George Royse

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George Royse DD (b. Martock, 27 May 1655 – d. Oriel College, Oxford, 27 May 1671) was Dean of Bristol from 1694[1] until his death.[2]

Royse's first Oxford college was St Edmund Hall, Oxford. After that he became a Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. He was Provost of Oriel from 1691 until 1708. He was also Rector of Newington, Oxfordshire during the same dates.


  1. ^ "The Ecclesiastical Division of the Diocese of Bristol: Methodically Digested and Arranged, Containing Lists of the Dignitaries and Officers of the Cathedral, the Parish Churches Or Benefices, and the Patrons and Incumbents Within the Diocese : to which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Value of the Said Churches Or Benefices (at Various Periods), Collected from the Public Records, Ancient Manuscripts, and Other Authentic Documents : and a Chronological Series of the Bishops' Sees, Erected in England and Wales from 597 to 1826: Boswell, E p11: Sherborne, J.Penny, 1826
  2. ^ British History On-line