Henry Philpott (bishop)
|Bishop of Worcester|
|Diocese||Anglican Diocese of Worcester|
|Other post(s)||Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge (1846, 1856–1857)|
|Born||17 November 1807|
|Died||10 January 1892(aged 84)|
|Alma mater||St Catharine's College, Cambridge|
He matriculated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge in 1825 and graduated as Senior Wrangler and 2nd Smith's prizeman in 1829. He was elected a Fellow of St Catharine's College on 6 April 1829 and was subsequently elected Master of St Catharine's College in 1845, a post he held until 1861. During the same period, he was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge on three occasions (1846, 1856, 1857).
Philpott was awarded the degree of Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) by royal letters patent in 1847 and was Bishop of Worcester from 1861 to 1890. His election to the See was confirmed on 13 March and he was consecrated a bishop on 25 March 1816. He was Clerk of the Closet from 1865 to 1891 and Chairman of the Cambridge University Commission in 1878.
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- W. H. S. Jones, 1936, A history of St Catharine's College, Cambridge University Press, 414.
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- Jones, William Henry Samuel (10 June 2010). A History of St Catharine's College, Cambridge: Once Catharine Hall, Cambridge. ISBN 9781108008969.