Ask a question about 'Dean of Windsor'
Start a new discussion about 'Dean of Windsor'
Answer questions from other users
The Dean of Windsor
is the spiritual head of the Canons of St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. The Dean chairs meetings of the Chapter of Canons as primus inter pares
List of Deans of Windsor
- William Mugge, 1348
- Walter Almaly, 1380
- Thomas Butler, 1403
- Richard Kingston, 1412
- John Arundel, 1417
- Thomas Manning
Thomas Manning is considered the first lay Chinese studies scholar in Europe and was the first Englishman to enter Lhasa, the holy city of Tibet.-Life:...
- John Faux, 1462
- William Morland, 1470
- William Dudley, 1473
- Peter Courtenay
Peter Courtenay was an English prelate. Peter was born to Sir Philip Courtenay of Powderham by Elizabeth Hungerford.Courtenay was a grandnephew of Richard Courtenay....
- Richard Beauchamp (bishop), 1478
- Thomas Danett, 1481
- William Bealey, 1483
- John Morgan, 1484
- Christopher Urswick
Christopher Urswick was a priest and confessor of Margaret Beaufort. He was Rector of Puttenham, Hampshire, and later Dean of Windsor...
- Christopher Bainbridge
Christopher Bainbridge was an English Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of York from 1508 until his death.-Early life:...
- Thomas Hobbes, 1507
- Nicholas West
Nicholas West , English bishop and diplomatist, was born at Putney, and educated at Eton and at King's College, Cambridge, of which he became a fellow in 1486....
- John Vesey
John Vesey or Veysey was an English bishop.-Life:He was born John Harman, probably about 1462, the son of a yeoman farmer, in a farmhouse now known as Moor Hall Farm, Sutton Coldfield...
alias Harman, 1515
- John Clerk
John Clerk was an English bishop. He was educated at Cambridge University, and went on to serve under Cardinal Wolsey in a variety of capacities. He was also useful in a diplomatic capacity to both Wolsey and Henry VIII of England....
- Richard Sampson
Richard Sampson was an English clergyman and composer of sacred music, who was Anglican bishop of Chichester and subsequently of Coventry and Lichfield.-Biography:...
- William Franklin, 1536
- Owen Oglethorpe
Owen Oglethorpe: Bishop of Carlisle was an English academic and bishop.-Childhood and Education:He was born in Tadcaster, Yorkshire, in approximately 1505-10 and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he was elected a fellow in 1526 and received his MA in 1529 and his DD in 1536...
- Hugh Weston
Hugh Weston was an English churchman and academic, dean of Westminster and Dean of Windsor, and Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford.-Life:...
- John Baxall, 1557
- George Carew
-Life:He was the third son of Sir Edmund Carew. He graduated B.A. at Broadgates Hall, Oxford in 1522.Carew was archdeacon of Totnes from 1534 to 1549, becoming precentor of Exeter in 1549, and was archdeacon of Exeter from 1556 to 1569. He was dean of Bristol from 5 November 1552, but he was...
- William Day
William Day was an English clergyman, Provost of Eton College for many years, and at the end of his life Bishop of Winchester.-Life:...
- Robert Bennett, 1595
- Giles Thompson, 1602
- Anthony Maxley, 1612
- Marco Antonio de Dominis
Marco Antonio Dominis was a Dalmatian ecclesiastic, apostate, and man of science.-Early life:He was born on the island of Rab, Croatia, off the coast of Dalmatia...
- Henry Beaumont, 1622
- Matthew Wren
"Matthew Wren" is also a British actor who appeared in BBC children's show Trapped!.Matthew Wren was an influential English clergyman and scholar.-Life:...
- Christopher Wren, 1635
- Edward Hyde, 1658
- Bruno Ryves
Bruno Ryves was an English royalist churchman, editor in 1643 of the Oxford newsbook Mercurius Rusticus, and later dean of Chichester and dean of Windsor...
- John Durell, 1677
- Francis Turner
Francis Turner D.D. was Bishop of Ely, one of the seven bishops who petitioned against the Declaration of Indulgence and one of the nine bishops who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William III.-Family and education:...
- Gregory Hascard, 1684
- Thomas Manningham
-Life:He was born about 1651 in the parish of St. George, Southwark, the son of Richard Manningham, rector of Michelmersh, Hampshire. He was admitted in 1661 scholar of Winchester College, then going with a scholarship to New College, Oxford, where he matriculated on 12 August 1669. He was fellow...
