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Tenison, Thomas (1636-1715), archbishop of Canterbury

William Marshall

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780192802903
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Tenison, Thomas (1636-1715), archbishop of Canterbury

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Education and early career | St Martin-in-the-Fields | Roman controversy and revolution | Comprehension | Archdeacon, diocesan bishop, and primate | Reform and discipline of the church | The Canterbury diocese and All Souls College, Oxford | Reformation of manners | Patronage and politics | Theological conflict | The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts and the church overseas | Ireland and Scotland | Last years, decline, and death | Assessment and subsequent reputation

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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