Richard Milbourne

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Richard Milbourne (died 1624) was an English bishop.


He was born in London, and educated at Winchester School and Queens' College, Cambridge, where he matriculated in 1579, and graduated B.A. in 1582.[1] He was Fellow of Queens' from 1582 to 1593. He became rector of Sevenoaks, Kent in 1607 (or 1611), of Cheam, Surrey, and vicar of Goudhurst, Kent. He was Dean of Rochester in 1611, and chaplain to Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

He became Bishop of St David's in 1615 and Bishop of Carlisle in 1621.[8][9]


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  2. ^ Notes and Queries, C. H. and Thompson Cooper R s2-XI (265): 76.
  3. ^ "Fellows & Presidents 1448-1599". Archived from the original on 2005-09-15. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
  4. ^ Arthur Tozer Russell, Memoirs of the life and works of the Rt Hon. and Right Rev. Father in God Lancelot Andrewes, D.D., Lord Bishop of Winchester (1860), p. 409.
  5. ^ "Parishes - Sevenoke | The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 3 (pp. 60-105)". 2003-06-22. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
  6. ^ "The city and liberty of Rochester - The priory and cathedral church | The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 4 (pp. 86-110)". 2003-06-22. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
  7. ^ "Houses of Benedictine monks - The cathedral priory of St Andrew, Rochester | A History of the County of Kent: Volume 2 (pp. 121-126)". 2003-06-22. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
  8. ^ "Bishop - Past Bishops". St Davids Cathedral. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
  9. ^ "Bishops of Carlisle". Retrieved 2011-08-07. [unreliable source]
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Anthony Rudd
Bishop of St David's
Succeeded by
William Laud
Preceded by
Robert Snoden
Bishop of Carlisle
Succeeded by
Richard Senhouse
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