Rt. Rev John Egerton

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John Egerton

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: St James's, London, United Kingdom
Death: June 18, 1787 (65)
Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. Henry Egerton, Bishop of Hereford and Elizabeth Adriana Egerton
Husband of Anne Sophia Egerton and Mary Egerton
Father of Amelia Hume; John William Egerton, General; Francis Henry Egerton and John Egerton
Brother of William Egerton; Henry Egerton; Lt. Col. Charles Egerton; Francis Egerton and Anne Egerton

Occupation: Bishop of Durham
Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Rt. Rev John Egerton

John Egerton DCL DD

Oriel College, Oxford

Eldest son of Henry Egerton, Bishop of Hereford (1724-46). Born in London, 30/11/1721, educated at Eton and Oriel. Ordained in 1745, he became immediately Rector of Ross, adding in 1746 a canonry in Hereford Cathedral. In 1749 he became a chaplain to the King, in 1750 Dean of Hereford; in 1756 Bishop of Bangor; being translated to be Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry in 1768. It was only when he became Bishop of Durham in 1771 that he resigned the Rectory of Ross. He died, (still Bishop), in 1787.

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Rt. Rev John Egerton's Timeline

November 30, 1721
London, United Kingdom
Age 27
Age 29
April 14, 1753
Age 31
November 11, 1756
Age 34
June 18, 1787
Age 65
London, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom