Prebendaries
Compton Bishop

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1979

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'Prebendaries: Compton Bishop', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 5: Bath and Wells diocese (1979), pp. 52-54. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=34494 Date accessed: 25 November 2014.


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PREBENDARIES OF COMPTON BISHOP

Richard Croke (fn. 2) 1548.

Occ. Jan. 1548 (D/D/Ca 17 p. 78). Possibly the Richard Croke who d. 21/29 Aug. 1558 (P.R.O., PROB 11/40, PCC 38 Noodes).

John Woodward 1559, 1563.

Compounded for first-fruits 23 June 1559 (P.R.O., E 334/7 f. 8). Occ. Apr. 1562 × May 1563 (Oxford, Corpus Christi college MS. 97).

John Bridgewater M.A. 1572-?

Coll. 29 March 1572 (D/D/B Reg. 15 f. 34v). Went to Douai 1574 and entered Roman Ch. (Athenae Oxonienses, comp. A. Wood, ed. P. Bliss (London, 1813-20) 1 625-6). Preb. vac. 1 Feb. 1578 'per cessionem sive derelictionem' (D/D/B Reg. 15 f. 51v).

William Forthe 1578-1598.

Pres. by Valentine Dale, patron hac vice by assignation of the executor of John Ailworth, esquire, to whom gr. of next pres. made by bp.; instit. 1 Feb. 1578 (D/D/B Reg. 15 f. 51v). Instal. 18 March (CA 1571-99 f. 9v). (fn. 1) Res. by 12 Oct. 1598 (D/D/B Reg. 18 f. 13-'Robert Forthe').

James Bisse D.D. 1598-1607.

Pres. by queen 28 Dec. 1596 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1595-7 p. 322). Bisse produced royal mand. for instal. in chapter 13 Jan. 1597; chapter entered a caveat at his request against instal. of anyone else without prior notice being given to him (Cal. Wells 11 333). Instit. 12 Oct. 1598 (D/D/B Reg. 18 f. 12v). Instal. s.d. (Cal. Wells 11 337). D. 26/28 Nov. 1607 (Som. Wills 1 94; Cal. Wells 11 354).

Robert Scott B.D. 1608-1620.

Pres. by king sede vacante 22 March 1608 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1608-10 p. 417). Instit. by abp. 26 March (Lamb., Reg. Bancroft f. 241v). Instal. 1 Apr. (Cal. Wells 11 356). D. by 23 Dec. 1620 (burial, Barnston, Essex) (Essex Record Office, PR Barnston, ex inf. Mr. K. C. Newton; Cal. Wells 11 377).

Philip Mahatt M.A. 1621-1635.

Coll. 3 Jan. 1621 (D/D/B Reg. 31 f. 34). Instal. s.d. (Cal. Wells 11 377). Occ. 2 Jan. 1635 (ibid. p. 411). D. by 11 Apr. (Som. Wills 1 69).

Thomas Peirs D.D. 1635-?

Coll. 10 Apr. 1635 (D/D/B Reg. 20 p. 17). Instal. 11 Apr. (Cal. Wells 11 412).

Henry Anchetill D.D. 1644-?

Coll. 5 Jan. 1644 (D/D/B Reg. 20 f. 74). (fn. 2)

Francis Standish M.A. 1660.

Coll. 26 Nov. 1660 (D/D/B Reg. 20 f. 89). Preb. of Wedmore III 27 Nov.

Francis Atkins M.A. 1661-1672.

Coll. 22 May 1661 (D/D/B Reg. 20 f. 93). D. by 23 May 1672 (buried 7 June, Chard, Som.) (CA 1666-83 p. 39; PR Chard).

Robert Collier M.A. 1672-1681.

Coll. 22 May 1672 (D/D/B Reg. 21 f. 30). Instal. 23 May (CA 1666-83 p. 39). D. by 3 Aug. 1681 (ibid. p. 88).

Samuel Thomas B.D. 1681-1691.

Coll. 3 Aug. 1681 (D/D/B Reg. 22 f. 42v). Instal. s.d. (CA 1666-83 p. 88). Depriv. as non-Juror 1 Feb. 1691 (fn. 1) (D/D/B Reg. 24 f. 1).

John Trenchard M.A. 1691-1694.

Pres. by king and queen sede vacante; instit. 29 Sept. 1691 (D/D/B Reg. 24 f. 1). Instal. s.d. (Cal. Wells 11 470). D. by 28 Sept. 1694 (D/D/B Reg. 24 f. 8).

Anthony Horneck D.D. 1694-1697.

Coll. 28 Sept. 1694 (D/D/B Reg. 24 f. 8). Instal. 29 Sept. (Cal. Wells 11 473). D. 30 Jan. 1697 (m.i., Westminster abbey) (Hist. and Ant. Westminster 11 267; D/D/B Reg. 24 f. 13).

Henry Margetts (fn. 2) M.A. 1697-1705.

Coll. 23 March 1697 (D/D/B Reg. 24 f. 13). Instal. 22 (sic) March (Cal. Wells 11 477). D. by 13 Apr. 1705 (D/D/B Reg. 25 f. 3v).

John Robinson M.A. 1705-1709.

Coll. 13 Apr. 1705 (D/D/B Reg. 25 f. 3v). Instal. 17 Apr. (Cal. Wells 11 485). Res. by 20 June 1709 (D/D/B Reg. 25 f. 14v).

Henry Hill M.A. 1709-1739.

Coll. 20 June 1709 (D/D/B Reg. 25 f. 14v). Instal. s.d. (Cal. Wells 11 491). D. by 20 Feb. 1739 (D/D/B Reg. 26 f. 34v).

John Wynne B.A. 1739-1746.

Coll. 20 Feb. 1739 (D/D/B Reg. 26 f. 34v). Instal. 21 Feb. (Cal. Wells 11 535). D. by 19 July 1746 (P.R.O., E 331 B & W/24).

William Peirs M.A. 1746-1750.

Coll. 19 July 1746 (D/D/B Reg. 27 f. 13v). Instal. s.d. (CA 1744-60 p. 49). D. by 8 June 1750 (ibid. p. 125).

Francis Potter M.A. 1750-1758.

Coll. 8 June 1750 (D/D/B Reg. 27 f. 21v). Instal. s.d. (CA 1744-60 p. 125). Archdcn. of Taunton 1758.

William Blencowe M.A. 1758-1809.

Coll. 10 Nov. 1758 (D/D/B Reg. 27 f. 65v). Instal. 14 Oct. (sic) (CA 1744-60 p. 277). D. by 26 May 1809 (D/D/B Reg. 33 f. 45).

Frederick Beadon M.A. 1809-1879.

Coll. 26 May 1809 (D/D/B Reg. 33 f. 45). Instal. 12 Aug. (CA 1792-1817 p. 413). D. 10 June 1879, aged 101 (The Times, 12 June; D/D/B Reg. 40 ff. 76v-77).

Footnotes

2 Gr. by bp. 22 June 1539 to Edward Seymour, earl of Hertford, of next pres. to preb. of Compton Bishop (Cal. Wells 11 251). The like 12 Jan. 1544 to John Pascal of Great Baddow, Essex; conf. by dean and chapter 22 Jan. (ibid. p. 256). It is not known whether these rights were exercised.
1 Year given as 1576 (O.S.).
2 No evidence has been found for Thomas Atkins, said by Le Neve-Hardy to have held it in 1642.
1 See p. 3 n. 1.
2 Given by Le Neve-Hardy as Henry Marchal.