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Archbishop Matthew Hutton

Archbishop Matthew Hutton

Birth
Marske, Richmondshire District, North Yorkshire, England
Death 18 Mar 1758 (aged 65)
Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Burial Lambeth, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, England
Plot buried in the church, unmarked tomb
Memorial ID 12419 · View Source
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Archbishop of Canterbury. He served in this position from 1757 until his death. He was born at Kirby Hill near Richmond in Yorkshire, England and was educated at Ripon Grammar School in Ripon in Yorkshire, and Jesus College at Cambridge, England, graduating in 1713. He was a fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, from 1717 to 1727, and became a Doctor of Divinity in 1728. In 1736 he became a royal chaplain to King George II. He became Rector of Trowbridge and of Spofforth, in Yorkshire, and received a stipend from York and Westminster. In 1743 he became Bishop of Bangor at Bangor, Wales, and in 1747 he became Archbishop of York, before becoming Archbishop of Canterbury in 1757, succeeding Thomas Herring who died in March of that year. He died the following year at the age of 65 without having ever lived in Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury's residence.

Bio by: William Bjornstad


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  • Added: 13 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12419
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Archbishop Matthew Hutton (3 Jan 1693–18 Mar 1758), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12419, citing St. Mary's Churchyard, Lambeth, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .