Person    | Male  Born 1530  Died 29/2/1604

John Whitgift

Categories: Benefactor, Religion

Elizabeth I's last Archbishop of Canterbury. The palace used as a summer retreat by the Archbishops of Canterbury was in Croydon and here in 1596 Whitgift founded an eponymous school. Memorable date to die.

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John Whitgift

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Hospital of the Holy Trinity

{Beneath the arms of Archbishop Whitgift:} The Hospital of the Holy Trinity f...

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Whitgift statue

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support

Founded by Douglas Macmillan as the Society for the Prevention and Relief of Cancer, it has operated under several name, including Macmillan Cancer Relief. There are over 3,000 Macmillan Nurses thr...

Group, Benefactor

2 memorials
Jonathan Rashleigh

Jonathan Rashleigh

Born Wiltshire into a wealthy family. First class cricketer. Married Mary Pole Stuart in 1843 and Jane Elizabeth Pugh in 1869. In 1873 he was listed as the largest landowner in Cornwall. Died Menab...

Person, Benefactor, Sport / Games

1 memorial