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William Holden Hutton

(1860—1930) dean of Winchester and historian


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(1860–1930), Dean of Winchester. Educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, he became in 1884 a Fellow of St John's, where he remained a history tutor for 25 years. From 1911 to 1919 he was Canon of Peterborough, and from 1919 till his death Dean of Winchester. He was a devoted and influential sponsor of the conservative High Church tradition in Anglicanism. His writings include Lives of Sir Thomas More (1895), William Laud (1895), and Thomas Becket (1910), and a set of Bampton Lectures on The Lives of the English Saints (1903).

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