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Lancelot Andrewes
b. 1555 – d. September 25, 1626 • Bishop • Scholar
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Andrewes, Lancelot
Andrewes, Lancelot (1555–1626), Bp. of *Winchester. Born in the parish of All Hallows, Barking, he was educated at Merchant Taylors’ School and Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, where he was elected Fellow in 1576 and Catechist in 1580. He was ordained priest and deacon on 11 June 1580. A devoted scholar,
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Andrewes, Lancelot
ANDREWES, LANCELOT (1555–1626)Famous English preacher and church administratorAndrewes attended Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, and became a fellow of the college in 1576 and was ordained in 1580. In 1589 he became master of his college, a post held until 1605. He was appointed chaplain-in-ordinary to Queen