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 Lancelot Andrewes

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Lancelot Andrewes

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 25 Sep 1626 (aged 71)
Southwark, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England
Burial Southwark, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 5623 View Source
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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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  • Added: 7 Jun 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5623
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5623/lancelot-andrewes : accessed ), memorial page for Lancelot Andrewes (16 Jul 1555–25 Sep 1626), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5623, citing Southwark Cathedral, Southwark, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find a Grave .