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Corbet, Richard, 1582-1635
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CORBET, RICHARD, son of Vincent Corbet, Ewell, Surrey, nurseryman; b.; adm.; QS; failed to obtain election to either university 1598; Broadgates Hall, Oxford, matr. 7 Apr 1598, aged 15; migrated to Christ Church, Oxford, Canoneer Student 1599-1620; BA 1602; MA 1605; BD and DD 1617; Proctor 1612; ordained; Vicar of Cassington, Oxfordshire; Chaplain to James I; Prebendary of Salisbury 11 Jan 1620 – res by Jun 1631; Vicar of Stewkley, Bucks., from 1620; Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 24 Jun 1620 - Oct 1628; consecrated Bishop of Oxford 19 Oct 1628; translated to Norwich 7 May 1632; a strong churchman who admonished his clergy for puritan practices; an intimate friend of Ben Jonson (qv); famous for his conviviality, witty sayings, and practical jokes; his collected poems were first published in 1647; m. Alice, dau. of Leonard Hutten (qv); d. 28 Jul 1635. DNB.
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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition
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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020
Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.
The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.