Secker, Thomas, 1693-1768

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Birth 1693-09-21
Death 1768-08-03
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Thomas Secker (1693-1768) was born at Sibthorpe, Nottinghamshire. He was educated under Samuel Jones (c. 1680-1719), and studied medicine in London and Paris, 1716-1720 (M.D., Leyden, 1721). He graduated at Exeter College, Oxford, in 1721, and was ordained deacon in 1722, and priest in 1723. He became a prebendary of Durham in 1727, and was Bishop of Bristol, 1735-1737, and of Oxford, 1737-1738. He became Dean of St Paul's, London, in 1750, and was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1758 until his death. He died on 3 August 1768.

From the guide to the Thomas Secker: Memoirs, 20th century (copy of original of 18th century), (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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