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Herring, Thomas (1693–1757), archbishop of Canterbury

Robert T. Holtby

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Herring, Thomas (1693–1757), archbishop of Canterbury, was the son of John Herring, rector of Walsoken in Norfolk, who had previously been vicar of Foxton, near Cambridge, and his wife, Martha Potts. Herring attended Walsoken School before moving to Wisbech grammar school. From there he went in 1710 to ...

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