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Howley, William (1766-1848), archbishop of Canterbury

James Garrard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14005

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Howley, William (1766-1848), archbishop of Canterbury, the only son of William Howley, vicar of Bishop's Sutton and Ropley, and his wife, Mary, daughter of John Gauntlett, a Winchester wine merchant, was born at Ropley, Hampshire, on 12 February 1766. He was elected a scholar at Winchester College and entered New ...

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