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Lancelot Andrewes

  • Birth 16 Jul 1555 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Death 25 Sep 1626 Southwark, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England
  • Burial Southwark, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 5623

Anglican Church Leader. He was an English bishop and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes served successively as Bishop of Chichester, of Ely and of Winchester and oversaw the translation of the King James Version of the Bible (or Authorized Version). In the Church of England he is commemorated on 25 September with a Lesser Festival.

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Sep. 21. Die Lunae, Hora matutina fere quarta, Lancelotus Andrews, Espicopus Wintoniensis, Meritissimum Lumen Orbis Christiani moruus est, (Ephemeris Laudiana) Anno Domini, 1626, AEtatis suae, 71.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 8 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5623
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lancelot Andrewes (16 Jul 1555–25 Sep 1626), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5623, citing Southwark Cathedral, Southwark, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .