William Robinson (priest)

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The Venerable William Robinson DD (d. 1642)[1] was Archdeacon of Nottingham.


He was the son of John Robinson of Reading, Berkshire and Lucy Webb.[2]

He married Sarah Bainbrigge, daughter of William Bainbrigge of Lockington, Leicestershire. They had the following children:

  • John Robinson became 1st Robinson Baronet of London.
  • Henry Robinson, rector of Long Whatton.


He was a Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge from 1590 to 1603 and University Preacher.

He was appointed:

He was buried in All Saints Church, Long Whatton, Leicestershire.


  1. ^ Memorials of Cambridge. Charles Henry Cooper. Cambridge University Press. 2012
  2. ^ The Baronetage of England: William Betham. Burrell and Bransby, 1802
  3. ^ Acts of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, 1543-1609: The First Collegiate Church, 1543-1556. C. S. Knighton. Boydell & Brewer, 1997