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  George Bell (bishop) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Kennedy Allen Bell (born February 4, 1883 in Hayling Island, Hampshire; died October 3, 1958 in Canterbury) was an Anglican theologian, Dean of Canterbury, Bishop of Chichester, member of House of Lords and a pioneer of the Ecumenical Movement.
Bishops of the Church of England were chosen ultimately by the Prime Minister, and it is known that Winston Churchill strongly disapproved of Bell's speeches against bombing.
Bishop George Bell, The Church of England and the Crisis of German Protestants, 1933-1939".
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 Bishop of Chichester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bishop of Chichester is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Chichester in the Province of Canterbury.
The see is in the City of Chichester where the seat is located at The Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity.
The seat was moved to the City of Chichester in 1075 under William the Conqueror.
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 A Brief History of Chichester
This was a wooden fort on an artificial hill (a motte) surrounded by a ditch and rampart with a wooden palisade (a bailey).
Chichester was a town of craftsmen working in their own workshops with an apprentice.
Although Chichester was a small town it grew in size in the 19th century simply because the population of Britain quadrupled.
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The most notable of the early bishops was Ralph de Luffa (1091-1123), who built the cathedral; much of the structure as it still exists was his work.
Bishop Seyffrid II (1180-1204), who had completed the building, now undertook its reconstruction, making considerable changes and introducing Early English work into the Norman building, which accounts for the composite character of the nave.
There were in the diocese two archdeaconries, Chichester and Lewes, and, according to the valuation made in 1291, which remained the basis of valuations until the reign of Henry VIII, there were nearly three hundred parishes.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/c/chichester.html   (840 words)

 Chichester Diocese, Church of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Diocese of Chichester is part of the Church of England, and is in the Province of Canterbury.
In 1075 a new cathedral was begun at Chichester.
Bishop John was previously Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe, and before that he was the previous Bishop of Horsham, and so is well known in the diocese..
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 Thomas GOODRICKE (Bishop of Ely)
Thomas Goodricke, Bishop of Ely and Lord Chancellor in the reign of Edward VI was the third son of William Goodricke of East Kirby, by his wife Jane, dau.
Bishop Goodricke died on 10 May 1554, was buried in the Chancel of Ely Cathedral and the handsome monumental brass to his memory -much mutilated, however, during the Civil War- is the oldest remaining in that beautiful building.
Bishop Hooper, writing to Bullinger on 27 Dec 1549, refers to Goodricke as one of the six or seven bishops who comprehended the (so-called) reformed doctrine relating to the Lord's Supper with as much clearness and piety as one could desire.
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 JOHN LANGTON - LoveToKnow Article on JOHN LANGTON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
i~7), chancellor of Eng]and and bishop of Chichester, was a clerk in the royal chancery, and became chancellor in 1292.
Resigning his office as chancellor in 1302, he was chosen bishop of Chichester in 1305, and again became chancellor shortly after the accession of Edward II.
Langton built the chapterhouse at Chichester, and was a benefactor of the university of Oxford.
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Bishop Geoffrey's ministry to date has been characterised by pastoral care, theology and teaching (he is a distinguished church historian) and contributions to improving relations between the Churches.
Thanks to Bishop John Hind's vision and the close co-operation of the Intercontinental Church Society, the diocese is at a very exciting stage of development with many imaginative initiatives and partnerships.
Bishop Rowell is currently Suffragan Bishop of Basingstoke in the Diocese of Winchester.
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 More about the diocese: Bishops
The Bishop of Chichester has overall Episcopal oversight of the Diocese, and personally exercises Episcopal care of Chichester and its environs, and the area around the City of Brighton and Hove.
The Bishop of Horsham has responsibility for most of West Sussex (apart from Chichester and some parishes to the west of Hove and east of East Grinstead), and for some parishes in East Sussex to the north of Brighton.
The Bishop of Lewes has responsibility for most of East Sussex (apart from some parishes to the north of Brighton, and at the eastern extremity of the county), together with parishes in West Sussex to the east of East Grinstead.
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 EBK: St. Richard of Chichester, Bishop of Chichester
The canons of Chichester had elected Robert Passelew, a favourite of King Henry Ill, but his election was annulled by the Pope (the bull asserts on account of his want of learning) and Richard de la Wych, was consecrated in his stead.
Bishop Richard was a stout Becketist and dedicated to Innocent IV a defence of the spiritual power against the regal, having especial reference to Henry Ill. His name has been connected with that of Becket in more than one part of his diocese.
The orchard at West Tarring, adjoining an ancient palace of the Bishops of Chichester, is said to have been planted partly by Becket and partly by St. Richard.
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 Historic Chichester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was Bishop Storey, who in 1501, gave the city its Market Cross, where, according to the original Deed of Gift, the poor people of Chichester had the right to sell their goods without let or hindrance, which they did until 1808.
Chichester was the centre of the wool trade for this part of the country and after the dissolution of the monasteries the Merchant Guild took over the Grey Friars Chapel, which had been given to the Mayor and citizens as their Guild Hall.
Chichester was divided by the loyalties of its citizens in the Civil War.
www.rotary-club-of-chichester.org.uk /chichester.htm   (3098 words)

