RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 2140-2149
Extent10 files
DescriptionPapers of Christopher Wordsworth, Bishop of Lincoln.
AdminHistoryWordsworth was the son of Christopher Wordsworth, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and nephew of William Wordsworth, the poet. He was educated at Winchester College and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he became Fellow in 1830. He took Holy Orders in 1835 and was appointed Headmaster of Harrow School in 1836. In 1844 he became Canon of Westminster, and in 1850 Vicar of Stanford-in-the-Vale, Berks. He was appointed Bishop of Lincoln in 1868. The collection contains no papers of William Wordsworth, the poet.

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