A REGULAR SUCCESSION
THE PRINCIPAL DIGNITARIES
IN EACH CATHEDRAL, COLLEGIATE CHURCH OR CHAPEL,
(now in being,)
In those parts of Great Britain called
ENGLAND AND WALES,
FROM THE FIRST ERECTION THEREOF TO THIS PRESENT YEAR MDCCXV:
THE NAMES, DATES OF CONSECRATION, ADMISSION, PREFERMENT,
REMOVAL OR DEATH OF THE ARCHBISHOPS, BISHOPS, DEANS,
PRECENTORS, TREASURERS, CHANCELLORS, AND ARCHDEACONS,
IN THEIR SEVERAL STATIONS AND DEGREES.
To which is added,
THE SUCCESSION OF THE PREBENDARIES IN EACH PREBENDAL STALL,
(OF MOST OF THOSE ERECTED AT THE REFORMATION, AND)
CONTINUED DOWN TO THIS TIME.
OF THE HEADS OR MASTERS OF EACH COLLEGE OR HALL IN EITHER
OF OUR FAMOUS UNIVERSITIES,
FROM THEIR FIRST SETTLEMENT TO THIS TIME.
The whole extracted from the several Registers of the respective Cathedral or Collegiate Churches
or Foundations, as also from other authentic Records and valuable Collections
never before published.
Attempted by JOHN LE NEVE, Gent.
LATE FELLOW-COMMONER OF TRINITY COLLEGE IN CAMBRIDGE.
Their very names are buried as deep as their bodies, and the one was scarce sooner out of sight, than
the other out of all mention and remembrance. Dean Stanhope's Translation of Thomas a Kempis, Edit. 9. p. 8.
Antiquam exquirite Matrem. Virg. Æn. III. 96.
IN THE SAVOY,Printed by J. Nutt. and sold by Henry Clements, at the Half-Moon in St. Paul's Church-yard;
Charles King, at the Judge's Head in Westminster-Hall ; and Edward Nutt, at the Middle-
Temple Gate in Fleet-Street. MDCCXVI.