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Andrewes, Lancelot (1555-1626), bishop of Winchester

Peter E. McCullough

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/520
Andrewes, Lancelot (1555-1626), bishop of Winchester

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Family, early life, and education | Cambridge, 1571-1589 | Early works and puritanism | Early preferment: London and Cambridge, 1589-1601 | The 1590s and emergence of avant-garde conformity | Dean of Westminster, 1601-1605 | The accession of James I, 1603 | Bishop of Chichester and royal almoner, 1605-1609 | Reluctant controversialist, 1608-1610 | Bishop of Ely, 1609-1618 | Bishop of Winchester and dean of the Chapel Royal, 1618-1626 | Political influence and declining health, 1621-1626 | Death, burial, and will, 1626 | Posthumous influence and printed works, 1626-1662 | Influence: the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries | Twentieth-century assessments | Conclusion: character and importance

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Subjects: biography ; history

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