 George Day
He was made Master of St. John's in 1537, Vice-Chancellor of the University, and Provost of King's College (though not a fellow of it) by special exercise of the royal authority, in 1538.
Consecrated Bishop of Chichester in 1543 by Cranmer, he firmly opposed the spread of the Reformation under Edward VI.
From the Fleet he was transferred in June of 1552 into the keeping of Bishop Goodrich of Ely, then Lord Chancellor, in whose custody he remained until the death of Edward VI.
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 The Bishop of Chichester: A brief biography
His appointment as the new Bishop of Chichester was announced in the autumn of 2000.
Bishop John, who has lived in Sussex since the early 1980s, added: “We have lived in Sussex longer than anywhere else, but most of my ministry has been outside the county.
Bishop John is married to Janet, and they have three adult sons: Dominic, Jonathan, and Philip; and two granddaughters: Sophie and Katy.
www.diochi.org.uk /content/bishopchi.htm   (746 words)

 A Tractarian at Work, by Briscoe and Mackay (1932)
The Bishop of Chichester had asked why the children should be taught anything about other sacraments; the Bishop of Oxford answered that it was necessary because of the Romanists near by, who were always taunting the Church of England with doing away with five sacraments.
The Bishop of Chichester succeeded in averting Mr.
The Bishop of Chichester returned an admirable reply to the memorial, and the Rector was left with the task of meeting his parishioners in the one matter about which they had had any serious differences with him, the 'fully choral' service.
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 Christian News, Updated Daily - Christian Today > Church of England Opens its Doors to Women Bishops at General Synod
The campaign against the move to ordain women bishops was led by the Bishop of Chichester, the Rt Rev John Hind, who said that more time was needed to hold a proper debate within the Church on the Rochester report.
The Bishop of Rochester outlined the arguments for and against the ordination of women bishops in a report published by him earlier in the year.
After division by Houses on the main motion, the voting figures for the House of Bishops were 41 for and six against, for the House of Clergy 167 for and 46 against and for the House of Laity 159 for and 75 against.
www.christiantoday.com /news/church/church.of.england.opens.its.doors.to.women.bishops.at.general.synod/671.htm   (728 words)

 Chichester Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More
He became one of the signatories to the death warrant of Charles I. The population of Chichester was around 4,000 in the 18th century.
A spur of the canal came up to Chichester so it was possible for goods for the city arriving by sea at Dell Quay to be put on to barges and brought almost the city walls near Southgate.
In 1892 the Chichester portion of the canal from London was handed over to the Chichester Corporation, the rest of the canal having been closed some year earlier.
www.chichestertoday.co.uk /mk4custompages/custompage.aspx?sectionid=4610   (1225 words)

Chichester is the county town of West Sussex and also a Cathedral City.
Chichester Cathedral is fundamentally the same church erected by Ralph Luffa (Bishop from 1091 to 1123) with many alterations and extensions, as you would expect in 1000 years.
Chichester's heyday was in the 18th century and the domestic architecture within the town is almost completely of this period.
localwebsuk.com /sussex/chichester.shtml   (1131 words)

 Bishop King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Henry King was born in 1592, the eldest son of John King, then Bishop of London.
He became Bishop of Chichester in 1642 and was presented with the Rectory at Petworth.
When Chichester was captured by the Parliamentarians, Bishop King's estates were confiscated and his library sold.
www.chichester.gov.uk /museum/tl6600.htm   (113 words)

