|The Rt Hon
|Bishop of Oxford|
|Church||Church of England|
20 March 1851|
Gloucester, Great Britain
|Died||1 August 1911(aged 60)|
|Alma mater||Christ Church, Oxford|
He was educated at St Marylebone Grammar School, Shrewsbury and Christ Church, Oxford. Ordained priest he became preacher at Whitehall in 1882 and Vicar of Bromsgrove in 1885. An eminent scholar, he was subsequently Regius Professor of Pastoral Theology at the University of Oxford and Dean at his old college.
After the death of the Right Reverend William Stubbs in April 1901, Paget was recommended to succeed him as Bishop of Oxford. He was elected bishop the following month, and consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury in St. Paul´s Cathedral 29 June 1901. A couple of days later he was received by King Edward VII and invested as Chancellor of the Order of the Garter, an office held by the Bishop of Oxford between 1837 and 1937.
Paget served as bishop until his death in 1911.
- 1887: Faculties and Difficulties for Belief and Dis-belief
- 1891: The Spirit of Discipline
- 1895: Studies in the Christian Character
- 1899: An introduction to the fifth book of Hooker's treatise Of the laws of ecclesiastical policy
- 1900: The Redemption of War
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990,[page needed]
- “Who was Who” 1897–1990, London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- His works include The Redemption of War (1900), The Spirit of Discipline (1903) and Everlasting Punishment (1906), British Library catalogue accessed 16:59 21 August 2008
- The London Gazette: . 28 May 1901.
- "Ecclesiastical intelligence - The Bishop of Oxford" The Times (London). Monday, 1 July 1901. (36495), p. 10.
- "Court Circular" The Times (London). Tuesday, 2 July 1901. (36496), p. 5.
- Death of the Bishop of Oxford, The Times, Thursday, August 03, 1911; pg. 8; Issue 39654; col E
- Paget, Stephen & Crum, J. M. C. (1913) Francis Paget. London: Macmillan
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|Bishop of Oxford