Rev. John Lloyd, D.C.L.

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John Lloyd, D.C.L.

Birthplace: Wales, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Chester, Cheshire, England
Place of Burial: Chester, (Ceremonial County of) Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Evan Llwyd and Lowrie Llwyd
Husband of Elizabeth Lloyd
Father of Frances Yale

Occupation: Dean of St Asaph (April - November 1559), one of eight Founding Fellows of Jesus College, Oxford (1571), Principal of White Hall, High Court of Admiralty judge
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About Rev. John Lloyd, D.C.L.

John Lloyd , D.C.L:

  • Buried in Chester Cathedral;
  • wills dated 4 & 11 Feb. 1607 and probated in 1608.
  • Judge of the Admiralty,
  • Advocate of the Canterbury Court of Arches, London, 1566, for 40 years, and
  • Dean of St. Asaph 1559.

He received 3 degrees from Oxford University; B.A. 8 November 1542, B.C.L. 16 July 1554, D.C.L. 19 Feb. 1564/5, and was a Fellow, All Souls' College, and an original Fellow, Jesus College, Oxford 1571.


From the English Wikipedia page on John Lloyd (Judge):

Rev. John Lloyd DCL (died 20 February 1607) was Dean of St Asaph, a judge of the High Court of Admiralty and one of the founding fellows of Jesus College, Oxford.


Lloyd obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oxford in 1542.

He was a fellow of All Souls College. He received the degrees of BCL in 1554 and DCL in 1565.

In April 1559, he was appointed Dean of St Asaph but was removed from this position in November the same year.

In 1571, Lloyd was named in the charter granted by Queen Elizabeth I as one of the eight founding fellows of Jesus College, Oxford.

He became an advocate in 1566, and later was appointed as a judge of the High Court of Admiralty.[1]

Before Jesus College was founded, Lloyd had been Principal of White Hall, Oxford.[2]


1.^ Foster, Joseph (1891/2). Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford, 1500–1714.

2. ^ "Jesus College, Oxford – The Founders". Jesus College, Oxford. 14 November 2000. Retrieved 2008-02-26.

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Rev. John Lloyd, D.C.L.'s Timeline

Wales, United Kingdom
Age 20
Lleyn Peninsula, Caernarfonshire (Present Gwynedd), Wales
February 20, 1607
Age 74
Chester, Cheshire, England
Chester, (Ceremonial County of) Cheshire, England, United Kingdom