Richard Sydnor

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Richard Sydnor was the Receiver and Steward of Bishop Oldham of Exeter Cathedral from 10 Henry VII (1505) to 5 Henry VIII (1514) - see Exeter Cathedral MS. 3690.[1]

He was Archdeacon of Cornwall in 1515 and then Archdeacon of Totnes from 1515 to 1534.[2]

In 1519 he was appointed Canon of the tenth stall at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, a position he held until 1534.[3]


  1. ^ Mumford M.D., Alfred A. (1936). Hugh Oldham 1452(?)-1519. London: Faber & Faber. pp. 30, 139. 
  2. ^ "Archdeacons: Totnes | British History Online". Retrieved 2015-10-05. 
  3. ^ Fasti Wyndesorienses, May 1950. S.L. Ollard. Published by the Dean and Canons of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Fulford
Archdeacon of Totnes
Succeeded by
George Carew