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|Bishop of Ely|
|Church||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of Ely|
|Term ended||1631 (death)|
|Other posts||Bishop of Rochester|
|Died||23 May 1631|
|Parents||William Buckeridge of Basildon|
|Alma mater||St John's College, Oxford|
John Buckeridge (c. 1562 – 23 May 1631) was an English churchman.
He was a son of William Buckeridge of Basildon, Berkshire, but was born in Draycot Cerne, Wiltshire. He was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood and at St John's College, Oxford, his maternal grandfather being cousin to the founder, Sir Thomas White. He became a fellow of his college, and acted as tutor to William Laud, whose opinions were perhaps shaped by Buckeridge. After Oxford, Buckeridge held several livings, and was highly esteemed by King James I, whose chaplain he became.
In 1605 Buckeridge was elected President of St. John's College, a position which he vacated on being made bishop of Rochester in 1611. He was transferred to the bishopric of Ely in 1628, and died on 23 May 1631.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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| President of St John's College, Oxford
|Church of England titles|
| Bishop of Rochester
| Bishop of Ely