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CANTERBURY.

1747
21 Geo. II.
Thomas Herring, archbishop of York, was nominated by the King in council 27th Oct. 1747[1]; and a congé d'élire and letter missive were accordingly sent to the dean and chapter of Canterbury to elect him[2]. He received the royal assent 6th Nov.; was confirmed 24th Nov.; and on the 25th of that month the temporalities were restored to him[3]. He died at Croydon on Sunday morning 13th March 1757, æt. 66.

1757
30 Geo. II
Matthew Hutton, archbishop of York, was nominated by the King in council 29th March 1757[4]; and the usual congé d'élire and letter missive were issued[5]. He was elected 13th April; the royal assent was given to his election 15th April[6]; he was confirmed on the 29th; and the temporalities were restored to him on the 30th of that month[7]. He died 19th March 1758.

1758
31 Geo. II.
Thomas Secker, bishop of Oxford, was nominated by the King in council 8th March 1758[8], and the usual congé d'élire and letter missive were issued on the occasion[9]. He was elected 7th April; the royal assent to his election was given 10th April; he was confirmed 21st April; and the temporalities were restored to him on the 25th of that month[10]. He died 3rd. Aug. 1768.

1768
9 Geo. III.
The honourable Frederick Cornwallis, bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, was elected 23rd Aug. 1768[11], confirmed at Bow church 30th Sept., and enthroned at Canterbury 6th Oct. He died 19th March 1783.

1783
24 Geo. III.
John Moore, bishop of Bangor, was nominated by the King in council 31st March 1783[12]; and the usual

  1. Church Book, Home Office.
  2. London Gazette.
  3. Church Book, Home Office.
  4. Ibid.
  5. London Gazette.
  6. Church Book, Home Office.
  7. Ibid.
  8. Ibid.
  9. London Gazette.
  10. Church Book, Home Office.
  11. London Gazette.
  12. Church Book, Home Office.