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NameGeorge Lloyd
Livedb. ca. 1560-03-25 - d. 1615-08-01 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked Sermons
Linked ReportsSermon reports relating to Chester -- preacher
Associated PlacesChester -- BishopricSodor and Man -- BishopricBangor -- ParishHeswall -- ParishLlanrwst -- ParishThornton-le-Moor (Thornton in the Moors) -- ParishJesus College -- Place of StudyMagdalene College -- Place of StudyChester Cathedral -- Post
Source of DataCCEd (Person ID: 36523); ODNB (Article: 16833); ACAD (Venn) (ID: LLT579G); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedCCEd (Person ID: 36523); ODNB (Article: 16833); ACAD (Venn) (ID: LLT579G)
Other NoteGeorge Lloyd was born in Denbighshire. His exact birth date is unknown. He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge, graduating B.A. in 1582. Subsequently, he became a Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he proceeded M.A. in 1586, B.D. in 1593, and D.D. in 1598. He held a divinity lectureship at Chester Cathedral from 1594. In 1597, he acquired the rectories of Llanrwst, Denbighshire and Heswall, Cheshire, holding the latter parish until 1613. Lloyd became Bishop of Sodor and Man in 1600. This was followed by his presentation to the bishopric of Chester on 18 December 1604. At the age of fifty-five, Lloyd died at Thornton-le-Moor. He was buried at Chester Cathedral.
GEMMS record createdJuly 06, 2019
GEMMS record last editedJuly 07, 2019