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"^Richard Elvet, 23rd Oct. 1424 s ". He resigned it to John- Leghbourne, 29th Oct. i4":4-~. John Sodtham held it at his death in 1441. His will
was proved [8th March [4401. Thom \s Barnesly held this dignity in 1441. He
died 7 tli Aug. [454 s8 . Richard Ewen, A.M., was collated [4th Aug. 1454 :
\"id by tlw death of Thomas Barnesly 89 . William Witham, LL.D., archdeacon of Stow, was
removed here 1 ith Sept. [458 90 . He died [6th July
1472. and was buried in Wells cathedral; of which he
was dean. Rogeb Rotherham, LL.D., archdeacon of Rochester,
was installed by proxy zndJan. 1472 3, vice Witham
d< ceas d' 11 . John Morton, LL.D., arch ' of ' Hvmti . was
installed by proxy 3rd dan. 1 4778-. Ho became
bishop of Ely in 147^. Richard Lav> nm.i: was admitted by his proxy 5th
Oct. 1485 ; . William Sparke, A.M., was collar d 3rd Feb. 1507-8,
and admitted by proxy est April 1508; void by the
death of R. Lavynder 94 . Henry Wilcocks, LL.D., was installed 1st -May 1 5 1 5 ' ' * - Richard Mawdeley, A.M., was installed 29th May
1518 06 . No mention how void. His will, dated 15th
March 1530-J, was proved 17th Nov. 1531. Stephen Gardiner, LL.D., was collated 25th March,
and installed 31st March 1531 ; void by the death of
R. Mawdeley 9 ?. He became bishop of Winchester. Edward Fox, S.T.P., was collated 14th Dec, and in- stalled 27th Dec. 153 1 ; void by the promotion of
��36 Pat. 3 Hen. VI. p. i. m. 25.
�90 Memor. Chedworth.
�87 Reg. Chichel. 249.
�91 Reg. Line.
� �88 Reg. Eccles. deStoke-Clare.
�89 Reg. Chedworth.