also may apply to such persons collectively.
Eyton was educated at St John's College, Cambridgeand ordained in 1705. He was the Rector at Wem and a Prebendary of Hereford Cathedral before being appointed Archdeacon of Ely in 1742. He died in post on 18 October 1751.
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