John Sudbury

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John Sudbury

John Sudbury was Dean[1] of Durham[2] from his installation on 15 February 1661 until his death on 29 November 1684.[3] He was born at Bury St Edmunds in 1604, educated at Emmanuel College,[4] Cambridge[5] and ordained in 1629. He was Vicar of Leigh, Kent[6] from 1639 to 1642 and a Prebendary of Westminster from 1660 to 1661.[7]


  1. ^ ” An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County of Durham” Mackenzie,E;Ross,M: Durham, Mackenzie and Dent, 1834
  2. ^ National Archives
  3. ^ British History On-line
  4. ^ Venn Database
  5. ^ ” A History of the University of Cambridge 1546-1750” Morgan,V: Cambridge, CUP, 2004 p475 ISBN 052135059X
  6. ^ Geograph
  7. ^ "History and Antiquities of Westminster" Allen, T: London,George Virtue, 1837
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Barwick
Dean of Durham
Succeeded by
Denis Granville