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NameWilliam Langton
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. ca. 1573-01-01 - d. 1626-10-10 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsDoctor Langtons Funerall -- subject of sermon (autograph: yes)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesBrightwell -- ParishLympsham -- ParishMagdalen College -- Place of StudyMagdalen College -- Post
Source of DataHannah Wood
Biographical Sources ConsultedAO (Foster)
Other NoteWilliam Langton graduated B.A. from Magdalen College, Oxford in 1592/3, M.A. in 1596/7, B.D. 1605/6, and D.D. in 1610. He was licensed to preach in 1605 and was rector of Lympsham, Somerset from 1605-15 and Brightwell, Berks. from 1615-26. He served as president of Magdalen College from 1610 until his death and was buried in the college chapel.
GEMMS record createdMarch 18, 2021
GEMMS record last editedMarch 18, 2021