List of Archbishops of Canterbury

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The Archbishop of Canterbury is the "Primate of All England" (the "first bishop" of England), effectively serving as the head of the established Church of England and, symbolically, of the worldwide Anglican Communion.wikipedia
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Archbishop of Canterbury

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The Archbishop of Canterbury is the "Primate of All England" (the "first bishop" of England), effectively serving as the head of the established Church of England and, symbolically, of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Welby is the 105th in a line which goes back more than 1400 years to Augustine of Canterbury, the "Apostle to the English", sent from Rome in the year 597.

Roger de Bailleul

Roger de Bailleul (died 25 September 1179) was a medieval Benedictine monk, abbot of Bec, and archbishop-elect of Canterbury.

Ralph Neville

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Although he was also briefly Archbishop-elect of Canterbury and Bishop-elect of Winchester, both elections were set aside, or quashed, and he held neither office.

Thomas Cobham

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Thomas Cobham (died 1327) was an English churchman, who was Archbishop-elect of Canterbury in 1313 and later Bishop of Worcester from 1317 to 1327.

Bishop of Chichester

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Thomas Cranmer

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In total 5 archbishops were killed: Alphege (bludgeoned by drunken Danes), Thomas Becket (assassinated by knights), Simon Sudbury (beheaded in Peasants' Revolt), Thomas Cranmer (burned at the stake), and William Laud (beheaded for treason).

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Swithred is listed as archbishop in some early lists of the archbishops of Canterbury.

Siward (Abbot of Abingdon)

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He was made coadjutor to the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1044, Kelly asserts Siward was titled Bishop of St Martin's, but Somner finds no evidence of this, and claims Siward was consecrated Bishop of Uppsala.

Bishop of Winchester

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Primate (bishop)

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The Archbishop of Canterbury is the "Primate of All England" (the "first bishop" of England), effectively serving as the head of the established Church of England and, symbolically, of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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The Archbishop of Canterbury is the "Primate of All England" (the "first bishop" of England), effectively serving as the head of the established Church of England and, symbolically, of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Church of England

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The Archbishop of Canterbury is the "Primate of All England" (the "first bishop" of England), effectively serving as the head of the established Church of England and, symbolically, of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Anglican Communion

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The Archbishop of Canterbury is the "Primate of All England" (the "first bishop" of England), effectively serving as the head of the established Church of England and, symbolically, of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Full communion

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From the 6th century to the 16th century, the Archbishops of Canterbury were in full communion with the Bishops of Rome, the Popes.

Diocese of Rome

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From the 6th century to the 16th century, the Archbishops of Canterbury were in full communion with the Bishops of Rome, the Popes.

Pope

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From the 6th century to the 16th century, the Archbishops of Canterbury were in full communion with the Bishops of Rome, the Popes.

Canonization

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Eighteen Archbishops have been canonised by the Roman Catholic Church.

Catholic Church

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Eighteen Archbishops have been canonised by the Roman Catholic Church.