Ernest Holmes (priest)

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Ernest Edward Holmes , CVO, DD (18 November 1854 [1] – 22 February 1931)[2] was an eminent Anglican priest and author.[3] of the 20th century.

Holmes was ordained in 1876. He began his career with a curacy in Rugeley after which he was Chaplain to the Lord Bishop of Cape Town and then the Lord Bishop of Oxford.[4] Following this he was Vicar of Sonning from July 1901[5] and then Chaplain to Queen Alexandra. He was Archdeacon of London from 1911 to 1930.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ “Who was Who”1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 071363457X
  2. ^ The Times, Thursday, 26 Feb 1931; pg. 15; Issue 45757; col D Funerals
  3. ^ Amongst others he wrote "Immortality" 1908 " In Praise of Legend", 1913; "Paradise", 1914; and "Magnificat"> British Library web site accessed 12:04 GMT Friday 30 July 2010
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  5. ^ The London Gazette: no. 27338. p. 4950. 26 July 1901.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Macdonald Sinclair
Archdeacon of London
1911 – 1930
Succeeded by
Ernest Newton Sharpe