Reference Entry

Sancroft, William (1617-1693), archbishop of Canterbury and nonjuror

Robert Beddard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Emmanuel College, Cambridge | Regicide, ejection, and retirement | Exile | Restoration preferment | Master of Emmanuel College and dean of York | Dean of St Paul's, London | Primate of all England | From Popish Plot to tory reaction | Pastoral objectives | James II | The revolution of 1688-1689 | Deprivation, ejection, and schism

Reference Entry.  7408 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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