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John Whitgift

Person  Male  Born 1530  Died 29/2/1604

Categories: Religion, Benefactor

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

Ornamental Passions has some comments on this statue.

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