Page:Fasti ecclesiae Anglicanae Vol.1 body of work.djvu/44

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page has been proofread, but needs to be validated.
2
CANTERBURY.

ninth prebend in the cathedral church of Canterbury, lately held by the rev. William Wood, was annexed and united to the said archdeaconry for ever.

The province of Canterbury includes twenty dioceses: viz. St. Asaph, Bangor, Bath and Wells, Bristol and Gloucester[1], Chichester, St. David's, Ely, Exeter, Hereford, Llandaff, Lichfield and Coventry, Lincoln, London, Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Rochester, Salisbury, Winchester, and Worcester.


ARCHBISHOPS.

598Augustine was dispatched from Rome 596[2]; arrived in the isle of Thanet 597[3]; went to France, and was consecrated by the archbishop of Arles on Sunday 17th Nov. 597; returned to England 598; received his pall from Rome 601, settled his see at Canterbury in 602, and died 26th May 605[4], and was buried in St. Augustine's abbey, near the high altar, having previously (28th April 604[5]) ordained as his successor

605Lawrence, who died on Friday 2nd Feb. 619[6], and was buried in the porch of St. Augustine's abbey.

619Mellitus was translated, or rather ejected, from London; died Tuesday 24th April 624[7], and was buried in the porch of St. Augustine's abbey.

624Justus was translated from Rochester[8]; died l0th Nov. 630[9], and was buried in the porch of St. Augustine's abbey.

  1. United in 1836.
  2. Bed. Hist. Eccl. i. 23.
  3. 5 Ibid. i. 25.
  4. As Beda has not mentionedthe year of Augustine's death, there have been a variety of opinions on the subject, but the most probable date is the one here adopted.
  5. Bed. Hist. Eccl. ii. 6
  6. Ibid. ii. 7.
  7. Ibid.
  8. Ibid. ii. 8.
  9. Ibid. ii. 18. Various dates (from 625 to 634) have been assigned for the death of archbishop Justus, but that of 630 seems the most probable.