Thomas Smith (priest)

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Thomas Smith, LLD was the second Dean of Carlisle.[1]

Smith was presented by the King on 1 January 1548, knighted in October of that year but deprived, with all other married priests by 1 May 1554. He was restored to the deanery on 3 September 1559, asserted his right to it on 9 September 1560, and served until 1577.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deans of Carlisle
  2. ^ 'Deans of Carlisle', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 11: Carlisle, Chester, Durham, Manchester, Ripon, and Sodor and Man dioceses (2004), pp. 14-18. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=35835 Date accessed: 11 June 2012