Duppa, Brian, 1589-1662

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Duppa, Brian, 1589-1662

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DUPPA, BRIAN, second son of Jeffrey Duppa, Lewisham, Kent, Purveyor of the Buttery to Queen Elizabeth I and Brewer to King James I, and Lucrece Maresall; b. 10 Mar 1588/9; adm.; QS; “here”, said Henry King (qv), Bishop of Chichester, in his sermon at Duppa’s funeral in Westminster Abbey, “he had the greatest dignity, which the School could afford put upon him, to be the Paedonomus at Christmas, Lord of his Fellow-Scholars” (p. 34); elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1605, matr. 9 Jul 1605, Westminster Student to 1611; BA 1609; MA 1614; BD and DD 1625; Fellow All Souls Coll. Oxford 1612; Junior Proctor 1619; ordained; in 1620s successively Chaplain to Prince Palatine and to Earl of Dorset; Vicar of Westham, Sussex 7 Mar 1625/6-38; Vicar of Hailsham, Sussex 22 Dec 1626-26/7; Vicar of Withyham, Sussex 5 Feb 1626/7-38; Dean of Christ Church, Oxford 28 Nov 1629- Jun 1638; Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Univ. 1632-4; Prebendary and Chancellor of Salisbury 6 Jan 1634- Jun 1638; tutor to Prince of Wales and Duke of Gloucester 1638; Rector of Petworth, Sussex 19 May 1638-41; consecrated Bishop of Chichester 17 Jun 1638; translated to Salisbury 14 Dec 1641; on suppression of the episcopacy he retired to Oxford, and subsequently to Richmond, Surrey; carried out private ordinations of priests and deacons during the Commonwealth, and interested himself in the preservation of the episcopal succession; translated to Winchester 4 Oct 1660; Lord Almoner from 24 Jul 1660; author of a few published sermons and of Jonsonius Virbius, a collection of thirty poems on the death of Ben Jonson (qv), 1637; m. 23 Nov 1626 Jane, dau. of Nicholas Killingtree, Longham, Norfolk; d. 26 Mar 1662. Buried in North Ambulatory, Westminster Abbey. DNB.


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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.

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