- John Robinson
John Robinson was an English diplomat and prelate.-Early life:Robinson was born at Cleasby, North Yorkshire, near Darlington, a son of John Robinson . Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, he became a fellow of Oriel College, and about 1680 chaplain to the British embassy to Stockholm, and...
- George Verney, 12th Baron Willoughby de Broke
George Verney, 12th Baron Willoughby de Broke and de jure 20th Baron Latimer was a peer in the English peerage.George Verney was born on October 13, 1659, the second son of Richard Verney, 11th Baron Willoughby de Broke , and Mary Pretyman, daughter of Sir John Pretyman, at the Verney family seat...
- Peniston Booth, 1729
- Frederick Keppel
Frederick Keppel , styled The Honourable from birth, was a British clergyman.-Background:Keppel was the fifth and fourth surviving son of Willem van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle and his wife Lady Anne Lennox, daughter of Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond...
- John Harley, 1778 afterwards Bishop of Hereford
The Bishop of Hereford is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Hereford in the Province of Canterbury.The see is in the City of Hereford where the seat is located at the Cathedral Church of Saint Mary and Saint Ethelbert which was founded as a cathedral in 676.The Bishop's residence is...
- John Douglas, 1788
- Hon. James Cornwallis
James Cornwallis, 4th Earl Cornwallis was a British clergyman and peer.Cornwallis was the third son of Charles Cornwallis, 1st Earl Cornwallis and his wife, Elizabeth...
- Charles Manners-Sutton
Charles Manners-Sutton was a priest in the Church of England who served as Archbishop of Canterbury from 1805 to 1828.-Life:...
- Edward Legge
Edward Legge was an English churchman and academic, bishop of Oxford from 1816 and Warden of All Souls College, Oxford from 1817.-Life:...
- Henry Lewis Hobart, 1816
- George Neville Grenville, 1846
- Gerald Wellesley, 1854
- George Henry Connor
George Henry Connor was a Church of England clergyman who became dean of Windsor.-Family:He was the eldest son of George Connor, master in chancery in Ireland. He married Maude Worthington in 1852, eldest daughter of John Worthington of Kent House, Southsea...
- Randall Thomas Davidson
Randall Thomas Davidson, 1st Baron Davidson of Lambeth GCVO, PC was an Anglican bishop of Scottish origin who served as Archbishop of Canterbury from 1903 to 1928.-Background and education:...
- Philip Frank Eliot
The Very Rev Philip Frank Eliot KCVO, DD was an eminent Anglican clergyman during the last decades of the 19th century and the first two of the 20th. He was born at Weymouth on 21 December 1835 and educated at Trinity College, Oxford. Ordained in 1859, he began his ecclesiastical career with a...
- Albert Victor Baillie
The Very Rev. Albert Victor Baillie KCVO, DD was an eminent Anglican clergyman during the first half of the 20th century. He was born on 5 August 1864 and educated at Marlborough and Trinity College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1888, he began his ecclesiastical career with a Curacy at St Paul’s,...
- Eric Hamilton
The Rt Rev Eric Knightley Chetwode Hamilton KCVO was an eminent Anglican clergyman during the mid part of the 20th century.He was born in 1890 and educated at Bradfield School and University College, Oxford....
- Robert Wylmer Woods
Robert Wilmer Woods, KCMG, KCVO, always called Robin Woods, was an English Anglican divine, Dean of Windsor and Bishop of Worcester.-Background and education:...
- Launcelot Fleming
William Launcelot Scott Fleming was an Anglican bishop. He was a Bishop of Portsmouth and later a Bishop of Norwich. He had also been a geologist.-Childhood:...
- Michael Mann
The Rt Rev Michael Ashley Mann KCVO was an eminent Anglican clergyman during the last quarter of the 20th century. He was born on 25 May 1924 and educated at Harrow School and Sandhurst, from 1946 to 1955 he served in the Colonial Service in Nigeria...
- Patrick Reynolds Mitchell
The Very Rev Patrick Reynolds Mitchell KCVO is an eminent Anglican clergyman. He was born on 17 March 1930 and educated at Eton and Merton College, Oxford. Ordained in 1955 he began his ecclesiastical career with a Curacy at St. Mark's Church, Mansfield following which he was Priest-Vicar of...
- David Conner 1998–present