William King (priest)

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William King B.D. (died 23 September 1590) was a Canon of Windsor from 1572 to 1590 [1]

Dean and Canons of Windsor ecclesiastical body of St Georges Chapel at Windsor Castle

The Dean and Canons of Windsor are the ecclesiastical body of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Career

He was King’s Scholar at Eton College from 15441548, and then studied at King’s College, Cambridge where he graduated BA in 1553, MA in 1556 and BD in 1570.

He was appointed:

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The Archdeacon of Northumberland is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Newcastle. As such she or he is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy within the geographical area of the archdeaconry.

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He was deprived of his archdeaconry in 1566 due to continual absence.

He was appointed to the ninth stall in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in 1572, a position he held until 1590.

St Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle Church in Windsor, England

St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in England, is a chapel designed in the high-medieval Gothic style. It is both a Royal Peculiar, a church under the direct jurisdiction of the monarch, and the Chapel of the Order of the Garter. Seating approximately 800, it is located in the Lower Ward of the castle.

Notes

  1. Fasti Wyndesorienses, May 1950. S. L. Ollard. Published by the Dean and Canons of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

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