William Chaderton

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

William Chaderton[1] (1540? - 1608) was an English academic and bishop. He also served as Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity.[2]

He was born in Moston, Lancashire, what is now a part of the city of Manchester. After attending The King's School, Chester,[3] he matriculated at Pembroke College, Cambridge in 1555, and graduated M.A. at Christ's College, Cambridge in 1561.[4][5]

He was Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge in 1569, and President of Queens' College, Cambridge from 1568 to 1579.[6] He was Rector of Holywell, Huntingdonshire in 1570.[7] He was Bishop of Chester from 1579 to 1595.[8] He was then Bishop of Lincoln from 1595 to 1608.[9]

He was also Warden of Manchester College, where he was succeeded by John Dee.

Family[edit]

Elizabeth Jocelin (née Brooke), author of The Mothers Legacie, To her Unborne Childe (1624), was his granddaughter.[10]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Chadderton, Chatterton.
  2. ^ "Chaderton or Chatterton, William (CHDN555W)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ "Inspirational Alumni Members". The King's School Chester. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography
  5. ^ http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=zQPnB1IAjUsC&pg=PA167&dq=born+moston&as_brr=3
  6. ^ Queens' College Cambridge - Fellows & Presidents 1448-1599
  7. ^ Parishes - Holywell with Needingworth | British History Online
  8. ^ Bishops of Chester
  9. ^ Bishops of Lincoln
  10. ^ The bishop immediately settled these manors, rents, etc., held of the king in chief, on himself and his wife Katherine during her widowhood, with remainder to his daughter Joan Brooke, wife of Sir Richard Brooke, and her heirs male. Joan Brooke died before the bishop (d. 1608) and her daughter Elizabeth, wife of William Sandes, succeeded to her grandfather's estate. She is said to have married Tyrrell Jocelyn of Holywell,[...]. From: 'Parishes: Southoe', A History of the County of Huntingdonshire: Volume 2 (1932), pp. 346-54. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=42513. Date accessed: 24 July 2007.
Academic offices
Preceded by
John Whitgift
Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge
1569–1579
Succeeded by
William Whitaker
Preceded by
John Stokes
President of Queens' College, Cambridge
1568–1579
Succeeded by
Humphrey Tindall
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Downham
Bishop of Chester
1579–1595
Succeeded by
Hugh Bellot
Preceded by
William Wickham
Bishop of Lincoln
1595–1608
Succeeded by
William Barlow