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This is a list of the Archbishops of Canterbury. The Archbishop of Canterbury is the head of the established Church of England and, symbolically, of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

List of Archbishops[edit]

All beginning dates are consecration dates, unless otherwise specified. All ending dates are death dates, unless otherwise noted.

Tenure Incumbent Notes
597 to 26 May 604* or 605 Augustine *Traditional date; prior of St Andrews; died in office; canonized: St Augustine
c604 to 2 February 619 Laurentius
(Laurence; Lawrence)
Died in office; canonized: St Laurence of Canterbury
619 to 24 April 624 Mellitus
(Miletus)
Translated from London; canonized: St Mellitus
624 to 10 November between 627 and 631 Justus Translated from Rochester; died in office; canonized: St Justus
627 to 30 September 653 Honorius died in office; canonized: St Honorius