 The Church of England and the Churches of Norway, Denmark and Iceland
The Bishop of Chichester had been invited by the Archbishop of Canterbury to be leader of the Church of England Committee, but was unfortunately prevented by illness from attending the Conference.
A bishop is consecrated by a consecrating bishop, with other bishops (sometimes, but not necessarily) and priests assisting, with the laying-on-of-hands and with prayer to the Lord "that Thou wilt of Thy Grace accept this Thy servant who is presented for the office of Bishop in the Church.
A bishop is consecrated by a bishop with the co-operation of the provost of the cathedral and five parish priests.
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The Constitution of the Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe states that the Bishop of the Diocese shall be appointed by a panel made up of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Bishop of London and an Episcopal member of the Anglican Consultative Council.
Geoffrey Rowell (58), Suffragan Bishop of Basingstoke, is to be the next Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe.
The Diocese of Gibraltar was formed subsequently in 1842, and in 1883 the Bishop of London appointed a Suffragan Bishop, the Bishop of Fulham, to care for the chaplaincies and congregations in Northern and Central Europe.
www.archbishopofcanterbury.org /carey/releases/010514.htm   (725 words)

 Bio: Richard, Bishop of Chichester (3 Apr 1253)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Richard of Wyche was born in 1197 at Droitwyche, the son of a prosperous yeoman farmer.
After the Archbishop's death in 1240, Richard studied at the Dominican house in Orleans, and was ordained priest in 1243.
In 1244 he was elected Bishop of Chichester, but Henry would not recognize the election, locked him out of the bishop's residence, and pocketed the revenues.
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 Constitutions of Clarendon 1164
It is not permitted the archbishops, bishops, and priests of the kingdom to leave the kingdom without the lord king's permission.
And if there should be those who are deemed culpable, but whom no one wishes or dares to accuse, the sheriff, upon the bishop's request, shall cause twelve lawful men of the neighborhood or the vill to take oath before the bishop that they will show the truth of the matter according to their conscience.
But if both plead concerning that fief under the same bishop or baron, it shall be litigated in his court; yet so that he who was first seised lose not his seisin on account of the recognition that was made, until the matter be determined by the plea.
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 The Avalon Project : Constitutions of Clarendon. 1164.
And on account of the dissensions and discords which had arisen between the clergy and the Justices of the lord king, and the barons of the kingdom concerning the customs and dignities, this inquest was made in the presence of the archbishops and bishops, and clergy and counts, and barons and chiefs of the kingdom.
Laymen ought not to be accused unless through reliable and legal accusers and witnesses in the presence of the bishop, in such wise that the archdean do not lose his right, nor any thing which he ought to have from it.
But if both vouch to warranty for that fee before the same bishop or baron, the case shall be pleaded in his court; in such way that, on account of the inquest made, he who was first in possession shall not lose his seisin, until, through the pleading, the case shall have been proven.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/medieval/constcla.htm   (1076 words)

 WALTER LANGTON - LoveToKnow Article on WALTER LANGTON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1321), bishop of Lichfield and treasurer of England, was probably a native of Langton West in Leicestershire.
His lands, together with a great hoard of movable wealth, were seized, and he was accused of misappropriation and venality.
Langton appears to have been no relation of his contemporary, John Langton, bishop of Chichester.
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 Chichester --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Chichester is known for its cathedral and harbour for sailing; …
Chichester is known for its cathedral and harbour for sailing; there is...
It lies on the coastal plain of the English Channel at the foot of the chalk South Downs a mile from the head of Chichester Harbour, with which it is connected by canal.
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A hospital chaplain planning a sex-change operation is being asked to resign by her bishop.
But the Diocese of Chichester has withdrawn support and is asking her to give up her licence voluntarily.
Bishop Hind says he has "concerns" for the chaplain, hospital patients and staff.
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 Page 33   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1540 he was appointed king's chaplain and master of Pembroke Hall, in 1541 canon of Canterbury, in 1545 canon of Westminster, and in 1547 bishop of Rochester.
He sat on the commission that deposed Bonner, bishop of London, and Gardiner, bishop of Winchester, and in 1550 was promoted to Bonner's place.
Foxe instances, as a sign of his goodness, that for months he entertained Bonner's mother at his palace, assigning to her the place of prominence at the table, and contrasts Ridley's spirit with the severity of Bonner.
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