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George Abbot
b. October 19, 1562 – d. August 5, 1633 • Bishop
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Abbot, George
Abbot, George (1562–1633), Abp. of *Canterbury. A native of Guildford, he was educated and later taught at Balliol College, Oxford. In 1597 he became master of University College, Oxford, and in 1600, 1603, and 1605 he was vice-chancellor. In 1600 he also became Dean of *Winchester. He displayed from
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Abbot, George
Abbot, George (1562–1633). Theologian and professor at Oxford; ardent defender of Puritanism, but also of the episcopal system of government. As a Puritan, he had several conflicts with William Laud while the latter was archbishop of Canterbury. In 1611 he himself came to occupy that seat, from which
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Abbot, George
ABBOT, GEORGE (1562–1633)Archbishop of Canterbury, 1611–1633Born in Kent, Abbot graduated from Oxford and was master of University College, Oxford (1597–1609), dean of Winchester Cathedral (1600–1609), bishop of Lichfield, and bishop of London before moving to Canterbury in 1611. He served on the New