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Stubbs, William

Born: 1825 AD
Died: 1901 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Historian


1825 - Born at Knaresborough, Yorkshire on the 21st of June.

1850-1866 - He was elected a fellow of Trinity College, and held the college living of Navestock, Essex.

         - He married Catherine, daughter of John Dollar, of Navestock, and they had several children.

         - He was appointed Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford.

1879 - He was rector of Cholderton, Wiltshire, when he was appointed a canon of St Paul's Cathedral.

1881-1883 - He served on the ecclesiastical courts commission, and wrote the weighty appendices to the report.

1884 - On the 25th of April, he was consecrated Bishop of Chester.

1889 - Became Bishop of Oxford.

1900 - An attack of illness in November seriously impaired his health.

1901 - He was able, however, to attend the funeral of Queen Victoria on the 2nd of February, and preached a remarkable sermon before the king and the German emperor on the following day.

         - Died on the 22nd of April.


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