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counties of Hertford and Bucks were first subjected to the jurisdiction of the bishop of London, and his successors tor ever, by the King's letters patent dated ist April [550. (4 Kdw.A I.)- 1 Over which the then bishop of Loudon (Nicholas Ridley) constituted an archdeacon, thereby adding a fifth archdeacon to the diocese of London 33 . William East, S.T.B., was the last appointed by tho abbey and the first archdeacon of St. Alban's ap- pointed by the bishop of London. He resigned it in
James Dugdale or Duckdale, A.M., was collated
26th Feb. 1556-7: void by the resignation of William
East 26 . He was deprived in 1560. I) win Ki.mit: was collated 1 7th July 1560: void by the
deprivation of Dugdale 2 ?. He resigned in 1580. He
was also prebendary of Harleston. Giles Lawrence, LL.D., was collated 30th Jan.
15S0-1 : void by the resignation of Kempc- S . He
resigned about July the year following.
��8. William Wallingford in 1470.
9. Nicholas Boston in 1476.
10. John Rothebury in 1477.
11. John Thornton in 1490.
12. Thomas Xewland in 1493.
13. John Stonewell, D.D., in
14. John Killingworth in 1506.
15. John Albon in 1507 .
16. Richard Runham in 1507.
17. John Mainard in 1,-508.
18. Thomas Marshall, B.D., in
19. Thomas Kingsbury from 1518
20. William East in 1540."
- 4 After the suppression of re- ligious houses by king Henry VIII. it was enacted, (by Stat. 31 Hen. VIII. cap. 13,) "That such of them as were before exempted
vol. 11. Y
��from the visitation or jurisdic- tion of the ordinary, within whose diocese they were situate, from thenceforth be within the juris- diction or visitation of the ordi- nary or ordinaries within whose diocese they, or any of them, be situate and set; or within the ju- risdiction and visitation of such person or persons as by the king's highness shall be limited or appointed." See Rymer, vol.
xv ; p ; 22 p-
25 This fifth archdeacon had no stall nor place in the choir or chapter. See Newcourt, vol. i. p. 94.
26 Reg. Bonner, f. 470.
27 Reg. Grindal, f. 116.
28 Ibid. f. 200.