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Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury: A Life

Peter Hinchliff


This book is a biography of Frederick Temple, who was an eminent, 19th-century figure and father of William Temple who was Archbishop of Canterbury during the Second World War. Born on a Greek island, of middle-class but impoverished parents, he was educated at Balliol College on a scholarship, became principal of a college which trained teachers for pauper children, and then headmaster of Rugby. He was Bishop successively of Exeter and London before finally becoming Archbishop of Canterbury at the ... More

Keywords: Frederick Temple, William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, Balliol College, Rugby, Bishop of London, Bampton lectures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198263869
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263869.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Hinchliff, author
Christ Church, Oxford